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New Authority Members Wanted

Posted: 25 Jul 2019
As a member of the Authority you will contribute to the overall strategic direction and corporate oversight of the SIA.

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SIA and HMRC join forces to crack down on exploitation of workers in the security industry

Posted: 17 Jul 2019
Last week the SIA and HMRC carried out joint operations in London, Cardiff and Newcastle to identify illegal working practices and tax fraud in the private security industry.

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Convicted Portadown fraudster jailed for breaching his probation

Posted: 26 Jun 2019
Steven Nixon of Portadown convicted last December ignored his community service order and was jailed last week.

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SIA launches #SaferNightsOut campaign to address violence in the night time economy

Posted: 17 Jun 2019
We're running a national campaign in June and July that aims to make the night-time economy a safer place for both security staff and people on nights out.

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Suspended door supervisor pleads guilty to working unlicensed

Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Suspended Cardiff door supervisor pleaded guilty to working while unlicensed.

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Repeat offender Luton security boss pleads guilty to working without a licence

Posted: 07 Jun 2019
Robert Dass pleaded guilty to two counts of infringement of the Private Security Industry Act.

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Renfrew based G.W.E Security Ltd pleads guilty to providing unlicensed security guard in Glasgow

Posted: 06 Jun 2019
On Friday 31 May, G.W.E Security Ltd pleaded guilty at Paisley Sheriff Court to supplying unlicensed security guards.

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Research campaign

Posted: 24 May 2019
Starting on Tuesday IFF Research will begin a customer insight survey.

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No-show Birmingham door supervisor fined £600 and charged court costs of £7,815 in his absence

Posted: 03 May 2019
A Birmingham door supervisor's licence number was used fraudulently at the Gloucestershire Witcombe Cider Festival. John Mendy, whose licence number it was failed to engage with the SIA and didn't appear in court.

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Door supervisor sent to jail after being caught with photocopied licence

Posted: 01 May 2019
A Bedfordshire door supervisor has been sent to prison after being found working with a forged SIA (Security Industry Authority) licence.

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New initiative sees Leicestershire Police and Security Industry Authority join forces to improve private security skills

Posted: 29 Apr 2019
On 24 April, Leicester Police gave more than 50 licensed security operatives a presentation on conflict management skills

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Chester doorman convicted of working with a forged licence

Posted: 08 Apr 2019
A Chester man has been convicted of working as a door supervisor with a forged SIA (Security Industry Authority) licence.

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Telford security industry training director jailed for eight months for falsifying industry qualifications

Posted: 03 Apr 2019
On Friday 29 March Mr Shamin Uddin former director of SAS Training Academy of Telford, Shropshire, was sentenced at Shrewsbury Crown Court to eight months’ imprisonment.

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Changes to our Approved Contractor Scheme following the review

Posted: 02 Apr 2019
On 01 April 2019 changes came into effect following the review of our Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) for private security businesses.

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£300,000 confiscated from South Wales security director who continued to work after his licence was revoked

Posted: 01 Apr 2019
A South Wales man has been ordered to pay £300,000 for continuing to work as a security director despite having his licence revoked.

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Two Cheshire based unlicensed security operatives pleaded guilty at Crewe Magistrates' Court

Posted: 28 Mar 2019
An unlicensed door supervisor, and the boss who deployed him with a fraudulent licence, have been convicted of offences under the Private Security Industry Act (PSIA) 2001 and the Fraud Act 2006.

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Disqualified security boss prosecuted again for working without a licence

Posted: 14 Mar 2019
A disqualified West Midlands security boss who had his licence revoked last year has been prosecuted and ordered to pay £3,000 plus £4,264 costs.

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Scottish security industry initiative wins ‘best project’ at Counter Terrorism Awards

Posted: 13 Mar 2019
An initiative conceived and funded by the SIA, supported by Police Scotland and the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC), has won a major award.

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Chester security boss fined for employing unlicensed doorman

Posted: 13 Mar 2019
A Chester security boss has been fined over £2,000 for employing an unlicensed door supervisor.

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Essex security director ordered to pay out after supplying unlicensed security guards at West London school

Posted: 13 Mar 2019
Last Friday 8 March, John Raymond Daley, was ordered to pay £25,000 and also prosecution costs of £11,000.

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