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NSI endorses inaugural Surveillance Camera Day set for Thursday 20 June

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced its support for the inaugural Surveillance Camera Day which is taking place on Thursday 20 June (#cameraday19) and urges all those with an interest in surveillance cameras to join this nationwide conversation about all...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019
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Upgraded Invictus ultra low-light HD ruggedised PTZ camera introduced by 360 Vision Technology

360 Vision Technology has announced the release of an upgraded Invictus ultra low-light, high-performance HD ruggedised PTZ camera. Bridging the divide between analogue and IP systems, the upgraded Invictus features a further reduction in power consumption that offers system...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
Derek Maltby
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CCTV in Austerity: What Price Public Space Surveillance?

Law enforcement regimes across the UK typically involve a mixture of the human presence meshed with the use of technology. This is certainly true at the local authority level, where policing and CCTV have operated in tandem for many years. However, as Derek Maltby suggests, it...
Posted On 28 Feb 2019
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SIA launches new consultation exercise focused on licence-linked qualifications

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has just launched a new consultation to help determine the content of the next generation of compulsory qualifications for licensed operatives in the private security industry. This new consultation will run for four weeks until Monday 11...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches online toolbox at Global MSC Security Conference

Tony Porter QPM LLB, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner, delivered an excellent presentation on the National Surveillance Camera Strategy at Global MSC Security’s 2018 Conference and Exhibition in Bristol, during which he officially launched an online toolbox – a...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018
Alex Hiles
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Alex Hiles promoted to corporate services director’s role at Anchor Group Services

National outsourced services provider Anchor Group Services has announced the promotion of Alex Hiles to the newly-created role of corporate services director in a bid to further strengthen the organisation’s senior leadership team. Hiles has worked within the Group –...
Posted On 12 Oct 2018
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HMRC and Security Industry Authority join forces on MoU to clamp down on tax fraud

HMRC and the Security Industry Authority (SIA) have agreed on a new partnership specifically designed to tackle incidents of tax fraud in the private security industry. Both organisations have been working together to identify problems in the sector, including businesses abusing...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018
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Police forces’ use of body-worn video achieves Surveillance Camera Code of Practice standards

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) – the security, fire and telecare certification body for the UK and Ireland – has announced that two police forces have pioneered the introduction of body-worn video technology in accordance with the...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
One of CIS Security’s officers on site at The St Botolph Building in the Aldgate area of the City of London
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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
Left to Right: SSAIB CEO Alex Carmichael, Cllr Yasemin Brett and Alan Gardner
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Enfield Council’s Public Safety Centre celebrates “unprecedented” array of security achievements

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has presented a range of certificates to Enfield Council’s Public Safety Centre. In an official ceremony held at the site in north London, the security, fire and telecare certification body’s CEO Alex Carmichael and...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
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