Accreditations and Memberships

In such a competitive and fast-growing industry it is vital that the company achieve the highest level of competence and approval from leading organisations and bodies which provide audited and demonstrable evidence to clients seeking the services that we offer. Hi-Res Security Ltd is therefore dedicated to being at the top of the industry when it comes to such accreditations and memberships that are outlined on this page. 


Hi-Res Security Ltd are very proud to have achieved the SIA Approved Contractor Status since 2013 and are continuously striving to maintain the high standards which have earned us the approval. 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 assessment involves an independent assessor who carries out an audit on indicators which measure all aspects of the company and scores according to achievement levels.



The indicators are grouped into the following criteria: 


  • Strategy 

  • Processes 

  • Commercial Relationship Management 

  • Financial Management 

  • Resources 

  • People 

  • Leadership 

  • Corporate Social Responsibility 

  • Result


As an approved contractor, Hi-Res Security Ltd has demonstrated commitment to customer service and the compulsory licensing of all staff. This means that as a customer you can be rest assured th at all security operatives representing Hi-Res Security Ltd will be working within the law. The ACS Standard encourages a customised service which means we are dedicated to evaluating your situation and delivering a service which reflects your requirements as closely as possible. We understand that all customers are different and therefore have different security needs. To read more about the benefits of using an approved contractor, please visit the SIA website

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SIA Approved Contractor Status (ACS)

Hi-Res Security Ltd holds SIA Approved Contractor status for the provision of Security Guarding services


Hi-Res Security Ltd is an Associate Company member of NASDU and staff within the company are individual members as well as being NASDU certified as dog and handler teams. (See Training and Welfare for more information about our dog handler training with NASDU.)

National Association of Security Dog Users (NASDU)

NASDU is recognised within the security industry by the SIA and is an association which promotes Welfare, Standards, Training and Education within the Security Dog Sector and offers support and guidance to its membership. Please visit the NASDU website for further information about membership. 

Safecontractor - The Health & Safety Assessment Scheme

The company is pleased to have achieved approval from safecontractor since 2011. Every organisation has a legal obligation to ensure that contractors who visit or work on their premises operate in a safe way. There is therefore the need to assess their health and safety arrangements. The safecontractor scheme is designed to review and audit the health and safety policies, procedures and documentation of contractors. It is a leading health and safety accreditation scheme which many organisations use as a central web database as their primary means of selecting contractors. For more information about the Safecontractor scheme, please visit the Safecontractor website

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Constructionline is the UK's leading procurement and supply chain management service that collects, assesses and monitors company information to ensure that buyers can be confident in using approved suppliers who are on the Constructionline database. As an approved supplier we have been assessed to standards set by government and the construction industry. For more information about Constructionline, please visit the Constructionline website

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CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. Appproved contractors are assessed by CHAS to ensure that their Health and Safety arrangements are at an acceptable standard to buyers and others. CHAS also gives guidance on any weaknesses in a supplier's safety management, which means we are able to improve and maintain our Health and Safety standards for the benefit of our staff, our customers and the public. For more information about CHAS, please visit the CHAS website

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SMAS is a proud member of the Safety Schemes in Procurement forum and as such we have achieved additional accreditation with them, following our Safecontractor approval. Being an approved contractor on the SMAS database gives peace of mind that customers are dealing with a genuine company who have been assessed for Health and Safety and are regularly checked for insurances, references and financial competence. For more information about SMAS, please visit the SMAS website

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Safety Management Advisory Service (SMAS)
Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)


We are happy to be members of the FSB which is the UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. The benefits of membership are vast, but in general we have continued support for all aspects of the company which in turn reflects on the quality of services which we can provide to our customers. To find out more about the benefits of FSB membership, please visit the FSB website

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