Door Supervisors


The Big Interview: Bill Butler, Security Industry Authority

By Adam Pescod

It is easy to have respect for somebody who has faced Lord Justice Leveson and come out the other side with their reputation intact. However, it is something else entirely to be called to the Leveson Inquiry with less than a week’s notice, only to find...

'Make sure you have full-time door staff in place before the Olympics', says Michael Kheng

Don’t leave your front line exposed

By Michael Kheng

It is interesting that the Security Industry Authority (SIA) is visiting licensees and authorities warning of the possibility of a shortage of door supervisors during the 2012 Olympics. As reported in last week’s PMA, G4S looks set to recruit around 10,000...

Pubs face Games security chaos

Pubs face Games security chaos

By Michelle Perrett

Pubs and bars across the country could face a security nightmare this summer as doorstaff are lured away to make “big bucks” during the Olympics.

National Doorwatch belives it is safer to work in teams

Lone door worker practice 'is risky'

By Graham Ridout

An organisation representing door supervisors is campaigning for an end to the practice of just one person manning the entrance to pubs and clubs....

Fake ID: crackdown

Doorstaff urged to confiscate dodgy ID

By John Harrington

Doorstaff are being urged to confiscate ID that is used by under-18s to try to buy alcohol. The Security Industry Authority (SIA), which regulates...

Coulson: Issues remain over hosts' SIA licences

Issues over hosts' SIA licences

By Peter Coulson

MA legal guru Peter Coulson considers whether a licensee needs and SIA licence for supervising their own door staff.

Doorstaff can benefit from BII

Doorstaff can benefit from BII

BII, a professional body for the licensed retail sector, has launched two new membership categories for door supervisors. Door supervisors who have...

Licence fee 'may deter new door staff'

Licence fee 'may deter new door staff'

By John Harrington

Trade bodies and door supervisors fear plans for a 29% hike in door staff licences could deter people from starting the job. The Security Industry...

Liability nightmare

Liability nightmare

Violence against staff is an area of increasing concern across licensed retail. Most physical attacks are related to crimes such as theft and robbery...