ACCREDITATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Recognised and rewarded for quality, safety and professionalism
At the Forefront of Compliance
At FRG we strive to be at the forefront of compliance across all areas of our operation.
From our industry specific certifications such as Security Industry Authority (SIA) Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS), NSI Guarding Gold and BAFE certified fire protection services, to our commitment as Living Wage Foundation Recognised Service Providers, we go beyond the levels required for the most demanding industry compliance ensuring a standard of excellence for every client.
Security Industry Association
FRG hold Security Industry Authority (SIA) Approved Contractor Status for the provision of Security
Guarding in the UK.
SIA is the organisation responsible for regulating the UK private security industry. It reports to the
Home Secretary under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act (2001).
The voluntary Approved Contractor Scheme measures private security industry suppliers against
independently established assessment criteria.
For more information visit www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk
FRG are proud to be an ACS Pacesetter.
Only Approved Contractor Scheme security guarding companies scoring in the top 15% in Security
Industry Authority (SIA) benchmarking and assessments are eligible to join this elite group.
For more information visit www.acspacesetters.co.uk
NSI Guarding Gold
NSI EMS Gold
NSI H&S Gold
NSI is the most rigorous inspection for businesses operating in the security industry.
NSI Guarding Gold is the mark of approval for the elite reflecting our commitment to high standards of service, integrity, technical expertise and professionalism.
NSI Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Gold identifies companies who consider the environment in all of their operations whilst striving for continual improvement in their environmental performance.
NSI Health and Safety Management Systems (H&S) Gold demonstrates our commitment to the health and wellbeing of staff in our operations whilst striving for continual improvement in our performance.
For more information visit www.nsi.org.uk.
NASDU (National Association of Security Dog users) promotes standards, training and education within the private security dog sector and offers support and guidance to members and end users. Membership certifies the professional, trained and first class service FRG offers.
FRG is registered with BAFE for the Fire Detection and Alarm Systems (SP203-1) scheme comprising
of 4 modules: Design, Installation, Commissioning/Handover and Maintenance.
BAFE is the independent registration body for third party certified fire protection companies across the UK. Using fire protection services that conforms to the relevant BAFE scheme ensures projects meets recognised national standards and can be independently third party certified.
For more information visit www.bafe.org.uk
Fire Industry Association
FRG are member of the FIA (Fire Industry Association), the largest fire protection trade association in the UK.
The FIA is a not-for-profit organisation and a major provider of fire safety training. Its objective is to promote, improve and perfect fire protection methods, devices, services and apparatus through the representation of members, providing technical support, guidance and opportunities for professional advancement through education and appropriate regulation.
For more information visit www.fia.uk.com
SafeContractor is a highly respected SSIP Accredited Health and Safety Contractor Competence Assessment providing a benchmark health and safety standard against which Contractors Health and Safety Arrangements and Provisions are reviewed.
For more information visit www.safecontractor.com
FRG is one of the few companies in the security sector to have achieved triple certification – ISO 9001 for quality, ISO 14001 for environmental management and 1SO 45001 for health and safety.
ISO 9001 is the world’s most recognized quality management system standard. Used by millions of businesses worldwide it encourages best practise and business performance improvements to ensure organisations meet the needs and expectations of all customers.
ISO 14001 aims to limit the impact companies have upon the environment.
ISO 45001 is the internationally recognised specification for Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) Management best practise. It aims to enable organizations to provide safe and healthy workplaces by preventing work-related injury and ill health, as well as by proactively improving its OH&S performance.
FRG is certified by the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) for Access Control Systems, CCTV Systems and Intruder Alarm schemes.
The SSAIB is the leading certification body for organisations providing security and safety related services. It promotes high standards of service and is a Security Industry Authority (SIA) approved certification body.
For more information visit www.ssaib.org
Constructionline is the largest pre-qualification database in the UK and the UK’s leading procurement and supply chain management service.
The Constructionline Gold mark provides assurance to procurement teams and demonstrates that an organisation has entered into enhanced validation checks and prequalification questionnaires.
For more information visit www.constructionline.co.uk
Builder’s Profile is the open-access Common Database service providing compliance and PQQ information to the construction industry.
The secure Common Database enables subcontractors and suppliers to easily maintain and share information. For main contractors and clients it provides all the information, documents and tools required to manage a supply chain no matter how large or small.
For more information visit www.buildersprofile.co.uk
Supply Chain Sustainability School Gold
FRG are proud to be the first Security Company to be awarded Gold status by Supply Chain Sustainability School recognising our dedication to actively engage with sustainability best practise.
The Supply Chain Sustainability School is a collaboration between 65 of the largest construction clients and contractors to provide a virtual learning environment that aims to help suppliers and sub-contractors develop their sustainability knowledge and competence.
For more information visit www.supplychainschool.co.uk
UVDB is the utility industry pre-qualification system used across the UK. Working closely with key buying organizations in the sector, this community helps them achieve the highest standards of supply chain assurance.
For more information visit www.achilles.com
Constructing Better Health
As part of our commitment to protecting worker’s health, FRG is a member of Constructing Better Health (CBH), a national scheme dedicated to the standard of occupational health management in the construction industry.
For more information visit www.cbhscheme.com
British Safety Council
The British Safety Council is the largest corporate health and safety membership organisation working alongside its members to achieve the vision that no-one should be injured or made ill at work.
For more information visit www.britsafe.org
The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) is the largest independent, professional and educational body within the cleaning industry, with over 45,000 Individual and Corporate Members.
As Corporate Members, FRG are committed to investing in our staff, following the BISCs code of conduct and supporting the Institute’s mission of raising the standards of education and building awareness of the cleaning industry through professional standards and accredited training.
For more information visit www.bics.org.uk.
Armed Forces Covenant
We have just signed the Armed Forces Covenant as demonstration to our recognition of the Armed Forces Community and the value they bring to the country and our organisation.
The covenant focusses on fair treatment and helping members of the armed forces community have the same access to government and commercial services and products as any other citizen. The Armed Forces community includes those in-service personnel (including reservists) and veterans and also those who care for, depend on, or are close family members of these groups of people.
For more information visit www.armedforcescovenant.gov.uk
Living Wage Foundation Recognised Service Provider
We are a Recognised Service Provider proudly working with the Living Wage Foundation to promote the real Living Wage. We believe in paying a decent wage to our staff, who carry out vital work for many organisations, and therefore always provide a Living Wage costed bid to all our clients. This gives them the chance to decide if the Living Wage is right for their organisation. We also pay the Living Wage to all staff in our head office and core functions.
For more information visit www.livingwage.org.uk
Cyber Essentials is a government backed scheme to help businesses guard against cyber attack.
Certification demonstrates that an organisation holds itself to a high standard of cyber security and maintains a strict stance on cyber security in accordance with the UK’s National Cyber Security Programme.