Max Linneman and Margaret Durr of the NSI
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National Security Inspectorate re-appointed by Regulator as ACS assessment body

Subject to contract, from 1 April 2017 the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has been re-appointed as an assessing body for the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) and as a provider of a ‘Passport’ route to ACS compliance. As...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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BAFE SP101:2017 consultation on portable fire extinguisher maintenance now live

Early last year, with the agreement of both the Board and Council, BAFE launched a major review of the BAFE SP101/ST104 Contract Maintenance of Portable Fire Extinguishers Incorporating Registered Fire Extinguisher Service Technicians scheme. This is now ready for public comment....
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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BDO and Ideagen publish thought-leading White Paper on Corporate Compliance and Oversight

BDO LLP, the global accountancy organisation, has teamed up with software business Ideagen to produce a White Paper on achieving effective corporate compliance and oversight. The report, entitled ‘The Golden Thread: Achieve Sustainable Competitive Advantage via Risk-Based...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017
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Axis Security achieves “near perfect” score in latest SIA Approved Contractor Scheme audit

Axis Security, the specialist provider of bespoke security services, has achieved the highest Security Industry Authority (SIA) Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) audit score in the company’s history, increasing by two points to reach what the business refers to as an...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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BS ISO 37001 standard addresses growing global concern over bribery in organisations

BSI, the business standards company, has launched BS ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems, a new standard specifically designed to aid the prevention and detection of bribery in today’s organisations. BS ISO 37001 assists companies with turning the legal requirements...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
Left to Right: Peter Granville (Broadsword Security Services), Paul Beck (A1 Security Systems Ltd), Steve Broughton (Autogate Systems Ltd), Richard Jenkins (CEO, NSI and Stephen Winter (Tremorfa Ltd)
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First UK companies attain ‘Gates Gold’ scheme approval from National Security Inspectorate

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has just announced the first companies to be approved under its ‘Gates Gold’ Scheme following the initiative’s launch by the specialist certification body at IFSEC International in June. With a number of tragic accidents...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016
Alex Carmichael: CEO of the SSAIB
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SSAIB unveils new series of Regional Forums for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB), the dedicated fire, security and telecare certification body for the UK and Ireland, has announced a new series of its popular half-day Regional Forums to be held around England, Wales, Scotland and Norther...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
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Axis Group companies recognised by Living Wage Foundation as ‘fair’ employers

The Living Wage Foundation has formally accredited two Axis Group companies, recognising their support for the Living Wage and the furtherance of Best Practice in the security business sector. Axis Security, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of security services, is now a...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016
The BSI's headquarters in Chiswick
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BSI reports highest-ever profits and revenue in prestigious organisation’s 114-year history

BSI, the business standards company, has announced its results for the year ending 31 December 2015. Growth of 15% maintains the BSI’s consecutive 16-year track record of annual increases in underlying revenue and takes total revenues to £331 million. New sales orders have...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
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Door & Hardware Federation and NSI join forces to promote powered gate safety Code of Practice

More than 200 of the UK’s foremost security installers were briefed on the biggest development in powered gate safety for many years while attending a major conference held in Birmingham. The NSI Installer Summit was organised by the National Security Inspectorate (NSI),...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016