Magenta Security Services News

Magenta Security MD And SIA CEO Discuss About Security Industry And Availability Of ACS

Magenta Security MD Abbey Petkar met with SIA Chief Executive Ian Todd and Tony Holyland (SIA Head of Quality & Standards) at Magenta HQ last month to discuss concerns about the lack of business licenses in the security industry. They also considered other topics focused on making the security industry more professional and more robust in the face of unscrupulous players in the market. This included how the ACS could be made more available to 80% of the industry, which represents approximate...

Magenta Security Services Encourages Industries To Engage With SIA’s Next Generation Of Licensing Qualifications

Magenta Security Services believes it is vital that the industry engage with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to develop the next generation of licensing qualifications. This follows the launch of a month-long consultation by the SIA which began on the 26th September. The consultation hopes to re-establish a suitable framework and potential new content for the licensing qualifications of the future. The SIA has invited the private security industry to share its views, deeming it ‘ess...

SBN Applauds SIA Plans For Overhaul Of Its Licensing And Approved Contractor Scheme

Following a parliamentary review, the SIA has recommended a systematic and transformational approach to its regulations - a result supported by the Small Business Network (SBN), which is a security industry body made up of leading private security firms. SIA Licensing After long advocating for industry-wide, mandatory SIA licensing as well as an overhaul of the current Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS), the SBN is delighted to see progress on both fronts. They vehemently believe buyers of secur...