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Wharf Guards Limited plead guilty to employing unlicensed guards

The director of Wharf Guards Limited, Richard Kinyanjui, has pleaded guilty to providing unlicensed guards between June and August 2015. The operations manager, George Kalmera, has also pleaded guilty to failing to supply information relating to the investigation. In August 2015, unannounced visits were made by SIA investigators across three sites. At one site in […]

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Moran Security Services Ltd sentenced for falsely claiming to be an Approved Contractor

On 31 May 2016, Adam and Brendan Moran of Moran Security Services Ltd were sentenced for falsely claiming to be under the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) and supplying unlicensed security operatives, at Doncaster Magistrates Court. Adam and Brendan Moran pled guilty on the 4th of May at a previous hearing where the court heard that […]

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The Approved Contractor Scheme – One Size Fits All

The Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor Scheme (SIA ACS) in in its tenth year, however; there is still confusion by end users of Security Guarding services as to its relevance and how the scoring system works. During the course of our work we regularly meet with end users of security services and often ask the […]

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FM Contract Watch News – The ACS Pacesetters Achievement Awards Lunch 2016

This edition of our Newsletter is dedicated to The ACS Pacesetters Achievement Awards Lunch held on the 24th May. The event was attended by our member companies, end users of contract security and a very impressive group of Security Officers of Distinction. The ACS Pacesetters are companies in the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme who have […]

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Capital UK Services Ltd directors pay over £200k for deploying unlicensed guards

On 27 May 2016, Capital UK Services Ltd and directors Judith Wanyoike and Stephen Mungai were sentenced for supplying unlicensed security guards at Nottingham Magistrates. The court heard that Capital UK Services Ltd provided eleven security operatives who were unlicensed, across two large contracts occasions. The first was between August 2013 and February 2014 when […]

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