SIA Update

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Issue 113, October 2018- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Trevor Reaney appointed to SIA Board Interim Chief Executive appointed
  • Reminder of responsibilities under the Equality Act
  • Barriers to effective buyer-supplier relationships in the security sector
  • Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority charge rate guidance
  • Findings from our SIA Update readership survey – We are listening!

ACS News

  • Consultation on eligibility criteria requirements for the ACS
  • Skills and qualifications review
  • Employers urged to audit pay practices 

Public Protection

  • Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) campaign
  • Police Scotland count-terrorism events Identify and safeguard victims of ‘county lines’

Enforcement Update

  • Wirral brothers are prosecuted for working while their licences were suspended

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the licensing process
  • Update on Birmingham open day

Upcoming Events

  • Glasgow open day – Save the date
  • Security Twenty 18 London
  • Security Events Website

Issue 112, September 2018- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Consultation on the private security industry skills & qualifications
  • Outcome of ACS review published
  • This autumn’s ACS Events
  • Clarification on vascular restraint
  • SIA blog on tackling fraud
  • Use our buyers guide to security ‘Do you buy security’

Public Protection

  • Police Scotland ACT counter-terrorism events

Upcoming Events

  • Security Twenty 18 London
  • Security Events Website

Enforcement Update

  • Security guard who committed identity theft jailed for five months
  • Door supervisor who stole identity given suspended sentence for fraud
  • Child sexual exploitation disruption workshop
  • Women’s safety charter champion

Licensing Matters

  • Application process diagrams
  • Making the most of your SIA business account
  • Explaining the licensing process

Issue 111, August 2018- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Licence management service available
  • Skills & qualifications review project
  • Avoid job scams
  • Police Scotland ACT counter-terrorism events
  • Private security industry apprenticeships
  • Nominations for the UK OSPAs

Public Protection

  • Safeguarding and Vulnerability in the Cumbria Night Time Economy

Enforcement Update

  • Showtime security guards limited director found guilty of intimidating witnesses and given prison sentence
  • Spot checks in South Yorkshire

Licensing Matters

  • Updates to our licensing system for individuals
  • Helping your business manage licensing notifications
  • GDPR changes to our licensing system
  • Explaining the licensing process

Upcoming Events

  • Birmingham Open Day
  • Security Twenty 18 Dublin & London
  • Security Events Website

Issue 110, July 2018- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • SIA Chief Executive announces departure
  • Security at events guidance
  • We join forces with HMRC to clamp down on tax fraud
  • SIA blog - Manchester open day
  • Cyber Essential Plus from GCHQ
  • Women in security awards

Public Protection

  • Police Scotland counter-terrorism events
  • Fraudulent licences

Enforcement Update

  • Follow our regional P&I teams on Twitter
  • Door supervisor prosecuted for fraud & working without a licence jailed for 2 years
  • Showtime Security Limited owner given 12 months prison sentence

Licensing Matters

  • Licensing system update: DBS consent
  • Explaining the licensing process
  • Not receiving our emails?

Upcoming Events

  • Inverness & Dundee counter-terrorism events
  • Security Twenty 18 Dublin & London
  • Security Events Website

Issue 109, June 2018- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Register to attend our Manchester SIA Licensing Open Day
  • Tell us what you think of SIA Update
  • Home Office Review of the SIA
  • Women in Security Awards

Public Protection

  • Guidance on how to respond to hazardous substance incidents
  • Join the TAKE:90 campaign this summer

Enforcement Update

  • Showtime Security Limited director guilty of supplying unlicensed security

Licensing Matters

  • You must display your licence
  • Explaining the Licensing process

Upcoming Events

  • Licensing Open Day in Manchester
  • Security Twenty 18 North
  • Security Events Website

Issue 108, May 2018- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • SIA Chair blog on GDPR
  • Tell us what you think of SIA Update
  • Identify victims of 'County Lines'
  • Our Call Handling System
  • Customer insight - listening to customers
  • Changes to our SIA Homepage

Public Protection

  • CSE Toolkit for Night Time Economy Professionals

Enforcement Update

  • Belfast door supervisor prosecuted for working without an SIA licence
  • Door Supervisor prosecuted for ignoring requests for information from the SIA

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the licensing process

Upcoming Events

  • Vulnerability Awareness Training
  • Security Twenty 18
  • Women in Security Awards
  • Security Events Website

Issue 107, April 2018- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Counter-terrorism e-learning
  • Register for an SIA online account
  • Women in Security Awards
  • New Pass Scheme Video

Enforcement Update

  • Vanishing security firm boss prosecuted for ignoring SIA requests for information

Licensing Matters

  • Application process diagrams
  • Explaining the licensing process

Business Matters

  • BSI consultation on its code of practice

Upcoming Events

  • Security Twenty 18
  • Women in Security Awards
  • Security Events Website

Issue 106, March 2018- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • SIA Stakeholder Conference 2018 update
  • Action Counters Terrorism
  • Customer Service Excellence – 2018 Report
  • New SIA Board Member
  • Updated Version of Get Licensed
  • Regulator’s Guide for Buying Private Security
  • ACS Review update

Business Matters

  • Help from HMRC on Understanding PAYE

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the licensing process

Enforcement Update

  • Licensing checks across West Yorkshire
  • Owner of Security Company Elite Door Staff Found Guilty
  • Wiltshire-Based Security Company Director Pleads Guilty

Upcoming Events

  • Protecting Vulnerable People
  • Safeguarding Workshop
  • Security Twenty 18
  • Security Events Website

SIA Update, Conference Special- this link opens in a new window

 

Part ONE

  • Security Industry Authority Report
  • Home Office Update
  • Protecting the Public – the work of Partnerships & Interventions

Workshops

  • Public Protection Workshop
  • Labour Supply Workshop

Part TWO

  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Labour Supply – a Personal View
  • The Work of the GLAA
  • Closing Remarks from SIA Chief Executive

Issue 105, February 2018- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Book for the SIA Stakeholder Conference
  • Help us to improve our website
  • Buyers’ Leaflet
  • ACS Review - Phase Three

Business Matters

  • Security industry buyer-supplier relationship study

Licensing Matters

  • Explaining the licensing process

Enforcement Update

  • £10,000 confiscated from Sightguard Security Ltd director
  • Coventry security director found guilty for providing unlicensed security services

Upcoming Events

  • SIA Annual Stakeholder Conference
  • Security and Counter Terrorism Expo
  • Welfare and Vulnerability Training
  • CSE Awareness Workshop
  • Security Events Website

Issue 104, January 2018- this link opens in a new window

 

SIA News

  • Update on ACS Review and our response
  • Next phase of the ACS Review
  • Book your place at our 2018 Conference
  • NHS Guidance on Acid Attacks

Enforcement Update

  • Combat CSE Workshops
  • Security director ordered to pay £63k
  • Working with the Metropolitan Police

Business Matters

  • HMRC help with your Self-Assessment

Licensing Matters

  • Working with us on your application
  • Decision timescale indicator
  • Explaining the licensing process

Upcoming Events

  • SIA Annual Stakeholder Conference
  • Security Twenty 18 in Nottingham
  • National Pubwatch Conference 2018
  • Security and Counter Terrorism Expo
  • Security Events Website
  • SIA News & Website Updates

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