There are numerous organisations offering support services to the security guarding industry and examples include the following:
All employees working in the industry are required to be vetted to BS 7858: 2012, which includes a five year background check, two personal references, credit check, evidence of identity and the right to work in the UK.
An example of advice available includes company and commercial law, contracts and tenders, employment law and TUPE, procurement, data protection and franchising.
An on-line service enabling companies to confirm that their prospective clients will be able to meet the financial contractual obligations.
Specialist advice including independent on site penetration and customer service audits, surveys, security reviews, contract monitoring and assistance with the tender process.