A joint Security Industry Authority and North Wales Police operation targeted door supervisors, security guards and CCTV operatives across 14 sites in North Wales. The operation acted on intelligence received by the SIA that suggested that security companies were deploying… Read more ›
Private security firm G4S has donated two and a half million pounds to the armed forces as a “goodwill gesture.” It’s after 18,200 military personnel in total were drafted in for London 2012 following their failure to provide… Read more ›
Close protection licence holders can use their licence to work as door supervisors. However, the qualifications needed to obtain a door supervision licence have changed, and the SIA now need to review this arrangement.
The SIA have published… Read more ›
Update from the SIA -
You must have one of these qualifications or one of the previous licence-linked qualifications before you can apply for a front line door supervisor licence.
SIA-endorsed qualifications are valid for SIA licensing requirements regardless of… Read more ›
Issue 37, July 2012
SIA Latest News Includes;
• SIA Update Evaluation Survey Results
• Northern Ireland Consultation
• This Year’s Stakeholder Conference
• Fact or Fiction?
• Spotlight On…Register of Approved Contractors
• Enforcement News
Approved Contractor Scheme
•… Read more ›
Letter dated 10th July 2012
To Whom it May Concern
RE: Armstrong Security
I have had the responsibility from 2003 – 2012 of managing the contract between Bristol City Council and Armstrong Security for the provision of CCTV operators in… Read more ›
Source: Guardian Unlimited
Private security firm G4S still needs to train and accredit 9,000 more guards, according to security sources
The private security company being paid nearly £300m to guard the London 2012 Olympics has yet to fully train or… Read more ›
More than 400 door supervisors were inspected during a London borough-wide operation on Friday [29 June].
The Metropolitan Police led the operation, supported by Security Industry Authority investigators, local police units, local authorities and trading standards… Read more ›
This months SIA Update includes the following information;
Northern Ireland Consultation
Government Announces Wheel Clamping Ban
Fact or Fiction?
Spotlight On…Licence Dispensation Notices
Approved Contractor Scheme
Approved Contractor Scoring
Licence Renewal Reminders
Submitting Character… Read more ›
Members of the SIA’s Approved Contractor Scheme are continuing to raise the bar, results published have shown.
Figures for the past year have shown that there has been an average improvement of 11 points across all approved contractors.… Read more ›