**NEW SIA LICENCE DESIGN** As part of the improvements the SIA are making to their licensing systems and processes, they are also updating the SIA licence card. They have listened to your feedback, and based on consultation with a number of groups, in particular anti-fraud agencies, they are enhancing the security of the card. The […]

Fraudulent SIA Training Exposed

Former respected airport security trainer and soldier Tony Bainbridge read out answers to an undercover researcher posing as a would-be bodyguard SIA Training Fraud. Thousands of licensed security guards could be working in the UK fraudulently after buying qualifications for cash,  via courses delivered by an Industry Qualifications (IQ) approved training centre, a BBC investigation […]

PROSEC Move back into our offices

PROSEC move back into their offices after 14 months. After the fire which damaged PROSEC offices we have been operating from temporary offices while ours were rebuilt. We have officially now moved back into our building and are operational again.

Latest news on Business licensing for Security Companies from the SIA

The Home Office is continuing to work with the security industry and the Security Industry Authority on the development of regulation for the private security industry. In December 2014, the Home Office said the Government expects the introduction of the statutory licensing of private security businesses to come into force as soon as possible during […]

Government minister promises national review into first aid training in nurseries following campaign by Stockport charity

Government minister promises national review into first aid training in nurseries following campaign by Stockport charity Millie’s Trust organised a petition which received 102,000 signatures and led to Monday’s debate in Westminster A Government minister has promised a national review into the provision of paediatric first aid in nurseries after a campaign by Stockport charity […]

Your workplace risk profile: identifying your first aid needs

Under the new Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance when assessing workplace first aid training and supplies needs employers should consider a greater number of factors than was advised under the previous guidance to the regulations. What should I consider as part of my first aid needs review? The HSE’s new guidance for workplace first aid provision […]

“Nightclub owner liable” for bouncer’s attack on fire fighter

In a story dating back to 2006 where an innocent firefighter was attacked by a nightclub bouncer in Southend and left brain damaged is now to receive compensation from the Venue owner ! With the support of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and its lawyers Thompsons Solicitors, the latest appeals by the insurers and the […]

New SIA Physical Intervention delivery

As you may be aware the SIA Physical Intervention Module of the SIA Door Supervisors course is changing as from the 1st January 2015. Mark Dawes, the Director of one of our Awarding Bodies has produced a brief synopsis of these changes as part of a video that can be viewed here: