UNIQWIN's Mission, Vision, Accreditations, Standards, Policies and Credentials


UNIQWIN is a UK security firm that was established in 1997 by Managing Director Cliff Unwin (BA (Hons) C/Psychol. AFBPsS. CMITD). Cliff is a former senior police officer and is dedicated to providing the highest level of security to clients in all industries across the UK.

Over the past 20 years UNIQWIN has grown to offer a range of security and recruitment outsourcing services. With a highly trained pool of security guards and other personnel, UNIQWIN can meet the needs of businesses and private individuals, providing tailored solutions that are unique to each client.

Cliff Unwin - Founder of UNIQWIN

Our Approach and Aim

UNIQWIN is large enough to fulfil our clients requirements, yet small enough to provide personal attention.

Our mission is to be continually adapting and developing our services to meet the needs of our clients and do so at the highest level.

Our objective is to deliver professional security services in Manchester and across the North West and the UK, to achieve complete customer satisfaction and to take positive and prompt action whenever our clients need us


Investing in our People

The Private Security Industry Act 2001 requires the SIA to establish a system of inspection for providers of security services, under which those organisations who satisfactorily meet the agreed standards may be registered as approved, and may advertise themselves as such

We are committed to being at the forefront of our profession and invest in the training and accreditation of our people to provide the highest level of service.

UNQWIN UK Ltd is SIA Accredited for the the provision Security Guarding and Key Holding services  At UNIQWIN each team member has been carefully selected based on skills, experience and training. Only those who meet the UIQWIN standard are chosen for the roles within each department. By choosing team members based on these factors we are able to consistently deliver the highest level of security and service to our clients, enabling us to uphold our company values and objectives.

All members of UNIQWIN's team have their backgrounds checked in compliance with the British Standard 7858; 2006 (Security Screening) and all our Security Guards are licensed by the SIA for security operations and screened in compliance with Skills for Security (formerly SITO)

Within our Operational Support Personnel we have selected each team member due to their strong ability to organise and provide support to our clients and all of our operations. Our Control Centre Officers are also highly skilled and fully qualified with a professional and dedicated attitude towards their work and our clients' safety.

All of our employees abide with our strict Code of Practice.


Quality Standards

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We undergo stringent annual accreditation to comply with the SIA Approved Contractor requirements for Key Holding and Security Guarding. We are currently ISO 9001/15 accredited for Quality Management Systems for the provision of security guarding incorporating the requirements of BS 7499, BS7858,BS 7984-1 and BS 7958 Appendix C, The undertaking of Trespass Management protocols as prescribed under Common Law.

We comply fully with the PAS 49: 2002 Security Consultancy Code of Practice.

UNIQWIN has technical and management systems in place to ensure quality is monitored continually to ensure a consistent level of service is being provided as well as a robust resource support.

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Health and Safety

Everything we do is built upon the protection of our clients and their assets.

We are accredited with the ‘Safe Contractor Scheme’ for business and CHAS so that our clients can feel assured with their choice to work with us. We fully comply with all health and safety requirements and can provide a copy of our policy on request.


We are fully covered for employer's liability, public liability and professional indemnity.  All documents can be provided on request.

Environmental Policy

We have an environmental policy which is available on request and we are ISO 14001 accredited.



UNIQWIN has a long history of supporting charities, including


Winnington Junior cricket club


  • UNIQWIN Company Registration Number is 04213762
  • VAT Number 703 9750 32
  • Dunn and Bradstreet Number 221958072
  • Consumer Credit License Number 433914
  • Registered under the Data Protection ACT NO PX402487X
  • Member of Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of International Police Association
  • Member of Ex Police in Industry and Commerce
  • Member of the Community Security Trust
  • Member of Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
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