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ACS Pacesetters announce Guest Speaker – Mike Neville MCSFS for Awards Lunch

As we get closer to the ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards, the final preparations are taking place to enable us to welcome our members and their guests on Wednesday, 22nd May. We would like to announce our Guest Speaker – Mike Neville MCSFS – CEO  of Neville Forensic Recognition Limited. He is an […]

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ACS Pacesetters member First Response Group Awarded Prestigious contract to Safeguard the Keys to English History

Award winning First Response Group (FRG), the nationwide security, risk, and property protection business, has won a contract with English Heritage, a charity that manages more than 400 historic monuments, buildings and places. The three-year contract, with an option to extend to five, covers security guarding at some of the most iconic and historical venues […]

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MAN Commercial Protection Awarded Family-Owned Business of the Year at the Security and Safety Entrepreneur Awards

MAN Commercial Protection Ltd has been recognised as the Family-Owned Business of the Year at the Security and Safety Entrepreneur Awards. This award highlights their commitment to excellence, innovation, and family values in the security industry. The Security and Safety Entrepreneur Awards took place in collaboration with The Security Event held at the NEC, Birmingham […]

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ACS Pacesetters member First Response Group Appoints Prominent Industry Leader as Group Managing Director

The senior leadership team at national, multi-award winning First Response Group (FRG) has been further boosted by the appointment of Barry Dawson as group managing director, bringing with him 35 years of experience at the highest levels of the UK security industry. Taking up his new position on April 2 (2024), Dawson is described by […]

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ACS Pacesetters announce Sponsors for The Security Officer of Distinction Awards

The ACS Pacesetters are delighted to announce the sponsors for the 2024 Security Officer of Distinction Awards. Main sponsor: TEAM Software provides global market-leading solutions for cleaning, security, and facilities management companies. From managing your workforce to your back office – and everything in between – TEAM Software have solutions to help you connect with […]

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Oxford man prosecuted for fraud

On 23 February Karvan Nawaz was prosecuted at Oxford Magistrates’ Court for submitting a fraudulent document to the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Nawaz was prosecuted for fraud by false representation under section 2 of the Fraud Act 2006 and sentenced to a 12-month community order and ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work. […]

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First Response Group Announces Appointment of new Group Operations Director

First Response Group (FRG), the nationwide security, risk, and property protection company, has boosted its senior leadership team with the appointment of Derek Neilson into the newly created role of Group Operations Director. Neilson, who holds a Politics and International Relations (MA Hons) degree, previously headed up the company’s Scottish division, Apardion for the past […]

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Congratulations to Milton Keynes Security Team

The Silver Fox Audit team has completed a series of security penetration audits at our client’s premises in Northampton and Milton Keynes.  These independent and unannounced tests have been carried out at various times, during the day and night, to attempt to gain unauthorised entry to the site. On 24th January 2024, Lynda Moore, Managing Partner […]

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2023 Silver Fox Award presented to Gary Cobham – CIS Security

The Silver Fox Auditors from FM Contract Watch have carried out a regular series of audits to test the contract security team at a prestigious assignment in central London for several years. During this time, they have used many disguises and methods in an attempt to gain unauthorised entry to the premises. We were delighted to […]

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Increase Security Awareness in the Worplace

The Silver Fox Audit was originally introduced, over 20 years ago, to conduct penetration audits to test security guarding teams, however, over the years this has evolved to take into account the threats and circumstances that both Security teams and other employees face in the workplace. FM Contract Watch offers a wide range of security-based […]

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