Posts Tagged ‘SIA’

SIA awards major digital services contract to Version 1

SIA

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has awarded a major digital services contract to Version 1.  The IT service provider will take over support for STeP, the SIA’s online licensing system, in May 2019. Version 1, which was established over 20 years ago, specialises in digital and Cloud services. It has a 1200 strong team with…

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AcceleRISE 2019 will ignite new thinking, strengthen leadership skills and sharpen business acumen in young talent

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced AcceleRISE, a new conference for tomorrow’s security leaders featuring top-quality idea sharing, coaching, business skills development, networking and inspiration. AcceleRISE 2019 will be held Aug. 14-16 at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. AcceleRISE – hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals and those new to…

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Kinesis vehicle telematics helps Lincolnshire Security guard the guards

Kinesis

Kinesis vehicle telematics is giving Lincolnshire Security complete visibility of its mobile operation. The recently implemented tracking system gives the Boston based company round the clock monitoring of mobile staff for resource planning, incident response, customer reporting and health and safety responsibilities. Offering a wide range of guarding and mobile security, Lincolnshire Security service offering…

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The Security Industry Authority (SIA) launched a new consultation on the licence-linked qualifications required by licensed security staff

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Yesterday, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) launched a new consultation to help determine the content of the next generation of compulsory qualifications for licensed operatives in the private security industry. This new consultation starts today and will run for four weeks until Monday 11 February 2019. Following an initial consultation last year the SIA has…

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SIA Chief Executive appointed

Ian Todd

Elizabeth France CBE, Security Industry Authority Chair, announced the appointment of Ian Todd as SIA Chief Executive. Ian succeeds Dave Humphries who has been interim CEO since the departure of former SIA CEO Alan Clamp at the end of October. Ian will join the SIA on 25 February 2019. Ian will be joining the SIA…

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Security Industry Authority promote safer security at Hartfield’s student haunt

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The Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) South East Partnerships and Interventions team and Hertfordshire Constabulary are at the Forum, the Student Union bar of the University of Hertfordshire. They are sharing best-practice guidance on safer physical intervention for door supervisors as a reminder of how to keep their clients and themselves safe. The aims of the…

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Entries are now open for the flagship awards programme at ISC West

New Product Showcase

Submissions are now open for the Security Industry Association’s (SIA’s) New Product Showcase (NPS) Awards at ISC West 2019. NPS recognizes innovative security products, services and solutions used to protect life and property in residential, commercial and institutional settings. “Participating in the NPS – the leading awards program at the largest trade show for security…

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Securing New Ground (SNG) Conference

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The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced that the 2019 Securing New Ground (SNG) conference will be held Oct. 29-30 at the Grand Hyatt New York. SNG, founded in 1996, gathers 250+ senior-level industry leaders and financial partners each year and highlights major trends including artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and mobile connectivity as well as business…

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SBN applauds SIA plans for the future

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Following a parliamentary review, the SIA has recommended a systematic and transformational approach to its regulations – a result supported by the Small Business Network (SBN), which is a security industry body made up of leading private security firms.    After long advocating for industry-wide, mandatory SIA licensing as well as an overhaul of the…

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