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Incoming BSIA chairman Simon Banks targets more apprenticeships in security sector

Speaking at the Trade Association’s Annual Luncheon and British Security Awards 2018 Ceremony held in central London on Wednesday 11 July, the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) new chairman Simon Banks – co-founder and Group managing director at CSL...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
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Excellence in security highlighted at BSIA’s inaugural British Security Awards 2018

On Wednesday 11 July at the London Marriott Hotel on Grosvenor Square, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) gathered together member companies and their guests to celebrate the outstanding work being conducted within the security industry through the medium of the...
Posted On 13 Jul 2018
Ashton Kingdon (right) receives the 2018 Wilf Knight Award from Patricia Knight
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Ashton Kingdon wins The Security Institute’s prestigious 2018 Wilf Knight Award

Ashton Kingdon, a student at the University of Portsmouth, has been recognised by The Security Institute for the “unique research” displayed in her Master’s dissertation entitled ‘Seductions of the Caliphate: A Cultural Criminological Analysis of Online...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018
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In the Spotlight: ASIS International UK Chapter

ASIS International is leading global change in terms of how Security Departments can better partner with other departments inside host organisations to drive value and make that value be more clearly quantified and understood by the owners of business units, assets and processes....
Posted On 25 Jun 2018
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FIA Technical Briefing

A study conducted by the Building Research Establishment in partnership with the Fire Industry Association as well as several key fire detection and alarm system manufacturers has concluded that multi-sensor detectors are better at rejecting false alarms. Bernard Laluvein and...
Posted On 25 Jun 2018
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The Security Institute’s View

The security profession is at a Rubicon in its development and maturity as a component of the modern business structure. The evolution from the protection of physical assets to providing a more holistic ‘all-hazards’ approach to security risk management has been a...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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BSIA Briefing

Professional practitioners operating within both the security and fire sectors are working collaboratively to take up the challenge presented by the new Electronic Call Handling Operations (ECHO) project, which aims to bring those industries closer together with the Emergency...
Posted On 21 Jun 2018
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BSIA to recognise “outstanding work” of UK’s security personnel at Annual Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the 2018 regional winners of the Trade Association’s ever-popular Security Personnel Awards. Each year, the BSIA holds awards both regionally and nationally to celebrate some of the truly outstanding personnel...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018
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Two courses for new qualification pathway released by Fire Industry Association

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced that two new courses are now available to book under the ‘Training’ tab of the organisation’s website. The news will be of particular interest to those who have previously taken the Foundation course of the new qualification...
Posted On 21 May 2018
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BSIA launches rebranded national annual awards scheme as British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has renamed its annual Security Personnel Awards. From this year, the scheme will now be known as the British Security Awards. Taking place on Wednesday 11 July at the Marriot Hotel in London’s Grosvenor Square, the British...
Posted On 21 May 2018