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New e-book – “What is Physcal Intervention?” – now Available


Our new e-book – “What is Physical Intervention?”  – is now available as a downloadable product from our web site at: http://www.whatisphysicalintervention.co.uk. We are also offering a Special Offer Christmas Discount for the first 100 downloads at a Special Offer

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Products

Homeowners Rights to Self Defence to be Made Clearer


Justice Secretary Ken Clarke has said a householder who knifes a burglar will not have committed a criminal offence under plans to clarify the law on self-defence in England. He told the BBC recently that people were entitled to use

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Posted in Products, Self Defence Instructors, Uncategorized

NHS Survey Reveals Extent of Violence Towards Staff


One in five staff working at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Trust say they have experienced physical violence while at work. A quarter of respondents also said they had experienced harassment or bullying. More than 380 members of staff

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Posted in Reasonable Force

Corporate Manslaughter Law Extended to Custody Premises


If you have been following our last few posts you will see that another company has been charged with Corporate Manslaughter. Now the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act is being extended to prosecute deaths that occur in custody, including

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Posted in Positional Asphyxia, Reasonable Force

65 Assaults Every Day in Our Schools


Violent crime is rife in schools as police record 65 cases of grievous or actual bodily harm every single school day, figures reveal. Shocking data disclosed under  Freedom of Information laws shows 12,688 acts of extreme violence – either GBH

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force

Teacher Sacked for ‘Using Force’ wins £70,000 Compensation


The former Head of Care at a school for unruly kids has won more than £70,000 in compensation after a tribunal ruled that bosses were wrong to sack him for grabbing hold of a troublesome teenager. However, a tribunal hearing

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force

Use Reasonable Force on Classroom Yobs, Teachers Told


New guidance issued on the 11th July states that staff in schools England should use “reasonable” measures to remove disruptive children from classrooms, break up fights and stop pupils attacking other teachers or classmates. The guidance also states that “no

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force

£40 Training Day on Reasonable Force


Understanding Reasonable Force Seminar – 7th July – Special Offer – Only £40.00 Per Person! In the past you have expressed an interest in our courses, so I thought that I would take this opportunity to drop you a quick

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force, Self Defence Instructors

Are You prepared If and When It Goes Wrong


At present the case of Simon Harwood, the Metropolitan Police Officer who unlawfully killed Ian Tomlinson, the person who died at the G20 protests in London, is headline news. In the press coverage on the 5th May 2011, Britain’s most

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force, Self Defence Instructors

Pain Compliance Techniques and Children – Abuse or Necessary Risk Control Measure?


Pain Compliance Techniques and Children – Abuse or Necessary Risk Control Measure?.

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Posted in Reasonable Force

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