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About Us

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Who is Allied Universal®?

Allied Universal is a leading global security services provider and innovator of the industry since 1957. With its global headquarters located in the United States, the company protects more than 50,000 client sites around the world every day, with more than 300,000 dedicated security professionals managed through more than 330 offices throughout North America and beyond.

Five core principles are engrained into our award-winning training programs and drive our customer service approach locally and around the world, from the individual site level to global accounts.

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As risk continues to emerge and evolve in a global business landscape, Allied Universal supports international customers with end-to-end security and risk management solutions Allied Universal is focused on leveraging manpower, data and technology to deploy smarter, more efficient security for our customers. Our services provide the strategic processes and resources to not only help protect against threats, but enable organisations to make better, more informed decisions about their security operations.


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Manned Guarding

Because the success of Allied Universal’s physical security operations hinge upon the quality of our personnel, our processes are geared toward selecting, developing and retaining security professionals who raise benchmarks in the field and prioritise customer service.

From new hires to seasoned veterans, our security professionals are given award-winning training from Allied Universal Institute. They acquire expertise in industry designations, Homeland Security, concierge-level visitor management, emergency preparedness, patrol services, crisis response, CPR/First Aid/AED and more. Our professionals have areas of expertise in the following:

  • Concierge Security
  • Reception Services
  • Post Room
  • Key Management
  • Mobile Patrols
  • Vacant Property Services
  • Event Security
  • Construction Security
  • Canine Security Patrols
  • Investigations
  • Executive Protection
  • High Value Transit
  • Security Drive and Vehicles
Integrated Technology and Security Systems

Integrated Technology and Security Systems

Allied Universal leverages the power of technology to deploy services and allocate security resources more effectively. We raised the bar for quality management with the help of a patented suite of integrated technologies that drive quality and accountability in our security service delivery processes. Cutting-edge technology is behind many of our proudest achievements, including top security company ranking for training, recognition for world-class customer service and technology-driven quality management system.

Through our central London office location, we operate an advanced control room and innovative technology platforms to augment security services. Our full range of security system solutions improve risk monitoring, prevention and response. From design and installation to service and support, our access control alarm and intrusion control, industrial video systems and workforce management programs deliver results.

  • Video and Alarm Monitoring Services
  • Lock and Unlock Services
  • Access Control
  • Alarm Intrusion Control
  • Industrial Video Systems
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Intelligence-Driven Security Workforce

The predictive and prescriptive HELIAUSSM technology platform transforms workforce management to align insight with actions that better protect people, businesses, and communities. HELIAUSSM integrated security controls provide greater visibility to site conditions and enhance officers’ ability to quickly and effectively respond to, manage and report hazards. HELIAUSSM innovates security operations by providing the tools and intelligence that enable security teams to work smarter and coordinate better.

  • Real-Time Data
  • Sitemaps
  • Custom Workflows
  • Trend Analysis
  • Reporting, Tracking and Compliance
  • Remote Management Functions
Risk Advisory & Consulting Services

Risk Advisory & Consulting Services

Allied Universal® Risk Advisory and Consulting ServicesSM combine risk assessment, prevention, and investigative practices developed over more than three decades with the extensive experience and knowledge of industry-leading consultants into a centralised practice with strategic focus on reducing risk. We help customers determine where and when risk is most likely to turn into threat, and the most effective means to combat threat‒equipping organisations with the knowledge to make critical business decisions that improve risk management outcomes.

  • Security Risk Management Consulting
  • Investigations
  • Threat & Violence Risk Management
  • Asset Protection & Disaster/Emergency Response
  • Specialised Security & Business Continuity Planning

Specialised Services

In addition to traditional security services, Allied Universal also provides specialised services, monitoring and response services, risk assessments, consulting and investigations, advanced intelligence and security systems integrations to create enterprise risk management programs. Some of the specialised services the company offers include, but are not limited to:

  • Manned Guarding: Security Professionals, Cleared and Armed
  • Security/Threat Assessments
  • Canine Security Services
  • Patrol Services
  • Event-Based Video Monitoring Customized to Security Protocols
  • Access Control as a Service
  • Visitor Management/Concierge
  • Global Security Operating Center Services
  • Integrated Systems and Technology
  • Threat Monitoring and Response (Online/Cyber, Social Media and Web/Dark Web)
  • Artificial Intelligence: Robot and Drone Security
  • Critical Event Management
  • Fire and Intrusion Alarm Monitoring and Response
  • Fire/Life Safety Training and Services
  • Floor Warden Training & Fire Drill Assistance
  • Workplace Violence Training
  • Security Driver Training
  • Executive Protection
  • Asset Protection and Disaster/Emergency Response
  • Business Continuity Planning



Experienced, long-standing management staff with notable backgrounds in corporate security, special services, and law enforcement.


Manned guarding and workforce management systems, workplace violence prevention, personal/executive protection, fraud and financial crimes investigation, litigation support, due diligence, background investigations, cyber and information security, emergency preparedness and response, and more.


Established relationships in London and the United Kingdom, as well as service capabilities around the globe, enable rapid response to security needs when and where needed.


Organisational breadth, financial backing and resources of a U.S. $8.5 billion globally, 200,000 employee-strong firm, you can be assured you have a partner who supports your risk management objectives now and in the future.


Coordinates seamlessly with Allied Universal’s Technology Services to provide end-to-end, flexible and scalable security solutions through a single source provider.

A holistic approach to security integrates best-in-class recruiting, training, professional development, and management practices of the company’s guarding operations with predictive and prescriptive technology for more effective security deployment. Combined with Allied Universal® Risk Advisory and Consulting ServicesSM, these service capabilities help customers manage risk enterprise-wide, through one reliable provider that is There for you™ now and in the future.