Products & services
National Security Inspectorate
The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) is the leading certification body inspecting the UK's fire and security companies. NSI-approved companies are regularly inspected to ensure they comply with the appropriate British and European Standards. NSI believes that every customer, whether a large commercial organisation or an individual householder, is entitled to receive a professional service from security and fire companies.
Master Locksmiths Association
The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA), a not-for-profit trade association, was established to set and promote standards of conduct, practice and materials within locksmithing. MLA-approved companies, who undergo strict vetting, regular inspections and employ a qualified locksmith, can provide you with peace of mind regarding the security of your home. Visit the MLA website for details on your nearest MLA-approved company. You can also read the MLA's security advice.
Secured by Design
When looking to improve or upgrade your home security we work with ACPO Secured by Design and promote their recognised security standards for all home security products such as windows, locks and doors.
Owned by the Association of Chief Police Officers, Secured by Design is the official UK Police initiative that focuses on crime prevention for homes and commercial premises. SBD works with the industry creating security standards that are proven to reduce burglary by 75%.
A not for profit organisation, Secured by Design runs a licensing scheme that awards companies that meet its high level security standards; these companies are entitled to use the Secured by Design logo and promote the term 'Police Preferred Specification'. These products have been tested to higher security standards and so will withstand a higher level of attack then other products.
For further information of how to protect your home against burglars and for SBD member companies please visit: www.securedbydesign.com
For information about buying and fitting doors, locks and windows please download the ACPO Secured by Design Guide.