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Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd director and manager found guilty of deploying unlicensed security officers

On Friday 22 April at Nottingham Magistrates Court, James Turner was found guilty of providing unlicensed security officers and other offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001. Turner was the operations manager at Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd. The director,...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
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Interpol and City of London Police actively support World Intellectual Property Day to combat crime

Interpol is backing World Intellectual Property Day on Tuesday 26 April as part of the organisation’s continued commitment towards law enforcement efforts specifically aimed at combating all forms of intellectual property crime. Through its Trafficking in Illicit Goods programme,...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
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International Electrotechnical Commission adopts ONVIF specification for new access control standard

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that its newest access control specification has been adopted by the global standards group International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as its new standard for electronic...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
Cardiff Bay
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Showsec secures three-year contract with Cardiff City Council for high-profile public events

Crowd management and event security specialist Showsec has been presented with a fantastic opportunity to play a prominent role in the staging of high-profile public events in Cardiff after securing a new three-year contract with the local authority. The Leicester-base...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
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Fire Industry Association publishes sixth Market Conditions Review ahead of focused webinar

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has just published its sixth Market Conditions Review. Orchestrated every six months, the Review is a ‘snapshot’ designed to provide an independent assessment of the present state of the fire protection market in comparison with the preceding...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
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Government promises “biggest reforms to anti-money laundering regime in over a decade”

Home Secretary Theresa May has set out the most significant changes to the UK’s anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regime in over a decade. The Government’s Action Plan for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Finance will deliver on the aim set out in the...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
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Awarding organisation Highfield Group honoured with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Highfield Group has received one of the UK’s most prestigious business accolades: the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. One of the UK’s leading awarding organisations for the security business sector, the Highfield Group was informed of its success on 21 April as part of the national...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
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Simulated investigation staged at BT Tower in bid to unearth cyber recruits

Telecoms giant BT and the Cyber Security Challenge UK have staged a mock investigation into a cyber attack at London’s iconic BT Tower in a bid to find the country’s best hidden cyber security talent. No fewer than 24 of the brightest candidates from a series of online qualifying...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
The BSIA's 2016 Annual Luncheon takes place in London on Tuesday 12 July
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British Security Industry Association confirms Chris Moon as Keynote Speaker for 2016 Annual Luncheon

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has confirmed that Chris Moon will be the Keynote Speaker at the organisation’s flagship Annual Luncheon, which takes place on Tuesday 12 July 2016 at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane. Chris Moon is a former British Army...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
Ward Security's managing director Kevin Ward (left) and David Ward (CEO of Ward Security Holdings Ltd)
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Ward Security maintains high audit score for SIA’s Approved Contractor Scheme

National security company Ward Security remains among the Top 2% of Government-approved security providers in the UK after achieving a score of 167 out of 174 in an independent audit conducted on behalf of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) – the organisation responsible...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016