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Global Insights for the 21st Century Security Officer – Free Webinar

January 20, 2021

Our security training partner, IFPO UK & Ireland (The International Foundation for Protection Officers) have their first webinar of 2021 “Global insights for the 21st century security officer” on January 27th.   It will be covering areas such as Security Education, Career Development, Women in Security and Diversity. It is free to attend and ACS Pacesetters’ […]

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The SIA publish the results of their public consultation on draft code of conduct

January 14, 2021

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) carried out a public consultation in the early part of 2020 on their draft code of conduct. The purpose of the consultation was to find out if a code of conduct could make it clearer as to what is meant by ‘fit and proper’ as it is the responsibility of […]

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Covid-19 and the Private Security Industry – Frequently Asked Questions

January 8, 2021

The Security Industry Authority have updated the ‘Covid-19 and the Private Security Industry – Frequently Asked Questions’ document which can be viewed via this link sia-covid-19-faq

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Weston-Super-Mare woman convicted of making a fraudulent claim

January 7, 2021

Lisa Pearce prosecuted by the Security Industry Authority (SIA), pleads guilty to fraud at Bristol Crown Court.  On 18 December 2020, Lisa Pearce of Weston-Super-Mare pleaded guilty to fraud at Bristol Crown Court; Pearce’s sentence was 180-hours of unpaid work which must be completed within two years. Pearce was prosecuted by the Security Industry Authority […]

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Gloucestershire door supervisor fined for working with suspended licence

December 23, 2020

Stephen Stuckle, 50, pleaded guilty at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court on 15 December. The court imposed a fine of £250, plus costs of £300 and a victim surcharge of £32. Stuckle had failed to notify the Security Industry Authority (SIA) that he had been cautioned by the police for domestic assault in 2019. He also neglected […]

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Security Industry Authority updated licensing statistics

December 22, 2020

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has published the licensing statistics for the annual period up to 30th November 2020 and we have compared this to the figures issued up to 31st August 2020. There have been no major changes in the trends, however, there is an increase of 6,042 licences held giving a total number […]

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SIA suspends over 130 licences and seeks retraining after investigating training fraud

December 15, 2020

Last month, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) suspended more than 130 SIA licences as an ongoing criminal investigation revealed that some licence-holders may not have been awarded their qualifications legitimately. Individuals are licensed by the SIA to work in seven different sectors, including door supervision, security guarding, and close protection. Licence applicants must complete sector-specific […]

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The SIA issue their Corporate Plan for the next 3 years

December 7, 2020

The Security Industry Authority have issued their Corporate Plan covering the period 2020 to 2023. The plan includes the priorities for the next 3 years what the SIA hope to achieve in relation to those priorities the actions the SIA will take over the life of this plan how the SIA will measure success To […]

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Aberdare doorman jailed for nightclub assault

December 3, 2020

Two Aberdare nightclub door supervisors have been sentenced following a brutal attack on a customer over the August Bank Holiday weekend last year. On 18 August 2020, Robert Picton, from Barry, and Gregory Cuthbert, from Caerphilly, pleaded guilty at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court to assaulting a 21-year old man at the Judges & Jurys nightclub […]

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STM Group – 5 Gold Rings – The 5th Award of 2020

November 30, 2020

On Wednesday 25th November, STM Group (UK) Ltd was named as winner of the ‘Security Project of the Year’ Award at the IFSEC Annual Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2020. STM Group is now universally recognised as an award-winning Company. The organisation provides bespoke manpower solutions, specialising in the delivery of high-quality security, cleaning, and […]

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