On 9 December 2017 at Teesside Crown Court, jailed security director Christopher Catchpole, was ordered to pay back proceeds of crime amounting to £63,628.
On Tuesday 9 January 2018 at Workington Magistrates’ Court, we successfully defended an appeal against the suspension of a licence from a security guard charged with indecent exposure.
A South Wales man has been sentenced for continuing to work as a security director despite having lost his SIA licence. Billy Jones, director of BJ Securities Ltd, was sentenced to 12 weeks imprisonment, suspended for 18 months, and 200 hours unpaid work at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on 13 December. Jones had previously had his
Some recent injuries to members of the public have been attributed to the use of so-called “vascular restraints”. These are also known as “chokeholds”, and are extremely dangerous.
On Tuesday 28 November, security operatives from around Glasgow attended Counter Terrorism Project Griffin Training at Cathouse, a music venue in Glasgow.
Door supervisors can make a big difference to the outcome of a night out by intervening to assist a vulnerable person in trouble, and helping them to make it home safe.
Alan Clamp, our Chief Executive of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) launched a new initiative at Security Twenty17 promoting responsible buying of security and the SIA’s Approved Contractor Scheme.
Unlicensed security director given suspended prison sentence as court considers confiscation of his assets
On 6 November, at Caernarfon Crown Court, Mark Pursglove was sentenced for working without a licence following several hearings in October 2017 and September 2017.
Door supervisor who refused to wear his SIA licence receives a criminal conviction and loses his licence
Door supervisor, Warren Steele, has had his licence revoked following a conviction, for failing to display his licence whist on duty.
On 26 October, at Leamington Spa Magistrates Court, Karl Alexander Morrison, now known as Karl O’Brien, was found guilty of working without an SIA licence.