Drug Awareness For Security Personnel

Drugs, unfortunately, are very much part of the UK social scene. The resulting behaviour from taking them can vary considerably. For security personnel, people under the influence of drugs or alcohol can be challenging to deal with, causing problems with other members of the public.  Drug users can cause disruption, even violence towards themselves and […]

COVID-19 Crisis Fund for Security Personnel

The pandemic has been a challenging time for many of us. It’s affected every single individual, whether you are a child or an older person.  Most of us have struggled with the lockdown restrictions. Simply not being able to go out for some fresh air, enjoy a meet up with friends either at the coffee […]

Getting Your SIA Training Online – Virtual Courses Available

How do they work? SIA Training Courses – Venues Of course, you can attend any of the SIA courses in the venues throughout the UK. Check this link to discover where the courses are held. Often this means travelling, and hotel stays on top of the course costs—still worth it though, as quickly earned back […]

Avoid Having Your SIA Licence Being Rejected

How to apply for your SIA licence and common mistakes people make Do I Need To Have A SIA Licence To Work in Security? Yes, you do. Since 2003 it is illegal to work any private security job without the correct SIA licence—doing so could see you fined or even imprisoned. The government set up […]

G4S Merger Will Create The World’s Largest Security Firm

If you think of security in the UK, you can’t help but think of security giant G4S. The company manages huge security contracts, including the management of prisons as well as major private contracts.  The saga of the G4S has been going on for months, but it is finally over. The hostile takeover by Canadian […]

Papers For Pints Brings Job Opportunities For Door Personnel

Sadly, what’s been missing during the pandemic is the chance just to get out and have a drink with mates at the local pub. The hospitality industry has been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 epidemic, but measures are now in place to ease the lockdown. Unfortunately, it will be long after schools, gyms, shops, […]