SIA Security industry update – News archive

by SIA Site Admin // February 6

North East is latest region to get safer nightlife
New door supervisors licence heads north

Security Industry Authority chairman resigns
Molly Meacher cites personal reasons

Safer nightlife in the North West
New rules for door supervisors in the region

New deadline for pubs, clubs and bars in the South West
Door supervisors in the South West must act now

New deadline for pubs, clubs and bars in Wales
Door supervisors in Wales must act now

Home Secretary appoints new SIA chairman
Peter Hermitage takes up new four-year post

Safer nightlife in the Midlands
New door supervisor licence introduced

Safer nights for drinkers in the South West
Pub and club goers across the South West will be in safer hands from 1 June 2004 with the launch of a new national licensing scheme for door staff in the region

Deadline approaches for door supervisors in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
Security Industry Authority licences legally required by 4 June 2004

Tax relief on SIA licence fee
SIA negotiates tax relief for security workers

Inaction by door supervisors could force pubs and clubs to close
Insufficient door staff in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have applied for the new SIA national door supervisors licence

Security industry careers initiative launched at NEC
The SIA today joined forces with The British Security Industry Association (BSIA), Security Industry Training Organisation (SITO) and Jobcentre Plus, to promote careers in the industry

New Approved Contractor Scheme announced
The SIA outlined details of its new security scheme

New door supervisor licence calls time on ‘Two Rons’
New licence will introduce national professional standards

New Chairman for the Security Industry Authority
Home Office appoints an acting Chairman

Dates for door supervisor licences announced
SIA issues timings for pilot scheme and regional rollout

Cost of new national security licence announced
Licence fee set at £190

New ask a question facility
Our website now has a new question and answer facility

Security Industry Authority secures funding support for new door supervisor training
Learning and Skills Council proposes funding support pilot

Home Office requests feedback on impact of regulating the private security industry
Have your say

Training & qualifications information
Information about training and qualifications for door supervisors is now available on the SIA website

Pilot scheme for national door supervisor licensing announced
The Security Industry Authority has announced the pilot scheme for testing door supervisor licensing

New security industry regulator signs £23million contract with BT
British Telecom awarded four year contract to handle SIA licence applications

Security Industry Authority to cover all of Britain as Scottish Executive invites SIA to extend its remit
Deputy First Minister, Jim Wallace, announced in Edinburgh on 25 March that the Scottish Executive has approved proposals to regulate the private security industry in Scotland

SIA is offically launched
Public to be protected from rogue clampers and door supervisors

SIA regional seminars
The SIA held a number of events to inform suppliers and buyers of private security services about the licensing regulations and the impact that this will have on the industry

Welcome to the new SIA website
If you’re interested in knowing more about the SIA and the powers that we have under the Private Security Industry Act 2001, please browse our new site