Category Archives: SIA ACS NEWS

The SIA ACS Review

Notes from the SIA Website; The SIA ACS Review The Approved Contractor Scheme is reviewed periodically to ensure that it: continues to serve the needs of security suppliers and buyers, and identifies any ways in which the Scheme may be improved. Previously these reviews were undertaken on an annual basis, as specifically required by a […]
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SIA – Future of Regulation Factsheet

The SIA have produced a factsheet that outlines their latest proposals for the future regulation of the private security industry. The document outlines the key components of future regulation: a new regulatory body outside government; the licensing of businesses; the registration of individuals who are fit and proper to work in the private security industry; […]
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SIA Licence and ACS Fees Cut

  The Security Industry Authority is reducing its charges to individuals and businesses from next month as part of its commitment to driving down costs. From 1st January 2012 Individual licences for all sectors will be reduced from £245 to £220. The reduction applies to both new applicants and those renewing existing licences. Licence holders […]
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Changes to the SIA ACS Self Assessment Workbook

For most approved contractors the first step to gaining approval is a self-assessment excercise using the ACS Self Assessment Workbook. Contractors review and score their business according to this workbook; the independent assessors that subsequently verify these scores work from the same document. The SIA have recently made some changes to the ACS Self Assessment Workbook. […]
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SIA Outlines ‘Commitment to Regulation’ at Conference

The second Security Industry Authority conference of the year was opened and chaired by Dave Humphries, Director of Compliance, Intelligence and Communication, who welcomed delegates to the Sheffield venue. He stressed the importance of industry input as the SIA develops plans for the future of regulation for the private security industry. The audience then heard […]
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Winner of ACS Champion of the Year 2011

Sodexo – Winner of ACS Champion of the Year 2011 20 October 2011 Sodexo was announced as the ACS Champion of the Year 2011 at the Security Excellence Awards held in London last night [19 Oct]. The SIA Approved Contractor Scheme raises standards and promotes good practice for the creation of a safer environment for […]
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