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The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards – 2022

January 18, 2022

We are delighted to announce that The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards Lunch will take place in the Riverbank Pavilion at Royal Windsor Racecourse on Wednesday, 25th May 2022, commencing with pre-lunch drinks at mid-day. It is open to all ACS Pacesetter members and each company which attends the function can be presented […]

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120-hours community service for convicted Manchester fraudster

January 5, 2022

On Monday 22 November 2021, Christopher Ogochukwu Ejime of Manchester pleaded guilty at Chester Crown Court to two counts of fraud. The court handed Ejime two concurrent 12-month Community Orders of 60 hours unpaid work and a requirement to pay a victim surcharge of £85. Ejime had pleaded not guilty to the charges at an […]

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Next Level Security Services – the first new member of The ACS Pacesetters in 2022

January 4, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Next Level Security Services Limited (NLSS) is the first new member of The ACS Pacesetters in 2022. This privately owned company was founded in 2015 by Derek Laird following his successful career in the military.  From the head office in Stockton on Tees, and regional offices in Leeds and […]

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Birmingham company director prosecuted for security licence infringement

December 8, 2021

Muhammad Usman Sardar pleaded guilty to repeatedly failing to respond to Security Industry Authority (SIA) requests for information about his business dealings. Sardar, director of Protect Security Solutions Ltd, was ordered to pay court costs of £500. The court also fined him £84 and required him to pay a victim surcharge of £34. SIA investigators […]

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Repeat offence by Louth security boss results in confiscation of £30,000 as proceeds of crime

December 2, 2021

Grimsby Crown Court has ordered a Lincolnshire security boss to pay more than £30,000 as the proceeds of crime after he was convicted for a second time of offences against the Private Security Industry Act (PSIA). Louth company director Trevor Frater originally pleaded guilty to supplying unlicensed security staff, while being unlicensed himself, at Grimsby […]

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120-hours community service for convicted Manchester fraudster

On Monday 22 November 2021, Christopher Ogochukwu Ejime of Manchester pleaded guilty at Chester Crown Court to two counts of fraud. The court handed Ejime two concurrent 12-month Community Orders of 60 hours unpaid work and a requirement to pay a victim surcharge of £85. Ejime had pleaded not guilty to the charges at an […]

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ACS Pacesetters Member Classic Services Group’s commitment to Mental Health Awareness Training

December 1, 2021

The IFPO UK & Ireland Being Human, mental health awareness programme, was developed in conjunction with multi award-winning Learning and Development provider, Ethos Farm.  It is part of a suite of online programs that IFPO UK & I offer.  IFPO and Ethos Farm are finalists in the UK OSPAs for the Being Human program.  The […]

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Latest audit result places Oakpark Security Systems Limited in top 3% of all ACS companies

November 24, 2021

Oakpark Security is delighted to announce the result of its 2021 Approved Contractor status, placing it in the top 3% of security contractors in the UK. Implemented by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) in consultation with representatives from across the Security industry, the main objective of the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) is to raise performance […]

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ACS Pacesetters Member Venture Security Management celebrates 15 year anniversary

November 17, 2021

Andover Security Specialist, Venture Security, is celebrating 15 years protecting homes and businesses, as it continues to expands its reach across Hampshire and Central Southern England. The company was founded in 2006 by Paul Howe and his wife Sara. Born and bred in Andover, Paul, a former event security manager, saw an opportunity to “do things better”. […]

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North London man with a history of violence handed suspended jail sentence for fraud

November 12, 2021

Last Friday (05 November), Khaled Hamed of Northwest London was handed a six- month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, at Westminster Magistrates’ Court for committing fraud. The Security Industry Authority (SIA), regulator of the private security industry, brought the prosecution. Hamed originally pleaded guilty to committing three counts of fraud at Westminster Magistrates’ Court […]

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