Peter Sherry

New Skills for Security Training Centre brings apprenticeships to the North West

The private security sector’s skills body, Skills for Security, has opened a new Training Centre in Cheshire, bringing its security apprenticeships to the North West for the first time. The location provides training on Skills for Security’s apprenticeships, as well as bespoke...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018

BSIA announces additional dates for popular series of Apprenticeship Breakfast Briefings

Following the success of its initial Breakfast Briefing on the subject, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced two additional events which aim to help employers in the security business sector understand the forthcoming changes to the way in which security...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

Chancellor George Osborne’s Summer Budget proves positive for the private security sector

In a hugely beneficial move that’s likely to improve the lives of at least 75% of the 385,000 Security Industry Authority-licensed personnel operating within the regulated private security sector, Chancellor George Osborne is set to introduce the National Living Wage for workers...
Posted On 09 Jul 2015

Pathways for progression

Professional benchmarks for certain security roles are not always readily available on the wider scale. This can create barriers to progression for employees and, in doing so, continues to hinder efforts targeted at both altering external perceptions of the security business...
Posted On 10 Oct 2014