Changing jobs in security

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How to change jobs in security The security industry is finally returning to a stage where the demand for good security operatives is outstripping the supply. That’s not to say that there aren’t enough security staff out there but there certainly is a shortage of professional security staff out there who are becoming sought after. Those who have placed themselves …

Criminal Law in Ireland: An overview for security operatives

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Following on from last weeks article on civil law and liabilty I’m going to do a series of articles on areas of Irish law and how it affects the role of the security operative. In this industry knowledge is power and blindly following the instruction of a supervisor or SOP when it comes to matters of law is not good …

Duty of Care, Negligence and Liability in the Security industry

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Duty of care This week I’m going to go all legal and talk about duty of care. These 3 words on which a significant amount of business in the security industry are based. The words are used over and over in operations records, assignment instructions and legal issues around the security industry but how much does the average security operative …

Security Operative recruitment and selection

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‘Staff wanted- Must have PSA licence and a heartbeat’. Seems like a pretty standard job advertisement for the security industry. How many times have you seen this or words similar to this advertised on social media? It’s one thing filling a position and another thing entirely to fill it with the correct person. In this article I want to talk …

Business Continuity Basics

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The subject of business continuity has never been more to the forefront in Ireland and the UK than this week. The so called Beast from the East and storm Emma have combined to cost many millions in damage and possibly hundred of millions in lost revenue and income. For businesses big and small there will have been lessons learned and …