About Us

About Us

DoorSec delivers a professional security service to businesses, which is intended to safeguard the future of all their clients moving forward in this economic climate. With the management protocol and procedures the company has in place, they also have SIA registered and appropriately qualified staff helping clients to improve productivity and reduce loss in their businesses.

We will guarantee to provide a friendly, professional, competitive customer service with client satisfaction as paramount. We will excel in innovative and cost effective solutions for the businesses we serve.

We are a vibrant company and our pervasive philosophy aims to maintain energy, passion and initiative in all aspects of our operation. Within a short time, DoorSec has maintained a highly professional image, breaking away from the commonly held negative perceptions of the security industry.

Key Attributes Of Our Staff

  • At Highly trained and qualified SIA personnel
  • Professional, friendly and courteous with excellent communication skills
  • Each door supervisor is trained in conflict management which could have a very positive effect on how your event or venue is perceived
  • Each door supervisor is totally conversant with civil, criminal and licensing laws as well as Government and Police endorsed PASS scheme
  • We can provide the very latest ‘head cam’ technology to assist in incident investigation and reporting – you see what the supervisor sees


DS Group Solutions holds SIA approved contractor status for the provision of door supervision services.

The ACS Standard encompasses all aspects of a security provider’s operation. It takes a holistic view of how well an organisation is managed and on approved organisation must demonstrate to an independent assessor, on an annual basis, that is has met defined standards.


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Management Team

Ian McCulloch

Managing Director

Ian has vast experience – in excess of 20 years – in the Liverpool Night-time economy. Ian has progressed from being a Door Supervisor through to becoming Managing Director of Doorsec Security Solutions in April 2007. In 2014, Ian successfully attained his SIA Close Protection Licence to expand and enhance his knowledge in this ever changing industry.

Ian has – since 2007 – developed a number of important business associations including Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, St Helens Chamber of Commerce, Liverpool Pubwatch, Merseyside and Cheshire Police and The SIA to name a few, as well as forming excellent working relationships with all of our clients both independently owned and brewery / company run venues including Baabar Group, Stonegate Pub Company, Mitchells & Butlers, Signature Living, and The Ability Group. Ian is the key point of contact for all contracts in Liverpool and holds regular meetings with clients to discuss the security provision provided and to offer expert advice on all issues of security.

Ian is fully committed to consolidating the company’s business and seeing the company grow in the future. With a very customer focused outlook, Ian is committed to ensuring that the company’s mission statement is applied to all current and potential clients.

Keith Shaw B.A.(Hons)

Operations Manager

Keith has over 30 years experience and has been involved in Door Supervision since 1985 in the North West.

During this time, Keith has attained a B.A. (Hons) Degree in Law and Criminal Justice, is a fully qualified SIA Trainer and NFPS Certified Physical Intervention Trainer, holds teaching qualifications in Conflict Management and PTLLS and is a Certified CCAS / IRCA Auditor. Also holding certification in BS7858 Screening & Vetting, Risk Assessment, Health and Safety, Manual Handling, Fire Marshalling and BIIAB Personal Licence, Keith is also the company In-House Trainer.

Keith has been with the company since January 2008 and has successfully managed the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme, achieving approval each year, progressively improving the score year on year.

Keith is fully committed to taking the company to new levels and works closely with Ian to develop new ideas to improve the company structure and policy development and KPI achievements.