The ACS Pacesetters are delighted to welcome their first International Advertiser to the Directory of Services.
Let us rejoice in that it would appear the Coalition Government are now trying to frantically row back from their ill advised and precipitate decision to commit the SIA to the so called “Bonfire of the Quangos”. In our view the only people who should be heading for the bonfire are the Government officials who came up with that ridiculous decision! The Security Industry knows the chaos which would have come about if the Government carried through its threat.
Bolton based Coppermount Security has been acquired by Kingdom Security. The acquisition includes approximately 2,000 guarding hours per week across a variety of sectors (Education, Student Accommodation, Galleries, Libraries and Property Management) and a turnover in excess of £1 million.
When property management specialist MJ Mapp was looking to tender the security provision for a large chunk of its portfolio, Ward Security was on the shortlist. Not only had the Rochester-based bespoke security provider already been supplying security services to part of MJ Mapp’s existing portfolio, but the way it operates and the high level of customer service mirrored many of the values that MJ Mapp holds highly – continuity of service, reliability and employee satisfaction.
In a packed arena on Wednesday 22nd September 2010, Wilson Chowdhry, Managing Director of AA Security Services and Vice Chairman of the BPCA was awarded the “Bridging Communities” Category in the London Peace Awards.
Winners were announced for this year’s Citizen and Gloucestershire Echo Business Awards at a ceremony at Cheltenham Racecourse on the 7th October 2010, the biggest event of its kind in the country.
The news that the Home Office is considering scrapping the Security Industry Authority ( SIA), as part of it’s planned “Bonfire of the Quangos”, which apparently seeks to reduce cost, red tape and return accountability to the grass roots, would be an act of utter folly.
Petrit Laurence and Jurgita Cekaviciute.
Petrit and Jurgita won this award in recognition of their bravery when trying to save a man’s life.