ACS Statistics

We provide a monthly update on the size and composition of our Approved Contractor Scheme. We provide further detail in our ACS report (PDF, 764kb)

Number of Approved Contractors

As of 1 August 2020 the total number of approved contractors was 835.

Types of Organisations Represented

Type of Organisation Number in ACS % of Total
Micro (1-10 employees) 203 24%
Small (11-25 employees) 208 25%
Medium (26-250 employees) 352 42%
Large (250 employees) 73 9%

Approvals by Sector*

Sector Number of Approvals
Cash & Valuables in Transit 13
Close Protection 43
Door Supervisors 271
Key Holding 380
Public Space Surveillance (CCTV) 145
Security Guarding 785
Vehicle Immobilisers 2

* Please note that contractors may be approved in more than one sector.