In the March News from the SIA, they take the opportunity remind both the security industry and users that their new Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) Standard comes into effect on Monday 1 April. They also feature an update on the Home Office review of the SIA, and an update on the nomination of SIA employees for a customer service award.
In the public protection section, the SIA signpost a campaign by Police Scotland to tackle hate crime against security operatives. They also share the good news that they had a part in winning ‘best project’ at the National Counter Terrorism Awards.
The SIA March News enforcement update outlines all recent prosecutions by the SIA, including two security bosses who have been ordered to pay out large sums under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) and the ‘licensing matters’ section explains the licence suspension process.Click for March News from the SIA