Baroness Ruth Henig CBE
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Baroness Ruth Henig appointed chair of Chartered Security Professionals Registration Authority

After an eight-year term as chairman of the Chartered Security Professionals Registration Authority (CSPRA), Lord Alex Carlile CBE QC has stepped down from the role and passed the baton to The Security Institute’s President Baroness Ruth Henig CBE. The CSPRA is the...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
Alan Clamp
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Security Industry Authority endorses Register of Chartered Security Professionals

The Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Government Regulator of the private security industry in the UK, has formerly endorsed the Register of Chartered Security Professionals. The Register was established under Royal Charter issued to The Worshipful Company of Security...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018
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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
Dr Alison Wakefield FSyI
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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
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British Standard 8593:2017 for police body-worn video cameras backed by industry

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has launched a new standard for body-worn video. With body-worn video cameras now widely adopted by councils and police services across the UK, and in response to concerns over data security and privacy, the...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
Mike Tennent: the founder of Tavcom Training
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Tavcom Training announces passing of company’s highly respected founder Mike Tennent

It is with great sadness that Tavcom Training has announced the passing of Mike Tennent. After battling a serious illness for over a year, Mike died peacefully yesterday afternoon in his much beloved home county of Hampshire. Mike founded Tavcom Training back in 1994. The company...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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Door security personnel standard revised to meet new challenges and changes in law

BSI, the business standards company, has revised BS 7960 Door Supervision: Code of Practice. The updated standard gives recommendations for the organisation and management of companies providing door supervision services – whether contracted or in-house – to licensed...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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Women in Security Awards 2016: Security Industry Authority issues Call for Nominations

The Women in Security Awards were initiated back in 2013 to celebrate and recognise the accomplishments and contributions realised by females working within the private security business sector and, indeed, the wider security community. The Security Industry Authority (SIA)...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
Part 4 of Video Surveillance Systems for Use in Security Applications has been revised by the BSI
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Part 4 of BS EN 62676 on Video Surveillance Systems revised by British Standards Institution

The British Standards Institution has revised BS EN 62676-4:2015 Video Surveillance Systems for Use in Security Applications – Part 4: Application Guidelines. The standard, which saw input from the Home Office, the Metropolitan Police Service and Transport for London, provides...
Posted On 21 Oct 2015
2015 sees the 21st edition of CONSEC, the annual conference and exhibition organised by the Association of Security Consultants
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ASC unveils programme for CONSEC 2015: ‘Knowing The Threats, Managing The Risks’

The Association of Security Consultants has announced that Bill Butler, former CEO of the Security Industry Authority, has accepted an invitation to chair CONSEC, the organisation’s annual international conference and exhibition which, in 2015, will be held on Thursday 15...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015
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