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SIA welcomes Alec Wood and Kate Bright as non-executive directors

A businesswoman with a background in close protection and a former senior police officer have become the two latest appointees by Home Office ministers to the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Alec Wood and Kate Bright began their three-year term as members of the Authority on...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
Mike Barley (left), Master of The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals, and Detective Sergeant Joby Reeve
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Detective Sergeant Joby Reeve wins City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery

Detective Sergeant (DS) Joby Reeve of the City of London Police has been selected for the ‘Principal Bravery Award’ by the Sheriffs of the City of London sitting at The Old Bailey. The prestigious accolade was presented to DS Reeve on Monday 7 October during the Annual Dinner of...
Posted On 18 Oct 2019
Ciaran Barry CSyP CPP
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Ciaran Barry admitted to prestigious Register of Chartered Security Professionals

Ciaran Barry CSyP CPP, director of operations at the Linx International Group, has been admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals, which is recognised as ‘The Gold Standard’ of competence in security. The Register of Chartered Security Professionals...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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The Security Institute’s View

Back in 2011, The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals used its Royal Charter and the collective knowledge of The Security Institute to create a comparative standard for security. Eight years on, the post-nominals CSyP are now accepted as The Gold Standard for strategic...
Posted On 29 May 2019
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David Burgess honoured to receive City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery 2018

At The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals’ Annual Dinner on Thursday 11 October, The Sheriffs of the City of London presented their annual Award for Bravery to David Burgess in The Egyptian Hall of The Mansion House, where the event was held by kind permission of...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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The Security Institute’s View

“Failing to plan is planning to fail…” That’s a famous quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin, of course, who was known as the ‘father of time management’. It sums up the way in which Rick Mounfield believes the security professionals of today...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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Security Industry Authority endorses Register of Chartered Security Professionals

The Security Industry Authority (SIA), the Government Regulator of the private security industry in the UK, has formerly endorsed the Register of Chartered Security Professionals. The Register was established under Royal Charter issued to The Worshipful Company of Security...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018
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PC Wayne Marques receives prestigious City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery 2017

British Transport Police (BTP) officer PC Wayne Marques – who confronted three knife-wielding terrorists during the recent terror attacks in the London Bridge area of central London and, as a consequence, suffered severe life-changing injuries – is the chosen...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
Chris Plimley of Zaun (left) and Garry Evanson CSyP, chairman of The Security Institute
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Perimeter security specialist Zaun becomes corporate partner of The Security Institute

The Security Institute has welcomed Zaun, the perimeter fencing and security specialist, as a corporate partner of the organisation. Institute chairman Garry Evanson CSyP has officially presented Zaun with its certificate of membership to signify the commitment Zaun has to the...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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2017 City of London Sheriffs’ Award launched at Old Bailey: Call for Nominations

Monday 27 February witnessed the launch of the 2017 City of London Sheriffs’ Award at the historic Old Bailey in London. The traditional Spring launch event was hosted by Ian Mayes QC (The Master of The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals), Alderman and Sheriff William...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017