The Approved Contractor Scheme is reviewed periodically to ensure that it:
- continues to serve the needs of security suppliers and buyers, and
- identifies any ways in which the Scheme may be improved.
During 2017/2018 a fundamental review of the scheme took place in partnership with research company Pye Tait.
On 19 September 2018 we published the outcome of the review and all changes came into effect on 1 April 2019.
Read our news release about this
In February 2019 we sent out two e-alerts explaining in more depth the changes that came into effect on 1 April. They were:
We sent out another e-alert in March: