Entries by Ed Hill

Bodyguards: 5 Common Myths

There are few professions that create as much intrigue as that of a bodyguard. Hired by celebrities, billionaires and royalty, the modern Bodyguard, Close, Personal or Executive Protection Officer is in increasing demand. Global insecurity, a sharp upsurge in violent crime and a reduction in police manpower has resulted in more corporate executives and private […]

London’s Moped Crime Epidemic – is Enough Being Done?

This weekend, Londoners were alerted of more shocking headlines of the latest incident involving attacks by criminals on mopeds. Throughout London, newspaper billboards displayed alarming images of a helmeted motorcyclist riding pillion whilst wielding a hammer. The sinister-looking images were captured on mobile phones by alarmed witnesses and came accompanied with the headline “Moped Hammer […]

With terrorism once again hitting the headlines: is London really safe?

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 is a date that the United Kingdom and London in particular would rather forget. On that day at 2.38 pm, as the sun struggled to penetrate the grey London clouds, Khalid Masood drove his grey Hyundai hire car across Westminster Bridge purposely ploughing into pedestrians as he went. Leaving a trail […]

Are football clubs neglecting players’ security?

One of the main headlines dominating this week’s news was the shocking bomb attack on a bus carrying one of Europe’s top football teams to a Champions League game.  Three pipe bombs were remotely detonated as the Borussia Dortmund bus left the team’s hotel heading towards the stadium for their quarter final tie against Monaco.  […]

Intrepid Achieves Certification to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Standards

Intrepid Risk Management are proud to announce that following an intense two day audit carried out at its London office, the company has successfully transitioned from the ISO 9001:2008 standard to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System standard. Intrepid uses ISO 9001 as a robust framework that demonstrates that the company follows proven best practices […]

Message on Counter-Terrorism from the Metropolitan Police

The UK threat level has been severe for some time and this level will not change. The level of threat is complex and ranges from lone actors intent on carrying out crude attacks to sophisticated networks pursuing ambitious and coordinated plots; As always, we advise the public to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious […]

Piracy 2016: Current Global Troublespots

As the Med season draws to a close and winter approaches, many yachts begin their preparations for heading to sunnier climes. Yacht owners have the fortunate position of deciding where to send their yacht for the winter with the idyllic surroundings of the Caribbean, Middle East and the Far East presenting a somewhat envious problem.  However, as soon as a yacht leaves […]

Specialist superyacht security in demand for London’s rich list

Intrepid Risk Management and the specialist security services the company offers are currently featuring in a number of high profile superyacht journals.  Released to coordinate with Intrepid’s presence at the forthcoming London Yacht Jet and Prestige Car Show, the articles highlight the current surge in demand for high-end security services, with a particular emphasis for […]