Accreditations

What does our accreditations mean to us?

At ARK (Alarm Response and Keyholding Ltd) we aim to provide quality in everything that we do. As recognition of this, we hold a number of accreditations including Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor Scheme (SIA ACS) recognising quality and safety of service. The welfare of the responding officers is very important to us and we do all that we can to provide a safe working environment even though they may at times be faced with difficult situations.

Our Keyholding and Response Services are provided in line with British Standard BS7984:2008. All responding officers are Fully SIA Trained and Licensed and vetted in line with British Standard BS7858:2012.

See our downloads page for more information on the British Standards and copies of our Certificates.

ARK Accreditations 

SIA ACS

We hold S.I.A. Approved Contractor Scheme (A.C.S.) status for the provision of Security Guarding and Keyholding services.

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CHAS

CHAS was created by experienced professionals in 1997 to improve health and safety standards across the U.K.​

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Safe Contractor

As an Approved Contractor, we recognise that health and safety plays a key role in providing clients with a safe and secure environment for their employees.

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A.C.T.

All ARK employees undertake Counter-Terror training to ensure that they remain vigilant to the fact that the threat exists.

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Living Wage Employer

The Living Wage Campaign calls for every worker in the country to earn enough to provide their family with the essentials of life.

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NASDU

We are committed to abiding by all relevant Codes of Practice together with the recommendations.

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Welcome…Judy Atkinson

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