ACS Review


Get Approved Consultation

On 4 October 2018 we launched a six-week consultation into our new 'Get Approved' document, which contains containing all of the eligibility criteria for the Approved Contractor Scheme.

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The Approved Contractor Scheme is reviewed periodically to ensure that it:

  1. continues to serve the needs of security suppliers and buyers, and
  2. identifies any ways in which the Scheme may be improved.

2017-18 Review

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 will take effect from 1 April 2019.

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