Security Industry Authority’s Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS)

Citiguard Security UK Ltd currently holds SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) for the provision of Security Guarding and Keyholding. The objective of the SIA’s ACS scheme is to raise performance standards and to assist the private security industry in developing new opportunities. The scheme is voluntary and was developed in consultation with representatives from across the industry; it only covers those parts of the industry that are regulated by the SIA and the Private Security Industry Act. Choosing an ACS accredited supplier for the provision of your contract security services will help you to meet your security obligations to your staff, shareholders and other stakeholders. For more information on the SIA, click here


NASDU promotes Welfare, Standards, Training and Education within the Security Dog Sector and offers support and guidance to its membership.NASDU is recognised within the security industry by the Security Industry Authority (S.I.A.), Skills for Security, BSIA, IPSA together with the Home Office, ACPO, MOD, DEFRA, BSI, as well as Animal Welfare Groups like local Authority Dog Wardens. For more information on the NASDU, click here


As a supplier, you’ll know vetting processes consume vast quantities of time and resources. We strive to save clients and contacts time and money and are accredited with Constructionline. Helping you to engage with us in confidence and saving everyone time, money and hassle in the process. For more information on Constructionline, click here

ISO 9001 (Quality Management System

The ISO 9001 series of standards form the foundation and framework for an effective management system within any type of business. The standards were developed and published by the International Organisation for Standardisation or ISO and have over 110 member countries. Increased global competition has lead to higher customer expectations with regard to quality. To be competitive, businesses need to employ increasingly effective and efficient systems. Benefits of ISO 9001 are given below

  • Your business can realise the following benefits:
  • Improved Customer Satisfaction
  • Greater Quality Awareness
  • Higher Real and Perceived Quality
  • Positive Cultural Change
  • Competitive Edge
  • Increased Market Share
  • Increased productivity
  • Reduced Costs

For more information on the SSAIB, click here

ISO 14001 – Environmental Certification

Benefits of ISO 14001 Registration Many organisations are now being forced to show commitment to demonstrating that they have an effective environmental management system in place to reduce the impact that they have on the environment. One way of demonstrating this commitment, as well as compliance with environmental legislation, is by achieving the internationally recognised environmental standard ISO 14001. By achieving this award the company can also obtain the following benefits:

  • Improved public image
  • Reduced waste etc
  • Reduced energy consumption
  • Reduced risk of litigation
  • Improved work environment
  • Safeguard existing markets

For more information on the SSAIB, click here


Each month thousands of contractors and consultants (suppliers) apply for work with public and private sector organisations (buyers). To win work, they must meet the buyer’s health and safety standards. Assessing suppliers health and safety competence is usually a lengthy and time consuming process. Suppliers can sometimes meet one buyer’s Health and Safety standards but not another. Being CHAS approved reduces duplication as suppliers compliance is accepted by all CHAS buyers. CHAS assesses applicants health and safety policy statement, Their organisation for health and safety, Their specific health and safety arrangements to a standard acceptable to our buyers and to others. For more information on CHAS,click here


Safecontractor is one of the fastest growing health and safety accreditation schemes in the UK. Registered members with the Safecontractor scheme include clients and contractors from a wide range of professional disciplines working within a number of industry sectors. For more information on Safecontractor, click here