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

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

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

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

Workshops announced for Security Industry Authority’s 2017 Stakeholder Conference

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has now unveiled details of the Workshops to be run at its 2017 Stakeholder Conference, which takes place on Tuesday 14 March at the Hallam Conference Centre in central London. The upcoming Stakeholder Conference will consist of three...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017

Court upholds SIA’s decision to refuse ACS status to Extreme Security Solutions Limited

On Tuesday 21 February at South Cheshire Magistrates’ Court, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) successfully defended an appeal by Extreme Security Solutions Limited against a decision to refuse the company’s application for Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) status....
Posted On 24 Feb 2017

Axis Security awarded contract for guarding services at London’s iconic St Paul’s Cathedral

Axis Security, the provider of bespoke security services, was recently awarded the prestigious contract to provide security guarding services to St Paul’s Cathedral, one of London’s most iconic landmarks. While St Paul’s Cathedral is, as stated, one of the most famous and...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017

Showsec secures prestigious event management contract for 2017 Royal Highland Show

Showsec has been presented with a prestigious opportunity to achieve further growth in Scotland after securing a contract to work with one of Europe’s iconic celebrations of farming, food and rural life. The crowd management and event security specialist will now play a key role...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017

Speakers from industry, NHS, police and academia unveiled for SIA’s 2017 Stakeholder Conference

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has announced four of the key speakers who’ll be making presentations at the Regulator’s Annual Stakeholder Conference, which this year takes place on Tuesday 14 March at London’s Hallam Conference Centre. A direct...
Posted On 14 Feb 2017

SSAIB’s Manned Services operation scores perfect 100% performance rating from SIA

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has been awarded a perfect 100% performance rating for Manned Services during 2016 following the latest release of assessment figures by the Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Regulator for the private security business...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017