Striving for excellence

Fully Accredited

Ward Security is accredited to the highest industry standards and always strives to go beyond the levels required for full security industry compliance.

We are proud to have achieved the following accreditations.

  • Carbon Neutral

    Ward is now carbon neutral against its Scope 1 & 2 emissions, having invested in international offset projects through Carbon Footprint Ltd. in support of its commitment to a sustainable future.

  • International Inclusion Award and the Diversity Champion Award

    Awarded by Diversiton, Ward is proud to have achieved the Diversity Champion Award and International Inclusion Award 2021 – 2022.

  • Disability confident committed

    The Disability Confident scheme supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace. Being committed to this scheme means we can draw from the widest possible pool of talent and demonstrates our commitment to treat all employees fairly.

  • SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS)

    Ward Security Holdings Limited currently holds SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) status for the provision of Key Holding, Public Space CCTV and Security Guarding.

  • Living Wage Foundation recognised Service Provider

    In alignment with our company values and as a firm supporter of this initiative, our policy is to provide a living wage option within all our costings as we believe it benefits all parties. As people are our product, is it essential that they are motivated and rewarded, which in turn drives the quality we aspire to provide.

  • National Association of Security Dog Users (NASDU)

    Aligning ourselves with the standards of NASDU ensures we meet both the high operational standards expected by our clients whilst always considering the welfare of the animals under our care. Ali Tod, our Head of Canine, is a NASDU accredited instructor in General Purpose, Narcotics, Weapons Recovery and Explosive Search.

  • Security & Fire Excellence Awards

    Inspiration in HR Winner 2021

  • Cyber Essentials

    Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats.

  • TINYg

    Ward are a Premium Partner of the Global Counter Terrorism Network, TINYg. For more information, go to

  • City Security Council

    The City Security Council was originally established as a collective of premier security companies based in the City of London. The group's key objective was to work in close collaboration with and support of the City of London Police and City of London Corporation in times of crisis or when any significant major event took place in the city. Since its inception, the group has grown considerably in membership and its remit has also evolved. The CSC is now recognised as a leading and authoritative voice of the security industry and one that represents the interests of thousands of security officers.

  • ISO 9001:2015

    The IS 9000 family of quality management system standards is designed to help organisations ensure they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders while meeting statutory and regulatory requirements related to a product or service.

  • ISO 14001:2015

    ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS). It provides a framework that an organisation can follow, rather than establishing environmental performance requirements.

  • ISO 45001:2018

    ISO 45001 is an internationally applied British Standard for Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems.

  • ISO 22301

    ISO 22301 provides a framework to plan, establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain and continually improve a business continuity management system.

  • The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme

    CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) was created by experienced health and safety professionals in 1997 to improve health and safety standards across the UK.

    In partnership with the Association of London Government (ALG), CHAS was a key developer of the core criteria held in the Approved Code of Practice which supported the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (now recognised as CDM 2015) and is a founder member of SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement).

  • British Safety Council

    Provide training, resources and guidance for us to demonstrate best practice, reduce risk and promote health and wellbeing.

  • ACS Pacesetters

    The Approved Contract Scheme Pacesetters membership is made up of Contract Security Guarding Companies who are in the top 15% benchmarking and achievement levels set by the Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor Scheme. We are an ACS Pacesetter member and one of our canine team was awarded a Security Officer of Distinction award at the ACS Pacesetters Annual Awards.

  • Cross-Sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC)

    A partnership between law enforcement agencies, local and national government organisations and private sector businesses to provide a platform to facilitate and communicate issues surrounding security and business resilience.

  • SafeContractor

    The SafeContractor accreditation scheme checks that we meet the necessary requirements around health and safety, equal opportunities, diversity and environmental management practices.

  • Constructionline

    Constructionline Gold demonstrates that the organisation has been subjected to increased scrutiny around governance and risk management.


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