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Weston-Super-Mare man prosecuted for working illegally at Oktoberfest

May 13, 2022

On Friday (06 May) Chadd Thomas Zamir Heath of Weston-Super-Mare, pleaded guilty at North Somerset Magistrates’ Court. Chadd Thomas Zamir Heath pleaded guilty to working as unlicensed security following a prosecution brought by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Heath was fined £300. The court also ordered him to pay court costs of £1,000 as well […]

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STM Group takes part in the Great British Spring Clean 2022

April 20, 2022

In collaboration with Stratford Original, STM Group (UK) Ltd was joined by Newham City Council and other local businesses, in litter picking around the local Stratford community, cleaning the streets of rubbish and participating in the #BigBagChallenge. Lasting from 25th March-10th April 2022, the Great British Spring Clean (hosted by Keep Britain Tidy) is a […]

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Guest Speaker announced for ACS Pacesetters Awards Lunch

March 28, 2022

The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards Lunch will be held at Royal Windsor Racecourse on 25th May 2022 and we are delighted to announce that our Guest Speaker is Stephen McCormick, Director of Licensing and Standards at the Security Industry Authority (SIA).  Stephen has been working for the SIA since 2009 when he […]

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Alpha Omega Securities join The ACS Pacesetters

March 21, 2022

We are pleased to welcome Alpha Omega Securities as the latest SIA ACS accredited company to join the ACS Pacesetters. This privately owned, Cheshire based company established in 1997, offers a range of security services throughout the UK including Manned Guarding, Door Supervisors, CCTV, Events, Alarm Response. Mobile Patrols and Vacant Property Inspections. The aim […]

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Bolton man sentenced for hospital security fraud

March 1, 2022

A Bolton man who used his father’s licence to work as a hospital security guard was exposed when a reference from a friend revealed his dishonesty. Mohammed Bashir was found guilty of fraud at Bolton Magistrates’ Court on 22 February 2022 following his misuse of a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. The court handed Bashir […]

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ACS Pacesetters announce sponsors for 2022 Security Officer of Distinction Awards

February 28, 2022

The 2022 ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards will take place at the Riverside Pavilion, Royal Windsor Racecourse, on 25th May and we are delighted to announce our sponsors. These awards reward and celebrate front-line security staff who have carried out exceptional actions whilst on duty.  This it is a great opportunity for members […]

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Man fined for trying to use someone else’s SIA licence

February 19, 2022

On Friday 11 February, Mohammed Abdurahman of Queensway pleaded guilty to fraud at Wrexham Magistrates’ Court. The prosecution was brought by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and he was fined £320, ordered to pay £1200 court costs and a £34 victim surcharge. Between 30 November and 15 December 2020, Mohammed Abdurahman presented himself to Chester […]

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Ward Security secures contract at Reading International Business Park

February 15, 2022

Ward is delighted to announce that it has secured a contract to provide security services at Reading International Business Park. The contract will see Ward providing customer experience officers to the site 24/7, 365 days a year. Ward will be working in partnership with Savills to ensure the best customer service is delivered alongside providing […]

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Unlocking the Potential Conference – Hosted by STM Group

February 10, 2022

STM Group, in collaboration with British Security Industry Association (BSIA), will be hosting an exclusive Conference and Networking Event on 24th February, at the stunning Informa Building, Atrium in Blackfriars, London from 1530 – 1800. What is going to be an evening filled with innovation, inspiration and motivation, with guest speakers including- but not limited […]

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Victims of crooked security boss win pay-out from ill-gotten gains

January 25, 2022

A jailed security boss has been ordered to pay tens of thousands of pounds in compensation to the vulnerable security operatives that he threatened and defrauded. John Gaines, 72, of Leamington Spa, who swindled his workers while operating under four assumed identities, was ordered at Warwick Crown Court on 20 January to pay £91,934.21 under […]

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