About the UK security industry
The private security industry in the UK is a vibrant and ever-evolving industry, encompassing a wide range of sectors that make a daily contribution to UK society. From electronic security technologies such as CCTV and intruder alarms, through to physical security measures and security guarding, our daily lives are now entwined with security measures in many forms.
BSIA member security guarding companies employ 75,500 security officers.
There are an estimated 4.25 million CCTV cameras installed in the UK.
The total turnover of BSIA member companies is £4.33 billion.
The total turnover of BSIA security guarding companies is 1.575 billion.
The total turnover of BSIA security systems companies is £654 million.
*These figures relate to the sectors the BSIA represents. Click here for more information.
Following the great success of the BSIA's Information Destruction Conference and Exhibition in May 2012, we are pleased to annouce that the event is returning again in June 2013. This one-day conference and exhibition is aimed at key decision makers in organisations that carry out the secure destruction of confidential material.
The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) launched its newest section of membership at IFSEC International yesterday (Wednesday 15th May 2013), in recognition of the growing market for Lone Worker protection products and services.
The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Baroness Ruth Henig as the Association’s special advisor on regulatory change.
The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) - the trade body representing the UK's private security industry - has revealed its activity plan for this year's IFSEC International exhibition and conference, which takes place in Birmingham in less than one week's time (13 – 16 May 2013).
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The British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the industry voice for security products and services, has recently launched its newly created Vacant Property Protection Group, a sub-group of the BSIA’s Physical Security Equipment Section.