Steve Hall joins CIS as Director Corporate Strategy

CIS, a leading security company in the UK, today announces the appointment of Steve Hall as Director Corporate Strategy. Steve previously served as Chief Executive at Ultimate Security, growing that company to £85m turnover under his leadership.  Steve’s new role will lead the...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020

Relocation and a new look for Skills for Security

Skills for Security, the wholly owned subsidiary of the British Security Industry Association, has relocated to Warrington to a new larger training centre and launched a new website and brand identity. As well as offering advice and courses designed for anyone wishing to become...

NSI launches online security screening course

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has launched an eLearning course to help NSI approved companies understand and apply the requirements of the revised Code of Practice BS 7858:2019 ‘Screening of Individuals Working in a Secure Environment’. This introductory...

Manage risk better with new online course

The world has become a dangerous and unpredictable place. Covid-19, terrorism, Brexit, and the rise of cyber-crime have all added uncertainty to everyday life and this has a particular impact on business. To help companies deal with increased risks and uncertainties, the...

VIPRE announces Security Awareness Training

VIPRE UK and Ireland has announced the release of its Security Awareness Training (SAT) Programme, an online learning solution that builds practical, cost-effective security awareness for an organisation’s employees. As businesses have had to transform to remote working, and with...

SIA qualifications postponed to April 2021

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has decided to postpone the introduction of new licence-linked qualifications until April 2021. The SIA has spoken to industry, awarding organisations, and training providers who have outlined the difficulties they face during the current...

“Lack of training will devalue ‘Protect Duty’ proposal” warns Get Licensed

Get Licensed is warning that the Government’s latest proposals designed to protect public spaces from terrorist attacks will be futile unless those involved in front line security receive effective training. The company – which works with training providers throughout the...
Posted On 26 Feb 2020

Security Industry Authority issues update on licence-linked qualifications

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is continuing to develop new licence-linked qualifications as part of its review of industry skills and qualifications. To allow all parties sufficient time to prepare for the changes, the SIA expects to launch the new qualifications this...
Posted On 25 Feb 2020

CPD webinar set to raise awareness on benefits of multi-sensor technology

Life safety systems developer Hochiki Europe is set to host a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-accredited webinar at 2.00 pm on Thursday 5 March focusing on the benefits of multi-sensors and the importance of understanding the most appropriate accreditation for this...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020

Linx International Group introduces Defence Discount Service for Armed Forces personnel training

Accredited security systems training courses provider the Linx International Group has announced that it’s supporting members of the Armed Forces, veterans and the wider military community by offering 28 courses through the Defence Discount Service. No less than 28...
Posted On 06 Feb 2020