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Unlicensed security company owner pleads guilty and claims that it was “just a hobby”.

On the 17th October 2019, James Barnett of Swindon, the director of Gold Shield Group ltd and its’ three subsidiaries, said that his security business was “just a hobby” as was investigated, and later convicted, for working without a license.

Barnett also pleaded guilty to failing to respond to information requests by the Security Industry Authority, despite the requests be...

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Security company owner ordered to pay £70,000 following fraud conviction.

In December 2018, Steven Nixon from Portadown, who was the owner of Eventsafe Security Ltd at the time, was given a nine month custodial sentence for fraud, and a further three months for supplying unlicensed security operative. Both sentences were suspended for three years with an additional 100 hours of unpaid Community service.

Nixon, who has just finished serving a 4 month jail sentence...