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    Ex Royal Marine Book Launch

    Just getting ready to head to a book signing. Ex Royal Marine Paul Kerr (pk) today launches his book M.ega S.tubborn. Not read it yet but believe its about positivity. Being a Marine and how the mindset gets you through. Life. Ability. Charity and inspiration. Oh.. and along the way... the...
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    Decent Jackets / coats for SG and DS

    Evening all. Hope you are well and safe and happy. I need to buy some coats / jackets, suitable for DS / SG. Anyone got any recommendations? Must be waterproof. Must be Black. No Hi Vis. Must be suitable for embroidery. Maximum price £50-£60 per unit. I am looking for...
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    Gloag Family Robbed and Bound

    here is a link to a recent robbery in Scotland. It may prove useful as anecdotal in contract discussions - where people cite "being remote" as a reason to not require appropriate levels of cover (or indeed "being in Scotland"). Family of Stagecoach tycoon Ann Gloag left bound and gagged by...
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    Whats in your pay packet? Holiday Pay?

    So I have just read the post XrayOneSix just posted. He says "I get £8ph BUT I also get holiday pay" This is said as if he is privileged to get it. Holiday pay is a LEGAL REQUIREMENT. It cannot make up your hourly rate. It CAN be an addition to your hourly rate (i.e it should be...
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    Pimlico Plumbers Security Guard Vacancy

    Charlie Mullins' well known plumbing business is recruiting a security guard. If thats what you are into then it seems like a good gig. They have a good reputation as employers and seem to be continuing to grow. I am not the POC, I just saw the vacancy on Twitter. Details somewhere around...
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    "Over and Out"

    First task of the evening completed, I sent information to the control room. Passed my message. It was all received and understood (so I am told). Just about to relax for the next little while before my next task and the Control Room Operator signs off with: "Copied that. Over and Out"...
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    MOBOs 2014

    Hi all, I have just become available for the above event and the few days either side of it. I was booked to be driving but that has fallen through at client level. If anyone has any position requiring filled at or around the event, please do get in touch via PM in the first instance...
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    RM Blog, Baton Bearer, Inspiration.

    For anyone who saw my previous post : http://www.closeprotectionworld.com/royal-marines/85935-what-makes-marine.html I am referring to the same person. Today, I am going out to hopefully use my photographic skills to photograph the above named as he carries proud the Commonwealth baton. He...
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    V10 for a chauffeur vehicle?

    Ladies and gents. Am I being naive, or thick or both? Chauffeur vehicle yesterday - Not CP or part of a team, the guy is a Chauffeur in an s-line. a V10, for a fairly standard (i.e not as high end as a betley, roller etc) chauffeur car just seems to be overkill. Thoughts anyone...
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    100 years

    Apologies if anybody feels this is in the wrong section. I felt this the best place to post. From my marina: "All ports have received a request from UNESCO to assist and co-operate in implementing their initiative to commemorate the event that triggered the First World War on 28th June...
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    Responsible Drinking

    Brewdog (Scottish Based real ale company) received a ruling from the Portman Group. Their official corporate response to it just shows why they are so successful! #SorryNotSorry Made me smirk. :-) Bubba
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    Controlled Solutions Group (Manchester)

    Hi all, After some help please. Can you please give me your OPINIONS of the company? As an employer? As a professional company in the marketplace? As I am asking for opinions, I would be most grateful if you could PM me please, as I don't want anyone to berate the company in a public...
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    More training for me... don't mind if I do! Does it work for you?

    So I am booked on a course, starting tomorrow. I am actually doing a number of courses for a number of reasons... Up-skilling, refreshing my knowledge, picking up hints and tips, seeing how it should be done, seeing how it ought NOT to be done and just basically making sure that what I deliver...
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    Any Providers in Cardiff area?

    hi all, I am looking for a good price for DS training in Cardiff. At the moment, an in house course for 6 people. Reputable and credible providers only. PM me with details - anyone using this thread to advertise their services will not be considered. May lead to further training as the...
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    Employment law tips

    I have a copy of this book. As an employer or an employee, there are plenty of interesting tips the whole way through. NB this is written by a Scottish Employment lawyer, so some points MAY not be appropriate throughout the UK. 140 #ukemplaw Tips In 140 Characters As always... hope...
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    Run a company in the UK and employ staff? Save £2000 off your Class1a NICs

    Title says it all. UK company? Employ Staff? Chances are, you can save £2,000 off your Class 1a NICs. Check out this link from .gov.uk or see the attachment below: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-insurance-2000-employment-allowance and if you DO save yourself £2,000...
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    FREE Training and free badge (SCOTGAP)

    Ladies and gents, I hope you are all well. In order to avoid some issues with Security, such as those witnessed at the Olympics, the Scottish Government is funding training for entrants in to the industry, as well as paying for the badge: The 2 week course includes: Level 2 Award in Door...
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    Manned Guarding Tender

    Hello all. Got some tender details for a manned guarding contract up for grabs in Scotland. I am not yet able to fulfil the full requirements - anyone else want the details? REAL short lead time on it... Please PM me with your details (Name & work e-mail) and I will forward the details to...
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    Tendering for Services

    Ladies and Gents. I have subscribed to a tender service to keep me abreast of what is going on in the Industry. Due to the current age and status of the business, I am not YET in a position to fulfil tender process. I am getting lots of tenders through for CCTV Installs (tender works, so they...
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    Glasgow Nightclub moves to strictly over 21

    Following the unfortunate and needless death of a 17 year old in a Glasgow Nightclub, they have moved to a strictly over 21s Policy. Do you think this will be replicated? Is this the answer? As an aside, the DS was powerless (given the timescales between her asking for help and subsequently...
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