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Noah Price – Post-Pandemic Security Threats and Best Practices
In his first blog for Infologue.com, Noah Price, Head of the G4S Academy, provides an overview of the security threats faced by many businesses in the post-pandemic world while also covering some best practices.  With the current threat to the UK from terrorism rated as ‘substantial’, meaning that an attack is likely, terrorism is one of the biggest security concerns for many. Attacks could potentially occur at any loca...
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Skills for Security and Security Buyer Live enter into media partnership for virtual event
Security Buyer Live has announced a new media partnership with Skills for Security for our virtual event on 9-10 March 2022. Skills for Security, the UKs largest Fire & Security national training provider. Support over 400 apprentices, across their centres in Warrington, Birmingham, Scotland, Oxford and Watford (opening mid 2022). Skills for Security have a reach like no other and implement courses through a range of mixed delivery methods. Wi...
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Jose Saez – Weaving Guest Experience into the Fabric of Security
In his first blog for Infologue.com Jose Saez, Operations Manager at security service provider, Portico Safe, discusses the need to fuse elements of guest services and front of house into the nature of security and the training and responsibilities of security officers.  Guest experience and safety are two of the most important aspects service providers need to get right in the post-pandemic era. As economies reopen and businesses return t...
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Private security, emergency services come together for safety exercise at London’s Cuckoo Club
On Sunday night (10 October) the Security Industry Authority (SIA) is running a safety resilience exercise at West End venue, The Cuckoo Club. The SIA is running the exercise in partnership with the Metropolitan Police Service, Profile Protection Security Services Ltd, West End Security Group, Safer Business Group, the Princess Royal's Volunteer Corps, Inspirations Theatre Company, and The Cuckoo Club itself. The training event at The Cuckoo Club comprises a series of real-time simulations, involving actors and volunteers, of possible emerge...
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SIA launches new counter-terrorism e-learning on 10th September
Today, Friday 10 September, the Security industry Authority (SIA) is launching Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) Security e-learning for security professionals. The SIA developed the new training in partnership with the National Counter Terrorism Security Office and the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure. ACT Security is free, specialised training for front line security operatives. The custom-built training provides up-to-date counter-terrorism knowledge to help operatives prepare for and respond to terrorist incidents whils...
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The SIA announces changes to the new Close Protection Qualification Launch Date
Change to the launch date for the new Close Protection qualification The SIA has extended the introduction of the updated Close Protection qualification to 01 April 2022. The new implementation date will allow for full testing of the new skills before they are introduced. They will run a pilot in early 2022 with selected training centres. This will enable those delivering the qualification to provide feedback on the new bespoke physica...
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Consultation on Top-Up training for license holders launched by SIA
As has been announced previously, requirements for applying for an SIA license will be changing effective April 2021. In order to ensure that new applicants and existing license holders will have comparable knowledge and expertise, the SIA has been reviewing how best to bring current holder up to speed. As part of this process, they announced on Wednesday ...
Wilson James launches new Risk Advisory service.

On the 7th of January 2020, Wilson James announced its plans to launch its’ new risk advisory business. The new unit will focus on helping clients improve their risk management processes. The new business will include 4 core functions, Security Consultancy, Intelligence, Protection/Bodyguard Services and Training.

The Risk Advisory Service will aim to work in concert with existi...