Useful Links

Essential links:

The Security Industry Authority (SIA)
Contact Centre (all general enquiries):
Security Industry Authority, PO Box 1293 Liverpool L69 1AX
Phone: 08702 430 100
E-Mail: info@sia.homeoffice.gov.uk

Authority office:
90 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LJ
Phone: 020 7025 4100
www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk

Essential links | UKAS Inspection Bodies | Security News Internet Sites | Industry Awarding Bodies | Training Providers | Distance Learning | Business Advice | Crime & Terrorism Prevention | Recruitment Agencies | Security Related Websites | Other Organisations known as “IPSA”

Professional Bodies:

International Professional Security Association (IPSA)
Individual and Company membership
Railway House, Railway Road, Chorley PR6 0HW
Phone: 0845 873 8114
E-Mail: post@ipsamail.org.uk
www.ipsa.org.uk

British Security Industry Association (BSIA)
Company membership only
Kirkham House, John Comyn Drive, Worcester, WR3 7NS
Phone: 0845 389 3889
www.bsia.co.uk

Fire and Security Association (FSA)
Company membership only
Lincoln House, 137-143 Hammersmith Road, London W14 0QL
Phone: 020 7313 4807
www.fireandsecurityassociation.co.uk

National Training Inspectorate for Professional Dog Users (NTIPDU)
Individual and Company Membership for professional dog users
NTIPDU Ltd., New House, Cefn Vaynor, Berriew, Welshpool, Powys SY21 8PP
Phone: 01686 640781
www.ntipdu.org

National Association of Security Dog Users (NASDU)
Individual and Company Membership for professional dog users
National Association of Security Dog Users, Unit 11, Boundary Business Centre, Boundary Way, Woking, Surrey GU21 5DH
Phone: 01483 224 320
www.nasdu.co.uk

The Security Institute
Individual Membership based on experience and qualifications; now incorporating The International Institute of Security (IISec)
1 The Courtyard, Caldecote, Warwickshire CV10 0AS
Phone: 08453 707717
www.security-institute.org

The Association of Security Consultants
Individual Membership body for Security Consultants
see website below for contact details
www.securityconsultants.org.uk

The British Association of Private Security Companies (BAPSC)
Promoting the interests of UK based firms that provide armed defensive security services in countries outside the UK.
17 Queen Anne’s Gate, Westminster, London SW1H 9BU
Phone: 020 7222 2930
www.bapsc.org.uk

Perimeter Security Suppliers Association
Association for companies involved in the supply of perimeter protection equipment and services.
Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey. CR0 0XZ
Phone: 020 8253 4509
www.pssasecurity.org

The Biometrics Institute
An independent and international membership organisation for biometrics.
Biometrics Institute Asia-Pacific, PO Box 576, Crows Nest, NSW 1585, Australia
Phone: +61 2 9431 8688
Biometrics Institute Europe, 10 John Street, London WC1N 2EB
Phone: 020 7581 4827
www.biometricsinstitute.org

Essential links | Professional Bodies | Security News Internet Sites | Industry Awarding Bodies | Training Providers | Distance Learning | Business Advice | Crime & Terrorism Prevention | Recruitment Agencies | Security Related Websites | Other Organisations known as “IPSA”

UKAS Inspection Bodies specialising in security:

Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB)
7 – 11 Earsdon Road, West Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear NE25 9SX
Phone: 0191 296 3242
www.ssaib.co.uk

National Security Inspectorate (NSI)
Sentinel House, 5 Reform Road, Maidenhead SL6 8BY
Phone: 0845 006 3003
www.nsi.org.uk

IQ Verify Ltd
Unit 2 Basepoint Business Centre, Isidore Road, Bromsgrove Ent. Park, Bromsgrove B60 3ET
Phone: 01527 910 862
www.iqverify.org.uk

Essential links | Professional Bodies | UKAS Inspection Bodies | Industry Awarding Bodies | Training Providers | Distance Learning | Business Advice | Crime & Terrorism Prevention | Recruitment Agencies | Security Related Websites | Other Organisations known as “IPSA”

Security News Internet Sites:

Professional Security Magazine
Online and printed magazine for the security industry
www.professionalsecurity.co.uk

Infologue.com
Internet based free information service aimed primarily at the manned security sector
www.infologue.com

IFSEC Global
IFSEC Global is a free UK security news portal providing all manner of security news.
www.ifsecglobal.com

Securing Industry
Website and trade publication focusing on cross-sector supply chain security
www.securingindustry.com

Security Park
Security industry and product news online
www.securitypark.co.uk

Security Buyer
Security magazine and online news
www.securitybuyer.com

SecurityWorldHotel.com
Security news portal dedicated to the UK security industry
www.securityworldhotel.com/uk

Essential links | Professional Bodies | UKAS Inspection Bodies | Security News Internet Sites | Training Providers | Distance Learning | Business Advice | Crime & Terrorism Prevention | Recruitment Agencies | Security Related Websites | Other Organisations known as “IPSA”

Industry Awarding Bodies:

Industry Qualifications
Coppice House, Halesfield 7, Telford, Shropshire TF7 4NA
Phone: 01952 457452
www.industryqualifications.org.uk

Essential links | Professional Bodies | UKAS Inspection Bodies | Security News Internet Sites | Industry Awarding Bodies | Distance Learning | Business Advice | Crime & Terrorism Prevention | Recruitment Agencies | Security Related Websites | Other Organisations known as “IPSA”

Some Training Providers:

International Professional Security Association (as above )

Security and Facilities Education Limited
Safe Ltd., Coppice House, Halesfield 7, Telford, Shropshire TF7 4NA
Phone: 01952 585387
www.safe-training.com

Tavcom Training Limited
Unit 10, Claylands Park, Claylands Road, Bishops Waltham, Hampshire SO32 1QD
Phone: 01489 895099
www.tavcom.com

Skills for Security
Kirkham House, John Comyn Drive, Worcester WR3 7NS
Phone: 01905 744000
www.skillsforsecurity.org.uk

Essential links | Professional Bodies | UKAS Inspection Bodies | Security News Internet Sites | Industry Awarding Bodies | Training Providers | Business Advice | Crime & Terrorism Prevention | Recruitment Agencies | Security Related Websites | Other Organisations known as “IPSA”

Distance Learning Courses:

Center for Online Education
Website which includes a listing of universities in the United States offering online courses including security related subjects
www.onlinecolleges.net

Essential links | Professional Bodies | UKAS Inspection Bodies | Security News Internet Sites | Industry Awarding Bodies | Training Providers | Distance Learning | Crime & Terrorism Prevention | Recruitment Agencies | Security Related Websites | Other Organisations known as “IPSA”

Business advice:

UK Government “.gov.uk” websites
Government guidance on Employing People
www.gov.uk/browse/employing-people

Government guidance: support, advice and inspiration for growing business
www.greatbusiness.gov.uk/

Major Events International
Major Events International provides market penetration and bid consultancy services to companies aspiring to be more competitive in the iconic, global major events marketplace.
www.majoreventsinternational.com

Essential links | Professional Bodies | UKAS Inspection Bodies | Security News Internet Sites | Industry Awarding Bodies | Training Providers | Distance Learning | Business Advice | Recruitment Agencies | Security Related Websites | Other Organisations known as “IPSA”

Crime and Terrorism Prevention:

Terrorist Information New York Group (TINYg): www.tinyg.info

Government security and anti-terrorism website: www.gov.uk/government/policies/counter-terrorism

National Crime Agency: www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk

Interpol: www.interpol.int

Europol: www.europol.net

Internet Watch Foundation (IWF): www.iwf.org.uk

HM Revenue and Customs: www.hmrc.gov.uk

IFPI World Anti-piracy Organisation: www.ifpi.org

Anti Terrorist Squad Hotline: 0800 789321

Security Service Hotline: 020 7930 9000

Essential links | Professional Bodies | UKAS Inspection Bodies | Security News Internet Sites | Industry Awarding Bodies | Training Providers | Distance Learning | Business Advice | Crime & Terrorism Prevention | Security Related Websites | Other Organisations known as “IPSA”

Some Recruitment agencies:

SSR Personnel Services Ltd
5 Blackhorse Lane, London, E17 6DN
Phone: 020 8626 3100
www.ssr-personnel.com

OASIS Recruitment Ltd
PO Box 460, Stevenage, Herts SG1 9FU
Phone: 01438 741 999
www.oasisrecruitment.com

Cross Deck Limited
8 Jesu Street, Ottery St. Mary, Devon EX11 1EU
Phone: 0844 567 5757
www.cross-deck.co.uk

HJA Fire & Security Ltd
Talbot House, 204-226 Imperial Drive, Rayners Lane, Middlesex, HA2 7HH
www.hja.co.uk

SecurityVacancies.com
PO Box 168, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1WJ
www.securityvacancies.com

Jobsecurity.co.uk
22-36 Paxton Place, London, SE27 9SS
Phone: 020 8761 2800
www.jobsecurity.co.uk

Momentum
113 Upper Richmond Road, Putney, London SW15 2TL
Phone: 020 8780 9988
www.momentumsecurity.co.uk

4exMilitary – web-based recruitment organisation specifically aimed at ex military personnel
Phone: 0870 4 866 866
www.4exmilitary.com

SecurityClearedJobs.com – UK based job board for candidates who are Security Cleared or who meet the Security Clearance criteria
Phone: 0845 270 3003
www.securityclearedjobs.com

Technical Resources – specialists in Fire and Security recruitment, security vacancies, CCTV jobs, Fire jobs, fire safety and fire alarm jobs
Phone: 01932 837777
www.technicalresources.co.uk/Fire-Security

IT Security Jobs – portal for everything related to IT professionals looking for IT Security jobs
Phone: 020 3151 4024
www.itsecurityjobs.co.uk

Security Jobs Online – database of bodyguard, cyber-security and security guard jobs
Phone: 01280 817 810
www.security-jobs-online.co.uk

Neuvoo – job search engine that indexes jobs directly for free from companies’ career websites, placement agencies and job boards
neuvoo.co.uk/jobs/Security-jobs

Essential links | Professional Bodies | UKAS Inspection Bodies | Security News Internet Sites | Industry Awarding Bodies | Training Providers | Distance Learning | Business Advice | Crime & Terrorism Prevention | Recruitment Agencies | Other Organisations known as “IPSA”

Security Related Websites:

Home Office Crime Reduction Website
Online resource for crime reduction
www.gov.uk/government/policies/crime-prevention

Cross-sector Safety and Security Communications
A partnership between, the Police, Government and industry that brings businesses and business networks together to ensure businesses receive the information they need, when they need it, to stay safe and secure in the lead up to and during and after the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
www.cssc.gb.com

The Security Benevolent Fund
Service for members of the Security Profession providing medical and health related guidance and support
www.wcosp.org/index.php/charitable-trust

International Lodging Safety & Security Association
For security professionals in the lodging and hospitality industry.
www.ilssa.org

Shopcrime
Site giving information on retail security issues
www.sia.org.uk

Essential links | Professional Bodies | UKAS Inspection Bodies | Security News Internet Sites | Industry Awarding Bodies | Training Providers | Distance Learning | Business Advice | Crime & Terrorism Prevention | Recruitment Agencies | Security Related Websites

Other Organisations known as “IPSA”:

www.ipsa.org – International Political Science Association

www.ipsa.com – IPSA Pharmacy Limited (Medical Clinic, Skincare Spa & Pharmacy)

www.ipsaintl.com – IPSA International (security consultancy)

www.ipsa-power.com – IPSA Power Ltd

www.parliamentarystandards.org.uk – Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority

www.ipsa.ca – Association of Political Science and Economics

www.ipsa.fr – Institut Polytechnique des Sciences Avancées

www.surrogatetherapy.org – International Professional Surrogates Association

www.ipsa-online.org – Association of Independent Personal Search Agents

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