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Skills for Security calls for training provider funding during crisis

On Thursday the 26th of March, the British Security Industry Association’s Skills for Security called on the government to guarantee funding for independent training providers to help them mitigate damage caused by the Covid-19 outbreak.

This action is in response to the Department of Education’s guidance released on Monday which stipulates that their policy ...

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BSIA calls on government to clarify status of security personnel during crisis

On March 19th 2020, the British Security Industry Authority called on the government to clarify the status of security officers with the chance of a lockdown and school closures looming.

As a members organisation, the BSIA seeks to clarify whether the scope of their member’s business will be covered by the critical worker classification. This includes manned guardin...

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BSIA Chairman’s statement – David Snook

It is with great sadness that we report the death of David Snook.

David lost his battle with cancer aged 69 last Sunday. He was a big BSIA supporter and was awarded a lifetime achievement (Chairman’s Award) at the Association’s British Security Awards in July of this year.

David left the RAF and started his career at Scantronic, inve...

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The British Security Industry Association will launch new website today at noon

At noon on the 31st of January, the latest version of bsia.co.uk will be going live. The new platform will be a modernised upgrade that the BSIA has stated reflects their position as the voice of the professional security industry.

The site will feature an improved UI (User Interface) that will be easier to navigate as well as a simplified menu function. It will also ...

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Skills for Security hosts first ever Electronic Security Systems Competition
Skills for Security, an offshoot of the BSIA, has hosted the first-ever Electronic Security Systems competition at WorldSkillsUK (WSUK 2019) which took place in Birmingham between the 21std and 23rd of November this year. The competition brought together six of the best apprentices from around the United Kingdom to compete in the 2 day match up with the winner being named WSUK champion. Each task was designed to force apprentices...
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BSIA appoints Tom Ford as new Membership Development Manager

The British Security Industry Association has appointed Tom Ford as their new Membership Development Manager, effective immediately.

While new to the security industry, Tom has over eight years of experience managing accounts and building relationships for a number of trade associations and non-profits. Tom has worked in a variety of sectors including education, marke...

John MacAskill appointed new Director of Manpower & Export at BSIA

12th September 2019

John, who has been with the BSIA since 2016, will be overseeing the Manpower sections in his new role. Additionally, he will be working closely with the Export Council to promote British security abroad. His goal will be to raise the profile of both of these sectors while developing opportunities for respective members.

BSIA appoints new Managing Director for Skills for Security.

August 27th 2019

Skills for Security, an offshoot of the BSIA, aims to improve the standards of the security workforce by working with employers to offer apprenticeship security training courses and various levels of qualifications for those engaged in the security industry.

David Scott was announc...

ON THE GROUND: British Security Awards 2019, our impressions.

On July 10th Infologue attended the BSIA's Security Industry Awards 2019 at the JW Marriot Grosvenor Square Hotel. Historically, Infologue has been very active in working with the BSIA but during the previous administration this declined somewhat. The arrival of new Chairman, Simon Banks,  in July 2018 followed by an influx of new blood in their marketing department and finally the appointment Mike Reddi...

National finalists for 2019 British Security Awards announced by BSIA

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the full list of national finalists for the 2019 edition of the Trade Association’s ever-popular British Security Awards, with the ceremony to be held on Wednesday 10 July at the Marriott Hotel on London’s Grosvenor Square.

The British Security Awards celebrate excellence in security both regionally and nation...