Hotel risks

Hotel risks

There are lots of people that could have legitimate access to your hotel room such as housekeeping, security, and maintenance. If you then add the fact that some people who shouldn’t be able to have access possibly do then you can see that you should control entry. Use a simple door stop or one of…

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“Our people have never experienced those issues” – how do you know have you asked?

“Our people have never experienced those issues” –  how do you know have you asked?

I have heard that so many times, from organisations large and small, often said with confidence. How do you know? “Well we would know, claims would be made on insurance and I’m sure people would tell us”. Really? Some of those organisations have then used one of my short questionnaires and often been stunned at…

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Cashpoint problems (ATM)

Cashpoint problems (ATM)

Unfortunately while standing at a cashpoint its obvious that you have a card and are probably withdrawing cash. Thats like having a flashing light on your head to inform every low life within 400 meters that you are a possible target. If attacked or threatened at a cashpoint, one of the advantages of the hole…

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Terrorism is a major threat for businesses (Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure, 2020)

Terrorism is a major threat for businesses (Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure, 2020)

In November 2015, a terrorist cell conducted a series of coordinated attacks in Paris, using firearms and suicide bombs, killing 130 people and injuring 368 more. This was the most sophisticated western attack carried out by DAESH, involving at least nine operatives and using multiple weapons including automatic firearms and person-borne improvised explosive devices (PBIEDs)….

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Make sure your people are safe

My latest executive report covers 10 of the biggest risks your people may face while working is available now just drop me a message if you would like a copy. The risks covered range from working from home through to terrorism, so I’m confident at least one if not all will apply to your organisation….

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You Are Joking ? That would never happen in our organisation

You Are Joking ? That would never happen in our organisation

I have lost count of how many times I have heard that. A couple of years ago I held a workshop with a group of women who had suffered serious domestic abuse. The topic of weapons came up with a number of horrific stories and then one said “that will never happen again” and pulled…

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