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Read our our Managing Director, Tony Smiths', article on Taking back our Borders: Where are we now?, in Counter Terror Business 365 https://counterterrorbusiness.com/features/taking-back-control-our-borders-where-are-we-now
Our Chairman Tony Smith gave evidence to the UK House of Commons Home Affairs Committee on Friday 23 May 2020. He discussed the imminent announcement to introduce quarantine measures at the UK Border for all inbound international arrivals in response to the COVID 19 pandemic; and the enforcement response to human smuggling and illegal
The IBMATA (EUROPE) Summit – scheduled to take place on 12-14 May 2020 – has been postponed. New dates: 10th–12th November 2020. More info here.
The IBMATA (ASIA) Summit – scheduled to take place on 25 – 27 February 2020 – has been postponed due to ongoing concerns from delegates and speakers about Novavirus in the region. Although advice is that Singapore is still a safe venue for travel subject to specified precautions, many events organisers have postponed events; and
“There is a lot of work still to be done for the U.K. Border to be ready by the end of the year - but political certainty will help” said Tony Smith, Managing Director of Fortinus Global and chairman of IBMATA, this week. Smith - a former head of the U.K. Border Force and now
WEBINAR: Freeports: A new generation, from vision to reality After a consultation with industry between February and July this year, the UK government has confirmed that sea, air and rail ports in England are invited to bid for “freeport status” before the end of this year, with freeports ready to open by the end