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Dress code for the Executive Protection Professionals.

This article has been inspired by a video which I've recently seen on the AS Solutions Facebook's page presented by George Grant on 24/10/2019. Those of you, who know me personally, know that this topic is one of my soft spots. So, I've decided to share my ... (read more)

Knowing Where, When and How.

In this short article, I intend to highlight the importance of Emotional Intelligence (EI) for professional Executive Protection Operatives/ Bodyguards and how knowing Where, When and How it can impact their career. In today’s lifestyle and business dyna ... (read more)

Staying Alive: A collection of true stories from depth to desert and beyond.

John Steele left his family and home at the tender age of 16 to join the Royal Navy. In a select branch of only 200 men he subsequently qualified as the youngest Mine Clearance Diver at that time. He then moved on to a life as an oilfield commercial diver ... (read more)

IS THE BBC'S BODYGUARD AN ACCURATE PORTRAYAL OF BODYGUARD LIFE

The BBC’s hit thriller Bodyguard is the biggest new drama to be launched in the UK this year. It’s had the British public on the edge of their seats and the radio stations and papers have been reviewing it daily. Young adults have a new job to aspire t ... (read more)

TERRORIST ATTACKS - ADVICE FOR FAMILIES

The UK and Europe are currently in the mist of a sustained period of terrorist attacks from Islamic extremists. With three attacks in three months in the UK from London to Manchester, targeting tourists, policemen and families of all ages, nationalities an ... (read more)

Monthly Legal Newsletter (June 2017): Online Radicalisation and the Law

Online radicalisation and the law Islamic groups such as ISIL/ISIS are presently the principle threat to the UK’s security[1].   We know that terrorist groups are increasingly using information and communication technology to recruit and radicalise tho ... (read more)

Cyberterrorism and International Legal Regulations

Cyber threats in the form of cyberterrorism are complicated by the overarching international laws, creating challenges for you as security consultants.  I have been asked to advise on the supremacy of legal jurisdictions unfortunately, there is no easy wa ... (read more)

ArmourAgent.com: Connecting Highly-Trained Security Industry Professionals with Employers Looking to Hire the Very Best!

ArmourAgent.com connects trained and experienced Security industry operatives with employers looking to hire vetted & verified Security professionals for short-term and long-term work in challenging environments worldwide. NOTE: We are now offering a f ... (read more)

Social Networking and False Advertising (LinkedIn)

For a period of time now I have been intrigued by the terminology by which guys on the circuit or within the industry in general are describing their professional positions. Many I would say describe their roles correctly, ie CP Operative, Security Manager ... (read more)

HOW TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF SUCCESS IN FINDING EMPLOYMENT OR PROGRESSING YOUR CAREER

Here's my brief to the EP Networking event held in Manchester in October 2015. Introduction  Hopefully today I can help you try to understand the employment and application process a bit better.  For those of you that don't know me my name is Tom Richmo ... (read more)