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Public Sector Security vs Public Security vs Outsourcing

Is outsourcing Police back office a good idea? All across the Public Sector right now, there are announcements about shared services arrangements springing up. Local Authorities in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire are joining up to share back office functions and whilst … Continue reading

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Polar bear politics and data breaches

As occurs on a weekly basis, Public Servant magazine has an article about public sector data breaches and what Government should do about them. This one was by the venerable Graham Kemp of SAS and it’s one I have to … Continue reading

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Is any economic upturn going to hamper Public Sector security?

To describe this week’s GDP figures as an upturn is a bit like describing me cycling to the shop to buy a paper as being ‘Tour de France-esque’. Nevertheless, the private sector is recruiting, and this is pushing up salaries. … Continue reading

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