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Issue 103, December 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Update on the ACS Review
  • Counter-terrorism protective security
  • Clarification on the use of vascular restraint

Enforcement Update

  • SIA routine checks uncover director with revoked licence at Elvis festival
  • Project Griffin workshop in Bedford
  • Southampton Violence Reduction event

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the licensing process

Business Matters

  • HM Revenue and Customs consultation
  • HMRC support with your tax returns
  • Portman group safe spaces support the night-time economy

Upcoming Events

  • Security Twenty 18 in Nottingham
  • National Pubwatch Conference 2018
  • SIA Annual Stakeholder Conference
  • Security Events Website

Issue 102, November 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Seasonal safeguarding reminder for Door Supervisors
  • Guide to buying private security
  • Register for an SIA online account
  • Make the most of your SIA business account

Enforcement Update

  • Door supervisor who refused to wear his SIA licence receives a criminal conviction and loses his licence
  • Super pub watch event organised in Leicester Square

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the licensing process
  • Wearing your licence

Business Matters

  • HMRC support for the Self-Employed and Small Businesses

Upcoming Events

  • SIA Annual Stakeholder Conference
  • Security Events Website

Issue 101, October 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Regulator's Guide to Buying Security
  • Changes to Online Applications
  • Changes to Watchlists & Photos
  • Licensing Application Surgery with London Night Czar and Ministry of Sound

Enforcement Update

  • Unlicensed Door Supervisor Given Suspended Prison Sentence
  • Update on the case of Barred Security Director, Mark Pursglove

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the Licensing Process

Business Matters

  • HMRC Self Assessment Tax Return
  • Webinars

Upcoming Events

  • SIA Annual Stakeholder Conference
  • Security Twenty 17, London (Heathrow)
  • Security Events Website

Issue 100, September 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Glasgow Violence Reduction Workshop
  • Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Report on Key Considerations for the Security Industry

Enforcement Update

  • Barred security director is found guilty of working without a licence and convicted again

Licensing Matters

  • Application Process Diagrams
  • Explaining the Licensing Process

Business Matters

  • HMRC Products and Services

Upcoming Events

  • Security Events Website

Issue 99, August 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Terrorism Threat: Stay Vigilant
  • SIA Corporate Blog: Counter-Terrorism

Enforcement Update

  • Disqualified Director of Security Firm Sentenced to 18 Months
  • Licensing Checks in Northern Ireland

Approved Contractor Scheme

  • Reminder to Authorise LDNs at 'Checks in Progress' ONLY

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the Licensing Process

Business Matters

  • We Host Workshop with HMRC
  • Healthy Work-Place Charter
  • Drinkaware Initiatives

Upcoming Events

  • Security TWENTY17 - Glasgow
  • Security Events Website

Issue 98, July 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • 1 Year On
  • Women in Security Awards
  • Violence Reduction Workshops
  • Counter Terrorism Event Feedback
  • Improvements to the New Licensing System

Enforcement Update

  • Fined for using a forged SIA licence
  • SIA Licence Checks Result in Arrests

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the Licensing Process
  • Decision Timescale Indicator

Approved Contractor Scheme

  • Events and Sub-Contracting Guidance

Upcoming Events

  • Security TWENTY17 - Glasgow
  • Security Events Website

Issue 97, June 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Our ACS Review is LIVE
  • Violence Reduction Workshops
  • Report on Physical Intervention Training, Disability and Close Protection
  • SIA Conference Workshop Feedback

Enforcement Update

  • Crown Court Upholds Our Decision

Approved Contractor Scheme

  • 2017 ACS Forum Events

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the Licensing Process

Upcoming Events

  • Counter-Terrorism Workshops
  • Security Events Website

Issue 96, May 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Terrorism Threat: Stay Vigilant
  • Violence Reduction Workshops
  • ACS Review on Hold
  • 'Ask for Angela' Initiative

Enforcement Update

  • Evans Fullerton Prosecuted for Supplying Unlicensed Guards
  • SIA Partner Prosecutes Unlicensed Door Supervisor

Licensing Matters

  • Updated Watchlist Function
  • Explaining the Licensing Process

Business Matters

  • HMRC Offer Tax Support for Self-employed

Upcoming Events

  • Counter-Terrorism Workshop
  • BS 8593 Launch Event
  • Security Twenty17 - Harrogate
  • Security Events Website

Issue 95, April 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Violence Reduction Workshops
  • The Best Way to Contact Us

Enforcement Update

  • SIA Supports Cheshire Police's Operation Street Safe
  • Hinkley Point Power Station Checks

Licensing Matters

  • Criminality Checks Through Disclosure Scotland
  • Explaining the Licensing Process

Business Matters

  • The STOP App from Stop the Traffik

Upcoming Events

  • Brighton and Manchester Violence Reduction Workshops

Issue 94, March 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Message on Counter-Terrorism from the Met
  • SIA Corporate Blog Post
  • SIA Stakeholder Conference Newsletter
  • New Approved Contractor Assessing Bodies
  • Violence Reduction Workshops
  • ACS Review

Enforcement Update

  • Unlicensed Cardiff Door Supervisor Convicted
  • Nottinghamshire Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Showcase 2017

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the Licensing Process

Business Matters

  • Action Counters Terrorism Campaign

Upcoming Events

  • International Parliamentary Conference on National Security
  • SASIG Workshop

Issue 93, February 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Speakers and Workshops at Stakeholder Conference
  • Consultation - SIA Corporate Plan
  • SIA Corporate Blog
  • ACS Review Consultation

Enforcement Update

  • Decision to Refuse ACS Status Upheld
  • Compliance Checks Across the UK

Licensing Matters

  • Further Watchlist Improvements
  • Explaining the Licensing Process

Business Matters

  • BSI Revises Door Security Standard

Upcoming Events

  • SIA Annual Stakeholder Conference

Issue 92, January 2017- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • 2017 SIA Stakeholder Conference
  • Improvements to the New Licensing System
  • Apply to Join the SIA Strategic Forum

Enforcement Update

  • Christmas Licence Inspections in London

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the Licensing Process

Business Matters

  • Security Industry Benchmarking Survey

Upcoming Events

  • SIA Annual Stakeholder Conference
  • Security Twenty 17 Conference and Exhibition
  • The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPA)