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SIA – approved contractor
The Private Security Industry Act 2001 requires the SIA to establish a “system of inspection for providers of security services, under which those organisations who satisfactorily meet the agreed standards may be registered as approved, and may advertise themselves as such.The objective of the SIA’s Approved Contractor 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
ISOQAR ISO 9001 UKAS Accredited Certification
Pride GB Security Services Limited has an ISO9001:2008 standard quality management system in place. This is certified by ISOQAR who are a UKAS accredited certification body.
We are certified for BS 7499 Static Guarding and Mobile Patrol Services, BS 8517 Security dogs for the use of general purpose security dogs, BS 7858 Security screening of individuals employed in a security environment, BS 7984 Key holding and response services.
British Security Industry Association (BSIA)
The British Security Industry Association is the trade association for the private security industry in the UK. The core values of the BSIA are; Dedication, High Standards, Innovation, Integrity and Belief
By being members of the BSIA, Pride GB is part of a unique group of high quality and professional companies. One of our top priorities is the maintenance of high standards within the industry.
The National Association of Security Dog Users (NASDU) are an organisation recognised by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and The Police across the U.K. Our aims are to comply and adhere to BS 8517-1:2009 ISO 9001 Certified Security dogs (Code of practice for the use of general purpose security dogs).
Pride GB hold an associate company membership status with NASDU and we embed the aims and objectives set out by NASDU into our services to consistently provide the highest quality.
Our handlers and their dogs regularly attend continuation training sessions at the South Staffs Dog training school, run by an ex-police dog trainer/handler and founder member of NASDU itself, Mr Michael Mason. Dogs are trained to the NASDU level 2, which allows them to carry out general purpose security dog duties.