News

  • Under the Sword of Damocles: Tunisia in the face of extremism

    Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

    Hope dies last. This so often reiterated proverb has inspired many across the world to continue the struggle for their cause regardless of how realistic its implementation may be. Alas, to many who believed in what is referred to as the Arab Spring, that hope is long dead. Libya, Syria, and Yemen have all plunged

  • Alchemy Global Ltd re-certified to ISO 9001:2015 quality standard

    Monday, March 12th, 2018

    Alchemy Global Ltd, a privately-owned and independent London-based security company, has re-certified to the ISO9001:2015 quality standard. The independent assessment was carried out by the leading certification body, the British Assessment Bureau, and demonstrates Alchemy Global’s commitment to customer service and the company’s drive to improve its quality management systems and internal processes.

  • Senegal’s Macky Sall and the Casamance: new attempts to resolve an old conflict

    Monday, February 26th, 2018

    This week’s blog about the largely forgotten conflict in Senegal’s Casamance region is in response to a number of enquiries we have received for security support on the west coast of Africa. To that end, we have provided country and city risk reports, due diligence reports on companies and individuals, travel tracking and alert monitoring. We

  • How data protection will change under GDPR

    Monday, February 5th, 2018

    When mobile phone operator Talk Talk was attacked by hackers in 2015, about 156,000 customers had their data stolen, which involved people’s home addresses, birth dates, bank accounts and credit card details.

  • Home Counties burglar targets the wealthy

    Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

    The recent news story of a burglar robbing wealthy people in their own homes at gun point highlights how career criminals target high net worth individuals.

  • Alchemy Global to offer integrated security driver and chauffeur services

    Monday, January 22nd, 2018

    Alchemy Global Ltd has been awarded a Transport For London (TfL) PHV Operator’s Licence, allowing the company to offer clients a prestigious Security Driver and VIP chauffeur service.

  • Elections in Libya: A return to stability  or endless conflict?

    Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

    As many of our clients operate in North Africa, particularly in the oil and gas sector, our latest blog is an analysis of the recent political stalemate in Libya. By David Kampmann, an expert on MENA affairs.

  • Travelling to Astana: tips to keep you safe on your travels

    Thursday, December 21st, 2017

    For most visitors to Astana, the first impression is probably how odd the city is; a juxtaposition of old crumbling Soviet blocks next to modern air conditioned luxury malls. It’s only been the capital of Kazakhstan for 20 years and it’s still a work in progress.

  • The Army of Free Sunnis: Jihadism in Iraq amid political dispute

    Monday, December 11th, 2017

    After reading some of his articles earlier this year, we are pleased to announce that David Kampmann will now be guest blogging for Alchemy Global. David is a specialist on political and economic developments in the Middle East and North Africa. His blogs will also be translated into Arabic. 

  • Alchemy Global Ltd awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation

    Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

    Alchemy Global Ltd has been awarded the Cyber Essentials accreditation in a scheme backed by the UK government. The Cyber Essentials scheme helps to protect an organisation against cyberattacks, ensuring a company complies with the data protection regulations, endorsed by the British government.