NewsJanuary 70

Courtney Shoulder, young Judo Champion, receives her fifth Gold Medal at this years National Championship.


Another great result for young judo star Courtney Shoulder.

Courtney Shoulder, of Newburn Judo Club, has been awarded her fifth National Gold Medal at this years National Championships in Sheffield on the 15th February 2013.

Courtney Shoulder, who has previously been tipped as the brightest prospect to come out of the North East, is fast following in the footsteps of other British judo stars, including Olympic silver medallist Gemma Gibbons and Paralympic silver medallist Sam Ingram, who also took part in this years competition.

Courtney, who trains at Newburn Judo Club, has been ranked number one for her age group and has an impressive 32 wins to her name, as well as 9 gold medals.

Phoenix Security Social Media Policy


A copy of Phoenix Security's Social Media Policy for all Employees.

Phoenix Security and its subsidiaries realise that social media and networking websites have become a regular part of everyday life and that many people enjoy membership of sites such as Facebook, MySpace or Twitter. However, we are also aware that these sites can become a negative forum for complaining or gossiping and so care must be taken not to breach our confidentiality policy or offend anyone when using these services.

General Information

The following policy has been designed to give staff clear guidelines as to what Phoenix Security expect of them when accessing these sites.

The absence of, or lack of, explicit reference to a specific website or service does not limit the extent of the application of this policy. Where no policy or guidelines exist, employees should use their professional judgment and take the most prudent action possible. Consult with your manager or supervisor if you are uncertain.

Guidance for Personal Use

If you have your own personal profile on a social media website, you should make sure that others cannot access any content, media or information from that profile that (a) you are not happy them to have access to; and (b) which would undermine your position as a professional, trusted and responsible person.

Even if you limit a certain person seeing information, friends of this person may still be able to.

As a basic rule, if you are not happy for others you work with to see particular comments, media or information simply do not post it in a public forum online.

When using social media sites, staff members should consider the following

Changing the privacy settings on your profile so that only people you have accepted as friends can see your content.

Reviewing who is on your friends list on your personal profile. In most situations you should not accept friend requests on your personal profile from clients you work with.

Ensuring personal blogs have clear disclaimers that the views expressed by the author are theirs alone and do not represent the views of Phoenix Security. Make your writing clear that you are speaking for yourself and not on behalf of Phoenix Security.
Ensuring information published on the Internet complies with Phoenix Security confidentiality and data protection policies.

Ensuring you are always respectful towards

Phoenix Security.

Other Staff Members

Parents and Families of staff members, including children and other relatives
Area Managers and Senior Management.

Office Staff.

Our venues and clients; including all managers and staff.

Our customers.

Phoenix Security logos and trademarks may not be used without written consent.

You should not discuss private matters and any incidents that have happened at work.

At all times, in or out of working hours, you are an ambassador for Phoenix Security. Be aware that your actions captured via images, posts or comments online can reflect on Phoenix Security.

Use of Official Accounts

Phoenix Security operates a number of accounts on social media websites for the promotion of activities and events, and as a communication method. The following outlines the limits of their use.

An official account on any social media website may only be setup with written consent from a manager.

Only authorised staff may use these accounts to post online and access to the account should be strictly limited.

All information published on the Internet must comply with Phoenix Security confidentiality and data protection policies.

People should not be referenced online without their express consent. This includes all photos, videos and other media.

Any employee who becomes aware of social networking activity that would be deemed distasteful should make their area manager aware as soon as possible.

All staff using social media accounts must adhere to the above guidelines, breech of this policy may result in disciplinary action or termination of your contract.

Nationwide Coverage

Although we are based in Newcastle upon Tyne, we now have national coverage. Our management infrastructure allows us to slowly but surely expand our expertise into towns and cities that we don’t already have a presence in.

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Challenge 21-25

Challenge 25 is a retailing strategy that encourages anyone who is over 18 but looks under 25 to carry acceptable ID (a card bearing the PASS hologram, a photographic driving license or a passport) if they wish to buy alcohol.

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Phoenix Eye

CCTV, Manned Guarding and security and protection for your premises are just some of the things Phoenix Eye can now help you with

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Education and Training Services

Security and safety training is now available, allowing you and your staff the ability to deal with a wide variety of issues

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