Capital UK Services Ltd directors ordered to pay over £200,000 under Proceeds of Crime Act

On 27 May 2016, Capital UK Services Ltd and its directors Judith Wanyoike and Stephen Mungai were sentenced at Nottingham Magistrates Court for supplying unlicensed security officers. The court heard that Capital UK Services Ltd provided eleven security operatives who were...
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

Director and operations manager of Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd sentenced for SIA regulation offences

On 25 May 2016, James Lovett (the director of Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd) and the company’s operations manager, James Turner, were sentenced at Nottingham Magistrates Court. Their sentencing follows the guilty pleas Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd and...
Posted On 27 May 2016
One of CIS Security’s officers on site at The St Botolph Building in the Aldgate area of the City of London

CIS Security achieves best ever score and Best Practice plaudits in wake of latest SIA ACS audit process

London-based guarding solutions specialist CIS Security has been awarded 170 points out of a possible 174 in its latest Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) audit, duly placing the business in the Top 1% of security companies operating within the UK. CIS Security has gone from...
Posted On 18 May 2016

Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd director and manager found guilty of deploying unlicensed security officers

On Friday 22 April at Nottingham Magistrates Court, James Turner was found guilty of providing unlicensed security officers and other offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001. Turner was the operations manager at Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd. The director,...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
Peter Webster

Have We Heard The Last of Business Licensing?

With the consultation period for the Security Industry Authority’s comprehensive Draft Corporate Plan now closed for comment, Peter Webster explains why he hopes that the omission of business licensing-focused comment means we’ve heard the last of the idea. Friday 11 March 2016...
Posted On 15 Apr 2016

Aminex Security Services Limited prosecuted for providing unlicensed officer

On Tuesday 23 February, Kingsley Okeiyi – the director of Aminex Security Services Limited – was found guilty at Westminster Magistrates Court for providing an unlicensed security officer. The court heard that, at the beginning of September 2014 when Security Industry...
Posted On 29 Feb 2016

Red Rose Select Services Ltd directors and security officers plead guilty following SIA investigation

On Thursday 4 February at Accrington Magistrates Court, Robert and Katherine Taylor (directors) and Paul Dickinson of Red Rose Select Services Ltd in Accrington were sentenced for deploying unlicensed security officers. Anjam Javed and Philip Sultana also pleaded guilty to...
Posted On 22 Feb 2016

KSS Keyholding Ltd fined for supplying unlicensed security officers in wake of SIA investigation

On Thursday 28 January 2016, Kevin Jones and Karl Francis of KSS Keyholding Ltd pleaded guilty to providing unlicensed security officers at a school in Shrewsbury and were duly sentenced at Shrewsbury Magistrates Court. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) and West Mercia Police...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
James Kelly: CEO of the BSIA

BSIA to serve as member of Challenge Group tasked with reviewing the Security Industry Authority

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has accepted an invitation from the Home Office to become a member of the Challenge Group that will help in steering the direction of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) review process which began on Monday 11 January 2016. The...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016
Baroness Ruth Henig

Former SIA chairman Baroness Ruth Henig CBE to take on President’s role at The Security Institute

The Security Institute has begun 2016 by announcing a new President. Succeeding Lord Alex Carlile at the head of the organisation from the 2016 Annual General Meeting in April is former Security Industry Authority (SIA) chairman Baroness Ruth Henig CBE. While at the SIA, Baroness...
Posted On 12 Jan 2016