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
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Controls on Security Training and Assessment: Why they must be strengthened

Following recent BBC Inside Out reports of alleged malpractice in security training centres understood to be working with a number of awarding organisations, Raymond Clarke stimulates discussion and thinking around improvements that can be made to training and assessment...
Posted On 10 Apr 2015
Bill Butler: CEO at the Security Industry Authority
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BBC Inside Out on Training: Security Industry Authority issues formal response

Following the BBC’s Inside Out programme broadcast on Monday 23 March, the Security Industry Authority has now issued a formal statement in response to allegations of training fraud and malpractice in the security sector. The Regulator has this to say on the matter:...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
Richard Jenkins: CEO at the National Security Inspectorate
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‘Cash for Qualifications’: a drop in the ocean or the tip of an iceberg?

Richard Jenkins responds to the BBC Inside Out programme focusing on alleged malpractice in the security sector in which Keith Vaz (chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee) suggests that the Home Office needs to act “urgently” on the matter. If they watched the...
Posted On 25 Mar 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