ILS Privacy Policy

Posted 01 Feb 2021

We have an updated Privacy Policy that complies with the UK GDPR legislation, this will be kept under review and updated as necessary.

Last review: February 2021.

Online Field Resilience & Stress Management Training

Posted 16 Nov 2020

A new 3-hour online course dealing with the issues of Field Resilience and Stress Management within the humanitarian sector.

Blog: Duty of Care in a COVID-19 World

Posted 06 Nov 2020

In the second part of our 10th anniversary blog series, the ILS Risk Advisory Team highlights the importance of Duty of Care in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Blog: Supporting Local Partners

Posted 09 Oct 2020

In the first of a series of blogs to celebrate our 10th anniversary, the ILS Risk Advisory Team explore the case for strategic investment in risk management training to support local partners and country offices. This blog highlights the critical role this type of training plays in the delivery of effective and sustainable programmes, and the fulfilment duty of care obligations, through the development of Security Focal Points and other staff with risk management responsibilities in the field.

Formation à la gestion des risques de sécurité

Posted 04 Jun 2020

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Online Personal Safety Awareness Training

Posted 07 May 2020

This advanced Personal Safety and Security course is delivered online over 7 sessions.

Online Field Resilience & Stress Management Training

Posted 06 Apr 2020

3 hr online training dealing with stress management and practical strategies for mental health issues within the humanitarian sector.

Online Crisis Management Workshop Details & Agenda

Posted 31 Mar 2020

Interactive, simulation-based training over 3 days, exploring all aspects of Crisis Management.

Online Security Risk Management Training Details & Agenda

Posted 31 Mar 2020

8-week instructor-led course designed for Security Focal Points delivered in 4 languages.

Travel Risk Support Services

Posted 28 Feb 2020

Here at ILS we are excited to launch a brand new range of Travel Risk Support Services!

So many organisations that work overseas acknowledge the need, but do not have the capacity or expertise to professionally manage the safety of their travellers when they are away from home.

Using our online booking tool, your travellers can request bespoke travel risk support by filling in their trip details online. They will receive a fully tailored service, focussed on their personal profile and destination details, to enable them to conduct travel as safely as possible.

Download the PDF below for a more detailed look at the services.

What would you do?: 3. Checkpoint

Posted 23 Dec 2019

In the next part of our series of scenario-based aide-memoires from our Risk Advisory and Training team, we look at what to do if you encounter a checkpoint that takes place while working in the field.

What would you do?: 2. Street Protest.

Posted 19 Aug 2019

In the next part of our series of scenario-based aide-memoires from our Risk Advisory and Training team, we look at what to do if you encounter a street protest that takes place while working in the field.

What would you do?: 1. Road Traffic Accident in the field.

Posted 17 Jul 2019

In the first in a new series of scenario-based aide-memoires from our Risk Advisory and Training team, we look at what to do if involved in a Road Traffic Accident that takes place while working in the field.

FREE RESOURCE: Cyclone Idai Response Toolkit

Posted 22 Mar 2019

As humanitarian organisations prepare to respond to the current Cyclone Idai crisis, ILS have put together a short, context specific toolkit to support preparation and deployment of staff to an active disaster zone.

FREE RESOURCE: Higher Education and the Travel Risk Paradox

Posted 02 Aug 2018

Based on our work within the higher education sector, we recognise the challenges facing universities today. We have developed '10 Easy Wins' for our HEI clients to build a pragmatic and supportive travel safety culture.

FREE RESOURCE: Key Principles of Crisis Management

Posted 01 Aug 2018

On Monday the 11th of June, at the end of the first day of a SAFA training programme, a fire broke out at the hotel and conference centre that we have been working in since 2015. 

Having so recently been faced with our own crisis at ILS, our Risk Advisory team has put together a thought piece focussed on the fundamentals of managing crises.

FREE RESOURCE: 12 steps to a Stronger Security Culture ​

Posted 14 May 2018

Our Risk Advisory Team are retained by a number of NGOs and Universities, to support in the delivery of a robust approach to risk management.

We see it as a critical element in the management of safety and security, turning Paper into Practise. But we understand its not straightforward, especially if you've not had to do it before! 

So, we have developed a free guide. '12 steps to Building an Organisational Culture that is conscious about Safety & Security'


Posted 11 May 2018

We are extremely excited to announce that we are now taking bookings for our SAFA (HEAT) programme in the USA (near DC) from this Summer!

The programme will be led by Michael O’Neill, former Director of Global Safety and Security with Save the Children International, and as ever will be delivered
'by humanitarians, for humanitarians'. 

Consultant Trainers

Posted 27 Sep 2017

We are seeking to expand our pool of training consultants to deliver our suite of learning programmes to our clients around the world. We are looking for men and women able to deliver learning programmes in English, French or Arabic.

Made to Care - Commentary on the Dennis vs. NRC verdict

Posted 01 Jul 2017

In November 2015 NRC were found to be Grossly Negligent in the case brought against them by Steve Dennis following his kidnapping in Dadaab, Kenya. The case is sure to have repurcussions for the aid indutsry, and in this blog post we offer ILS' commentary on the findings. 

World Humanitarian Summit Commitments

Posted 01 Jul 2017

The first ever World Humanitarian Summit is taking place in Turkey, 24-25th May 2016. ILS has been very actively involved in preparations for WHS, trying to get aid worker safety, security and wellbeing to feature more prominently on the agenda. In recognition of the need to create a strong voice around these issues we approached EISF to support our efforts. As a result we have galvanised support from humanitarian security risk management stakeholders globally to develop 2 commitments which we hope to present at a Leaders RoundTable.

Essential Travel Documents

Posted 01 Jul 2017

Information sheet and checklist jointly produced by ILS and InterHealth Worldwide on documents needed for travel 

Intelli-TRIP Information Flyer

Posted 31 May 2017

Intelli-TRIP is a fully integrated online travel risk management platform designed to help you measure, manage and reduce travel risk. The platform is backed by a smartphone App that is used by travellers to assess their risk, communicate with their organisation, check in, or ask for help when they need it.

Duty of care benchmarking

Posted 30 May 2017

ILS will work with you to map how effectively you are meeting your duty of care obligations and highlight where improvements can be made.