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International Professional Security Association (IPSA)
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New security academy to open in London
24 May, 2016
IPSA signs agreement with GICIS on the formation of a security training academy in London to facilitate additional required capacity
Madrid security conference discusses global trends
09 November, 2015
Delegates from Ukraine and Russian swelled attendance at the International Security Conference held in Madrid to discuss trends in the industry
Training Programme For Maritime Security Personnel
12 October, 2011
IPSA has relaunched its Maritime Sector to address the training needs of specialists working in this industry
Consumers Of Security Services Overwhelmingly In Favour Of Industry Regulation
08 March, 2011
A survey conducted by the International Professional Security Association has uncovered the vast majority of buyers of security services wanting continued regulation within the industry
IPSA Voices Support For SIA Framework
07 March, 2011
UK Security Industry body cooperation gains strengths as the International Professional Security Association comes out in support of new regulatory regime put forward by the Security Industry Authority
Security Body Supports Positive Changing in UK Industry Licensing
22 October, 2010
Retention of licensing for security operators in the UK supported by IPSA with changes in the way the industry is regulated
IPSA Views SIA Abolition As a Step Backwards For the Security Industry
24 September, 2010
Leaked Government document proposing the abolition of the UK's security industry licensing body a blow the integrity of the security industry and a step backwards in progress made in reducing criminal elements within the security community
IPSA Takes On New Deputy International Chairman
15 July, 2010
Senior management committee at the International Professional Security Association undergoes re-shuffle
IPSA Training Available For Guidance In Meeting The Requirements of the Approved Contractor Scheme
07 June, 2010
Companies wanting SIA certification against the Approved Contractor Scheme can now obtain guidance from IPSA through a series of three training courses that the organisation is holding in July in London as well as the North East and North West of England
Dog Handling Course Accreditation From IPSA
18 May, 2010
IPSA has joined forces with the NTIPDU for the accreditation of courses for training dog handlers
An IPSA MemberÃÂÃâ€ÂÃâ€Âs View of the Approved Contractor Scheme
26 February, 2010
Mike White of Charter Security comments on the Security Industry Authority's Approved Contractor Scheme and whether this is enough to determine competency
IPSA Questions Viability of SIA Prosecutions
25 February, 2010
Justin Bentley of the International Professional Security Association provides his views on the recent prosecution of Sabrewatch by the SIA for supplying unlicensed security guards
IPSA members in Northern Ireland approved for SIAÃÂÃâ€ÂÃâ€Âs Approved Contractor Scheme
10 December, 2009
Northern Ireland's member companies of IPSA and the BSIA become the first in the province to welcome compulsory licensing and to join the Approved Contractor Scheme
New Chairman announced at IPSA
04 August, 2009
After 8 years in office, Patrick Somerville has stepped down from his post of Chairman of the International Professional Security Association
Training section launched by IPSA
08 May, 2009
Training companies can now benefit from dedicated section and resources at the International Professional Security Association
SIA raid more significant than first appears
07 May, 2009
The International Professional Security Association comments on the recent crack-down on unlicensed door security by the SIA
IPSA comment on the lack of accountability of the SIA
19 February, 2009
International Professional Security Association CEO demands transparency and improved service levels from the SIA which he believes lacks accountability
IPSA sponsored membership scheme
30 January, 2009
Professional body encouraging businesses to sponsor membership of the International Professional Security Association for their employees
IPSA comment on working time directive changes
22 December, 2008
Changes to the working time directive in the UK are still being considered and any changes are unlikely to take immediate effect according to IPSA
Joint delivery of Risk Management courses
16 December, 2008
IPSA teams up with SAFE to deliver BTEC qualification level courses on Risk Management and Risk Assessment
IPSA meets Russian security delegation in Malta
16 December, 2008
Chairman of IPSA addresses delegation from Russia and Eastern Europe on security issues
Larger security companiestest become IPSA members
14 November, 2008
GBM Services and Carlisle Security Services the latest in a growing trend of larger organisations taking advantages of the benefits of IPSA membership
IPSA commentary on Michael Wilson resignation
11 November, 2008
CEO of the International Professional Security Association shares his view on the resignation of the Chief Executive of the SIA.
UK Security associations form alliance
15 October, 2008
Document of understanding between IPSA and FSA creates cohesion between different fields of the security and fire industry
IPSA adopts security risk management course from SAFE
13 October, 2008
The UK's professional security association expands its training offering with management courses from SAFE
IPSA committee appointments
08 August, 2008
New Chairman of Security Association declares intent to promote expansion of membership and the pursuit of professionalism in the industry
IPSA in training co-operation agreement
10 July, 2008
New methods at IPSA cuts its teeth on training with agreement with SAFE on the creation of co-operation initiative for the industry
New council elected to UK security association
04 July, 2008
The International Professional Security Association has elected fresh members onto its council to improve representation of the industry in the organisation's jubilee year
IPSA members now able to indicate membership grade after name
03 July, 2008
Association for security profession approves the use of MIPSA and FIPSA after members names to indicate grade of membership
Organisational and constitutional changes at IPSA
26 June, 2008
IPSA reflects professionalism and scope of its organisation by making changes to the governance of the Association and introducing the role of CEO
IPSA reviews latest guarding standard revision.
26 July, 2007
Latest revision of static and mobile guarding standard (BS 7499) comes into force at the end of July and is reviewed by IPSA.