Raymond Clarke: CEO at IQ
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Industry Qualifications issues strong response in wake of Ofqual’s intention to levy monetary penalty

Industry Qualifications (IQ) has expressed “disappointment” at today’s public announcement by qualifications Regulator Ofqual of its intention to impose a financial penalty on the company following the exposure of qualification fraud at Ashley Commerce College...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
Raymond Clarke: CEO at IQ
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Industry Qualifications calls for Ofqual to establish Expert Panel on qualifications fraud

Awarding organisation Industry Qualifications (IQ) has called upon qualifications regulator Ofqual to establish an expert panel for confronting the issue of qualifications fraud in those industries which require qualifications to obtain a licence to work. IQ itself was a victim...
Posted On 13 Jan 2017
Raymond Clarke: CEO at Industry Qualifications
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Industry Qualifications issues update on Ashley Commerce College and outlines BBC response

Following the broadcast of the BBC’s Inside Out programme back in March, during which an Industry Qualifications (IQ) Assessment Centre was exposed as operating in a fraudulent manner, IQ has been working to remove fraudulent certification, strengthen its own procedures in...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
Raymond Clarke: CEO at Industry Qualifications
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IQ investigation sees 250-plus certificates for security qualifications revoked at Ashley Commerce College

Following a detailed four-week investigation process conducted in the wake of the BBC’s Inside Out programme broadcast on 23 March, Industry Qualifications has now submitted a final report on alleged fraudulent claims for certification by Ashley Commerce College. The...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
BBC London’s Inside Out programme relates to an undercover investigation conducted by the BBC which reveals that individuals were allegedly obtaining Security Industry Authority licence cards on a fraudulent basis by apparently cheating on examinations and paying ‘cash for qualifications’
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BSIA Training Providers Section defends industry suppliers in wake of BBC’s Inside Out programme

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s Training Providers Section have spoken out in response to a BBC undercover investigation which revealed incidents of alleged malpractice at security training centres. Broadcast on Monday 23 March, BBC London’s Inside Out...
Posted On 25 Mar 2015