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British Security Awards finalists announced for 2021 online ceremony

THE BRITISH Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the full list of national finalists for its British Security Awards 2021, which will again take place as an online showcase event. The ceremony will be held on the original scheduled date of Wednesday 30 June and will now be held digitally due to the ongoing uncertainty and restrictions surrounding large-scale events.

The Last Word - January 2021

To say that 2020 was an unpredictable year is something of an understatement, with many industries – the professional security sector among them – remaining severely affected as we move into 2021. Mike Reddington reflects on the success of the BSIA’s campaigning work across the last 12 months and ahead to likely developments framing the New Year

Last word

Security personnel often aid Government and police authorities by being first on the scene when incidents occur. Their work is often embedded in our daily lives, but with little thought afforded to who they are and what they do. Mike Reddington outlines the route towards changing that status quo

Fighting the Pandemic

The British Security Industry Association has been working tirelessly behind the scenes in a determined bid to underpin and embolden the private security industry in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among other things, that work has involved lobbying Government in a bid to see security personnel recognised for what they are (and always have been): key workers. Mike Reddington offers a progress update

BSIA urges action over attacks on ATMs

THE BRITISH Security Industry Association (BSIA) says it welcomes a recently published report into damage from attacks on cash machines, and are calling for on the judiciary to hand down harsher sentences as a deterrent.

Feeling secure - December 2018

As part of a global transformation of telephony services, the UK is undergoing a transformation from an analogue to ‘ALL IP’ platform across the UK, says David Wilkinson.

Feeling secure - November 2018

Fly-tipping not only creates a mess, it is both costly and potentially dangerous in terms of security risks and insurance premiums, warns the British Security Industry Association (BSIA).

Feeling secure - September 2018

With so many factors potentially threatening the security of our schools, it is important to choose security measures that will not only protect staff, students and assets, but that will integrate seamlessly with the design of a building, says James Kelly

Feeling secure - June 2018

David Wilkinson explains how security and fire industries are working together to take up the challenge of the new Electronic Call Handling Operation (ECHO) project

Feeling secure - April 2018

James Kelly discusses emerging trends within security market and the striking shift towards greater system integration and compatibility, leading to the rise of ‘smart buildings’.

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