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BSIA CEO interviewed by Key Security Industry Figures. PART 2 Newly appointed BSIA CEO, Mike Reddington in an infologue.com exclusive, is interviewed by Key Figures in the Manned Security Industry Read on »
Carl Palmer – Creativity in the Security Industry In his latest blog for infologue.com Carl Palmer, Exec Chairman at CIS Security asks: Have you left room for creativity in your security business? Read on »
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Sunday, 21 April 2019

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Perpetuity Research launch Survey on Women in Security

Perpetuity Research, an independent research company specialising in crime and security research has been commissioned by ICTS UK & Ireland to conduct a study into the experiences of women working in security. Specifically to better understand any barriers that exist to women progressing in the industry and how those barriers could be overcome. If you […]

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Chester door supervisor convicted of working with a forged licence

A Chester man has been convicted of working as a door supervisor with a forged SIA (Security Industry Authority) licence. Philip Evans was sentenced at Chester Magistrate’s Court on Thursday 04 April, having pleaded guilty to the offence at a previous hearing on 12 March. The court sentenced Mr Evans to a 112-month community order […]

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Telford security industry training director jailed for eight months for falsifying industry qualifications

On Friday 29 March Mr Shamin Uddin former director of SAS Training Academy of Telford, Shropshire, was sentenced at Shrewsbury Crown Court to eight months’ imprisonment for falsifying examination papers for individuals seeking to get a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. He is also required to pay £2,000 court costs payable within 12 months. The […]

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Changes to SIA’s Approved Contractor Scheme following Review

On 01 April 2019 changes came into effect following the review of the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) for private security businesses. This is the culmination of a root and branch review of the scheme, during which the SIA consulted extensively with approved contractors and the wider private security industry. Evidence from the consultation suggested that […]

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Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs) – Entries are Open

Entries are open for the inaugural Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs). The TECAs are independent. They have been designed to acknowledge companies, initiatives, individuals and teams who have made an outstanding contribution to tackling economic crime, including any area of fraud, money laundering, bribery and corruption. The awards are free to enter and open to […]

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£300,000 confiscated from South Wales security director who continued to work after his licence was revoked

A South Wales man has been ordered to pay £300,000 at Cardiff Crown Court for continuing to work as a security director despite having lost his Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. Billy Jones, of Pontypridd, was director of BJ Securities Ltd and was proved to be operating his business without a licence when SIA investigators […]

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Two Cheshire based unlicensed security operatives pleaded guilty at Crewe Magistrates’ Court

An unlicensed door supervisor, and the boss who deployed him with a fraudulent licence, have been convicted of offences under the Private Security Industry Act (PSIA) 2001 and the Fraud Act 2006. On Tuesday 26 March, Michael Flood of Pulford Road, Winsford, pleaded guilty at Crewe Magistrates’ Court to fraudulently amending his Security Industry Authority […]

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NSI Annual Summit held at the Vox, Birmingham

The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) annual Summit gathered over 250 approved company representatives and key industry stakeholders on 21st March at the Vox in Birmingham. Supported by IFSEC and attended by senior representatives from the SIA, NPCC, the NFCC, and a host of other key industry bodies, the Summit provided an opportunity to both strengthen […]

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