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Transparency data: FOI requests: SIA performance report

Transparency data: FOI requests: SIA performance report

A quarterly report on how well the SIA has done in responding to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests.

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Guidance: SIA licensing: first aid training requirement

Guidance: SIA licensing: first aid training requirement

Guidance for training providers: what you need to know to meet the SIA's rules on first aid training.

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FOI release: Time taken by the SIA to confirm ACS eligibility

FOI release: Time taken by the SIA to confirm ACS eligibility

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for the time it takes the SIA to confirm that a company is eligible to become an SIA approved contractor.

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SIA publishes interim update to the Manchester Arena Inquiry

SIA publishes interim update to the Manchester Arena Inquiry

The SIA has published its interim update to the Manchester Arena Inquiry, which outlines the SIA's progress on 2 of the Inquiry's monitored recommendations.

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Correspondence: SIA interim update to the Manchester Arena Inquiry, September 2021

Correspondence: SIA interim update to the Manchester Arena Inquiry, September 2021

The SIA's interim update to the Manchester Arena Inquiry on monitored recommendations 7 and 8.

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FOI release: SIA licences required to run a private security company in the UK

FOI release: SIA licences required to run a private security company in the UK

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of the licences you need to have to run your own company in the private security industry.

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Guidance: Choosing an SIA approved contractor

Guidance: Choosing an SIA approved contractor

How to choose an SIA approved contractor and why you should.

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FOI release: SIA tender for a DSM operating model assessment

FOI release: SIA tender for a DSM operating model assessment

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of a recent tender for a digital service management operating model assessment.

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Press release: SIA opens registration for 2021 national conference

Press release: SIA opens registration for 2021 national conference

Today the Security Industry Authority (SIA) opens registration for its free 2021 national conference.

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Press release: Private security and emergency services come together for safety exercise at London’s Cuckoo Club

Press release: Private security and emergency services come together for safety exercise at London’s Cuckoo Club

On Sunday night (10 October) the Security Industry Authority (SIA) is running a safety resilience exercise at West End venue, The Cuckoo Club.

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FOI release: Information about an SIA ‘agent’

FOI release: Information about an SIA ‘agent’

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for information about an SIA ‘agent’.

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Corporate report: SIA prosecutions

Corporate report: SIA prosecutions

A list of the people and companies prosecuted by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) over the last 12 months.

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FOI release: Active SIA licence holders outside of London, 2010 to 2020

FOI release: Active SIA licence holders outside of London, 2010 to 2020

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for the number of SIA licence holders outside of London for each year between 2010 and 2020.

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FOI release: Ransomware attacks against the SIA in the last 5 years

FOI release: Ransomware attacks against the SIA in the last 5 years

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of any ransomware attacks against the SIA in the last 5 years.

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Transparency data: SIA enforcement report

Transparency data: SIA enforcement report

A monthly report on the SIA's enforcement activity.

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Transparency data: Active SIA prosecution cases

Transparency data: Active SIA prosecution cases

A list of the people and companies the SIA is currently prosecuting.

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FOI release: Details of a named SIA security operative's past misconduct

FOI release: Details of a named SIA security operative's past misconduct

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of a named security operative's past misconduct.

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FOI release: Details of a named SIA security operative's past misconduct

FOI release: Details of a named SIA security operative's past misconduct

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of a named security operative's past misconduct.

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FOI release: SIA checks on security operatives at the 2021 G7 Summit

FOI release: SIA checks on security operatives at the 2021 G7 Summit

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of the measures the SIA took to check security operatives at the 2021 G7 summit.

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FOI release: SIA use of certain IT platforms

FOI release: SIA use of certain IT platforms

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for information on whether the SIA uses, or plans to use, various IT platforms.

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FOI release: First aid training for security officers: SIA decision process

FOI release: First aid training for security officers: SIA decision process

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of the decision process that led to mandatory first aid training for security officers.

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Statistical data set: SIA licence applications

Statistical data set: SIA licence applications

Data on SIA licence applications. This page is updated on a monthly basis.

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Statistical data set: SIA licence holders

Statistical data set: SIA licence holders

Data on SIA licence holders. Includes a breakdown by age, gender, nationality, licensing sector and UK region.

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Statistical data set: SIA approved contractors

Statistical data set: SIA approved contractors

Data on SIA approved contractors. Includes the total number of approved contractors and a breakdown by licensing sector and UK region.

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Press release: Top up training introduced for door supervisors and security guards

Press release: Top up training introduced for door supervisors and security guards

All Door Supervision and Security Guard licence holders will need a first aid qualification and the new top-up training before they renew their licence.

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Press release: Top up training introduced for door supervisors and security guards

Press release: Top up training introduced for door supervisors and security guards

All Door Supervision and Security Guard licence holders will need a first aid qualification and the new top-up training before they renew their licence.

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Guidance: Check what training you need to get an SIA licence

Guidance: Check what training you need to get an SIA licence

Information about licence-linked qualifications, the awarding organisations that offer these qualifications, and how to find an approved training provider.

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Guidance: Renew your SIA licence

Guidance: Renew your SIA licence

Find out what you need to do to renew your SIA licence.

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Statutory guidance: SIA: Get Licensed

Statutory guidance: SIA: Get Licensed

This document sets out the rules the SIA uses to make licensing decisions.

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Changes to the training you need for an SIA licence

Changes to the training you need for an SIA licence

What the changes are, when they will happen, and how they affect SIA licence applicants and licence holders.

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FOI release: SIA IT security

FOI release: SIA IT security

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for information about the SIA's IT security.

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Guidance: Changes to SIA licence linked training: your questions answered

Guidance: Changes to SIA licence linked training: your questions answered

Answers to the questions most commonly asked by licence applicants and licence holders about the changes that we are making.

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FOI release: SIA gross profit in 2019 and 2020

FOI release: SIA gross profit in 2019 and 2020

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of the SIA's gross profit in 2019 and 2020.

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Form: Sworn oath and character reference: forms and guidance

Form: Sworn oath and character reference: forms and guidance

Fill in these forms if the SIA has granted your overseas criminality exception request.

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FOI release: Use of force by door supervisors to remove trespassers

FOI release: Use of force by door supervisors to remove trespassers

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for the SIA's view on the use of force by door supervisors when removing trespassers from premises.

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FOI release: SIA licences, applications and licence holders by year

FOI release: SIA licences, applications and licence holders by year

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for the number of SIA licences, applications and licence holders by year and licensable activity.

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FOI release: SIA licensing: statistics and information on who needs a licence

FOI release: SIA licensing: statistics and information on who needs a licence

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for licensing statistics and answers to questions relating to SIA licensing.

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Guidance: Teaching SIA licence linked training courses

Guidance: Teaching SIA licence linked training courses

The qualifications, experience and approval you must have to offer SIA licence-linked training courses.

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FOI release: SIA staff survey results for 2020

FOI release: SIA staff survey results for 2020

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for the results of the 2020 SIA staff survey.

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FOI release: Estate management software used by the SIA

FOI release: Estate management software used by the SIA

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of any software used by the SIA to manage its estate.

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FOI release: SIA IT security

FOI release: SIA IT security

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for information about the SIA's IT security.

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Actors and emergency services come together for safety exercise at Chesterfield’s Aruba Nightclub

Actors and emergency services come together for safety exercise at Chesterfield’s Aruba Nightclub

Tonight, Tuesday 21 September, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) is running a safety resilience exercise at Chesterfield’s Aruba nightclub.

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FOI release: SIA spending under £25,000 in 2020

FOI release: SIA spending under £25,000 in 2020

SIA response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for details of SIA spending over £2,000 and under £25,000 during 2020.

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Guidance: Choosing an SIA approved contractor

Guidance: Choosing an SIA approved contractor

How to choose an SIA approved contractor and why you should.

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Press release: Accrington man handed 12 months suspended jail sentence for fraud

Press release: Accrington man handed 12 months suspended jail sentence for fraud

An Accrington man with a history of violence has been sentenced for using his uncle's identity to fraudulently gain a door supervisor qualification and a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence.

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