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The October Newsletter from FM Contract Watch

FM Contract Watch offers a variety of support services to the security guarding industry and this edition includes: • Raising the awareness of the Approved Contractor Scheme • News Board – The latest news from members of The ACS Pacesetters • The ACS Pacesetters 5 year anniversary together with a register of our current members […]

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FM Contract Watch – Consultancy Division

The Consultancy Division of FM Contract Watch now offers the following additional services: Assistance with the Tendering Process The whole process of going out to tender and, perhaps, ultimately appointing a new security contractor can often be both a harrowing and time consuming business. FM Contract Watch is able to manage the whole process for […]

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Raising the awareness of the Approved Contractor Scheme

The Approved Contractor Scheme is now reaching its tenth anniversary, having first been introduced in 2006. However, it is disappointing to find that some buyers of security services still do not appreciate the relevance of the accreditation and, even when they do, many do not know how the contractor scoring works and what is involved […]

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Who makes a good Security Officer?

What type of person do you think makes the ideal security officer? What is the personality of the person at the desk you say goodnight to as you leave your office block? Is he a similar type of person to the man patrolling the building site down the road at 2 a.m. with his guard […]

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Ward Security retains Investors in People Gold Accreditation

Ward Security has successfully retained Gold status followings its triennial Investors in People (IiP) assessment. The achievement puts the company within an exclusive group of a very small number of security companies to achieve the highest status, and also marks a full ten years of IiP compliance, for which the company was also awarded. The […]

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A real differentiator in the Security World

The Silver Fox Audit – A genuine test for contract and in house security staff The Silver Fox Audit independently tests individuals and teams employed in the security guarding industry working on site on behalf of their clients. The security industry has historically suffered by employing staff on terms and conditions based on low wages, […]

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