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Aminex Security Services Ltd Prosecuted for Unlicensed Guards

On Tuesday 23 February, Kingsley Okeiyi, the director of Aminex Security Services Limited was found guilty at Westminster Magistrates Court for providing an unlicensed guard. The court heard that at the beginning of September 2014 when SIA investigation officers enquired about the staff working at Aminex Security Services Limited, the staff list Okeiyi provided listed […]

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Read the latest news from FM Contract Watch

Read the latest industry news from FM Contract Watch Who do you invite into your premises? News Board – The latest industry news The register of ACS Pacesetter Members Portrait of a Pacesetter – PHX Security The Silver Fox Audit Scheme and 2015 Awards PARiM Software Click here to read the full newsletter: FM Contract […]

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The FM Contract Watch chosen charity for 2016 is Medical Assistance Dogs.

Following a visit to the head office of Medical Assistance Dogs near to Milton Keynes, we were greatly impressed with the research and work they carry out training dogs to save lives. Medical Assistance Dogs train dogs to support individuals with complex health problems who have no awareness of an impending life threatening medical event. […]

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The ACS Pacesetters 2016 Annual Awards Lunch

The ACS Pacesetters are pleased to announce that the 2016 Annual Awards Lunch is to take place at The Castle Suite, Royal Windsor Racecourse on Tuesday, 24th May 2016. Too often the service industries fail to recognise the value of individual Officers who, day in and day out, are the foundation upon which a successful […]

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Red Rose Directors and Security Guards plead guilty

On Thursday 4 February, at Accrington Magistrates Court, Robert and Katherine Taylor (directors) and Paul Dickinson of Red Rose Select Services Ltd in Accrington, were sentenced for deploying unlicensed security guards. Anjam Javed and Philip Sultana also pleaded guilty to working without a licence. Red Rose Select Services Ltd provide security guards in Lancashire and […]

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KSS Keyholding Ltd fined for unlicensed guards

On Thursday 28 January, Kevin Jones and Karl Francis of KSS Keyholding LTD, pleaded guilty to providing unlicensed guards at a school in Shrewsbury and were sentenced at Shrewsbury Magistrates Court. The SIA and West Mercia Police carried out an inspection at the school in October 2014 where two guards without a licence were working, […]

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Director of Mark Pursglove Security Limited and two staff sentenced

On Tuesday 2 February 2016, Mark Pursglove (director), Peter Smith and Simon Lane of Caernarfon based Mark Pursglove Security Limited (MPS), pled guilty to offences under the Private Security Industry Act (PSIA) 2001 at Holyhead Magistrates Court. It was heard that MPS, who provide security guarding and door supervision, had provided an unlicensed security guard […]

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Who do you invite into your premises?

With the heightened terror threat in the UK, many commercial organisations are increasing their level of security manpower and systems to ensure that their premises are protected from the unknown. The one thing that is often not considered is the threat that may come from individuals who are invited into your premises when they are […]

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Misuse of ACS Pacesetters Logo

There are occasions when members do not renew their ACS Pacesetters membership, it can be for a variety of reasons, but could be that they are no longer entitled to as they have not reached the required criteria. Unfortunately, on occasions these companies continue to display the ACS Pacesetters logo on their website and marketing […]

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