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New Real Living Wage Rates announced by the Mayor of London

It has been announced today that the new London Living Wage has increased from £9.40 to £9.75 per hour to reflect the higher cost of living facing families in the city – an increase of 3.7 per cent. This year over 300 more London-based employers have signed up to pay their staff the hourly rate […]

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The October Newsletter from FM Contract Watch

FM Contract Watch provides support services for the Security Industry and the October Newsletter includes: The Impact of the new SIA Licensing System News Board – Latest security guarding industry news The ACS Pacesetters – the growing list of accredited members who have all achieved an ACS score in the top 15% Improving profit margins […]

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The latest company to join the ACS Pacesetters is The SES Group

This privately owned company has been operating since 1997 and provide quality security services for large events and corporate clients. The company focuses on providing a quality services and has been  fortunate to provide security services to some of the largest and most prestigious events in the world. The SES Group has three divisions; SES […]

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Exchequer Court Security Team rewarded with Silver Fox Awards

The Axis Security team contracted to Exchequer Court have been subject to a series of unannounced audits to test their reaction to unauthorised visitors to the premises. As a result of their actions in preventing access to the site Paul Sear, Site Security Manager was presented with the Silver Fox 2016 certificate by Lynda Moore […]

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SIA investigators successful as Platinum UK Facilities Management Ltd found guilty after retrial

On 4 October Platinum UK Facilities Management Ltd were found guilty of deploying unlicensed guards following a retrial. The case was previously heard in April 2012 when the director, Lolo Daniels, was fined. That ruling was overturned on appeal and re-tried at Inner London Crown Court. Head of Investigations, Nigel Davies, said: “Following the original […]

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