Margaret Durr
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NSI consultation on draft Code of Practice NCP 119 receives “positive response”

The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) consultation on its new draft Code of Practice, NCP 119, for the provision of labour in the security and events sector has resulted in a “positive response” from approved companies and labour providers. Margaret Durr, head of...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019
Mike Reddington
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Q&A with Mike Reddington: CEO at the British Security Industry Association

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has issued the results of a Q&A with Mike Reddington to mark his first month as CEO of the Trade Association. The Q&A focuses on the value that membership of the BSIA offers, the current and changing state of the...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
Guy Mathias FSyI
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Guy Mathias appointed chairman elect for 2019 by The Security Commonwealth

At the September meeting of The Security Commonwealth, Guy Mathias FSyI was confirmed as a vice-chairman and chairman elect of the organisation for 2019. The Security Commonwealth is an umbrella organisation of independent membership bodies across the security industry and...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Certified Technical Security Professionals Register receives 500-plus applications during inaugural year

Tavcom Training, a subsidiary of the Linx International Group, is celebrating the first anniversary of its Certified Technical Security Professionals (CTSP) Register, which aims to raise standards in the security and fire sectors. In the last 12 months, upwards of 500 engineers,...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018
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BSIA extends nominations deadline for 2018’s prestigious Security Personnel Awards

The closing date for nominations for 2018’s Security Personnel Awards has been extended by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to midnight on Friday 16 February such that the widest number of companies, members and staff can be included. With applications re-opened,...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
Abbey Petkar
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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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“Significantly stressed police forces must continue to change” warns HMICFRS report

In an environment of increasingly complex crime and changing demands, police forces are generally continuing to manage their resources well according to the latest report into police efficiency published by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017
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Showsec secures prestigious event management contract for 2017 Royal Highland Show

Showsec has been presented with a prestigious opportunity to achieve further growth in Scotland after securing a contract to work with one of Europe’s iconic celebrations of farming, food and rural life. The crowd management and event security specialist will now play a key role...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017
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Fire Industry Association publishes sixth Market Conditions Review ahead of focused webinar

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has just published its sixth Market Conditions Review. Orchestrated every six months, the Review is a ‘snapshot’ designed to provide an independent assessment of the present state of the fire protection market in comparison with the preceding...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
Home Secretary Theresa May
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Home Secretary announces reforms to Independent Police Complaints Commission

The Home Secretary has announced that the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) will be reformed and renamed to improve efficiencies, drive more effective governance and make it more responsive to the public. Theresa May has concluded that the IPCC’s existing governance...
Posted On 09 Mar 2016
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