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First Response Group announce acquisition of Aberdeen based Apardion Ltd

September 24, 2018

Leading UK Security, Risk Management and FM Providers First Response Group (‘FRG’) has acquired Aberdeen based Apardion Ltd to expand its national capabilities in the corporate security sector. Founded in 2007, FRG provides Integrated Security, Labour Supply and Total FM solutions to private and public-sector clients nationwide. The acquisition of Apardion forms part of a […]

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Changes to the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme effective from 1st April 2019

September 20, 2018

The SIA (Security Industry Authority) has announced changes to the Approved Contractor Scheme which will take effect from 1st April 2019 following extensive consultation and reviews with approved contractor companies and the wider private security industry. The main changes include: More emphasis on service delivery and less on processes The Self-Assessment Workbook has been streamlined […]

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Security Guard who committed identity theft and fraud jailed for five months

September 14, 2018

On Thursday 6 September, at Woolwich Crown Court, Kazeem Oladimeji of Bromley pleaded guilty to an offence under the Fraud Act 2006 of fraud by false representation while working in the security industry. Oladimeji was jailed for five months and fined £115 for gaining employment using fraudulent documentation. He has been in custody since 15 […]

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The Professional Security Officer Magazine

September 11, 2018

This new publication the TPSO is specifically for Security Officers and Professional Front Line Security Operatives.  It is produced by dedicated and experienced Security Officers – Rollo Davies and Michael O’Sullivan. The aim of the magazine is: Keeping you up to date with news, views and security issues Helping with CPD, training and career development Networking and building contacts The […]

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Door supervisor who stole identity given suspended sentence for fraud

September 5, 2018

On 3 September 2018, at Snaresbrook Crown Court, Moses Oshunkoya was sentenced for fraud, having pleaded guilty on 20 August, after using a stolen identity to apply for an SIA licence. Oshunkoya had used a stolen identity to apply for a door supervision licence three times since 2007. He used the details of an acquaintance, […]

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