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Security Industry Authority promotes safer security at Brighton’s student haunts

On Friday 30 November, members of the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) South East Partnerships and Interventions team and Sussex Police officers visited Brighton’s top student pubs and clubs to share Best Practice guidance on safer physical intervention for door...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Unlicensed security director ordered to pay over £18,000 from proceeds of crime

On Friday 9 November at Caernarfon Crown Court, Mark Pursglove (52) of Llanberis Road in Caernarfon was ordered to pay over £18,000 for his previous convictions including working without a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. Pursglove’s previous convictions were for...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018
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Unlicensed manager prosecuted for providing false information as part of SIA investigation

In October last year, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) began an investigation into Irfan Dogan, owner and manager of Cobra Security Services based in Leicester. As the investigation progressed, Dogan’s licence expired on 8 January 2018, but he continued to operate as the...
Posted On 05 Nov 2018
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Duo sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under Private Security Industry Act 2001

On Thursday 18 October 2018, Wirral brothers Kyle James Owen (27) and Ryan Arthur Owen (24) were sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court for committing offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001. Ryan Owen had been the director of Owens Security Solutions Ltd....
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Security Industry Authority endorses Register of Chartered Security Professionals

The Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Government Regulator of the private security industry in the UK, has formerly endorsed the Register of Chartered Security Professionals. The Register was established under Royal Charter issued to The Worshipful Company of Security...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018
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Security Industry Authority issues tender for new supplier of online licensing system

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has issued a tender for a new service provider to take over the support of STeP, the private security industry Regulator’s online licensing system. The tender was issued on 14 June in accordance with Government procurement rules, as the...
Posted On 25 Jun 2018
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Showtime Security Guards Ltd director guilty of supplying unlicensed security officers

On Wednesday 6 June at Shrewsbury Crown Court, Showtime Security Guards Ltd and its director, Maria Francis, pleaded guilty to supplying unlicensed security officers. The sole shareholder of Showtime Security Guards Ltd, namely Matthew Davies, was found not guilty of the same...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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Triennial Review 2016-2017 report on Security Industry Authority issued by Home Office

The Home Office has issued a detailed 76-page report setting out the findings of the Government’s Triennial Review of the Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Regulator for the private security industry whose primary purposes are to assist in reducing criminality in the...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018
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Owner of Elite Door Staff fined after unlicensed employee “assaulted customer”

On Monday 12 March, Trevor Frater (trading as Elite Door Staff) was found guilty of supplying an unlicensed door supervisor on six occasions in Alford and Louth in Lincolnshire. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) began investigating Frater in May last year when Lincolnshire...
Posted On 20 Mar 2018
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£10,000 confiscated from Sightguard Security Ltd director under Proceeds of Crime Act

On Monday 19 February at Portsmouth Crown Court, Victor Lewis (director of Sightguard Security Ltd) was ordered to pay over £10,000 following an order under the Proceeds of Crime Act. The order is the result of the first independent confiscation order under the Proceeds of Crime...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018