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Thursday, 21 February 2019

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SIA publishes outcome of the review of its Approved Contractor Scheme

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has announced the key changes from the latest review of its flagship Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) for private security businesses. The changes will take effect on 1 April 2019. The ACS was established in 2006 with a stated purpose ‘to protect the public and to maintain and improve standards in […]

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Security guard who committed identity theft and fraud jailed for five months

On Thursday 6 September, at Woolwich Crown Court, Kazeem Oladimeji of Bromley pleaded guilty to an offence under the Fraud Act 2006 of fraud by false representation while working in the security industry. Oladimeji was jailed for five months and fined £115 for gaining employment using fraudulent documentation. He has been in custody since 15 […]

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Door supervisor who stole identity given suspended sentence for fraud

On 3 September 2018, at Snaresbrook Crown Court, Moses Oshunkoya was sentenced for fraud, having pleaded guilty on 20 August, after using a stolen identity to apply for a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. Oshunkoya had used a stolen identity to apply for a door supervision licence three times since 2007. He used the details […]

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SIA begins Private Security Skills & Qualifications Review

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has begun a wide ranging review of the licence linked qualifications. The regulator has widened the scope of this work to consider not just the mandatory qualifications it requires, but how to support the industry to address the skills and knowledge needed by operatives, throughout their careers and across the […]

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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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