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West Yorkshire security company fined £10,000

Posted: 06 Dec 2019
West Yorkshire security firm 2 B Secure was fined £10,000 at Leeds Magistrates' and required to pay costs of £778.40 as well as a victim surcharge of £181. 2 B Secure will have to pay the full amount within 28 days.

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Leeds security boss and unlicensed doorman found guilty

Posted: 06 Dec 2019
Prosecution of Haidar Mumtaz, 2 B Secure company director and unlicensed guard Steven Hare

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New SIA campaign aims to address violence against security staff

Posted: 25 Nov 2019
We are launching a campaign today (25 Nov) to promote safer workplaces for security staff.

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Suffolk boss pays penalty for deploying unlicensed guards

Posted: 20 Nov 2019
The director of a Suffolk company has been convicted of supplying unlicensed security guards to haulage companies operating at the port of Felixstowe.

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“Threatening” security boss jailed for four years for systematic exploitation of vulnerable workers

Posted: 18 Nov 2019
A security boss who operated under four different identities has been jailed for more than four years for defrauding vulnerable security operatives who worked for him.

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SIA licence fraudster from West London remanded in custody

Posted: 13 Nov 2019
Last Thursday Oladeji Christopher Owolabi pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud and one offence contrary to the Identity Documents Act.

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Security company fined again for supplying unlicensed staff

Posted: 05 Nov 2019
A Bolton-based security company has been fined at Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates’ Court for supplying a door supervisor to a pub without checking first that he was properly licensed.

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Guilty plea for unlicensed security boss who claimed business was “just a hobby”

Posted: 22 Oct 2019
A Swindon man who claimed that his security business was “just a hobby” has pleaded guilty to working without a licence.

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Jailed Portadown fraudster must pay £70,000 from the proceeds of crime

Posted: 21 Oct 2019
A former security boss has been ordered to pay £70,800 as the proceeds of crime at Antrim Crown Court.

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Convicted Shropshire security boss must pay £3,608.21

Posted: 07 Oct 2019
On Friday 4 October Matthew Davies of Bridgnorth Shropshire was ordered to pay Proceeds of Crime

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“Phantom” security boss who failed to pay staff guilty of 22 counts of fraud

Posted: 01 Oct 2019
A security boss who ran seven companies under four different identities has been found guilty of defrauding security operatives who worked for him.

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SIA teams carry out annual licence check blitz in Leicestershire

Posted: 01 Oct 2019
On Wednesday 25 September we carried out licence inspections throughout Leicestershire.

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Unlicensed brothers prosecuted for illegal security work in Keighley

Posted: 30 Sep 2019
Two brothers from West Yorkshire have been prosecuted for working in the security industry without the proper licences.

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SIA appoints enforcement director

Posted: 30 Sep 2019
We're announcing today (30 September 19) the appointment of Michelle Russell as the SIA Director of Partnership and Interventions.

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Free online counter terrorism training now available for the security industry

Posted: 16 Sep 2019
SIA licence-holders can now get free online counter terrorism training from the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO).

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Licence fee reduced

Posted: 11 Sep 2019
We are reducing our charges to individuals from next month as part of our commitment to drive down costs

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Conviction and fine for Staffs door supervisor who continued to work after SIA licence was revoked

Posted: 06 Sep 2019
A Staffordshire door supervisor was fined on 02 September after he was caught working despite his licence having been revoked.

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Our licensing system will be unavailable on 20-24 September

Posted: 06 Sep 2019
Our licensing system will not be available from 6.00pm on Friday 20 September until 8.00am on Tuesday 24 September. This is so that we can update it.

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Belfast man handed suspended sentence for identity theft and using a fake security licence

Posted: 21 Aug 2019
Yesterday Lee Brown, 29, of Belfast pleaded guilty to five offences of fraud, forgery and counterfeiting licences belonging to other people at Laganside Magistrates’ Court.

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Newtownards door supervisor who ignored SIA is fined

Posted: 31 Jul 2019
On 19 July Konrad Jankowski of Newtownards was sentenced at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court for repeatedly failing to advise the Security Industry Authority (SIA) of his change of address.

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