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Bob Forsyth – The Key battleground for client data Bob Forsyth, Chief Executive Officer at Kings Security, discusses new disruptive technologies and their impact on the today's marketplace in his latest blog. Read on »
UK OSPAs winners announced The UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event took place at the Royal Lancaster in central London on 1 March. Over 400 security professionals gathered to celebrate Read on »
James G Brown shortlisted for the 2018 UK OSPAs Lifetime Achievement Award James (Jim) G Brown, Chairman and Founder of Selectamark Security Systems, has been shortlisted for this year's OSPA Lifetime Achievement Award. Read on »
Tuesday, 24 April 2018

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Vanishing security firm boss prosecuted for ignoring SIA requests for information

A Bradford man who disappeared when asked to attend an interview at a police station has been sentenced in his absence at Leeds Magistrates’ Court. Muhammad Irfan Aslam, who investigators want to speak to in relation to a case involving the provision of unlicensed security staff in West Yorkshire, was convicted on 22 March 2018 […]

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Owner of Security Company Elite Door Staff found guilty after unlicensed employee assaulted a customer

On 12 March 2018, Trevor Frater trading as Elite Door Staff was found guilty of supplying an unlicensed door supervisor on six occasions in Alford and Louth, in Lincolnshire. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) began investigating Frater in May 2017 when Lincolnshire Police brought the matter to their attention. This was following the conviction of […]

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Wiltshire-based security company director pleads guilty to working without a licence

On Monday 5 March 2018, Paul McDonald pleaded guilty at Salisbury Magistrates’ Court to working without a Security Industry Authority licence. In addition his wife Siobhan McDonald, the director of Morsec Holdings Ltd, of Melksham, Wiltshire, pleaded guilty to two offences of providing false information and failing to provide information to the SIA. 1. Mr […]

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Former Chief Constable of Derbyshire appointed Chair of Atmaana’s Emergency Services and Security Sector

Mick Creedon QPM takes over the position as Chair of Atmaana’s Emergency Services and Security Division with immediate effect. This comes following the announcement that the Prime Minister has appointed Peter Maddison QPM as Chair of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body.

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£10,000 confiscated from Sightguard Security Ltd director under the Proceeds of Crime Act

On 19 February, at Portsmouth Crown Court, Victor Lewis, directors of Sightguard Security Ltd, was ordered to pay over £10,000 following an order under the Proceeds of Crime Act (PoCA). The order is the result of the first independent confiscation order under the PoCA pursued by the SIA. It follows a prosecution by…

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Over 41,000 artefacts seized in global operation targeting the illicit trafficking of cultural goods

Over 41 000 cultural goods such as coins, paintings and drawings, furniture and musical instruments, porcelain, archaeological and paleontological objects, books and manuscripts and sculptures were seized all over the world as a result of coordinated law enforcement actions. These seizures were made during the first Global Global Customs-Police Operation, codenamed ATHENA and organised by […]

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T.S.S pushes the security industry bar with investment in future-proofing their business

Total Security services’ (T.S.S. Security) Managing director Ricky Gardezi believes “people should be proud of the company they work for,” as he opened Total Security Services’ doors to Infologue.com’s Editorial Team of Bobby Logue and Alex Walker, on a tour of their new London Headquarters. Total Security Services, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned businesses […]

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Coventry security director found guilty for providing unlicensed security services

On Wednesday (14 February), Michael Ryan, Director of Coventry-based IG Security Services Limited, was found guilty at Coventry Magistrates’ Court of providing unlicensed security operatives, an offence under the Private Security Industry Act (PSIA) 2001. Mr Ryan was fined £850 and his company, IG Security Services Ltd was awarded a penalty of £1,000; in addition […]

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