UK Security Services News

15
Sep, 2013

We now offer Professional investigation Services

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15
Sep, 2013

New Website Launch

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Security Industry News

12
Jan, 2016

Review of the SIA

All non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs), like the SIA, are subject to periodic substantive reviews. A review of the SIA begins on 11 January.
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18
Dec, 2015

SIA given new powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act

The Government has amended the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) changing powers available to regulatory bodies, including the Security Industry Authority.
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07
Oct, 2015

Security Guard Pleads Guilty

On Tuesday 22 September 2015, Asif Abrar of Speckmans Way, Slough entered a guilty plea to a charge under Section 3 of the Private Security Industry Act 2001.
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07
Sep, 2015

Company directors ordered to pay £666,697

John Anah and Tony O’Gonna, co-directors of ANCO UK Ltd, AA Guarding Ltd and Metro Guards, UK Ltd were ordered to pay a confiscation totalling £666,697 under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
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11
Aug, 2015

Company, director and two operatives sentenced

On 3rd August 2015 a company director and two security guards were sentenced for various offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001, and the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981.
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19
May, 2015

Two unlicensed security company directors sentenced

On 19th May, at Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court, two unlicensed directors of a security company were sentenced for offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001. Both pleaded guilty to the offences.
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15
May, 2015

SIA: Changing how we license the security industry

Towards the end of 2015, the SIA will be launching new online services that will improve the information available to applicants and businesses, speed up the application process, and improve the service that it provides to the industry
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14
May, 2015

Unlicensed security director imprisoned and disqualified

On 13 May a former security director was sentenced to a 16 week custodial sentence, ordered to pay £10,000 in costs, and was disqualified from being a company director for five years.
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29
Apr, 2015

SIA revoking licences obtained with fraudulent qualifications

The Security Industry Authority has started the revocation process for 129 SIA licences that are linked to alleged training and qualification malpractice.
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25
Mar, 2015

Director pleads guilty to using unlicensed security guards

Johnny Okeoma, a Director of Tripleway Ltd, pleaded guilty at Barkingside Magistrates Court on 19 March 2015 to providing two unlicensed security operatives.
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