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Manchester Metropolitan University outsourced security contract awarded to Oltec FM

Facilities management specialist Oltec FM has been awarded the contract to provide all outsourced security and security guarding support to the in-house security team at Manchester Metropolitan University. The new contract expands Oltec’s current role at the university,...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
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Pilgrims Group wins prestigious security guarding and management contract with PwC UK

A major new contract with the multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been awarded to Pilgrims Group in the wake of an extensive tendering process. Pilgrims now takes over responsibility for the delivery of PwC’s securit...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
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Violence Reduction Workshops focused on night-time economy to be run by SIA

The Security Industry Authority is running a series of events across the UK designed to promote violence reduction measures within the night-time economy. The first of these events is scheduled for Tuesday 25 April in Ipswich. In essence, the private security industry’s...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017
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BSIA’s regional Security Personnel Awards 2017 highlight “exceptional” industry talent

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the winners of its regional Security Personnel Awards for 2017. Now in their nineteenth year, the prestigious annual awards serve to recognise the outstanding achievements and invaluable contributions made by...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
The Grand Connaught Rooms: new venue for the BSIA's Annual Luncheon
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BSIA unveils new venue and high-profile Keynote Speaker for 50th Anniversary celebration

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has unveiled a glamorous new venue as well as details of a high-profile Keynote Speaker for the organisation’s 2017 Annual Luncheon, which marks the BSIA’s 50th Anniversary. The Annual Luncheon takes place on Wednesday 12...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
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Ward Security achieves company’s highest independent ACS audit score to date

National security company Ward Security has achieved the business’ highest ever score of 171 out of a possible 174 in an independent audit conducted on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) – the organisation responsible for regulating the private security...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
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SIA Stakeholder Conference hints at impending publication of triennial review results

Members of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) were among many industry peers attending the 2017 Security Industry Authority (SIA) Stakeholder Conference on Tuesday 14 March. The event focused on partnership working and provided an opportunity for the Regulator to...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
Max Linneman and Margaret Durr of the NSI
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National Security Inspectorate re-appointed by Regulator as ACS assessment body

Subject to contract, from 1 April 2017 the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has been re-appointed as an assessing body for the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) and as a provider of a ‘Passport’ route to ACS compliance. As...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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Door supervisor prosecuted for using fake Security Industry Authority licence

On Tuesday 7 March at Cardiff and Vale Magistrates Court, Christopher David Price was found guilty of working without a licence. He also pleaded to being in possession of a false document (purported to be a Security Industry Authority licence). In June 2016, a Security Industry...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Director of Aberdeen security company IPPS Ltd sentenced to four years in prison

The director of an Aberdeen-based security company, who was convicted of stealing more than £419,000 VAT and removing criminal property from Scotland after he was investigated by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), has been sentenced to four years in prison. Kevin...
Posted On 10 Mar 2017