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Paul Atherton – Enabling Technology to Drive Commercial Benefit In his first blog Paul Atherton, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Kings Security discusses what is possible for the security sector in integrating new innovative technologies. Read on »
Bob Forsyth – Cloud Technology, trajectory of the future In his latest blog for Infologue Bob Forsyth, Chief Executive Officer at Kings Security writes about Cloud Technology and its prospective applications for the security sector.  Read on »
Churchill Services Group announces the launch of its new rebranded security division Churchill Services Group has today announced the launch of its new rebranded security division – ‘Amulet’. Read on »
Wednesday, 15 August 2018

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Nominations are now open for the 2019 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs)

The UK OSPAs are now in their third year and form part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries to recognise and reward proven outstanding performance across the security sector. Entry to the UK OSPAs is completely FREE and open to companies, teams and individuals who have performed at an exceptional level, […]

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Showtime Security Guards Limited Director sentenced and owner given prison sentence for intimidating witnesses

Last Friday 27 July, at Wolverhampton Crown Court, Showtime Security Guards Ltd and its director, Maria Francis were sentenced, having pleaded guilty in June 2018 for supplying unlicensed security operatives in Shropshire. Ms Francis was sentenced to a 12 month conditional discharge and the company was fined £2,700 and ordered to pay £500 in costs. […]

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Demonstrate your commitment to best practice with NSI Guarding approval

Holding NSI approval is a visible validation for your clients of the management of your business, the technical competence of your teams and your commitment to customer service. As the UK’s leading independent, UKAS accredited certification body operating in the security sector, NSI approval is a trusted hallmark for buyers of guarding services. NSI’s in-house […]

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Prepare for your ACS assessment with NSI experts

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) is an independent assessment body for the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS). ACS is increasingly becoming a mandatory requirement for buyers of manned security services. It is a distinct approval demonstrating your company has been independently assessed against recognised standards and helps to ensure the services your company delivers more […]

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Entries open and new categories added for UK OSPAs 2019

Entry to the 2019 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) has opened and the event organisers are calling for nominations. The UK OSPAs are now in their third year and form part of a global awards scheme currently running in 8 countries to recognise and reward outstanding performance across the security sector. 2019 sees the […]

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SIA CEO Alan Clamp announces departure

Alan Clamp, CEO at the Security Industry Authority, is to step down from the organisation in the autumn after more than three successful years at the helm. Alan will take on the role of CEO at the Professional Standards Authority from 1 November 2018. Commenting on his decision to leave the SIA, Dr Clamp said: […]

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HMRC and SIA join forces to clamp down on tax fraud

HMRC and the Security Industry Authority (SIA) have today sealed a new partnership to tackle incidents of tax fraud in the private security industry. Both organisations have been working together to identify problems in the sector, including businesses abusing employment rules, running up high debts and taking part in Payroll Company Fraud. It is estimated […]

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Showtime Security Limited Director guilty of supplying unlicensed security guards and owner guilty of intimidating witnesses

On 6 June, at Shrewsbury Crown Court, Showtime Security Guards Ltd and its director, Maria Francis, pled guilty to supplying unlicensed security guards. In addition, the sole shareholder of Showtime Security Guards Ltd, Matthew Davies was found not guilty of the same offence. He was, however, found guilty of intimidation, by attempting to persuade a witness […]

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