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Suspended jail sentence for boss who supplied unlicensed security to school

January 28, 2021

A Lancashire company director who provided unlicensed security staff to a school was last Wednesday (20 January) handed a 32-week jail term suspended for 12 months at Preston Magistrates’ Court. Martin Coe, the former director of Evolution Security Services NW, was found guilty following a two-day trial at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court on 05 and 06 […]

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The ACS Pacesetters – Security Officer of Distinction Awards 2021

January 21, 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty of when live events will be able to return, we are delighted to announce that the ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards will take place on-line this year on 16th June 2021. Throughout the last year, Security Officers have carried out a vital role keeping […]

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Global Insights for the 21st Century Security Officer – Free Webinar

January 20, 2021

Our security training partner, IFPO UK & Ireland (The International Foundation for Protection Officers) have their first webinar of 2021 “Global insights for the 21st century security officer” on January 27th.   It will be covering areas such as Security Education, Career Development, Women in Security and Diversity. It is free to attend and ACS Pacesetters’ […]

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The SIA publish the results of their public consultation on draft code of conduct

January 14, 2021

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) carried out a public consultation in the early part of 2020 on their draft code of conduct. The purpose of the consultation was to find out if a code of conduct could make it clearer as to what is meant by ‘fit and proper’ as it is the responsibility of […]

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Covid-19 and the Private Security Industry – Frequently Asked Questions

January 8, 2021

The Security Industry Authority have updated the ‘Covid-19 and the Private Security Industry – Frequently Asked Questions’ document which can be viewed via this link sia-covid-19-faq

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Weston-Super-Mare woman convicted of making a fraudulent claim

January 7, 2021

Lisa Pearce prosecuted by the Security Industry Authority (SIA), pleads guilty to fraud at Bristol Crown Court.  On 18 December 2020, Lisa Pearce of Weston-Super-Mare pleaded guilty to fraud at Bristol Crown Court; Pearce’s sentence was 180-hours of unpaid work which must be completed within two years. Pearce was prosecuted by the Security Industry Authority […]

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