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Family-run Portsmouth security company fined for supplying unlicensed security

June 28, 2021

Havant-based Standeasy Security Ltd was prosecuted at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court for deploying unlicensed security. On Tuesday 1 June, the company’s operations manager, Ashley O’Brien, appearing on behalf of her father’s business Standeasy Security Ltd pleaded guilty to employing two unlicensed people. The company was fined £220, required to pay court costs of £625 and a […]

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Outstanding work by 2021 ACS Pacesetters Security Officers of Distinction

June 16, 2021

The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards 2021 took place on-line on Wednesday, 16th June, and 12 front-line Security Officers received one of these prestigious awards.  All the individuals who were nominated, 89 in total, are to be congratulated on their exceptional work during a difficult year when their roles and responsibilities often changed […]

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STM Group Launches a Powerful New Wellbeing App for its Internal Customers

June 9, 2021

Named as ‘Manned Guarding Services Provider of the Year 2020’ and ‘Business of the Year 2020’, in addition to receiving numerous other awards and accolades, STM Group (UK) Ltd provides bespoke manpower service solutions, focused on the delivery of high-quality security, cleaning, and customer-focused, services. These services are underpinned, and supported, by leading edge technology. […]

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The SIA welcomes Heather Baily QPM as new Chair

June 7, 2021

Today, 7 June 2021, Heather Baily QPM, starts her new role at the Chair of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Appointed by the Home Office, her term as Chair will run for three years. As Chair of the Authority Heather Baily will contribute to the overall strategic direction and corporate oversight of the SIA, ensuring […]

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The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards 2021 – Link to on-line event

June 2, 2021

The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards 2021 will be taking place on-line in just 2 weeks’ time at 12.30 hrs on Wednesday, 16th June 2021. We are delighted to have Michelle Russell, acting CEO of the Security Industry Authority, as our guest speaker and Roy Cooper of Professional Security Magazine is kindly hosting […]

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Buxton man handed 12-month community service order for licence infringements

May 26, 2021

On Tuesday 18 May, a Buxton man pleaded guilty at Thameside Magistrates’ Court to infringing the licensing conditions of his two Security Industry Authority (SIA) licences. Paul Tilson held a CCTV licence and a Security Guard licence and he failed to inform the SIA of his change of address, which is a licensing condition. Last […]

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Stuart Lowden joins Ward Security as Chairman

May 18, 2021

ACS Pacesetters member, Ward is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Lowden CSyP FSyI F.ISRM as its new Chairman. Stuart has had an impressive career within the security industry. Best known as a co-founder of Wilson James’ security arm, Stuart has been actively involved in the industry’s best known trade bodies, as a Director […]

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ACS Pacesetters Member Kingdom Services Group Buys Facilicom Cleaning Services & Trigion Security Services

May 12, 2021

Kingdom Services Group Ltd has completed the purchase of Facilicom Cleaning Services and Trigion Security Services in a move that will bolster the firm’s cleaning and security credentials, and significantly increase its market share. Kingdom, one of the largest privately owned companies specialising in security solutions, cleaning, environmental protection and recruitment, has bought the two […]

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The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards

May 6, 2021

The 2021 ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards will be broadcast on-line at 12.30 hours on 16th June 2021 and we are delighted to announce that our Guest Speaker is Michelle Russell, acting Chief Executive of the Security Industry Authority (SIA).  Michelle joined the SIA in January 2020 as Director of Partnership and Interventions […]

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IFPO & Ethos Farm Launch ‘Being Human’ Training for the Security Industry

The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) has teamed up with global learning and development specialists Ethos Farm to create a ground-breaking avatar-led online programme for security personnel called ‘Being Human’. Following the IFPO ‘Security Minds Matter’ webinar on the 28th April, Mike Hurst CPP MSyI, Director of IFPO UK & Ireland commented: “We are […]

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