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Knowledge is power. There are many questions surrounding security management. We believe that in sharing our knowledge we can help you.

 

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October 11, 2018

We’ve gathered multiple experts in their respective fields to give a complete and well-rounded training - tailored to your wishes. The training focusses on the two most essential questions: how can we make risks as small as we can and, if something does happen, how can we make sure its effects are as small as possible? For a more thorough explanation of our training, look here

Nikki Koppendraaijer - Physical security expert

As a former Special Forces Team Leader, Nikki has see...

March 23, 2018

Today I want to devote a few words on the Oxfam scandal. Many,  many words have already been dedicated to it and I don’t need or want to repeat them here. What I do want to talk about is what allowed it to happen in first place. This is a lesson that is relevant for all organisations, big and small. It has to do with what we call ‘practical security’, a security policy based on individual experience.

Many organisations we speak to utilise this model of security. It is based on...

February 22, 2018

Implementing a security framework is not without its challenges. We describe five common implementation pitfalls every organisation should avoid.

January 26, 2018

Last week, we finished the first full implementation of our security management framework! A major milestone for us and we couldn’t be happier with the results.

Our launching customer Justdiggit now has a future-proof security framework that prepares its employees for travel abroad. It is unintrusive in day-to-day operations but provides all the necessary tools to solve any unforeseen crisis.

The experienced nature of Justdiggit's travellers and its core business asked for a fle...

December 8, 2017

In an ideal world, we would see that every organisation, big and small, has thought about the wellbeing of their employees in the field. Unfortunately, that is not (yet) the case. An English investigation into security management from 2015 found that 46% of internationally operating organisations don’t have a security management framework in place. This is one of the main reasons I started Dispatch and poses an interesting question. Why do so many companies shirk their respons...

December 2, 2017

If you read our previous blog, you know that the Dennis vs. Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) verdict showed that the duty of care is gaining significance. The NRC was found guilty for negligence of its responsibilities and was ordered to pay Dennis a substantial compensation and, perhaps worse, suffered a lot of bad publicity. As we pointed out in our analysis blog, this is also a precedent for other employees that have  doubts. Other court cases prove the same point. The concl...

October 23, 2017

‘Although I am the first to go to court for grievances, I am definitely not unique in feeling those grievances,’ were among the first words Steve Dennis spoke during a conference I attended in the beginning of September. Dennis was invited because he was the first to enter a legal battle with an NGO, his former employer, for failing to adhere to the duty of care.

A bit of backstory. In 2012 Dennis was sent by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) to the Dadaab refugee complex in...

August 8, 2017

Elke werkgever waarvan de werknemers opereren in risicovolle(re) gebieden moet wettelijk gezien een goed veiligheidsbeleid opstellen.

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