Entries by Dave Thomas

GSTS provide the Formula for Security

GSTS are delighted to be supplying services to Formula Services Premier Truck Stop based in Ellesmere Port, Wirral. The award-winning truckstop boasts 120 overnight parking bays across two secure L3 TAPA accredited yards.They have everything a truck driver needs to make their overnight stay as comfortable as possible. It really is a home from home, with a bar & grill, […]

Mark wins National Healthcare Security Officer of the Year Award

On Thursday 10th November, Mark Williams was presented with his Healthcare Security Officer of the Year award, by David Robinson Security and Car Parking Manager at Wythenshawe Hospital and Dave Potts GSTS CEO. Mark was awarded the accolade by the National Association for Healthcare Security at their annual conference in Birmingham. Mark was described by […]

GSTS Healthcare Officer Wins National Award for Second Year Running

We are delighted to announce that Mark Williams has been awarded Healthcare Security Officer of the year at the Annual Healthcare Security Awards 2022. The award was announced at the National Association for Healthcare Security annual conference held in Birmingham on the 4th November 2022. This is the second year in a row that a […]

Ashley recognised at National Awards

We are delighted to announce that Ashley House has been recognised for Innovation in Healthcare at the Annual Healthcare Security Awards 2022. His runner up award was announced at the National Association for Healthcare Security annual conference held in Birmingham on the 4th November 2022. Ashley explains; “In healthcare in the UK we have a […]

Principles before Commercials

A personal reflection by Dave Potts CEO The Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE) regulations, quite rightly are a number of legal processes designed to safeguard the rights of an employee when he or she transfers to a new employer. The loss of a contract, by way of a change of supplier can and […]

GSTS passes IMS Audits 2022

We are delighted to have passed recent audits for 2022 for our Integrated Management System. Certification to ISO 14001 and 45001, alongside our existing ISO 9001, provides reassurance to our existing and potential customers that GSTS is a reputable and trusted contractor that has been independently verified as meeting industry standards. Implementing an Integrated Management […]

GSTS Team recognised at National Awards  

  We are delighted to announce that our Manchester University Foundation Trust Healthcare officers, covering Wythenshawe, Withington, Trafford and Altrincham Hospitals have been awarded recognised as runners up at the Annual Healthcare Security Awards 2022. The award was announced at the National Association for Healthcare Security annual conference held in Birmingham on the 4th November […]

GSTS Celebrates Five year anniversary 1st May 2022

Our journey so far – Part one – By Dave Potts CEO GSTS was relaunched on the 1st May 2017, and up until that point had been running predominantly as a high quality security training provider with one or two manned guarding sites. The company was renowned for its Close Protection Courses. There was significant […]

GSTS appoints Ashley House as Deputy Security Manager

Prior to joining GSTS, Ashley worked for ten years in various sectors of the security industry, gaining the requisite transferable skills, gaining valuable experience on the ground, in supervisory and management roles. He successfully completed a bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Security Operations and Investigations at the University of South Wales. Ashley was recruited as […]