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Owner of Security Company Elite Door Staff found guilty after unlicensed employee assaulted a customer

March 19, 2018

On 12 March 2018, Trevor Frater trading as Elite Door Staff was found guilty of supplying an unlicensed door supervisor on six occasions in Alford and Louth, in Lincolnshire. We began investigating Frater in May 2017 when Lincolnshire Police brought the matter to their attention. This was following the conviction of Carl Pettit, a door supervisor […]

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Wiltshire-based security company director pleads guilty to working without a licence

March 9, 2018

On Monday 5 March 2018, Siobhan McDonald, the director of Morsec Holdings Ltd, of Melksham, Wiltshire, pleaded guilty at Salisbury Magistrates’ Court to a range of offences. These included providing false information, failing to provide information, and aiding and abetting Paul McDonald, who separately pleaded guilty to working without a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. […]

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£10,000 confiscated from Sightguard Security Ltd director under the Proceeds of Crime Act

February 22, 2018

On 19 February, at Portsmouth Crown Court, Victor Lewis, director of Sightguard Security Ltd, was ordered to pay over £10,000 following an order under the Proceeds of Crime Act (PoCA). The order is the result of the first independent confiscation order we pursued under the PoCA. It follows our prosecution on 7 December at Newport […]

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The February Newsletter from FM Contract Watch

February 20, 2018

The latest newsletter from FM Contract Watch includes: The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards Lunch on 23 May 2018 News Board – The latest news from the Security Guarding Industry The Silver Fox Audit Scheme – Testing your security guarding services The ACS Pacesetters – the latest membership list of accredited companies Portrait […]

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Coventry security director found guilty for providing unlicensed security services

February 19, 2018

On Wednesday (14 February), Michael Ryan, Director of Coventry-based IG Security Services Limited, was found guilty at Coventry Magistrates’ Court of providing unlicensed security operatives, an offence under the Private Security Industry Act (PSIA) 2001. Mr Ryan was fined £850 and his company, IG Security Services Ltd was awarded a penalty of £1,000; in addition […]

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Security industry opinion-formers coming together for SIA Stakeholder Conference

February 15, 2018

One of the security industry’s most influential forums is taking place in London next month. We have opened the booking for our annual Stakeholder Conference, which takes place at the Oval cricket ground on Tuesday 13th March 2018. This year’s themes will be Protecting the Public and Labour Supply in the Private Security Industry. Confirmed […]

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Ward Security celebrates Employee Excellence at Star Awards Evening

February 8, 2018

National security provider Ward Security has announced its top performing employees of the year at its annual Star Employee Awards Ceremony.   From its 900 strong team, Ward Security presented 15 employees with a Star Award in recognition of their commitment, loyalty and for outstanding achievements during their employment in 2017. More than 50 employees were […]

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Our chosen charity for 2018 – Veterans in Action

Our chosen charity for 2018 is Veterans In Action www.veteransinaction.org.uk and we will be supporting them at the ACS Pacesetters Awards Lunch. Veterans In Action (VIA) are an armed forces charity who help those who have suffered the effects of war or who have found the transition to civilian life difficult. VIA take a non-therapy approach […]

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ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards Lunch

We are delighted to announce that the 2018 ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards Lunch will be taking place on 23rd May at Royal Windsor Racecourse. All of our members are encouraged to submit nominations for their staff for these prestigious awards. We will also be supporting a charity at the event and this […]

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Security firm First Response Group has high ambitions appointing new CEO

February 1, 2018

One of the top multi-service and security providers in the UK, First Response Group (FRG), has announced the appointment of a new CEO, Simon Alderson, to implement its partnership business plan and rebrand to FRG. Mr. Alderson, 42, has nearly 20 years’ experience in the sector, gaining several directorships, including running the Netherlands division for […]

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