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ACS Pacesetters charity raffle raised £1070 for Medical Detection Dogs

At the ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards lunch which took place on Tuesday, 24 May, a charity raffle was held with all proceeds going to Medical Detection Dogs. Sue Surbey, accompanied by her assistance dog Casper, attended the lunch and gave us an insight into how these dogs allow people suffering from life […]

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Paramount Monitoring and Response Limited sentenced for SIA offences

On 25 May 2016, the director of Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd, James Lovett and the operations manager, James Turner were sentenced at Nottingham Magistrates Court. Their sentencing follows the guilty pleas Paramount Monitoring and Response Ltd and Lovett entered in previous hearings and Turner’s guilty verdict on 22 April 2016. It was during the […]

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The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards 2016

The third ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards Lunch took place at Royal Windsor Racecourse yesterday, 24th May, and was attended by many of our members, their clients, industry associations, end-users of security and most importantly the Security Officers nominated to receive an Award. The Security Officers receiving the awards were nominated by the […]

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ExcluSec Security Solutions joins the growing membership of ACS Pacesetters

ExcluSec Security Solutions Limited is the latest company to join the ACS Pacesetters. After making it their target to meet the criteria for membership, they excelled in their recent ACS inspection and applied for membership the same day. The privately owned company was established by Managing Director, James Bancroft, in 2010 to provide professional security […]

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Travel and Subsistence Schemes – Security Guarding

Since 1998 the security guarding industry has utilised travel and subsistence tax planning opportunities to alleviate ever increasing costs of employment. The opportunity arose by swapping legitimate business expenses incurred by employees for taxable pay. This mechanism is more commonly referred to as salary sacrifice. At the turn of the 2015/16 tax year, new legislation […]

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