Key concerns for Hotel Security raised by the Active Shooter Scenario

Travelers, whether their trip is undertaken for business or pleasure, demand safe and secure hotel accommodation. How can hoteliers ensure that their property provides as secure an environment as possible? Hotel security and safety involves protecting not only your guests, but also employees and the physical assets of the property from emergency situations such as…

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The Role of Technology in Effective Incident Management

In the 5th century BC, General Sun Tzu wrote in “The Art of War” that “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat”. Given that effective Incident Management requires the formulation and application of appropriate tactics to support operational response whilst complying with strategic intent, it…

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Local Workforce Development in Oil and Gas Sector

Nationalisation programmes continue to dominate MENA workforce planning, driven by Government policy that promotes the employment of local nationals over expats. As such, the upskill of local nationals and competency based training programmes is set to play a huge role in the delivery of such plans. This is especially relevant in the oil and gas…

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The Changing Economy of Attacks

The atrocities in the UK over recent weeks show that soft-target attacks have become a strategic mainstay for ISIS-inspired terrorists. These have followed a growing list of other attacks targeting mainland Europe, employing mobile attackers armed with firearms or knives, or turning a vehicle into a weapon.

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