Our Accreditations

Trading since 2011, K9 Protection Ltd have worked hard to achieve many role-relevant voluntary accreditations:

SIA Approved Contractor (ACS)

SIA Approved Contractor Scheme

K9 Protection Ltd currently holds SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) status for the provision of Security Guard & Keyholding Services.

The ACS Standard encompasses all aspects of a security provider's operation. It takes a holistic view of how well an organisation is managed and an approved organisation must demonstrate to an independent assessor, on an annual basis, that it has met defined standards.

UKAS Accredited ISO9001


K9 Protection Ltd's Quality Management System including all of our policies and procedures has been independently assessed and has been certified by ACM, a UKAS accredited assessing body. As part of the assessment, a sample of clients and staff were interviewed in order to achieve the required level.

ACM Safer Security Scheme

ACM Safer Security Scheme

ACM Safer Security Scheme certify our security services for the following scope of activities:

The Provision of Security Services to BS 10800:2020 including Security Guarding to BS7499:2020, Keyholding and Alarm Response to BS7984-1:2016, Mobile Patrol to BS 7984-3:2020 and Screening of Individuals in a secure environment to BS 7858:2019

SMAS SSIP Accreditation

SMAS Worksafe

K9 Protection's Health & Safety compliance has been assessed by SMAS to ensure it remains to meet the standard required under the SSIP (Safety schemes in procurement) and complies with the Health & Safety at Work act 1974, and various other relevant codes of practice.

Living Wage Foundation Accredited Employer

Living Wage Foundation

K9 Protection Ltd believe in our staff having the opportunity to earn a living wage and as such have voluntarily signed up to pledge that all of our staff will earn no less than the Real Living Wage. Until early 2021, we were the only security guarding company in the whole of Wales to be a full member of the Living Wage Foundation's scheme. 


Armed Forces Covenant - Bronze Award

Armed Forces Covenant - Bronze Award

K9 Protection are proud to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and pledged to both offer recruitment opportunities to veterans and to enable our reservist workforce to carry out their duties for their branch of the services.