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Unlock/Lock up

SWF provides this service and ensure the safety of your staff, asset and property on daily basis.

Our officers do the daily routine below:

  • Unlock and lock the building
  • Securing any windows, fire exits or other doors left open
  • Unlock/ lock staff car parks
  • Ensuring unnecessary lighting has not been left on
  • Switching off electrical equipments as per client’s instructions
  • Set or unset the alarm
  • Any additional duties as per client’s request

All of the above will bring you peace of mind that you no longer relying on any individual but a company which takes responsibility as per norms. It will be guaranteed that your premises are unlocked/locked on agreed times.

Key Holding

Our service minimises the risk to you or to any of your employees and eliminates your worries by taking control. Staffs are fully trained to deal with all sorts of emergencies. Our key holding and response team are very experienced and we rest assured you to have a peace of mind. Our staffs are able to liaise with emergency services, alarm monitoring centres and repair contractors, ensuring you for a complete satisfaction.

We hold your keys in secure environment. In the event of any alarm activation or if you need the keys otherwise, your keys will be deployed to the site by one of our uniformed officers in one of our marked vehicles saving you the inconvenience and potential risk of attending the site. We also provides access to vacant properties for meter readings, inspections and viewings.

We understand that securing premises and assets out of hours or when property is vacant can be a source of concern for business owners. Safeguarding your premises with Secure Workforce gives peace of mind. Using our key holding services will give reassurance knowing that our licensed and trained officers deliver 24/7 protection against criminal damage or theft.

Alarm Response

Our response team is equipped and trained to deal with all type of alarm activations. In the event of any alarm activation, our response team will analyse the call and uniformed officer will be deployed to the site in one of our marked vehicles saving you the inconvenience and potential risk of attending the site. On arrival on site, initial patrol on site will be conducted to see any break inns, damage or tress passing.

Further actions will be taken according to the situation and all relevant emergency services will be called if required on site.

Our average alarm response time is 20 minutes

Every Infrastructure and asset needs protection from theft, vandalism and trespassing.

Mobile Patrols

We will customise this for you to scheduled or random security patrols according to your needs and in the best of your interest.

Mobile patrols are very cost effective and customers are surprised on the money they save without compromising on security they need. All patrols are carried out by SIA licensed officers in company marked vehicles- which in itself is a deterrent.

Mobile Patrols can be used as a security solution helping you to meet your insurers’ requirements. We can tailor this for you as a stand-alone service or in conjunction with any of other services provided by SWF.


Our concierge officers cover the following services to the highest standards:

  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Offering assistance and assurance to visitors
  • Meeting and greeting
  • Providing access control
  • Telephony duties

Manned Guarding

All of our security officers are trained, vetted and SIA licensed. Staff members receive site specific training prior to being assigned any job and deployed on any particular site. Staff performance is also regularly monitored and continuous support provided to improve services.

We work with our customers to provide a range of tailor made manned guarding services according to their needs & requirement.

Retail Security

Our staff acts as a visual deterrent which helps in crime prevention and loss by theft. All security members are trained as store detective, covert operatives and loss prevention officers.

Staff are trained to keep a watchful eye on stock, staff and the customers.
All members are assertive, polite, professional and have the ability to adapt and deal with unexpected situations.


Our caretaking staff are professionals charged with the task of looking after property, assets or individuals at the request of our client.

They handle the day to day tasks of running the estate which range from basic maintenance tasks to overseeing the process of securing outside assistance as and when needed. Staff is aware of the basic principles of site management including the importance of Health & Safety, reporting any damage to equipment or resources, security issues, heating systems, building construction, COSHH regulations etc.

Industrial Security

When it comes to securing any type of Industrial premises it can pose many challenges. Our trained team are highly skilled in the following to overcome these challenges:

  • Search procedures for staff, visitors and contractors
  • Random inspections
  • Erecting security fencing/ signage
  • Health & safety Training
  • Updating and maintaining logbooks for daily activities
  • Implementing & monitoring CCTV
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment

Front of House|Reception

A receptionist is often the first business contact a person will meet at any organization. We expect our staff to maintain a calm, courteous and professional demeanour at all times. Our staff is aware of the importance of a well-groomed appearance and will always present with a positive attitude.

All members of staff are fully trained to cover duties such as answering visitors’ enquiries, directing visitors, issuing visitor passes, sorting and handing out mail, operating a switchboard, setting up appointments, filing, record keeping, data entry and performing a variety of other office based tasks.

Accreditations & Memberships

"We are accredited and compliant supplier on schemes below".

Secure workforce Limited currently holds SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) status for the provision of Security Guarding.

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    Chamber Certification Assessment Services

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    Security Industry Authority

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    The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme

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    Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce