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SIA launches new consultation exercise focused on licence-linked qualifications

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has just launched a new consultation to help determine the content of the next generation of compulsory qualifications for licensed operatives in the private security industry. This new consultation will run for four weeks until Monday 11...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Unlicensed security boss given prison sentence for “blatant” and “premeditated” fraud

On 12 December 2018 at Antrim Crown Court, Steven Ian Nixon (47) of Portadown – the owner of Eventsafe Security – was sentenced to nine months’ imprisonment for fraud and three months for supplying unlicensed security operatives. Both jail sentences were...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Savills selects CIS Security to deliver security services at London Bridge City Estate

Property agent Savills has chosen CIS Security to manage and deliver security services for the prestigious London Bridge City Estate, a multi-use destination that’s enjoyed by visitors from across the globe. The iconic Estate is located along the River Thames between London...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Newtownards door supervisor who ignored SIA prosecuted for working without licence

A door supervisor who was caught working without a licence in a County Down bar has been sentenced at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court. Glen Thompson was found working at Roma’s Bar and Bistro in February last year during an inspection by Security Industry Authority (SIA)...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019
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Lodge Security confirms acquisition of Ladbroke Security Services

Lodge Security has acquired Ladbroke Security Services, the managed security solutions provider boasting 120 staff and sales of £2.25 million. Ladbroke Security Services was founded back in 1990 by retailer Chinacraft to protect its assets. The company has since expanded its...
Posted On 20 Dec 2018
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Security Industry Authority promotes safer security at Brighton’s student haunts

On Friday 30 November, members of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) South East Partnerships and Interventions team and Sussex Police officers visited Brighton’s top student pubs and clubs to share Best Practice guidance on safer physical intervention for door...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Wilson James selects SmartTask as preferred technology partner for museums security contract

Wilson James has appointed SmartTask as its preferred technology partner and awarded the business with a deal for the supply of a mobile patrol and electronic smart form solution for a new security contract with several national museums. Under the agreement, the company will now...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Amulet wins three-year security contract with South Thames Colleges Group

Amulet, the security division of Churchill Contract Services, has won a three-year contract with South Thames Colleges Group (STCG). The contract is worth in the region of £400,000 and will see Amulet provide a suite of security services, including security guarding, event...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Axis Security wins Security Guarding Company of the Year at 2018 IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards

Axis Security has been named Security Guarding Company of the Year at this year’s IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards: the fourth time the business has achieved this industry accolade at the UBM-organised ceremony. The company continues to experience great success with its...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018
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Corps Security selects SmartTask as workforce management software partner

Corps Security, the specialist security services provider, has appointed SmartTask as its preferred technology partner as part of a business improvement initiative designed to enhance contract delivery and increase operational compliance. The company will implement an advanced...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018