Security Industry Authority UK News

National Security Inspectorate Sponsors Apprentice Of The Year Award At The British Security Awards 2020

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) proudly sponsored the Apprentice of the Year Award at the British Security Awards 2020 which took place on 1st July. The annual event, recognizing individuals and companies within the private security sector for their talent and commitment in protecting people and property, saw a significant number of NSI approved companies celebrated amongst its winners. Organized by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), this year’s British Security Aw...

Mitie Security Announces Partnership With Security Industry Authority To Offer Online Training Courses

Mitie Security, one of UK’s renowned technology-led security business, has become one amongst the first business in the sector to successfully pilot virtual accredited training modules. Mitie is working in partnership with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and Highfield Qualifications, the license awarding body, to provide online access to the training course which is required to become a licensed security guard. Previously candidates were required to attend on-site courses. However,...

NSI-Sponsored Thought Leadership Summit Instigates Debate On Key Issues In The Security Sector

Key topics and challenges affecting the security systems and guarding sectors were addressed at this year’s NSI-sponsored Thought Leadership Summit, held at the Royal Lancaster London. Delegates from across the industry engaged with a lively, informative and thought provoking program, organized by the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs). A cross-section of security industry end users, service providers, sector organizations and regulatory bodies attended the third annual UK OS...

SIA Composing Code of Conduct for U.K. Private Security, Seeking Comments

The Private Security Industry Act of 2001 gives the Security Industry Authority (SIA) the function of setting standards of conduct in the United Kingdom’s private security industry. Time is winding down to provide input during the SIA’s six-week consultation on a new draft code of conduct for SIA licence holders and applicants for SIA licences. The authority is inviting the industry, licence holders, and anyone with an interest in private security to have their say on the draft code...

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...

The Secure Identity Alliance Presents EServices Vision 2020 At Connect:ID And Cartes Asia Conference

The Secure Identity Alliance will identify the $50bn savings opportunity government are set to enjoy through On 19th & 20th March 2014 at the Connect:ID conference in Washington and the Cartes Asia conference in Hong Kong, The Secure Identity Alliance will identify the $50bn savings opportunity government are set to enjoy through the implementation of secure eServices by 2020. The report also investigates the wider social and economic benefits of this shift to digital: f...

SIA To Honor Department Of Homeland Security’s Secretary At The Security Week Gala

Napolitano wil receive the Fred. V Morrone 9/11 Memorial AwardThe Security Industry Association (SIA) and the InterPort Police-International Association of Airport & Seaport Police will honor Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Janet Napolitano at the Security Week Gala on November 2, 2011 in New York City. Napolitano will receive the Fred V. Morrone 9/11 Memorial Award in recognition of her leadership and efforts to protect the country from threats that range from ter...