Brexit – EU Settlement Scheme

  The UK Security Industry is heavily dependent on labour coming through from the EU.  There are currently 394,267 active licences within the UK*.  Just under 15,000 of these licences are held by EU passport holders. With Brexit edging ever closer the UK Government has launched an EU Settlement Scheme, which means if you’re an


Meet the team – Alan Ennis

Alan Ennis has worked in the security industry for over 12 years. With a background in accreditations, including ISO’s, ACS and British Standards, he joined GUK as a great asset. Alan is currently based from our Reading Office and has recently become our Regional Head of Operations, managing teams from the Reading and Bristol areas


GUK is now Carbon Neutral!

We are incredibly proud to announce that GUK is now Carbon Neutral!

At GUK environmental sustainability forms part of the core of our commercial culture, from the more efficient use of scare resources, to actively supporting initiatives designed to reduce the impact of our operations on the environment.


Meet the team – Dion Redelinghuys

Did you know that Our Head of Operations, Dion joined GUK back in 2006? He brought with him a wealth of experience in both corporate and retail security. Dion managed the Regent Street Portfolio in London’s West End on behalf of The Crown Estate. He compiled and implemented numerous security procedures against stringent guidelines. Dion


GUK launch bio-metric key management system

  2018 focused on re-investment for GUK.  The introduction of new bio-metric key cabinets for our mobile response division ensure improved audits, tracking, accountability and compliance.  The cabinets use fingers prints to identify pre-determined users access to isolated keys, maintaining ultimate levels of security at all times.  The benefits to our clients include:   Key


GUK successfully pass ISO 27001 audit

We are pleased to announce that GUK successfully passed our ISO 27001 audit with no non-conformities (a rare achievement for a first audit).  We are now ISO 27001 accredited. What is ISO 27001? ISO 27001 is the international standard which is recognised globally for managing risks to the security of information you hold. Certification to


Congratulations to our ILM graduates

GUK recognise that learning and development is key to ensuring our management team feel motivated and supported. Ten of our managers recently completed the ILM Level 4 Diploma in Leadership and Management. This is aimed at developing managers and allows them to successfully take on higher levels of responsibility within GUK. Modules covered throughout this


GUK once again reaches the top of the ACS scoring pyramid

GUK once again reaches the top of the ACS scoring pyramid with an outstanding score of 170 out of 174! We have consistently been in the top 1% of ACS security companies since the scheme’s inception 13 years ago, a clear testament to our continued commitment to quality and professionalism. Next, let’s see if we


GUK competed in the 5th Annual Back on Track Go Karting event

GUK competed in the 5th Annual Back on Track Go Karting event at the weekend. Our two teams took part in the three-hour endurance race to raise money for injured serviceman and women. Back on Track’s focus is in the field of skin injuries and events like this not only help to raise money for


GUK reduce carbon emissions by an amazing 13.3%

GUK are proud to announce that we have reduced our carbon emissions by an amazing 13.3%.  GUK’s commitment to reducing our carbon footprint is shown through our ISO 14001 status and the 100% score in our Achilles environmental audit. Our commitment to a greener tomorrow is evident.  GUK will continue to look at ways to