Why 2nd Line Of Defence Was Formed

2nd Line of Defence – the UK’s first female-focused recruitment agency in the private security sector – was established to address the talent shortage of fully trained and vetted Security Industry Authority (SIA) licensed front-line door supervisor security staff in the UK.

Our focus is on filling these roles with a new, diverse and inclusive workforce with a gender bias towards women. We aim to be more than just a recruitment company specialising in the UK’s private security industry, as more than ever, the safety of women and vulnerable people is at the forefront of issues facing the night-time cultural economy.

There will be a particular drive to hire women and make them more visible at the doors of venues, ultimately changing the perception of what it takes to be a door supervisor. The ultimate purpose is to provide a more effective, diverse workforce. This will reflect venues’ customer base more accurately and working together with venues should help to keep everyone safer.

It Was In Response To Two Major Events That Lead To The Creation Of 2nd Line Of Defence...

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