BSIA Guidance

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is the trade association for the professional security industry in the UK. Our members are responsible for more than 70% of privately provided UK security products and services (by turnover) including the manufacture, distribution and installation of electronic and physical security equipment and the provision of security guarding and consultancy services. Our members are industry professionals ranging in size from global companies to small and medium enterprises, offering quality products and services to a vast spectrum of end-users.

Our mission and vision: The BSIA is the voice of the professional security industry, supporting and encouraging excellence; educating the marketplace on the value of quality and professional security; and creating an environment in which to flourish.


 Why Choose a BSIA Member

This document outlines the benefits of using a BSIA member company and has been designed for members to use in their response to tenders 

Code of Practice for Security Searches

This Code of Practice is for the conducting of searches by persons employed to ensure the security of property and persons. It is a voluntary Code that companies can choose to comply with as an indication of their quality of service and conduct.

Regulatory Change in the Security Industry 

To help customers of the industry who may be affected by this change, the BSIA has produced this guide, which answers frequently asked questions and provides essential background information on why this change is taking place.

Securing Your Future  

A BSIA guide to careers in the private security industry (2012)

Office Security Poster (A4)