|Publicans and door staff with a UK Security Industry Authority licence have found themselves having to re-train for some aspects of their SIA licence after the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance found a number of instances of malpractice in the Physical Intervention module between October 2010 and May 2011 among security training firms there.
||The first-time winners collected their award at IMRO’s Dublin offices. 2FM’s Paddy McKenna hosted the fifth IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards, where the annual awards are voted on by over 8,000 IMRO members who recognise the dedication and passion of those who work in Ireland’s live music venues, providing the public with an exceptional live music experience, week in, week out.
||Nightclubs in the UK had some good news recently with the publication of the recent Leisure Wallet Report from Zolfo Cooper indicating that after a “torrid period of trading”, consumers believe they’re back to visiting late-night venues as often as they did in 2010 with spend recovering to mid-2011 levels.
||Pat Douglas, Security Team Leader with Pulse Security Management, took the title of Event Security Person of the Year at the Irish Security Industry Awards recently for his exceptional performance over the last 10 years at the Guinness Storehouse as Head Security guard there.