Below is a list of useful online website which could be useful to gain additional information regarding keeping secure in your home and associations which support the values of this and the Locksmith’s industry which services it.
Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network
Neighbourhood and Home Watch is a voluntary network of schemes where neighbours come together, along with the police and local partners, to build safe and friendly communities.
Tel: 0116 229 3118
Home Security and Crime Prevention Advice from Former Met Police Officer
The Crime Prevention Website is the largest and most comprehensive resource for free Crime Prevention and Home Security advice online.
Age UK supports and assists a network of over 170 local Age UK’s, which between them provide an extensive network throughout England.
Guild of Architectural Ironmongers
GAI is the trade body dedicated for the architectural ironmongery industry.
Auto Locksmiths Association (ALA)
The Auto Locksmiths Association was formed in 1996 as a non profit-making organisation with the express purpose of increasing the professionalism and integrity of the Auto Locksmith Industry.
Raid-control is a crime prevention initiative that aims to raise security standards in retail premises, thereby reducing the potential for commercial robbery and create a safer working environment
+44 (0) 7973 818927
Sold Secure is one of the leading suppliers of test and certification services for security related products. Working with companies world-wide we assess products to see whether strict performance criteria are met and where applicable allow the use of the coveted Sold Secure approved logo.
Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB)
SSAIB offer certification services to security service providers.
0191 296 32 42
British Security Industry Association (BSIA)
The BSIA is the trade association for the private security industry
Skill for Security
Skills for Security, the skills body for the security industry, works with employers to improve security skills and standards of professionalism, by providing access to security training courses and security qualifications, for people employed in private security roles across the UK.
08450 750 111
National Security Inspectorate (NSI)
The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) is recognised as the leading certification body for the security and fire protection sectors in the UK.
Security Industry Authority (SIA)
The Security Industry Authority is the organisation responsible for regulating the private security industry. They are an independent body reporting to the Home Secretary, under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act 2001.
Secured By Design
Secured by Design focuses on crime prevention of homes and commercial premises and promotes the use of security standards for a wide range of applications and products including locks, doors and windows.
An excellent resource for useful reviews on double glazing companies and useful information on double glazing standards, protection schemes, products and terminology.
Personnel Checks for CRB Checks
The basic check is available to both individual locksmiths (self employed) and Locksmith companies where their employees are not members of the MLA.