Transport of cash and valuables
NSI approved companies invest in security measures to combat robbery. These include protective equipment and enhanced training for couriers. CCTV and body cameras, DNA dye and glue to protect cash and target hardening measures in cash centres and on vehicles.
It is essential that CVIT couriers are able to park their vans as close as possible to the required locations. Sometimes, this can mean parking in potentially unlawful areas, such as on a single or double yellow line.
Working to standards
To obtain an SIA licence the person must be at least 18 years old, pass an identity check and criminal record check. The licence must be displayed at all times, so don’t hesitate to ask to see the licence if it is not visible. You can also check here to make sure the individual is registered.
NSI guarding companies are committed to:
The company you choose may be part of the SIA's Approved Contractor Scheme. This is increasingly becoming the minimum requirement for buyers of security services.
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It’s the most widely recognised mark of approval in security and
fire safety. NSI approval tells you the company is:
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