Support

Only a phone call away

Advice line is available 24/7 and 365 days a year at your disposal. We understand how important it is for you to access advice as soon as you need it.

Representation

Professional support when you need it most

Protecting your best interest by representing you in disciplinary and grievance cases. Workplace problems can be daunting, therefore we have help in place to protect your best interest and wellbeing.

Defence

Specialist criminal defence

Changes to the legal aid system mean that very few could access to legal aid. We have arranged a specialist cover to defend you in police stations and courts against any allegations of any criminal offences brought against you by the Police, HMRC, SIA, Companies House, or any governmental, administrative or regulatory body. This is a service covers up to £100,000 of the defence costs and built into the public liability insurance for our members. This includes the use of solicitors, barristers and expert witnesses that would be crucial in defending your case and winning.

Discounts

Purchasing Power

You can save on your daily shopping to fuel.

Restaurants

Over 6,000 independent and chains

50% OFF or 241 at over 6,000 restaurants, cafés and pubs. Includes independent and chain providers such as Pizza Express, Prezzo and Hilton Hotels.

Exclusivity

We treat you VIP style

Executive tier benefits such as airport concierge, fast track security, priority check-in and luggage, immigration priority lane, worldwide airport lounge access which include free drinks, quality food, newspapers, magazines, wi-fi and work stations. Have an amazing time before your flight.

Insurance

Personal & Business

A wide range of discounted personal and business insurance products provided by our business partners.

Travel

For you and your family

ABTA-bonded in-house Travel Agency. Discounts on most operators including online comparison websites.

Welfare

For you and your family

A range of grants and emergency access accommodation are available to help you and your family when you need it most.

Malpractice Insurance

Medic SIU Membership

Medical Malpractice Insurance provided for Medic SIU Members. Skill set accepted from First Aider up to Critical Care Paramedic.

Public Liability Insurance

Medic SIU Membership

Public Liability Insurance for Medic SIU Members. Skill set accepted from First Aider up to Critical Care Paramedic.

Trainers Insurance

Medic SIU Membership

Teach and instruct up to your scope of practice. Skill set accepted from First Aider up to Critical Care Paramedic.

e-Learning & Classroom CPD

Continuing professional development

We know how important it is for you to maintain and improve your knowledge and skills related to your professional life. A wide range of CPD access provided such as presentations, workshops, seminars, industry specific events, e-learning and training courses. You may complete as many as attendance, and on-line courses with PC or mobile access via an app you wish and record them on the secure cloud. All certifications are personalised to you, CPD accredited and formalised by The CPD Certification Service for global recognition.

Portfolio Building

Create your unique portfolio with ease

Portfolio builder has been designed to enable you to demonstrate compliance with the requirements for CPD. You may combine portfolio requirements or create a generic one. You can also select your own portfolio targets. This feature allows you to select specific entries to include or exclude in your portfolio. This is a must have feature especially if you are a multi-registered professional such as dual role CP Medics. You can get access the system 24/7 from anywhere and view activity report and summary of achieved standards and download presentation file on-line or print with a simple click as the system takes care of the filing and creating of the document you require. Your can record your own secure Diary & Reflection Practice and upload supporting evidence of development or record an analysis of an incident.

Personal Development

Probably one of the best career advancements

Being a multi-agency trade body, SIU relates to the Security, Law Enforcement, Military and Medical professionals. What this means to you is that you will have a wide range of subjects available to you to choose from which will place you in a great advantage. Improve personal performance and enhance career progression which is beyond just formal training courses in a recognised professional format that impresses employers and that official bodies accept such as Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) and Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) . Although the Security Industry Authority (SIA) currently does not require professional portfolio other than specific course certificates, it is highly likely that SIA will require a professional competency portfolio the future in-line with its role in improving industry standards.

Employer Credit Check

Is your employer a good payer?

Whether you are employed or self-employed it is always a worry when things go sour. We continuously monitor security companies and credit check them in order to alert our members if there is anything untoward.

Holidays

Access when you want and as many as you want

Working life can be stressful, you can book your room have a great time with your family.

Emergency Housing

UK Nationwide

We can offer same day temporary emergency housing access and no deposit permanent housing for SIU Members.

Registered Office

If you have a limited company and wish to protect your private home address, you can benefit from our business address, registered office service.

Office Space

Access when you want and as many as you want

SIU Members enjoy accessing fully-furnished office, hot and cold drinks, copier, WiFi, computer and staffed reception.

Mail Forwading

24-hour access to a real, physical mailbox.

Uniform Tax Rebate

Estimate your tax rebate instantly

We assist you to claim HMRC tax rebate on your fuel, SIA licence, HCPC registration and uniform cleaning cost for the past 5 years. You can simply calculate how much you can claim here: REBATE CALCULATOR

Current Account

Personal or Business Banking

100% approval. Master debit card, direct debit facilities, online banking as well as mobile banking with a mobile app. Credit card facility available by invitation only. Service provided by third party financial institute.

Credit Builder

To improve too credit score

Credit builder available for those who want to improve their credit score. 100% approval. Service provided by third party financial institute.

Unlimited Refill Criminal Identifier

Farb Gel/Safehous Criminal Identifier Self Defence Spray

Defence spray is UK Legal. The spray ejects red colour dye on to the assailant's face and clothes for up to SEVEN days. It can't be washed off.

Unlimited Tuff Cuffs

Suitable as a main restraint device or as a backup

Provides a smart alternative to the carrying of bulky and heavy metal cuffs and plastic cable ties. Tuff-Ties are made of braided nylon cord with a reinforced poly-carbonate locking block, they are very secure and nearly indestructible. Extremely compact, Tuff-Ties can be carried in your pocket or stashed in the bottom of your handcuff case as a back up. Pre-threaded - ready to use and apply. Easily carried and concealed restraint. Reduces prisoner injury. Used and approved by over 4000 (ref Niton999.co.uk) police agencies and security forces in all types of arrest and restraint situations around the world.

Operational Guide Cards

Arrest, Use of Force, Self Defence Guide Cards

Our guide cards make it an instant easy access reference point in your pocket for you to refresh your memory, to quote to the offender and police, to justify your actions by backing it up with the applicable law either verbally or in a statement. Our guide cards are standard credit card size and thickness, waterproof and almost indestructible, and made in the UK to a very high specification.

HMRC Tax Return Support

For both employed and self-employed

SIU members can now workout their tax bill and submit their tax returns and tax rebate claims directly to HMRC using an HMRC recognised tax calculator. We will assist you to claim what you are due as in tax refund from HMRC. These could be professional subscriptions such as SIU membership, SIA licence, HCPC licence and washing your uniform. Unless you claim it you loose it. It is suitable for anyone who needs to file a return. There is plenty of support and safeguards to ensure that your returns are error free in relation to your allowed expenses and of course the tax savings you qualify for.

Car Service and MOT

UK Nationwide

SIU members enjoy the nationwide collection and drop off and same day service of their cars at over 1500 vetted garages in the UK. Service provided according to the manufacturers' schedule and your service book will be stamped protecting the warranty on your car with 12 months parts and labour guarantee.

Vehicle Breakdown Cover

UK Nationwide

Vehicle Breakdown Cover includes roadside assistance, home start, legal expenses insurance, accident recovery and insured car, overnight accommodation for up to 6 passengers, Key Loss/Break Assist and UK Nationwide vehicle recovery with up to 6 passengers.