Mental Health Awareness Week

Today marks the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health. The week, which is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is in its 21st year and runs from 10-16 May. This year, the theme for the week is ‘Nature’. Across the country, people will be celebrating the mental health benefits of being around nature in their local community in a range of digital and creative ways. Find out more about Mental Health Awareness and get involved at >https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/get-involved

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Specialist Services

Our Specialist Services Division has had a busy couple of weeks as the preparation planning gets underway for some of our Corporate Buildings ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in November. Circa 1 million protestors will descend on Glasgow City Centre during this period, the questions we’d ask: Are you prepared? Can we assist in your Mitigation Planning? Would your business benefit from a high-quality Penetration Test? Do you require any of our attached Specialist Services?

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Security Scotland’s Training Division Complete Level 4 Diploma in Spectator Safety Management

Security Scotland’s Training Division Complete Level 4 Diploma in Spectator Safety Management This week Security Scotland’s Training Division completed its first ever Level 4 Diploma in Spectator Safety Management Course (Safety Officer) at our Glasgow head office. Industry experts Chris Baker and David Brannan opened the five-day course, setting the scene for the qualification and giving a detailed overview of the modules. Security Scotland’s management team were joined by several new Safety Officers from around the country as well as a couple of independent safety consultants. To help bring the training content to life, we were joined by several subject matter experts from across the country: The Role of the Safety Officer (Bob Park – Motherwell FC) Safety Certificates (Stuart McLeod – South Lanarkshire Council) Security Industry Authority (Ronnie Megaughin – SIA) Risk Fans / Ultra Groups (Inspector Marian McLean – Police Scotland) CT / Behavioural Detection (Superintendent Pat O’Callaghan - Police Scotland) Police Free Football (Alan Marshall –

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