Radicalisation Risk in the UK. A Look at the All Female Terror Cell the ‘Mad Hatters’

July 3, 2018By Jessica KempCrisis Management, news, Radicalisation, Security Consultancy and Training No Comments

Court artist file sketch dated 11/05/17 by Elizabeth Cook of (left to right) Mina Dich, 43, Rizlaine Boular, 21, and Khawla Barghouthi, 20 (Elizabeth Cook/PA) source Recent headlines in the UK have focused on the Mad Hatters Terror Plot and an all female terror cell. In this blog I discuss radicalisation, how people become radicalised … Read More

Reputational Crisis Management. How Well Prepared Is Your Organisation?

June 25, 2018By Jessica KempCrisis Management, news No Comments

Crisis Hits Organisations Hard In February 2018, news broke that Oxfam aid workers had been involved with prostitutes while working for the charity after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The charity was accused of trying to hide the unsavoury incident to avoid tarnishing its reputation. Richard Pendry examines the consequences in this article for Crisis … Read More

Security Companies Need to Fill the Void Left By Emergency Services

June 19, 2018By Richard C Pendryresponding to incidents, Security Consultancy and Training No Comments

The Task At Hand The Private Security Industry has taken on a far more salient role in protecting the spaces that we frequent in our daily lives, with the Security Industry Authority ensuring that security companies and their people are screened and trained to a rudimentary level. However, as their responsibilities increase and the services … Read More

Islamic State ‘Beatles’: The Next Move

February 10, 2018By Richard C Pendrynews No Comments

The sister of one of the victims of the infamous Islamic State group dubbed the Beatles – an Execution cell responsible for the murder of at least 27 of their hostages – has called for two of the gang; Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, recently captured while trying to cross into Turkey, to be … Read More

The Unknown Soldier

November 10, 2017By Richard C PendryMilitary history, news 2 Comments

On November 7th, 1920, two years after the end of the Great War, four bodies of unknown British soldiers were exhumed from temporary battlefield cemeteries at Ypres, Arras, the Asine and the Somme. None of the soldiers who did the digging were told why. The bodies were taken by field ambulance to GHQ at St-Pol-Sur-Ter … Read More

Terrorists to Derail Trains?

August 13, 2017By Richard C Pendrynews 2 Comments

Inspire is a magazine for Islamic extremists. Much as you or I would buy a periodical on cycling, gardening or what ever else takes your fancy, so todays terrorists literaly look for insperation on how best to spread their sick ideology. The latest thing trending for terrorists is to how to DERAIL TRAINS. Inspire is an al … Read More