Vacant Property Protection criteria
Companies wishing to join the BSIA's Vacant Property Protection Section must meet the following criteria in order to be admitted to the section:
Vacant Property Protection Company – A company providing services related to the protection of unoccupied properties.
Vacant Property Protection Section ISO 9001 UKAS certification.
In accordance with clause 2.3 of the Model Section Rules of the Association, membership of the Vacant Property Protection Section is conditional on the Operating Board being satisfied that the member has the relevant ISO 9001 UKAS certification.
In accordance with clause 2.7 of the Model Rules for Sections of the BSIA, members should ensure that all employees whose employment may involve them in the acquisition or, or access to, knowledge of a confidential nature, improper use of which could involve the member, any client of the member or a third party in a security risk shall be screened prior to employment with the object of ascertaining, by examination of prospective employees' background, that they are of good character.
The use of BS 7858 - “Screening of individuals working in a secure environment – Code of practice” may be appropriate.
Code of Ethics for BSIA Members
BSIA members shall adhere to the Standards of Ethics stated in the Articles and the Model Section Rules and the “Code of ethics for BSIA Members - Supplementary Annex for all sections” (Form 355).