How to become a Security Guard in the UK

2020 and 2021 are being hailed as a year unlike any other in living memory. After the First and Second World Wars, the streets and communities were almost non-stop celebrations as people [...]

Women in the Security Industry

Did you know that female police officers in England and Wales make up 31.2% of the workforce, according to recent data? Yet when it comes to the security industry, women make up a modest 11%. So [...]

SIA Security Wages – How much do you earn?

So, you’re thinking about getting into the security industry, right? Well, the first thing you’ll want to consider is the pay rate. After all, a job has to pay. It’s the [...]

Door Staff Shortage Post COVID

While some countries are still facing Covid-19 head on, it is fair to say that the UK is doing well in its fight against the deadly virus. The UK was the first country to start vaccinating and, [...]

How to Defuse a Fight – Conflict Management

Imagine you are working as a door supervisor. There is a queue and it starts to get rowdy. A group is obviously drunk and getting a bit loud and arguing. What do you do? Well, the first thing is [...]

SIA CCTV Licence – A Look At The Licence

We all know that CCTV cameras are part of our lives and they are not going away. There are millions of CCTV cameras across the UK, and someone has to watch them. With an SIA CCTV licence, that [...]

First Aid is now part of the Updated SIA Certification

One of the essential elements of being a safety professional is to ensure the safety of the public. And it is quite possible that, while you are doing your job, it may be necessary to help [...]

The Difference Between a Door Supervisor and Security Guard

Security guards and door guards are two very closely related jobs in the private security industry, but what exactly is the difference? Security Guard In general, a security guard may work in a [...]

SIA Licence Changes are Coming

On 1st April, new amendments will come into force concerning the SIA licence. This means that all those taking the new SIA course will now also complete the new components of their licence. Why [...]

Have Facemasks Changed The Security Industry?

As face masks are becoming a mandatory requirement in our daily lives, whether it’s visiting shops, taking public transport or even going into your local takeaway, we decided to take a look [...]