Tag archive for: 'Security Industry Authority'

ON THE GROUND: First Interview with new SIA Chief Executive

On June 26th, 2019, Infologue was invited by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to do a press briefing with the SIA’s new Chief Executive, Ian Todd. The entire brief lasted just over an hour with the first ten minutes being an introduction to Mr. Todd and his background with the remainder of the time being filled by a Q&A with Infologue and the other outlets that were i...

Portadown Security Business Owner jailed for Breach of Probation

Last Thursday (20th June) Steven Nixon (47) of Portadown and owner of Eventsafe Security was imprisoned for four months. This was due to Mr Nixon ignoring his 100-hours community service order, which was part of the sentence handed to him at Antrim Crown Court on 12 December 2018.

Last December following a p...

SIA launches new nationwide campaign to alleviate the dangers of the night-time economy.

It is no secret that the evenings in Britain can get a little rowdy once the lights go out and the drinks go down with violence being common place in drinking hot-spots around the country. The night-time economy has long been accused of being unsafe and in order to combat this, the Security Industry has launched it’s national #SaferNightsOut campaign to help protect both security staff and members of the public.

G.W.E Security Ltd pleads guilty to providing unlicensed security officer in Glasgow

On Friday 31 May, G.W.E Security Ltd pleaded guilty at Paisley Sheriff Court to supplying an unlicensed security officer for a construction site at Westmuir Street in Glasgow. The operations manager of G.W.E Security, David Scott, also pleaded guilty. The company was fined £1,350 and Scott £450 having pleaded guilty to the same offence.

Based in Renfrew, G.W.E Security Ltd was (at the t...

No-show Birmingham door supervisor fined £600 and charged court costs of £7,815.56 in his absence

On Monday 29 April, Birmingham resident John Mendy was found guilty in his absence at Birmingham Magistrates' Court. He was fined £600 and required to pay costs of £7,815. John Mendy incurred this significant fine and court costs for ignoring formal requests three times from the Security Industry Authority (SIA). He also failed to attend Birmingham Magistrates' Court for the hearing of his case last December, in March and ...