The NSI Services Auditor Team - Back Row Left to Right: Vernon Erekosima, Ian Sanderson, Trevor Underdown, Al Kyte and Neil Ohren. Front Row Left to Right: Clare Crump, Jo Fox, Margaret Durr (Head of Field Operations – Services) and Suvi Foy
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NSI’s mandate to deliver assessment services for ACS renewed by Security Industry Authority

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has renewed the National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) mandate to deliver assessment services for the Regulator’s Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) from 1 April (subject to contract). Guarding services organisations with a commercial...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
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Delivering a Total Security Solution

2014 continued the trend towards an increased use of technology within the security sector, a trend supported by higher levels of integration between all sectors of the profession – from physical to digital and computing to electrical. What developments will characterise the...
Posted On 10 Jan 2015
The new Emprise White Paper focuses on the benefits of an integrated approach to security provision
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Emprise White Paper: “Integrated security strategies can reduce costs by up to 30%”

A new White Paper compiled by Emprise, entitled: ‘Reduce Costs and Risk with an Effective Security Strategy’, offers insights relating to the importance of security strategies for business continuity as well as the potential impact for those organisations who ‘get it...
Posted On 10 Jan 2015
Infologue.com has examined the turnovers of the UK's Top 30 regulated security companies in the private sector
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Infologue.com unveils 2014 Top 30 ‘league table’ of UK security companies

Due to the increasing popularity of the Infologue.com annual listing, the decision was taken to increase the ‘league table’ and feature 30 companies operating in a market where, in 2014, the regulated security sector has remained static in terms of turnover at £3.2...
Posted On 29 Dec 2014
1,000 covers for guests were provided inside a temporary venue on the site of Horse Guards Parade
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‘On Parade’: ISC outlines Security Management Best Practice for Special Events

Managing security at an iconic central London venue allows absolutely no room for error. Recently, Integrated Security Consultants provided support for a lavish private event held at Horse Guards Parade. Brian Sims outlines the service delivery and what lessons were learned....
Posted On 22 Dec 2014
Bill Butler CSyP: CEO at the Security Industry Authority
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Chartered Security Professional status bestowed upon SIA chief executive Bill Butler

The Security Institute has announced that Bill Butler – CEO of the Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Regulator for the private security business sector – is admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals as of Tuesday 9 December following his interview with...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014
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Secure transition to civilian life

With 2014 marking the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, the long-term impact of war and conflict on those fighting at the front line has once more become part of the nation’s collective consciousness. Trevor Elliott discusses the career challenges often faced by those...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014
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Time to reinvent security

Following the economic downturn there has been a paradigm shift in the security sector. It’s no longer enough to provide ‘security’ amounting to little more than a licensed officer managing an access control point. Lewis Roberts explains why adding value must be the name of the...
Posted On 10 Sep 2014