Alleged Copyright Infringement

ALLEGED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Alleged Copyright Infringement It has come to our attention that certain companies have been using a training manual for positive handling training, containing text, images and illustrations that we believe have been copied directly from our own training manual. We are treating the reproduction and use of these manuals as an infringement of our copyright. We treat the misuse of … Read more

How Does a Lay Member of The Public Stand if They Use Force in A Public Place To Prevent Another Person Seriously Injuring or Killing Themselves or Others [Video]

How Does a Lay Member of The Public Stand if They Use Force in A Public Place To Prevent Another Person Seriously Injuring or Killing Themselves or Others?

I’ve just been asked this question so I thought I’d share my answer with you in case it may help anyone else out there.

In short, anyone who acted in good faith would be protected by the Common Law and Section 76 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act (which now encapsulated the Common Law), provided that they acted reasonable in the circumstances.

Should any allegation arise post the intervention, then again, the person who intervened in good faith would be protected by the law.

In our BTEC Level 3 Restraint Trainer Award course and our BTEC Level 3 Self-Defence Instructor Award Course, we cover a lot of law which is specifically put together to give those we train a comprehensive understanding of the principles of reasonable force (as well as instruction on the Human Rights Act, Health & Safety legislation, Children’s legislation, and a lot more too) to help them better understand how the laws apply in our professional fields of operation.

And we are always on hand to help with more advice and guidance if needed.

To find out more about our courses check out our website at www.nfps.info and if you fancy coming along and training with us drop me an email or give me a call.

Always happy to help.

Mark Dawes

How I Met Sam Childers, The Machine Gun Preacher

Sam, Deb, Me and Kevin

Sam Childers (and not the Hollywood star Gerard Butler) will be speaking at the South Hayling United Reformed Church on Tuesday 16th April 2019 as part of his UK tour.

Sam will be speaking about his work rescuing children in war-torn Africa and you can help us to make Sam’s visit a memorable one by coming along and by sharing the event with your friends and colleagues who may also be interested in attending.

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Putting Your Keys Between Your Fingers for Self-Defence

Putting Your Keys Between Your Fingers for Self-Defence

I was recently tagged into a post on Facebook where I was asked for my opinion on a blog post entitled ‘Don’t Put Your Keys Between Your Fingers for Self-Defense’, which you can read here if you wish to – ‘Don’t Put Your Keys Between Your Fingers for Self-Defense‘. The first thing I would say about the post that I … Read more

A Lawyer’s Opinion On Handcuffs [Video]

Eric Baskind, a highly qualified and competent lawyer of many years standing, has confirmed that any person in the UK can carry and use handcuffs and provided their application was ‘reasonable in the circumstances’ they would be viewed as a ‘use of force’ option, no different than physically restraining someone by manual effort.

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Police Delays Force Private Companies To Use Handcuffs [Video]

More private companies, including hospitals, are either using or considering using, handcuffs, due to police delays.

Next BTEC Level 3 Handcuff and Softcuff Trainer Award Course is on the 6th and 15th March – https://www.nfps.info/btec-level-3-handcuff-trainer-award-courses-2019/

Next BTEC Level 3 Soft Restraint Belt and Kit Trainer Award Course is on the 6th and 15th March – https://www.nfps.info/soft-restraint-kit-trainer-course/

Why Disclaimers Are Not Worth The Paper They Are Written On [Video]

Many martial arts clubs and self-defence courses ask people to sign disclaimers that basically state that if they get injured on a course, they can’t sue the instructor or the club or the company.

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