Accreditations & Certifications

GUK is committed to leading the way in creating a security sector that holds professionalism and high-quality services as its highest priority.

We are a member company of SIA ACS (Approved Contractor Scheme) and currently hold one of the highest scores in the country for the quality of our internal processes, our commitment to best practice and for the development of our employees. GUK has been assessed as being in the top 0.5% of companies providing manned guarding services in the UK.

In a highly regulated environment, with client needs at the forefront of everything we do, we continually evolve our robust quality assurance systems so they withstand the intense scrutiny of clients and regulators.

We are proud to have achieved the following accreditations from leading industry bodies, in recognition of our consistency in delivering excellence at each stage of service delivery through the fundamental principles of clarity, honesty and integrity.

SIA Approved Contractor

SIA Approved

Guarding UK Ltd holds ACS approval for the provision of Security Guarding, Key Holding and

Safe Contractor

A leading health and safety pre-qualification assessment scheme.

ISO 9001

ISO 9001 for Static Guarding & Mobile Patrol Services.
ISO 9001 for Keyholding Response Services.

ISO 22301

ISO 22301 Confirms that GUK has developed a comprehensive business continuity strategy, the aim of which is to safeguard our business, protect our clients and ultimately rapidly recover from business impact events, from cyber-attack to natural disasters.

ISO 27001

ISO 27001 is the international standard which is recognised globally for managing risks to the security of information you hold.

ISO 14001

ISO 14001 is part of international standards applicable to any organisation, relating to environmental management.

ISO 45001

ISO 45001 is an international standard giving requirements related to health and safety management systems.

Constructionline Gold

Constructionline is the UK’s largest pre-qualification platform for the construction industry. Constructionline Gold provides a clear testament to the quality and professionalism of GUK’s service.

C02e Assessed

Our commitment to environmental sustainability has resulted IN attainment of Carbon Neutral status, one of the first security companies in the UK.


SMAS accreditation confirms that GUK has met the SSIP Core Criteria, demonstrating compliance with the highest standards in health and safety.

Our Net Zero Pledge

We are proud to announce that we are Carbon Neutral (PAS 2060) certified.
This means that we have assessed our carbon emissions through a third party, reduced which we can and what we cannot currently reduce, we have supported carbon offsetting projects to ‘neutralise’ our emissions. The projects include:

  • UK Trees + Brazil REDD
  • Vp Biosupply Wastewater Treatment
  • Wind Project in Maharashtra by BWDPL

However, we understand the greater need to reduce our Carbon Emissions. Therefore, GUK have pledged to Net Zero!

Using the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTI) tool, we have set our target to a 1.5 Degree Celsius Scenario over the next twelve years, with our base year being 2020.

We aim to reduce our Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions by 42.0% by 2030.



GUK is committed to ensuring that members of the public are protected whilst working or visiting GUK secured sites.  The welfare of all members of the public is of paramount concern and forms an integral part of our training regime for all company employees.  Our in-house training system provides practical tuition in all aspects of customer relations, conflict de-escalation and resolution.  Training is supported through the implementation of policies and procedures geared to the control and reduction of violence in the workplace.  Members of our senior management team work closely with local and national organisations in developing and implementing initiatives designed to safeguard all stakeholders, from company clients to members of the public.
We welcome feedback from stakeholders both positive and negative; therefore if you wish to discuss any aspect of our service, please complete the form on the contact page.

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