An Essential Guide to Securing Your Care Home and Keeping Residents Safe

In order to keep care home residents safe, it is essential that the premises are well-guarded and secure. Care homes should take advantage of high-tech security measures such as CCTV systems, alarms... Read more »

Is an SIA licence still worth the money

An SIA licence is an essential requirement for anyone looking to work in the security industry, providing access to higher wages, better training and more job opportunities. It's not just about money... Read more »

Low wages and poor training in the security industry means that another MEN attack is inevitable

A study conducted over the summer highlights the number of experienced security operatives leaving the industry for better pay and less violence, meaning many venues and clubs are being staffed by inexperienced... Read more »

The Security Workers Act, What is it? why do we need it?

We need to protect security workers from those who would harm them. Why? Read more »

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Working in the Security Industry

Security is a rapidly growing industry that can offer you a stable and rewarding career with plenty of opportunity for growth and advancement. Read more »

What were the reasons behind the shift from “bouncer” to “door supervisor”

The term bouncer has been around for a long time, but the idea of "bouncers" as we know them today really took off in the 1970s. The word originally meant someone who... Read more »

Reasonable Force: How Much is Too Much?

Self-defence is not only necessary to preserve the safety of the security officer themselves, but also that of any patrons, customers or members of the public that happen to be in the... Read more »

I.D Fraud: How to Spot a Fake ID (& What to do if You Find One)

British law does not require most venues to check for ID as a matter of course. Instead, it is at the discretion of the venue itself whether or not to check ID... Read more »

Why Becoming a Better Listener is Key in the Security Industry

People in Security are always trained to keep their eyes open, but far less emphasis is placed on the opening of the ears. Read more »

Working The Doors Security Study Reveals Frontline Security Staff Facing Unacceptable Levels of Physical and Verbal Abuse

Working The Doors, a blog and news site for workers in the frontline security industry, today announced the publication of a conclusive research survey that highlights the unacceptable levels of violence faced... Read more »