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Magenta Security Services backs First Aid training for licensed security officers

Magenta Security Services is strongly supporting the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) decision to require licensed security officers to undertake First Aid training from 1 April 2020. The company’s support for the move is based on the firm belief that the new...
Posted On 14 Nov 2019
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Hidden Dangers in the Security Contract Tendering Process

Since 2010, local authorities have had their budgets cut by an average of 26%. In the same period, Government spending on the police service has gone down by 30% in real terms, resulting in 20,000 fewer police officers on our streets. These police cuts have made local authorities...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019
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Magenta Security Services urges support for Regulator’s ‘next generation’ licence qualifications

Magenta Security Services believes it’s vital that the industry engages with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to develop the ‘next generation’ of licence qualifications. This follows on from the launch of a month-long consultation process by the SIA which...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Small Business Network supports Security Industry Authority’s plans for the future

Following a recent Parliamentary review, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) has recommended a systematic and transformational approach towards regulation going forward – a stance supported by the Small Business Network (SBN), the security industry body made up of leading...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Magenta Security Services reaches 75% energy usage reduction milestone

Magenta Security Services, the first security guarding company in the UK to be awarded ISO 14001 back in 2001, has continued its focus on environmentally friendly and sustainable business practices over the course of the last 15 years. Now, and despite significant organisational...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018
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Small Business Network celebrates 10th Anniversary with campaign to enhance standards in security sector

The Small Business Network (SBN) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with the launch of a campaign designed to stamp out poor business practice and enhance professionalism across the security business sector. The organisation, which exists to lobby its own members as well as...
Posted On 16 Jan 2018
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UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018: Category finalists announced

The 2018 category finalists for the UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced. The OSPAs are currently offered in eight countries and showcase the excellent work and outstanding contribution that companies, teams and individuals alike are making to...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017
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Finalists announced for 2017 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards

Professor Martin Gill CSyP, director of Perpetuity Research, has now unveiled the finalists for the inaugural UK edition of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs), which are specifically designed to recognise and reward the achievements of both companies and...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016
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BSIA member companies triumph at 2016 Security and Fire Excellence Awards

No less than 20 British Security Industry Association (BSIA) member companies were recognised for their commitment to providing top class security products and services at this year’s Security and Fire Excellence Awards, held at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane on Wednesday 23...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016