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Carl Palmer – Choose your Company Values Carefully In his latest blog for infologue Carl Palmer, Exec Chairman at CIS Security writes on the subject of the importance of meaningful values for People in Security, and why. Read on »
Bob Forsyth – What’s in Store for 2019? In his latest blog for Infologue Bob Forsyth, Chief Executive Officer at Kings Security writes about what we may expect of the Security Sector in the New Year.  Read on »
Carl Palmer – Take a Walk in Their Shoes In his latest blog for Infologue Carl Palmer, Exec Chairman at CIS Security writes about his experiences on the Clipper Boat Race, his business approach and how one has influenced the other. Read on »
Friday, 18 January 2019

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Unlicensed manager prosecuted for providing false information as part of investigation by the SIA

In October 2017, the SIA began an investigation into Irfan Dogan, owner and manager of Cobra Security Services based in Leicester. As the investigation progressed Dogan’s licence expired on 8 January 2018 but he continued to operate as the manager of Cobra Security Services. As a manager of a security company, he was required to […]

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Wirral brothers prosecuted for working while their licences were suspended

On Thursday 18 October 2018, Wirral brothers’ Kyle James Owen (27) and Ryan Arthur Owen (24) were sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001 (PSIA). Ryan Owen had been the Director of Owens Security Solutions Ltd. When his licence was suspended in June 2017 by the Security […]

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Trevor Reaney appointed to the SIA

From 7 November 2018 Trevor Reaney will become a Member of the Security Industry Authority (SIA), with specific responsibilities for Northern Ireland. He will join the Board, taking over from outgoing Member Professor Sir Desmond Rea. Trevor brings to the SIA a breadth of skills and experience. He was formerly the Clerk and Chief Executive […]

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Free security event returns to Manchester on 13th November 2018

Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business will return to the city on Tuesday, 13th November 2018. The event will provide valuable advice on current security challenges that face the Manchester community and beyond. The event will be opened by ACC Russ Jackson QPM, and presentations will cover issues relating to terrorism, local policing, […]

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The Security Industry Authority reminds the private security industry of their responsibilities under the Equality Act

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is today reminding the private security industry to treat everyone with dignity and respect as set out in the Equality Act (2010). This advice follows reports in the media of people being denied entry or ejected from venues operating in the night time economy based on their race, religion, sexual […]

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Final call for nominations – UK OSPAs

Entry to the 2019 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) will close at midnight on Monday 15th October 2018. Entering the OSPAs is free and easy and done entirely online so there is still time! With 16 categories to choose from the awards provide the opportunity to acknowledge people, products and services from right across […]

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Security Industry Authority (SIA) launches consultation on its Approved Contractor Scheme eligibility criteria requirements

Today, Thursday 4 October 2018, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) is launching a consultation on the revised eligibility and ‘fit and proper’ criteria requirements for private security businesses seeking approval to the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS). The criteria have been updated as part of the fundamental review of the scheme. A new publication ‘Get Approved’ […]

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Official Charity Partner announced for UK OSPAs

The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have announced The Clink Charity as their charity partner for the next 12 months. Commenting on the partnership Martin Gill, Founder of the OSPAs and Director of Perpetuity Research has said “Our longstanding relationship with understanding offending to facilitate better responses is quite fitting – we are delighted to be […]

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