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Birmingham based GR8 Security join The ACS Pacesetters

February 20, 2020

We are delighted to announced that GR8 Security Ltd are the latest company to join the ACS Pacesetters. The association for Security companies who have achieved an ACS (Approved Contractor Scheme) score in the top 15% of all accredited companies. The company was established in 2008 by Nick Southern, Managing Director, and provides a range […]

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The ACS Pacesetters announce Guest Speaker and Sponsors for 2020 Security Officer of Distinction Awards Lunch

February 19, 2020

The 2020 ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards Lunch will take place on 3rd June at Royal Windsor Racecourse and we are delighted to announce that our Guest Speaker is Mr. Ian Todd FRSA, FCMI, Chief Executive, of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). These awards reward and celebrate front-line security staff who have carried […]

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Leicester security boss ordered to pay over £30K or face jail for working without a licence

February 18, 2020

Last Friday (14 February), Irfan Dogan (23) from Leicester was sentenced at Leicester Crown Court. He was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay court costs of £1,000 for infringement of the Private Security Industry Act (2001) (PSIA). He was ordered to pay £30,000 on Friday 27 January under the Proceeds of Crime Act (2002) (POCA). […]

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Broadstone and TrackTik announce strategic partnership to address ongoing industry staffing issues.

February 13, 2020

TrackTik and Broadstone to integrate their technology to address the unique staffing requirements of the private security industry. Manchester and Montreal 11.02.2020: Technology start-up Broadstone and the leading cloud based security workforce management solution,  TrackTik, have today announced a partnership integration deal.  The partnership will see the company integrate with Broadstone’s ‘Labour-as-a-Service’ technology as they […]

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Broadstone secures a further £1.5m to fuel expansion following major contract wins

February 3, 2020

Existing investors continue to back company’s aim to transform flexible workforces in regulated industries  Maven Capital and existing angel investors commit to ambitious roadmap Recent big client wins include service industry titans G4S, ISS World and OCS Group Broadstone has ambitions to break into US market by 2021 MANCHESTER 30 January 2020: Technology start-up Broadstone, has extended its funding by a further £1.5 million in order to service major contract wins in recent months, scale operations, and to […]

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The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards 2020

January 30, 2020

We are delighted to announce that the ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards Lunch will take place in the Riverbank Pavilion at The Royal Windsor Racecourse on Wednesday, 3rd June 2020, commencing with pre-lunch drinks at mid-day. This annual event, is open to all ACS Pacesetter companies who are members as at 1st May […]

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Dudley security boss and unlicensed guard prosecuted for working at Solihull hotel

On Friday 24 January, two security guards were fined at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court for offences against the Private Security Industry Act (PSIA).  Dudley security boss Tammy Sharman and security guard Gregory Clarke pleaded guilty to the offences following our investigation. Sharman, the operator of Black Country Security Services, provided the services of an unlicensed security […]

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Security guard sentenced for working at school with forged licence

January 22, 2020

On Friday (17 January) Oladeji Christopher Owolabi of West London was sentenced at Wood Green Crown Court for two counts of fraud and one count of possessing documents with an improper purpose, contrary to the Identity Documents Act 2010. Owolabi must now undertake an 18 month community order involving 300 hours of unpaid work. He had […]

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SIA launches consultation on code of conduct for private security operatives

January 9, 2020

The SIA are launching a six-week consultation on a draft code of conduct for SIA licence holders and applicants for SIA licences. We are inviting the industry, licence holders, and anyone with an interest in private security, to have a say on the draft code of conduct by taking part in a survey, which is […]

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Ward Security continues growth plans with Exec Appointment

January 8, 2020

Ward Security has appointed Paul Harvey to its Executive Board in the role of Chief Commercial Officer reflecting the company’s plans to maintain and continue its trend of upward growth.  The national security company was named as one of the fastest growing businesses in Kent in the 2019 MegaGrowth 50 list and as a business […]

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