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SIA welcomes Alec Wood and Kate Bright as non-executive directors

A businesswoman with a background in close protection and a former senior police officer have become the two latest appointees by Home Office ministers to the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Alec Wood and Kate Bright began their three-year term as members of the Authority on...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
Laganside Magistrates Court
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Belfast man handed suspended sentence for ID theft and use of fake security licence

Lee Brown, 29, of Belfast has pleaded guilty at Laganside Magistrates Court to five offences of fraud, forgery and counterfeiting licences belonging to other people following a prosecution brought by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Brown was sentenced to four months’...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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BNP Paribas banks on Corps Security for integrated partnership

Corps Security has won a three-plus-two-year contract to provide security services for French international bank BNP Paribas in London. The integrated security partnership involves security guarding and event guarding services together with close protection services and systems...
Posted On 15 Jul 2019
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David McCann appointed to risk and resilience director’s role at Cordant Security

Cordant Security, part of the Cordant Group, has further strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of David McCann to the role of risk and resilience director. McCann will now oversee the risk mitigation and resilience requirements for the company and its...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
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Linx International Group introduces Approved Education Partner Programme

Linx International Group, the global provider of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, has announced the launch of its worldwide Linx Group Approved Education Partner Programme. Organisations can now apply to join and deliver award-winning, internationally...
Posted On 24 Apr 2019
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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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The Security Institute’s View

“Failing to plan is planning to fail…” That’s a famous quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin, of course, who was known as the ‘father of time management’. It sums up the way in which Rick Mounfield believes the security professionals of today...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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The Value of Certification in the Security and Fire Safety Supply Chain

Security and fire safety are very much at the forefront of the public consciousness in 2018. Questions are now being asked more frequently than ever before as to how people, properties and assets can be best protected. All purchasers, from domestic to commercial and community...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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SIA launches consultation on skills specifications for licence-linked qualifications

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is launching a consultation which will help to determine the content of the next generation of licence-linked qualifications for the private security industry. The consultation will run for four weeks concluding on 26 October. It’s...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018
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PerpetuityARC Training set to focus on ASIS PSP and CPP qualifications at GSX 2018

PerpetuityARC Training, part of the Linx International Group, will be on Stand 1484 at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) to share details of how the business has achieved a 98% first time pass rate in 2018 for security professionals working towards the ASIS International...
Posted On 11 Sep 2018