Monthly Archives: January 2014


Importance of SIA license reinforced through January figures

Since the Security Industry Authority (SIA) revised its licencing system in 2013, the body has stepped up its efforts to ensure that security personnel, and the companies that employ them, are working in accordance with the new regulations. The SIA has recently released its January figures revealing the organisation’s activity over the month and the […]

Importance of SIA license reinforced through January figures

SIA target construction security firms

SIA target construction security firms

Many construction sites make use of private security firms in order to ensure that the premises are safe and secure. Crossrail Limited employ many people in this capacity and recently the Security Industry Authority (SIA) carried out a multi-channel operation to ensure that all workers had the correct licences needed to carry out their jobs. […]


Uncovering unlicensed organisations key for security industry

Uncovering unlicensed organisations key for security industry

The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) ‘Wall of Shame’ has been received positively by those within the security sector. By naming and shaming those organisations who have falsely claimed to have an official accreditation from the firm, NSI has highlighted how important it is to check the official credentials of any firm or staff members that […]


Royal Mail revenue growth reflects parcel delivery dominance

Royal Mail has announced that it is confident of hitting financial targets this year, after the parcel delivery business helped drive revenue growth for the recently privatised postal service provider. Year-on-year, group revenue increased by two per cent, with the rise being pushed by both European express parcels subsidiary GLS and the parcel business. Speaking […]

Royal Mail revenue growth reflects parcel delivery dominance

The importance of good security personnel should not be underestimated.

The importance of good security personnel

Technology is hugely important in the security industry, however, its main focus is often to help staff carry out their duties effectively. It is therefore important not to overlook the hard work that security professionals do to ensure that both people and premises are protected. In a feature for In-Security, James Kelly, chief executive of the […]