SSAIB's Manned Services Score 100% Performance Rating From SIA

SSAIB have been awarded a straight 100% performance rating for Manned Services for 2016 – following the latest release of figures by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

This achievement is also expected to see the SSAIB named as the top-rated assessment body from the five currently approved bodies providing assessment for the SIA’s Approved Contractor Scheme.

Posted: 26/01/2017 more >

Industry Urged to Complete Fire and Security Skills Survey

The entire fire, emergency and security sector is being urged to complete a new skills survey from the Fire & Security Association (FSA), the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), which aims to understand the current state of play in the industry.

The survey can be completed here.

Posted: 25/01/2017 more >

SSAIB Extend Their Social Media Scope Through Linkedin

SSAIB are branching out their online presence, by launching a brand-new page on Linkedin.

The company have signed up to the professional social media platform, to add to their existing Facebook and Twitter accounts. Users on Linkedin can follow SSAIB at

Posted: 20/01/2017 more >

SSAIB Offer 20% Discount For Firms Signing Up For Further Certification

SSAIB are rewarding the loyalty of their registered firms, with an enticing offer for those looking to expand their scope of certification in 2017.

The company offers a range of product schemes – including security, fire, manned services and monitoring services – and management systems, which SSAIB-accredited firms can pick and choose as part of their accreditation.

Posted: 13/01/2017 more >

SSAIB Announce Regional Meeting Schedule For First Part of 2017

A new year brings a whole host of new regional meetings for SSAIB and its registered firms – after the company announced their schedule for the first quarter of 2017.

The company faces a busy start to the year, with eight meetings taking place across the country within the first three months of the year.

Posted: 09/01/2017 more >

BAFE SP101:2017 Consultation Now Live

In April 2016, after a lengthy consultation period - and with the agreement of our Board and Council - BAFE launched a major review of their SP101/ST104 scheme (Contract Maintenance of Portable Fire Extinguishers incorporating Registered Fire Extinguisher Service Technicians.)

The result of this review is the newly named SP101:2017 (Competency of Portable Fire Extinguisher Organisations and Technicians), a ‘ground up’ revision of the SP101/ST104 scheme - acknowledging that companies must ensure their technicians are skilled and always knowledgably aware of how to execute competent extinguisher maintenance and their ability always remains at a high standard.

Changes are also proposed to the company QA requirements, with a dual option of ISO9001:15 or a certificated Quality Management System.

Posted: 09/01/2017 more >

Long-Serving SSAIB Board Member George Hodge Passes Away

SSAIB are sad to hear the news that former long-standing board member George Hodge has passed away, at the age of 88.

Following a distinguished army career, George was engaged in technical training roles which subsequently included running City & Guilds training courses for the NSCIA. He later joined Security Publications and - as Editorial Director there - worked on magazines including Security Installer, Security Industry and European Security Installer.

Posted: 03/01/2017 more >