IBA UK at the Minety Music Festival, 29th June to 1st July

Posted on: Wednesday, 9 May 2018

IBA UK is delighted to be providing security services for the Minety Music Festival. The three-day not-for-profit event is organised entirely by volunteers. This year, the funds raised will support Wiltshire Air Ambulance, Combat Stress and Naomi House & Jacksplace Hospice. Funds will also secure future charity fundraising events. The event will take place in the village of Minety, nestling in the Cotswolds between Swindon and Malmesbury from Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July. IBA UK’s Involvement IBA provided services for the inaugural 2017 Minety Festival and we’re delighted to be returning this year. It’s great to be part of this local event and the fantastic causes that it supports. Our team will be contributing to the event by…

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Keeping safe and secure in Malta

Posted on: Monday, 27 February 2017

Two UK based consultants are delighted to be back in Malta again providing protective security advice and training with Signal 8’s Training Academy. Continuing the good work already being done at The Point shopping mall, to ensure delivery of an excellent customer experience, The Training Academy is working with the newly formed Emergency Response Wardens to develop their skills and to enhance staff and customer safety.   Sandra Williams said “It is recognised that there is a need to maintain a friendly and welcoming atmosphere within shopping centre environments whilst ensuring a balance with security management and customer safety. Malta is an extremely popular destination for UK tourists throughout the year, many of whom visit shopping centres, including The Point,…

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Tourniquet training – necessary for first-aiders?

Posted on: Tuesday, 2 August 2016

IBA UK is now offering advanced first aid courses in the use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings for those in the security industry and workers in high-risk industries. In this post, we’ll look at the controversy over tourniquet use, and why we think it remains an indispensible procedure. To tourniquet or not to tourniquet? We’ve all seen tourniquets at the movies. The hero tears off his shirt and ties a makeshift tourniquet round the leg of his badly-injured buddy. The reality is a bit more complex than that. The use of emergency tourniquets is one of the more controversial areas in first aid. The problem is that using a tourniquet is a powerful intervention that can have all sorts of…

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IBA UK all set to deliver WRAP3 training

Posted on: Monday, 8 February 2016

  This week, IBA UK personnel received their Home Office registration numbers for delivering WRAP3 (Working to Raise Awareness of Prevent) training. Duncan White and Sandra Williams are now able to deliver this vital training to schools, the NHS and other affected organisations. WRAP3 training is a key part of the Government’s Prevent strategy. The Prevent duty places an obligation upon schools and other childcare providers to identify children who may be vulnerable to radicalisation, and know what to do when they are identified. It also aims to create resilience in young people to radicalisation, by promoting fundamental British values and enabling them to challenge extremist views. Since September 2015, the Prevent duty has been incorporated into  Ofsted’s revised common…

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Extremism and Radicalisation – how will your institution respond to the legal updates?

Posted on: Friday, 22 January 2016

With the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and issues surrounding radicalisation of young people in the UK, Ofsted are looking carefully at how schools are safeguarding children from extremism and radicalisation. Their approach is informed by the Government’s Prevent strategy, which you can read or download here. The Prevent strategy and schools – key documents The government’s  Prevent duty is set out in the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015. This set out four themes: Risk assessment Working in partnership Staff training IT policies In response to this, the DfE published their own guidance to help schools implement the duty. For schools inspected by Ofsted, it will be helpful to read this guidance, in conjunction with Ofsted’s ‘Inspecting Safeguarding 2015’…

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