UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018 winners announced

The UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in central London on the evening of Thursday 1 March. Over 400 security professionals gathered to celebrate outstanding performance from across the business sector, with dinner...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018

Security industry opinion-formers set to join forces for SIA Stakeholder Conference

One of the security industry’s most influential discussion and debating forums is taking place in London next month. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has now opened the booking process for its annual Stakeholder Conference, which takes place at the Oval cricket ground on...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018
Paul Broadbent

Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority mourns death of CEO Paul Broadbent

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has announced the sudden death of its CEO Paul Broadbent. 54-year-old Broadbent – who had devoted more than 30 years of his life to public service in a career that began as a young police officer on the beat in Cumbria and...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018

New deputy chairman and vice-chairman appointed by The Security Institute

The Security Institute has announced the appointment of Peter Lavery FSyI as deputy chairman and Paul Drury MSyI in the role of vice-chairman. Lavery and Drury were voted on to the Board of Directors in April last year having previously served on the Validation Board for several...
Posted On 05 Jan 2018
Left to Right: Yasmeen Stratton (director at SSR Personnel), Jayne Ryan (senior HR business partner for Wilson James) and TV presenter Gabby Logan

Wilson James victorious in SSR Personnel’s Inspiration in HR Award 2017

Previous winner Wilson James has emerged triumphant in the 2017 Inspiration in HR Award. Sponsored – and bestowed – by security recruitment specialist SSR Personnel, this prestigious accolade is specifically designed to recognise the work of Human Resources (HR)...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017

Outstanding Security Performance Awards outline inaugural UK Thought Leadership Summit

On Thursday 1 March next year, professionals from the UK’s security business sector will be given the opportunity to listen to a line-up of high-profile speakers, with the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) providing a platform for debate around key issues facing the...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017

The Security Institute’s Evening of Remembrance raises vital support for Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Fund

The Security Institute held its annual evening of Remembrance on Thursday 16 November at the Honourable Artillery Company in central London. A capacity audience enjoyed the evening which was organised by the Institute’s deputy chairman Andrew Nicholls. On the night, the...
Posted On 30 Nov 2017
Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI

Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI appointed as next chairman of The Security Institute

The Security Institute has announced that academic criminologist Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI will become the organisation’s new chairman with effect from January 2018, taking over the reins from Garry Evanson CSyP FSyI. Wakefield is senior lecturer in security risk management...
Posted On 20 Nov 2017

The Security Institute and BRE form Special Interest Group for the Built Environment

The Security Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to form a Special Interest Group for the Built Environment with a view to developing stronger security regimes for the future involving all elements of the construction...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017

The Security Institute set to run popular annual Remembrance Lecture on 16 November

The Security Institute’s 2017 Remembrance Lecture is being held on Thursday 16 November in the Queen’s Room at Armoury House in the City of London. This year’s lecture is being given by Craig Mackey QPM, the Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service....
Posted On 31 Oct 2017