We help retail businesses across the UK effectively and efficiently protect people and profits. Our bespoke security services help prevent theft, meet regulatory commitments and reduce costs across all retail settings from standalone shops and department stores to supermarkets and retail parks.

Keeping your retail premises secure

Retail premises are at high risk from theft and antisocial behaviour which can damage your profits and reputation, and negatively impact staff and customer safety. Our SIA licensed security officers are an effective deterrent against thieves and vandals, keeping your store or unit and the assets within it secure and creating a safter environment for your employees and customers.

Professional and reliable

Our vetted and qualified teams receive retail specific training including conflict management and loss prevention, so when a security incident does occur in store we guarantee they respond with speed and professionalism, and with minimal impact on your business.

Customer service is our priority. Our retail security officers operate as part of your team, ensuring friendly and first-class customer interaction and you can rely on our service to operate discreetly, respectfully and always with your needs in mind.

Out of hours security

The risks to a retail premise don’t disappear when your doors are shut. We offer a range of out of hours security services including night watch security officers, mobile security patrols, keyholding and alarm response to give you peace of mind your store or unit is secure 24/7.

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NSI 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.

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Case Study

Aldi UK COVID-19 Social Distancing Officers

When ALDI asked FRG to help source Social Distancing Officers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown we rapidly responded. The next day our SIA licensed security officers were in place at 8 stores, ensuring social distancing measures were followed and staff and assets were protected.

Due to the professional, fast and flexible services provided by FRG, what began as a weekend of cover at 8 stores became 2 months of cover across 40 stores. By the end of May 2020 we had provided over 8,000 COVID-19 security hours across 40 ALDI stores.

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