24 Hour Support

Only a phone call away

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

Workplace 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.

Criminal 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.

Accounting & Book Keeping

Taking away the hassle and worry

Accounting ¦ Bookkeeping ¦ Corporate Tax ¦ Pension Auto Enrolment ¦ Self Employment ¦ Self Assessment ¦ VAT ¦ Business Support ¦ Tax Planning & Advice

Seaside Resort

Access when you want and as many as you want

Working life can be stressful, you can book your room and have a great time with your family at SIU Members' private sea side resort in Lincolnshire with private access to the blue flag awarded sandy beach. Facilities include; conference room, restaurant, bar, live entertainment, spa, gym, sauna, steam room, infrared room, ice room, foot spas, sun beds, game room, treatment rooms, and multi sensory wellness suite. Our resort is currently undergoing renovation and we are taking bookings from January 2020.

Mental Health

It's OK not to be OK

According to SIA, 1 in 3 security staff had similar symptoms in PTSD. We have support available around the clock when you require assistance in strict confidence.

Online & in-store Discounts

Save £1000's

Access to online and in store savings at Starbucks, Apple, Samsung, New Look, Cineworld, EE, IHG, Alton Towers, Haven, Go Outdoors, Lenovo, Frankie & Bennies, P&O Cruises, Hotpoint, and many more.

Restaurant Discounts

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

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.

Payroll

Micro & SME payroll support

Even if you are a sole director of a limited company, you must register with HMRC and payroll must be processed. We have full support available to take care of this responsibility on your behalf on each payday.

Emergency Housing

UK Nationwide

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

Registered Office

Protect your privacy

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 Forwarding

Protect your privacy

24-hour access to a real, physical mailbox. Mail forwarding and/or collecting service.

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.

Worldwide Private GP Service

Access when you need without waiting

No more waiting for your local GP appointment for SIU members. You and your family will be able to see a GP within minutes when you needed to. You can have your consultation that suits you for example by telephone or video link via FaceTime or WhatsApp.

Worldwide GP Prescriptions & Sick (Fit) Notes

Access when you need without waiting

Prescriptions issued and sent to your nearest pharmacy for collection or you may request for same day delivery. Sick (Fit) notes issued and emailed to you. If you are abroad, you can ask for a cross-border prescription.

GP Hospital Referrals

Access when you need without waiting

If necessary, open letter referrals (admissions) can be made into hospital wards to skip A&E waiting times.

Package Holidays

SIU Members' Sea Side Resort

You can book short or long breaks in advance or with short notice that suits you and your family. The resort features 26 bedroom hotel with a private access to the blue flag awarded sandy beach. There are many free facilities such as; spa, gym, sauna, steam room, infrared room, ice roon, foot spas, sun beds, game room and multi sensory wellness suite.

24 Hour Helpline

Access when you need it most

You can obtain advice on both work and non-work related issued by telephone anytime you require. The service is available 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.

Wage Protection

Access when you need it most

Designed for both employed and self employed professionals who would like a hassle free recovery of their wages or invoices should the employer or client fails or refuses to pay.

Family Days Out

SIU Members' Sea Side Resort

Family sea side day out package for SIU members is inclusive of the breakfast, lunch and dinner at SIU Member's Sea Side Resort on the Lincolnshire coast. Some of the attractions are sand train ride, land train ride, donkey ride, glider (sailplane) flight, boating in the lake, miniature railway train ride, GoKarting, pirate adventure golf, treasure island adventure golf, seal sanctuary and wildlife centre, outdoor paddling pool, leisure fairground, wide range of amusements, cinema and kids adventure world.

Essential Cover at Work

When you need it most

There is around the clock help if you encounter a problem at work. Our advisors will give you initial advice and prepare your case. We will also make sure employers are compliant with the law and not infringing your rights.

Worldwide VIP Airport Lounge

Regarless of the class flown

Over 1,200 airport lounges worldwide, over 500 cities across 143 countries. Complimentary hot and cold food, WI-FI, takeout, showers, sleeping pods, relax before your flight in a stress-free environment away from the crowd.

24 Hour GYM

Over 500 locations across the UK

Access to 24 Hour GYM at over 500 locations across the UK.

Health Screening

Health & Wellbeing

This is to provide peace of mind to you by screening and assessing key health risks with access to helpline and support service. Screening tests can find diseases early before you have symptoms. They're easier to treat at early stages.

Vehicle Replacement

Like-for-like or better

Like-for-like or better replacement vehicle delivered to your door following an accident. We understand how important it is to provide you with a vehicle promptly so you can carry on your daily business, resuming your work and continue earning without losing any shifts and money. We also provide suitable secure K9 cage if you are a dog handler.

Short Breaks

At SIU Members' Sea Side Resort

Rejuvenating short breaks to maintain work-life balance, to relax and unwind in style.

Healthcare Treatments

At SIU Members' Sea Side Resort

Physiotherapy, chiropody, podiatry and chiropractic consultations are available.

Spa Treatments

At SIU Members' Sea Side Resort

Wide range of spa treatments available such as sports massage, Swedish massage, aromatherapy, facial, body treatment, foot spa, manicure, pedicure and tanning as well as hair and beauty saloon.

Team Bulding

At SIU Members' Sea Side Resort

Bespoke corporate team building events, activities and experiences for your workplace. .

Private Events

At SIU Members' Sea Side Resort

We can cater for your private event and dinner with bespoke packages and menus at SIU Members' Sea Side Resort.

Concierge Service

Making your life easier

Life style management service will ensure to find what you are looking with special benefits not available to the general public.

Access to Audiobooks

More than 200,000 audiobooks to chose from

You can access from PC or any smart device to more than 200,000 audibles to enhance your career, knowledge and skills as well as for entertainment. Audibles include but not limited to the following: Crime & Thrillers, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, History, Biographies & Memoirs, Action & Adventure, Education, Business, Health & Development, Fiction, Non-fiction, Comedy, Classics, Children, Film Radio & TV, Languages, Best Sellers and Audible Theatre.

Lone Worker Monitoring

Across the UK

Lone Worker Monitoring in the UK. Lone working creates a very high risk to your personal safety. As a member you will benefit from 24-hour lone worker support. The unit is discrete and simple to operate, one touch button for distress SOS alarm provides your immediate accurate GPS location and live tracking as well as opens 2-way voice channel to the monitoring station which will summon the help to your location. The unit is also capable of man down alert; detecting falls, blunt force, and lack of movement (unresponsiveness), subsequently automatically alerts the monitoring station.

Private Event Hall

At SIU Sea Side Resort

Private event hall is available for members who wish to organise their own private event.

Emergency Dental

Dental appoinment across the UK

Emergency dental appointment to relieve dental pain or treat unexpected dental injuries.

VIP Airport Transfers

Across the UK

Chauffeur driven executive airport transfers provides you with the ultimate comfort and class with a long wheel based saloon car.

Family Airport Transfers

Across the UK

MPV airpot transfers accommodate your family and your luggages.

Arrest Pocket Reminder Cards

Law Reminder Cards

Applicable for Members of Public who are not Police Constables. This is commonly known as "Citizens Arrest". The guide outlines the powers of arrest granted to you under Statutory Instruments and the Common Law. 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.

Use of Force Reminder Cards

Law Reminder Cards

The guide outlines when you can use force to apprehend offenders or defend yourself or property. Our guide cards are standard credit card size and thickness, waterproof and almost indestructible, and made in the UK to a very high specification.

Self Defence Reminder Cards

Law Reminder Cards

Benefits: Easily accessible in your wallet, hardwearing and waterproof. Reduce the risk of counter criminal complaint by the offender; e.g. excessive force, false arrest, assault. Reduce the risk of civil litigation. Reduce the risk of a potential resist arrest situation and subsequent injury to yourself and to the offender. Improve confidence through knowledge. Improve professionalism. Improve credibility when handing over offenders to the police. Improve court credibility.

Workplace Occupational Health Services

Workplace Occupational Health Services

Sickness Absence Management - Health Scanning Services - Blood Test - Drug Tests - Pre-Employment Health Assessment - Workplace Health & Wellbeing Promotion - Fitness For Work Assessments - Legal Compliance

Workplace Physiotherapy Services

Maximising workforce health

Improving employee health, wellbeing and productivity through occupational physiotherapy is effective for frequent and long-term sickness absence.

Workplace Wellbeing Services

Maximising workforce wellbeing

Improving workforce wellbeing therefore minimising absenteeism is the most cost-effective solution as oppose to dealing with employee sickness.

Credit Check for Subcontractors

Alerting you in advance

We continuously monitor security companies and credit check those in order to alert you if there is anything untoward, such as dramatic credit score changes, county court judgements (CCJs) and or delayed payments to their creditors which may in return effect you in getting your wages or invoices paid.

SIA ACS Compliance

Corporate Employee Benefits, Health and Wellbeing

SIU Corporate Employee Benefits, Health and Wellbeing will help your organisation to achieve and excel the requirements for your workforce and help your compliance for SIA Approved Contractor Scheme.

BS and NICE Compliance

Corporate Employee Benefits, Health and Wellbeing

We will help you with your compliance with British Standards Institution PAS 3002:2018+C1:2018 Code of practice on improving health and wellbeing within an organization and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for Quality standard [QS147] Healthy workplaces: improving employee mental and physical health and wellbeing, endorsed by the UK Department of Health and Social Care as required by the Health and Social Care Act 2012, and supported by the Public Health England and Skills for Care.