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BSIA launches British Security Awards 2020 by announcing regional rounds

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is launching its 2020 celebration of the industry’s finest, namely the British Security Awards, by kick-starting the regional rounds of the security personnel categories. Taking place on Wednesday 1 July at the Marriott Hotel on...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019
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SRI examines impact of advanced technologies on physical security solutions

The Security Research Initiative (SRI) has just published its latest report entitled ‘The Evolution of Physical Security Measures: Assessing the Benefits and Implications’. The aim of the work was to develop a better understanding of the ways in which physical security measures...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019
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TrackTik’s software offers automation for security workforce management

TrackTik’s mobile and web-friendly guard tour system uses automation to take the effectiveness and efficiency of an organisation’s security management operations “to the next level”. This “first-of-its-kind” system provides security managers with a custom-tailored, holistic view...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
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SIA launches #SaferNightsOut campaign to address violence in night-time economy

Private security industry regulator the Security Industry Authority (SIA) is running a national campaign in June and July that aims to make the night-time economy a safer place for both security personnel and people on nights out. The campaign, which kicked off on Monday 17 June,...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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BSIA Briefing

The security industry has come a long way from its historical roots and is now focusing heavily on new technology, updated skills, vetting and standards as well as changing perceptions of what the sector actually entails. Mike Reddington discusses the work of the British Security...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Wearable First Aid and trauma pack launched to protect citizen first responders

TRISAT, a British company specialising in the protection of people and assets, has launched the B L AID+ (Ballistic Advanced Incident Defence System). The wearable First Aid and trauma pack helps to mitigate the risks posed to citizen first responders from shootings, stabbings...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Broadcaster and journalist Jane Moore to present BSIA’s 2019 British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced that broadcaster and journalist Jane Moore will be the lead speaker and presenter at the annual British Security Awards, which take place in London on Wednesday 10 July at the Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square. Moore...
Posted On 17 May 2019
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Duo of unlicensed security operatives plead guilty at Crewe Magistrates’ Court

An unlicensed door supervisor and the boss who deployed him with a fraudulent licence have been convicted of offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001 and the Fraud Act 2006. On Tuesday 26 March, Michael Flood of Pulford Road in Winsford pleaded guilty at Crewe...
Posted On 01 Apr 2019
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“Automation, Cloud, Cyber and Unification” all at heart of Tyco’s product strategy

If you want to know anything about the future product strategy for the Tyco video brands, there’s probably no-one better to ask than Eli Gorovici, product general manager for access and video solutions within the security products division of Johnson Controls. Speaking to...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019
Amanda McCloskey
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The Rules of Staff Engagement

Carefully thought through engagement has always been necessary for the effective management of remote officers in the private security industry. Nowadays, though, with some office-based employees opting to work from home, there’s also an increasing number of remote support staff...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019