March 10, 2012

SIA Olympic Factsheet: 'Olympic Security: Be Aware and Prepare'

The SIA have released a factsheet providing guidance "for security companies and secuirty buyers, to ensure that they are aware of the security implications over the Olympic and Paralympic Games period and can prepare for the challenges".

Key messages include:

  • "Be aware - of the implications of an unprecedented call on security provision.
  • Prepare - to manage your business effectively, to supply your customers, and stay within the law.
  • Security providers - make sure you continue to comply with security law, both in relation to the Olympics and associated events, but also inrelation to your usual business.
  • Security buyers - make sure your security providers can provide you with adequate levels of security over the Games period. You should now consider tying your security provider to contractual arrangements"