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How secure is your business?

  • Published on: 4 December 2018
  • By: Paula

A checklist of things to consider…

1.    Risk Assessment: 
When you move into a new premises it’s important to identify the areas most vulnerable to crime and safety, and put measures in place to prevent and protect.   They should be reviewed on a regular basis (annually), and if anything changes or an incident occurs.

How secure is your business?

Government announces violence reduction strategy as attacks on NHS staff still growing

  • Published on: 21 November 2018
  • By: Paula

On 12 November 2018 The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act became law.  Meaning anyone who attacks the police, fire service, paramedics, nurses and other emergency service workers will face tougher sentences, with the maximum jail sentence being increased from 6 to 12 months.

As violence against NHS staff continues to increase, reaching its highest rate in five years the government is taking steps to turn this trend around.

Government announces violence reduction strategy as attacks on NHS staff still growing

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