National Security Inspectorate(NSI) News

National Security Inspectorate to sponsor Outstanding Installer Category at OSPAs 2018

The UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) will be taking place on 1st March 2018 in London and The National Security Inspectorate is delighted to announce that it will be sponsoring the ‘Outstanding Installer’ category. Outstanding performance in security The UK OSPAs are part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries to recognise and reward outstanding performance within the security sector. Entry to the UK OSPAs is completely free and open to co...

StaySafe receives updated British Standard BS 8484:2016 accreditation for safety

Following an independent audit by the National Security Inspectorate (NSI), lone worker safety solution StaySafe has been approved for the provision of lone worker device services in accordance with the updated British Standard BS 8484:2016. BS8484: 2016 supersedes the original BS 8484:2011, which StaySafe was awarded in 2015, and defines stringent guidelines regarding lone worker devices. A BS8484 accreditation is only awarded to solutions that are deemed to be fully compliant with current saf...

Europa wins Guarding Gold medal for highest security standards by the National Security Inspectorate (NSI)

The medal was presented to Europa by NSI Chief Executive, Jeff Little Europa has been recognised for its commitment to working to the highest security standards after being presented with a prestigious Guarding Gold medal by the National Security Inspectorate (NSI). As a result, the Salford-based integrated services provider is now within the top 5% of UK companies operating under the scheme. The uniquely numbered medal was presented to Europa by NSI Chief Executive, Jeff Li...

IFSEC International to relocate from NEC, Birmingham to ExCeL, London in June 2014

IFSEC International demonstrates increased integration between the security and fire industries UBM Live, the organiser of IFSEC International, is excited to announce the start of its next chapter at ExCel, London in 2014. Following a phenomenal 40th year, IFSEC International will enter its next decade by relocating from NEC, Birmingham to ExCeL London in June 2014. IFSEC International 2013 took place from 13 – 16 May and proved to be a roaring success with 28,992 visit...

The Security Institute announces Emma Shaw as its new chairman

Emma Shaw is the southern region chairman of the Defence Industry Security Association (DISA) The Security Institute, the UK’s largest membership body for security professionals, has announced that Emma Shaw is its new chairman. Working alongside her fellow directors, she will take the organisation to the next stage of its development by ensuring that it continues to meet the needs of its growing membership. Shaw is the founder and managing director of Esoteric, a well...

BSIA and security industry leaders to discuss implications of the PD6662 scheme

Manufacturers of PD6662 compliant products will give practical demonstrations of the products Leading organisations from across the security industry are to impart their shared expertise at a forthcoming series of seminars entitled PD6662: The Industry Debate, aimed at educating a wider audience about the implications of the PD6662 scheme relating to hold-up and intruder alarms. The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) will be joined by the National Security Inspector...

CSL DualCom’s 100 in 100 program provides 155 young people with a career in the Security Industry

The success of the project was announced at Security Excellence Awards by one of its co-founders Thanks to the Industry first initiative 100 in 100 Apprentices, 155 young people have been provided with a career in the Security Industry. The success of the project was announced at Security Excellence Awards by one of its co-founders Simon Banks. 100 in 100 was launched at IFSEC in May setting the Industry the challenge to place 100 Apprentices into work in as many days. Simon...

Security Association for Maritime Industry chooses NSI for Accreditation Programme

 SAMI selects NSI as the independent assessing body for their Maritime Security Accreditation ProgrammeThe Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) has announced the selection of the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) as the independent assessing body for their Maritime Security Accreditation Programme, delivering robust verification and certification for companies providing security to merchant ships, offshore installations and port facilities worldwide.SAMI, an internationa...

Unipart Security’s NSI Gold Accreditation Monitoring and Response Centre launched officially

 Unipart's Monitoring and Response Centre was officially opened by Jeff Little OBE, Chief Executive, NSIUnipart Security Solutions Ltd, new Monitoring and Response Centre in Oxford was officially opened by Jeff Little OBE, Chief Executive of the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) at a ceremony which took place on 1st March, 2011."Today is a visible declaration that Unipart Security has set the highest standards of operation," said Jeff Little. "Early discussions with the NS...

Salford City Council receives the Public Sector Security Award sponsored by NSI

 David Walsh, Salford Council's Operational Services Manager received the AwardThe Government Business Awards recognise local authorities and central government departments that have demonstrated sound business judgement  in a range of disciplines including outsourcing, environmental innovation, safety and, security.The ‘Public Sector Security Award' is given to the Local Authority or Central Government project that gives due consideration to security in the enhancement of the sa...

Security Alliance stands as one to work with the Government to form new regulations

The Security Alliance will now hold discussions with the Government and the SIAThe Government's announcement on 14 October that there will be a phased transition to a new regulatory system was given a cautious welcome by the Security Alliance on 15 October. Since then, the stakeholders in industry who formed that Alliance have met and agreed that they will act in a transparent and consensual way to reflect the security industry's views as a single voice and will work with central and devolved go...

ADT awarded ISO-14001 Certification for manufacture of environment friendly fire and security solutions

ADT has been using an Environmental Management System written around the ISO-14001 standard for many yearsADT, Europe's leading provider of electronic fire and security solutions, announced that it is the first NSI (National Security Inspectorate) NACOSS Gold Company in the UK to be certified by the NSI with the internationally recognised ISO 14001 Environmental Management System standard. Following formal third-party assessments during a week of auditing, ADT has achieved recognition for i...