There are several government sites about the laws governing employees’ general pay and conditions, which you may find helpful, as well as further information about the Private Security Industry Act 2001 and the SIA.
Private Security Industry Act 2001.
You can read/download a full text of the Private Security Industry Act 2001.
Website for the Government body responsible for internal affairs in England and Wales
Department for Work and Pensions
Website for the Government body responsible for welfare reform.
Department for Education and Skills
Website for government body responsible for learning and training opportunities.
A website aimed at practitioners to help them achieve and sustain reductions in crime and disorder.
Job Centre Plus
The website for searching for job vacancies through the Department for Work and Pensions
OTHER SITES There are also many other sites that you may find useful and informative relating to all different aspects of the Private Security Industry Act 2001, training and qualifications, the new licensing system and the industry generally.
Please note that listing a site here does not mean that the SIA in any way necessarily endorses or approves of its content.
British Security Industry Association
The site of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA).
The Joint Security Industry Council
An umbrella organisation for a broad group of security associations, inspectorates and organisations.
The Investigators Sector 2001
The Investigators’ Sector was formed in December 2001 as a forum for the discussion of matters of concern to the investigation industry, and to provide a means whereby those concerns might be represented.
Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO)
Association set up to develop police policies..
British Institute of Innkeeping
A professional training body for the licensed retail sector.
City and Guilds
The leading provider of vocational qualifications in the United Kingdom.
An awarding body operating throughout the UK offering qualifications from pre-entry level up to and including level 4.
The UK’s largest awarding body to offer a range of both general and specialist qualifications.
The National Open College Network (NOCN) is the UK’s foremost provider of accreditation services for adult learning.
Association of British Investigators
The leading professional body, working with investigators, to promote members and the profession.
Infologue.com is a free information service and has been supplying news and views on the UK manned security sector since 1997.