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Repeat offender Luton security boss pleads guilty to working without a licence

June 10, 2019

On Tuesday 4 June in Luton, Robert Dass pleaded guilty to two counts under the Private Security Industry Act; of working as an unlicensed security director and a security manager. We brought the prosecution against Dass, who admitted being the director of Roberts Nationwide Support Services Ltd. His guilty plea came ahead of a trial […]

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Renfrew based G.W.E Security Ltd pleads guilty to providing unlicensed security guard in Glasgow

June 7, 2019

On Friday 31 May, G.W.E Security Ltd pleaded guilty at Paisley Sheriff Court to supplying unlicensed security guards to a construction site at Westmuir Street in Glasgow. The operations manager of G.W.E Security, David Scott also pleaded guilty. The company was fined £1350 for providing an unlicensed security guard and David Scott was fined £450 […]

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Manpower Direct (UK) Limited – the latest company to join The ACS Pacesetters

June 4, 2019

We would like to welcome Manpower Direct (UK) Limited to the growing membership of The ACS Pacesetters – the association for the leading security companies in the UK based on their SIA ACS accreditation score. This privately-owned company, founded in 2003, was ranked in the Sunday Times fastest growing companies during their early years of […]

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Dardan Security join The ACS Pacesetters – the leading security companies in the UK

May 29, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Dardan Security is the latest company to join the ACS Pacesetters, the leading SIA ACS accredited companies in the UK. Established in 1973, for over 45 years, Dardan Security has built a long-lasting relationship with their clients including some of the world’s most prestigious brands. The company head office […]

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Veritech Systems Limited join the The ACS Pacesetters

May 28, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Hampshire based Veritech Systems as the latest company to join to the growing membership of The ACS Pacesetters. The company provides a range of services including manned Security, CCTV and access control and operates throughout London, South East, South West, the Midlands and Wales. To find out more about Veritech […]

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Rewarding outstanding individuals with The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Award 2019

May 24, 2019

The ACS Pacesetters Achievement Awards Lunch, run by FM Contract Watch, took place on Wednesday, 22nd May, at Royal Windsor Racecourse with 200+ members, their staff, clients and guests in attendance. Once again, the sun was shining as members gathered for pre-lunch drinks at the Riverbank Pavilion. This is the sixth year the lunch has […]

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No-show Birmingham door supervisor fined £600 and charged court costs of £7,815 in his absence

May 8, 2019

On Monday 29 April, Birmingham resident John Mendy was found guilty in his absence at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court. He was fined £600 and required to pay costs of £7,815. John Mendy incurred this significant fine and court costs for ignoring formal requests three times from the Security Industry Authority (SIA). He also failed to attend […]

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Door supervisor sent to jail after being caught with photocopied licence

May 2, 2019

A Bedfordshire door supervisor has been sent to prison after being found working with a forged SIA (Security Industry Authority) licence. Norris Dennis, 60, was sentenced at Luton Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 24 April to 20 weeks immediate imprisonment.  He had pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud and one of working without a valid […]

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Commercial property agency reflects on successful mobilisation after award to TC Security Services

Since early January 2019, TC Security Services, part of TC Facilities Management (TCFM), have been providing guarding and mobile patrol services to Avison Young (formerly GVA). The portfolio, covers multiple and diverse locations across London and the South East. TC Security Services welcomed 20 new colleagues to the business from a number of incumbent suppliers. […]

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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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