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Revised Approved Contractor Scoring with effect from 1 April 2019

April 12, 2019

With effect from 1 April 2019 to achieve SIA ACS (Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor Status) accreditation companies must reach the required minimum achievement level for all indicators in the new SAW (Self-Assessment Workbook). The maximum score achievable is +145 points, a reduction of 30 points on the previous SAW. Based on the SIA ACS […]

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Scotland based AWA Group join The ACS Pacesetters

April 4, 2019

We are pleased to welcome the AWA Group as the latest organisation to join the growing membership of The ACS Pacesetters.  The AWA Group incorporates Allander Security, Westguard Security and Atrium FM. This group is privately owned and operates throughout Scotland proving a wide range of security services including Security Guarding, Reception, Front of House […]

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Telford security industry training director jailed for eight months for falsifying industry qualifications

April 3, 2019

On Friday 29 March Mr Shamin Uddin former director of SAS Training Academy of Telford, Shropshire, was sentenced at Shrewsbury Crown Court to eight months’ imprisonment for falsifying examination papers for individuals seeking to get a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. He is also required to pay £2,000 court costs payable within 12 months. The sentence […]

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Two Cheshire based unlicensed security operatives pleaded guilty at Crewe Magistrates’ Court

April 1, 2019

On Tuesday 26 March, Michael Flood of Pulford Road, Winsford, pleaded guilty at Crewe Magistrates’ Court to fraudulently amending his Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. Vance Garner of Stone Manor Lane, Hartford North, also pleaded guilty to supplying two unlicensed door supervisors (including Flood) to The Vaults pub in Middlewich, Cheshire. On 26 January 2018 […]

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The ACS Pacesetters is an independent initiative linked to FM Contract Watch LLP and is not being sponsored by The SIA

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