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.
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
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.
The Security Industry Authority has started the revocation process for 129 SIA licences that are linked to alleged training and qualification malpractice.
Johnny Okeoma, a Director of Tripleway Ltd, pleaded guilty at Barkingside Magistrates Court on 19 March 2015 to providing two unlicensed security operatives.
The Security Industry Authority has extended the deadline for licence holders to complete an Equality and Diversity questionnaire to Wednesday 8 April 2015.
The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is seeking the views of SIA licence holders to complete an Equality and Diversity questionnaire.