What is the facts?
Any startup security company, will be up against tremendous competition as they attempt to establish themselves in the security industry and this is why the UK security staff which will be involved in that startup business will have to be chosen very carefully. From the owner right down to the secretary working at that company, everyone has to be committed to the growth and success of that security business. One of the most important things to consider when starting such a business is how much value will that business to be able to provide to their customers? Therefore having experienced UK security staff employed at that business is most definitely one of the best ways to ensure that the customers of that business will always have access to the highest standard of security available in the industry.
How is this accomplished?
Only UK security staff which has received at least basic security training should be employed at that security company and even then every one of those applicants will have to be screened very carefully in order to ensure that only the best applicants is selected. Absolutely no applicant with any kind of criminal record should ever be considered because this will only cast doubt on the reputation of that security company. In fact the more training which the UK security staff which is employed at that business has received, the higher will be the perceived value which that security company will be able to provide to their valued customers. Ongoing in-house security training, also has to be provide in order to ensure that all security personnel is well prepared for the challenges which may be encountered.
What about SIA membership?
They can be no doubt that the timely formation of the SIA has added a lot of credibility to the UK security industry. This is why all security businesses and the UK security staff which is employed by those companies should be registered with the SIA. This can only happen when that businesses is committed to only employee UK security staff which has received basic security training because only then will they be able to become full members of the SIA. Furthermore the SIA has an extended set of guidelines which has to be honored by all security companies who have become members of this organization. Failure to comply with those guidelines can result in a situation where that security company will lose their SIA membership.