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The Crucial Role of Hostile Environment Readiness Training

24th January 2024
In an era marked by global uncertainties and dynamic challenges, the need for comprehensive, subject-relevant Hostile Environment Readiness Training (HERT) has never been more paramount.

Situational Awareness Mechanisms Inspired by Security Experts

18th December 2023
Situational awareness is a crucial skill for professionals in the security industry. It’s the ability to identify, comprehend, and predict potential threats in any environment.

The Crucial Role of Non-Verbal Surveillance & Analysis Training

17th November 2023
In the high-stakes world of military operations, effective communication is paramount. While verbal communication does play a significant role, the importance of Non-Verbal Communication, or ‘Body Language’, cannot be overstated.

UK Ports, Our Eyes & Ears, As Well As Our Gate Keepers – An Article By William Dill

31st October 2023
Taken from a recent review of the National Crime Agency’s (NCA) News Pages – Highlighting the threats towards UK Ports from Organised Crime and their associated activities.

Human Trafficking Awareness – An Article By William Dill, Invisible Traffick

24th October 2023
How to build awareness, help combat organised crime and discover the benefits which both Private and Public Sector Bodies can achieve from collaboration.

Unmasking Impersonation Fraud: Protecting Your Business in the Age of Deception

25th September 2023
In today’s fast moving digital world, the art of deception has taken on new forms, and businesses in the physical security space are no exception to the rise of impersonation fraud.

The Profitable Edge of Security for Businesses

30th August 2023
In this era of ever-evolving digital landscapes, businesses confront the constant threat of cyberattacks. Imagine the potential devastation, a whopping average of £2.45 million (GBP) in losses for businesses with fewer than 500 employees.

A Brief Introduction to Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT)

7th August 2023
The following article provides an introduction to Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) and the use of readily-available, easily-accessed resources to security companies, private individuals and other agencies.

NVC Talk at the International Security Expo

10th July 2023
London, UK – September 27, 2023 – SPG’s Gary Simpson is set to deliver a highly anticipated presentation on “Non-Verbal Cues: The Silent Language of Threat Detection” at the upcoming International Security Expo in London.

Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Collection

27th June 2023
People frequently make mistakes when they react emotively and without managing their own human nature. These mistakes are exacerbated, and the implications reverberate more profoundly; the higher up the power structure those who make the errors are.

Safeguarding Your Organisation Against Internal Threats

23rd May 2023
In today’s interconnected business landscape, organisations face a huge array of security threats.

Kidnapping Threats in High-Threat Environments

16th May 2023
In an increasingly interconnected world, individuals operating in high-threat environments face a range of security risks.

Close Protection: Safeguarding Individuals in High-Risk Environments

16th May 2023
In an increasingly complex and unpredictable world, personal security has become a paramount concern for individuals facing elevated risks.

Special Projects Group Delivers NVC Presentation

27th April 2023
Gary Simpson, SPG Director of Training steps up and delivers a last-minute presentation on NVC at The Security Event, NEC Birmingham

What Can Othello Teach Us About Body Language

17th April 2023
Othello: The Shakespearian tragedy written sometime around the 1600s (1603-ish) follows an age-old tale of a jealous lover who suspects his beloved is lying and (spoiler alert) end up killing her.

Learning Non-Verbal Cues & Body Language

12th June 2022
An insight into the origins of our specialist training and consultancy services that focus on the human landscape, adding an extra layer of protection to your front line.