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Lack of Action from Government Denies Security Staff Pay Increases

21,000 security personnel are being denied pay increases due to a lack of government action. The security Employment Regulation Order (ERO) which has been negotiated and agreed on for nearly three years, has not yet been implemented due to an injunction preventing it being signed into law. The Irish Security [...]

10 January 2023|

ISIA Awards 2022

On the 15th of October 2022, the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) hosted the ISIA Awards at Carton House.  Following the COVID-19 pandemic it had been three years since the members of the ISIA were able to celebrate their people and their teams in a live setting. The event was [...]

30 November 2022|

Minister Approves Security Employment Regulation Order (ERO)

Damien English TD, Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail has today accepted a proposal for an Employment Regulation Order for the Security Industry. The Order will commence on Monday, 29th August 2022, providing a new minimum rate of pay of €12.50 per hour. The Order also provides for [...]

3 August 2022|

Access Control Seminars PSA 67:2022

Thank you to those of you that attended one of our recent information seminars on the access control standard, PSA 67:2022. For those of you that were unable to attend we hope the below content will be of benefit. We have provided both the presentation by Pat Jefferies from [...]

22 July 2022|

Access Control Seminar Series PSA 67:2021

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to be hosting a series of three seminars on the Access Control Standard PSA 67:2021. Delegates will receive a summary of the key requirements of PSA 67:2021 and what it means for their business and their clients. Speakers will include Paul Scallan, [...]

9 June 2022|

Celebrating Outstanding People & Service in Security

Each year the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) recognises the outstanding people and teams who contribute to our members success at the ISIA Awards. Although the ISIA Awards would normally be hosted in person as a gala event we were thrilled to able to host this year's ISIA Awards [...]

30 November 2021|

ISIA States Support for ERO

A new Employment Regulation Order (ERO) for the Security Industry, approved by the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment in April, and due to come into force from September 1st next would see increased pay and improved conditions for employees of the private security industry. The agreed increase in [...]

21 July 2021|

First all Female Leadership Team Elected

The members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) elected its first all female leadeership yesterday at its Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Lorraine O'Neill, was elected as President of the ISIA, the second woman to hold this office, and Gill O'Riordan was elected as Vice President. Lorraine has served [...]

29 April 2021|

Security Industry ERO Approved by Minister

Damien English TD, Minister for Business, Employment and Retail, has approved an Employment Regulation Order for the Security Industry, which provides for a pay increase for the sector from 1 September, 2021. The Order which will become effective from 1 September 2021 revokes the one that was in place [...]

29 April 2021|