Dave Smith
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Brexit: A Time to Export?

Having written about exporting for Risk UK back in 2014, Dave Smith observes that it’s interesting to note how much has stayed the same since that time, but also notably just how much has changed. The single biggest factor is, of course, Brexit. Nearly three years after the...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019
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BDO Optimism Index: “UK business confidence levels sink to 15-month low”

Business output in the UK has recovered from July’s six-year low, but optimism has hit its lowest level since May 2017, when business confidence wobbled following the announcement of Prime Minister Theresa May’s snap General Election. That’s according to the latest Business...
Posted On 17 Sep 2018
Daniel Hennell receives his Special Award from the BSIA's CEO James Kelly
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Courageous Cash-in-Transit couriers acknowledged by BSIA with Special Awards for Outstanding Service

Two incredibly brave Cash-in-Transit couriers have been recognised by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) with Special Awards for Outstanding Service. The awards, which are sponsored by the BSIA’s intelligence sharing initiative SaferCash, serve to acknowledge the...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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“UK security sector delivers double-digit export growth” reports Trade Association ADS Group

Security sector Trade Association ADS Group has published detailed annual data in its latest Outlook Report showing that export growth for the UK’s security industry is into double-digits, up by 18% on the previous year and generating somewhere in the region of £4 billion...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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UKTI’s Defence and Security Organisation publishes detailed set of export figures for 2015

UK defence export performance data is based on information provided by hundreds of UK companies to the UK Trade and Investment Defence and Security Organisation (UKTI DSO) via a voluntary survey. This is complemented by open source reporting of defence export contracts of other...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
John Davies
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Challenging export markets can offer lucrative rewards

The recent UKTI Export Week really helped to raise awareness of selling security-centric products and services overseas, writes John Davies. With a huge diversity of worldwide markets, however, it’s important that security providers conduct thorough research and, where...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
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UK security exports “on the increase” according to BSIA member companies

Security exporters from the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Export Council have reported a further increase in the demand for British security products and services from overseas buyers across 2015. In an annual survey conducted by the BSIA, members of the...
Posted On 10 Nov 2015
Kirkham House: the Worcestershire headquarters of the BSIA
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2015-2016 Section Chairmen appointed by the British Security Industry Association

Following the Trade Association’s Annual General Meeting which took place on Wednesday 15 July, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has elected chairmen and vice-chairmen to serve its various Sections of Membership. “The BSIA is very proud of its membership...
Posted On 23 Jul 2015
UK-based companies are being given the chance to expand their business overseas thanks to UBM EMEA’s partnership with UKTI DSO for the 2015 Protection and Management event at London’s ExCeL in June
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UBM EMEA announces partnership with UKTI for 2015 Protection and Management Series

UBM EMEA – the organiser of IFSEC International, FIREX International and Safety & Health Expo – has announced a partnership with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to host a meetings and education programme that will service all three events taking place at ExCeL,...
Posted On 25 Mar 2015
Developments in Body Worn Video will be a focus for the new Security Innovation and Demonstration Centre
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Government and industry partnership launches Security and Innovation Demonstration Centre

Karen Bradley – the Minister for Organised Crime – has officially launched the Security and Innovation Demonstration Centre (SIDC) which is designed to bring together Government, industry and academia in exploring security and policing challenges and enabling the...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014