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Infologue Top 100 UK Security Companies 2023
This is the 19th Edition of our annual top UK security company rankings by revenue. The data below is self reported by the companies themselves to us with historical financial data used where needed.  “2023 has been a return to business as usual for the UK security industry after the last couple of years of extraordinary events. There have been some notable movement amongst the top 5 largest security companies this year. Mitie continue to maintain their number one spot by quite some distance with G4S now entrenching themselves at number two following the acquisition of TSS last ye...
A Guide to Security Patrol Systems in the UK 2023
This is the Infologue Guide to Security Patrols Systems in the UK for the year 2023. The data was collected by our partner, Interconnective Security Products who have helped us compile the below guide. This guide looks at a variety of different factors surrounding security guard patrol systems, how they work, what features they have, installation and more. What is a security patrol system? A security patrol system also known as a security guard tracking system, guard patrol system, guard monitoring software and or security patrol tag system, is at its core a proof of presence device. Most sy...
A Guide to Walkthrough Metal Detectors UK
Walkthrough metal detectors have become a common sight in numerous public spaces and high-security areas, playing a vital role in ensuring safety by detecting concealed metallic objects. This article delves into the intricacies of walkthrough metal detectors, exploring their functionality, applications, and the standard procedures associated with their use. Understanding Walkthrough Metal Detectors Walkthrough metal detectors, also known as archway metal detectors and knife arches, are security devices employed to detect metallic objects on individuals passing through them. These devices u...
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How to get ACS Accreditation for a UK Security Company
In the United Kingdom, the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) is a widely recognized and respected accreditation within the security industry. Achieving ACS accreditation demonstrates a company's commitment to providing high-quality security services while adhering to stringent industry standards. This article aims to provide a step by step guide on how to get ACS accreditation for your UK security company.   Understanding the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) The ACS is managed by the Security Industry Authority (SIA), the statutory organization responsible for regulating the priv...
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A Comprehensive Guide to Stab Vests in the UK 2023
Stab vests play a crucial role in protecting individuals working in high-risk professions from knife and spike attacks such as security. In the UK, stab vests are available in various types, certified according to specific standards, and made from different materials. This comprehensive guide aims to provide detailed insights into the types of stab vests, certification requirements, and the materials used in their construction, along with an understanding of how they work to provide protection for individuals and security officers. What are stab vests? Stab vests, also known as body armor,...
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How to get a SIA security license (security badge) in the UK?
In the United Kingdom, being a security officer, a door supervisor, event steward, close protection specialist, cash in transit officer or CCTV monitoring officer are all jobs that require professional licensing. Becoming a licensed security professional in the UK requires getting a Security Industry Authority (SIA) license, sometimes called a security badge, which demonstrates competency and eligibility to work in the security industry. The SIA plays a vital role in regulating and raising standards within the industry. In this article, we will provide a detailed overview of the process involv...
A Quick Guide to Security Body Camera Laws in the UK
Body cameras for security officers have become increasingly prevalent in the UK, providing enhanced safety, accountability, and evidence collection. However, the use of body cameras by security officers is subject to specific laws and regulations that differ from those governing the police. In this article, we will delve into the legal framework surrounding body cameras for security officers in the UK, highlighting the distinctions between police and security company rules. While there is no specific regulation regarding the use of security body cameras yet (as of May 2023), the laws governing...
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Infologue 2022 Top 65 UK Security Companies
This is the 18th edition of Infologue.com's annual rankings of the top security companies by revenue. This annual list is made using self reported information from the management at these companies as well as historical financial data where necessary.  “With most Covid-19 restrictions lifted across the UK at the start of 2022 the security landscape has again seen some big shifts as big government contracts have come to an end. There has been no change amongst the top 5 largest security companies in terms of rankings. Allied Universal, G4S and TSS continue to be ranked separately ...
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Infologue 2021 Top 45 UK Security Companies
For 17 years, Infologue.com has ranked the UK’s biggest and best security companies by revenue. This annual list is made using self reported information from the management at these companies as well as historical financial data where necessary. We only take into account revenue drawn from the regulated UK security market. This year we have increased the number of companies listed from the Top 30 to the Top 45. In 2021, like 2020, the security landscape has been heavily influenced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Massive government contracts combined with weakened event and retail markets has ca...
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Infologue 2020 Top 30 UK Security Companies
For over 16 years, Infologue.com has compiled an annual list of the UK's Top Security companies by revenue. This data is based on figures from the companies themselves or annual filings for the previous year. Only revenue drawn from the UK regulated security sector is taken into account. In 2020, the UK Security Industry, like every other industry in the world was dominated by Covid-19. The movement in rankings appears to correlate with those businesses that were able to adapt to the new reality of life with lockdowns and mass-working from home. Companies reliant on event security have tak...
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