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SIA and Met Police in London-wide crackdown

The Security Industry Authority supported law enforcement partners on Friday night [07 Dec] as part of a Metropolitan Police crackdown. Operation Condor is aimed at combating illegal activity in the night time economy across all London boroughs.

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Doormen plead guilty to working illegally

Four men have pleaded guilty to working as unlicensed door supervisors, receiving convictions under the Private Security Industry Act 2001.

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Octavian rates amongst the top 5 per cent of security providers

The Security Industry Authority has boosted its rating for leading security provider Octavian Security, who are members of its Approved Contractor Scheme, which aims to raise performance standards within the private security sector.

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Enigma Security appoints new HR Manager

Enigma Security Solutions Ltd, the UK-wide manned guarding provider, has appointed Kimberly Richards to the post of HR Manager. Kimberly will be responsible for managing the HR operation within the company, dealing with day-to-day issues as well as playing an important role in driving the HR strategy and expansion of the business.

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Contact ACS Pacesetters

FM Contract Watch LLP, PO Box 199, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 0BY

Tel: 01844 260 350
email: [email protected]

Company Registration No: OC372624

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SIA training reminder to Door Staff

Door supervisors are being reminded that they may need to take additional training if they plan to renew their SIA licence.

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Future for the private security industry – proposals for change

The Home Office has launched proposals for a new regulatory regime for the UK’s private security industry today.

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FM Contract Watch – November edition

To view the November edition of FM Contract Watch, which includes 7 pages on The ACS Pacesetters, please click on the following link

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Merseyside based Bernic UK join the Pacesetters

Merseyside based Bernic UK Limited are the latest company to join the growing membership of The ACS Pacesetters.

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The ACS Pacesetters – A genuine marketing advantage

You are a client with not much experience of the contract manned guarding world. Disturbingly – although almost all of which is hearsay – the reports which you have heard about the industry have often been far from complimentary.  Then there was that business of the Olympics – and although every time you visited the Games, the G4S officers looked very smart and were most helpful, you could not ignore the outcry against the company for failing to meet their personnel targets. You even went to the extent of trying to find out more about manned security by listening in to the Home Affairs Select Committee hearing against G4S, but came away feeling that whilst the G4S Directors handled themselves with dignity, members of the Committee appeared both boorish and ill informed.  If only you could get some good advice!

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