We cast our eye over the main stories impacting the security industry, including, Kanye West’s former bodyguard is calling the rapper a “bully” and is threatening to sue for damages after West accused him of breaking a confidentiality agreement.
There is an age-old adage, which states that in this world ‘you get what you pay for’ and nowhere is this truer than in the Protection Industry.
As someone who runs their own security company, I know this only too well. However, this lesson was firmly reinforced after I rashly agreed to take on a job that my gut had warned me to avoid.
We cast our eye over the main stories impacting the security industry. Here’s what’s appeared on the radar since the last issue.
It can be difficult to maintain medical training with the pressures of schedules, but whether it’s online or hands on, the importance of on-going medical training should not be forgotten or underestimated.
The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has opened the booking for their annual Stakeholder Conference, which takes place at the Oval cricket ground on Tuesday 13th March 2018.
Yesterday the Security Industry Authority (SIA) published their findings from the extensive consultation that took place in phase one of the project to review the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS).
At Teesside Crown Court, on 30 June 2017, Security Director, Christopher Catchpole was sentenced to 32 months imprisonment following a guilty plea to offences of money laundering, supplying an unlicensed security operative and being the director of a security company without a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence.
On 24 March, the Security Industry Authority will stop issuing paper-based licence applications and from 7th April, the SIA will no longer accept the outdated paper-based applications.* Charlotte Jennings, Deputy Director Operations, said: “At the SIA we are committed to providing an easier, cheaper and quicker licensing service to all our customers. […]
Security bosses jailed for immigration and security offences 18 March 2014 On Friday [14 March], a director and manager of a security company were given custodial sentences, at Woolwich Crown Court, for security and immigration offences. Anthony Okoh, 45, and Victor Chiazor, 50, ran the security company Blue Feather Guarding Ltd without the necessary Security […]
New Chair of SIA 17 January 2014 Today [15 January], Elizabeth France CBE began her new role as the Chair of the Security Industry Authority. Mrs France has extensive experience in the criminal justice sector and is the non-executive Chair of the Office for Legal Complaints. Following an open selection process, Bill Matthews has […]