Should you help others

A tragedy local to my business. Unfortunately it raises the question of should you or should you not go to the aid of others. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/james-five-essex-police-laindon-kent-b933435.html

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Abuse in the home

Abuse in the home

I have seen a lot on LinkedIn about polls, surveys and cost/benefit discussions on returning to the office V’s working from home or a mix of the two. Remember that for some people home is not the secure safe environment that it should be. Its a topic that people rarely bring up in workshops, particularly…

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CPD is it worth it

CPD is an ongoing discussion amongst professionals in many industries. Is it worth it? Do I have the time? I know enough already. Having worked for myself for the past 15 years it is not like someone is telling me I have to achieve it each year but personally I like to take part. It…

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How risky are stairs

How risky are stairs

The stairs are always a dangerous route I would say this is the standard response when discussing whether to use the stairs or a lift. Making assumptions is a fairly natural response often based on learned behaviour or stories from others. Its true that some sets of stairs are awful whether they be in a…

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Why you should not risk your life to protect possessions

This distressing video of an Uber-Eats driver being killed in a car jacking in the USA by 2 teen girls shows exactly why you should not risk your life to protect possessions. I understand why people fight back, its a natural instinctive reaction to someone taking something that is important to you. It could have…

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Transitions are the risk

Transitions – The Important & Often Missed Critical Element Transitions are 1 part of the 3 Step System I use in my workshops and cover in my books to ensure peoples safety. When travelling or simply going through a normal day we may consider risks of each stage and possibly, even how to mitigate them,…

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Tactics Institute – New article published

Tactics Institute – New article published
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It’s not the lack of information but how to use it effectively that’s the issue.

There is so much information available today it’s not the lack of information but how to use it effectively that’s the issue. I like to provide a few sources of information for people to read through before a workshop. It helps give some a chance to read what they think may relate to their lives….

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The big problem is you are not protecting your staff fully.

The big problem is you are not protecting your staff fully.

It’s an old saying that the chain is only as strong as its weakest link. When I talk to HR or Security Directors and we discuss the safety of the people in the organisation most have something in place. Depending on the organisation it could be travel safety training, terrorism awareness, kidnap training or abuse…

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Spiked drinks are an urban myth I don’t have to be concerned about my staff

Spiked drinks are an urban myth I don’t have to be concerned about my staff

Spiked drinks are an urban myth I don’t have to be concerned about my staff As we return to after work and social drinks in crowded places the dangers apply to everyone regardless of status, occupation, or sex. Rohypnol, GHB and ketamine are probably the most commonly discussed but other drugs used include hypnotics as…

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