Tag archive for: 'SIA'

The Infologue Security Podcast EP01 – SIA Chief Executive, Ian Todd

August 16th 2019

The Infologue Security Podcast is our newest segment where we talk to the movers and shakers in the UK security industry. Each episode will have a new guest and will use either an interview or discussion format. All of our guests are involved in the security industry whether it be business owners, regulators, suppliers or members of government, they all affect our ind...

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.

Repeat offender Luton security boss pleads guilty to working without a licence
On Tuesday 4 June in Luton, Robert Dass pleaded guilty to two counts under the Private Security Industry Act; of working as an unlicensed security director and a security manager.
The SIA brought the prosecution against Dass, who admitted being the director of Roberts Nationwide Support Services Ltd. His guilty plea came ahead of a trial at Luton and South Bedfordshire M...
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...