UK Protect Bulletin: July 23 2021

For the latest UK Protect National Bulletin click HERE.  ‘The ACT App is especially designed to be a platform to provide useful guidance on all aspects of protective security. To improve the performance, functionality and security of the ACT App the software is being updated.’

Security Commonwealth Perceptions Survey

The Security Commonwealth (SyCom) are undertaking a perceptions project to look at the security industry and how it is perceived by various stakeholders. As part of this exercise SyCom would like to hear what the owners and senior managers of the security companies that provide those frontline security services think about the security industry. The … Read more

UK Protect Bulletin: July 14 2021

Please see and cascade the attached UK Protect Bulletin HERE.  Now that the Prime Minister has announced the key milestone of the lifting of most restrictions and people are enjoying indoor hospitality and attending larger events, Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) is calling on everyone to ensure that you have taken reasonable steps to mitigate against the … Read more

How safe do women feel within the City of London?

If you are a woman who visits the Square Mile or lives within the Square Mile, please complete this short survey to help ensure appropriate measures are put into place to keep women and girls safe. It should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=zVjmn82zVkCFGTIi_6lr6MnY6IUYvhRCh8zPkAOKgqtUMEFIVDVOWDBTNEExSzdLN1paR1JORUJTSC4u   Luke Harley Sergeant|Sector Policing|Prevention and Partnerships The City of … Read more

Test and Trace Support Payment

People instructed to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace, who are on a low income and cannot work from home, and who will lose money as a result, may be eligible for a £500 Test and Trace Support Payment.  Self-isolating when instructed to helps to stop the transmission of COVID-19, helping to keep people healthy … Read more

City Security magazine summer edition available

The summer edition of City Security magazine, produced in partnership with the City of London Crime Prevention Association is available now. This issue focuses on the challenges facing us all including: returning to the office, personal safety and security and developing a career in security. You can subscribe for free and view the digital version … Read more

London Pandemic update

In the most recent week of complete data, 04 June 2021 – 10 June 2021, 5,942 cases were identified in London, a rate of 66 cases per 100,000 population. This compares with 3,896 cases and a rate of 44 for the previous week.In the same set of data, 39,321 cases were identified in England as … Read more

City businesses urged to follow rules to stop infections: 14 June 2021

The City of London Corporation is urging businesses to follow the rules after concerns that there have been COVID outbreaks because of poor compliance with social distancing guidelines in some workplaces and hospitality settings. Chairman of the City of London Corporation’s Community & Children’s Services Committee, Ruby Sayed, said whilst everyone in the country is eager … Read more

CPNI guidance on Fire as Weapon attacks: 12 June 2021

A new CPNI guidance document HERE has been developed incollaboration with the Home Office, National CounterTerrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) highlighting ways to mitigate the risks posed by terrorists conducting attacks that combine the use of fire with other attack methods, this is known as Fire as a Weapon (FAW).  NaCTSO     Follow … Read more