The latest protective security advice to counter terrorism; tackling important areas such as low cost/no cost security mitigation, identity verification, business continuity, anti-social behaviour and much more.
2016 and 2017 was a game changer for the UK Police and Security Services as they tackled a wide range of threats and disruptive activity within both the physical and virtual world, as well as the aftermath of the incidents in London and Manchester.
Whilst this complex and challenging work continues, it is vital that we continue to prioritise the security and safety of our retail and public spaces.
Update on Coronavirus
Please find to follow advice on practical steps, for consideration, to take in relation to Coronavirus:
Review Risk assessments.
Review Business Continuity Plans – to ensure that they deal with loss of workforce due to – spread of infectious diseases.
Conduct weekly reviews as to current position, monitor Public Health England.
Consider appointing a single point of contact who deals with all inputs, reviews as above and provides a corporate view.
We continue to signpost you to the advice issued by PHE. We understand that some sites, especially those within the radius of current confirmed cases in the UK, have rolled out additional hand cleansing stations.
Revo Security and Safer Shopping Committee will next meet on:
Guidance coming soon:
Social media monitoring
Protest and activism
2019 Safety and Security Conference Assets
Session 7: Communications to Improve Security
Delegates have been invited to support the CTP’s festive messaging on digital screens, staff noticeboards or any other comms channel available to them. The toolkit will be available from 18 October. To support the campaign please register your interest here.
Session 8: Corrosive Substance Incidents
Download our information update on Acid Attacks.
Don't forget to check out our guests posts reflecting on key takeaways from this year's Safety and Security conference.
Retail safety & security | Urbexing, the power of hello
Gareth Griffiths, Security & Resilience Manager at The Crown Estate reflects on his key takeaways from Revo's 2019 Safety & Security Conference, including retail's response to urban explorers and suicide prevention. Read the full post here.
How to add value through security in placemaking and people centred design
Philip Jones, Security Manager, Unibail Rodamco Westfield, reflects how retail destinations can add value by focusing on security in placemaking and people centred design. Read the full post here.
News and Blogs.
Safety & Security Conference, Birmingham 2019
Counter Terrorism Conference, Westfield London 2018 See the presentations here.
Recommended documents and websites.
Counter Terrorism Security Advisors (CTSA) are trained in specialist areas to provide protective security guidance. There are close to 200 CTSA’s Nationwide. Find your local CTSA at www.nactso.gov.uk