Manned Security Service Terms & Conditions (Insured Sub-Contractors)
These Manned Guarding Security Service Terms and Conditions are designed
for use by individuals and business providing manned security services to a
range of clients. This document is suitable for use with security guarding
services including, but not necessarily limited to, building security and
Designed as a precursor to a formal contract, this document sets out a
standard framework covering all of the essential legal matters required for
the contract. The exact nature of the services to be provided should be
detailed in full in the final contract.
A central provision in this template includes a detailed set of formalities
governing the provision of the services. These formalities include the
all-important requirement that security guards be licenced by the Security
Industry Authority (“SIA”). Of particular importance under this section is
a provision requiring security guards to comply with certain of the
client’s company policies. It is important to note that whilst many such
policies will be both relevant and important to the security guards (as
they will, in effect, become representatives of the client’s company and
will be responsible for maintaining its image and standards), there will be
some policies which should not be included such as holiday, sickness and
absence, disciplinary procedures and similar policies as they should be
applicable only to the client’s employees. The relevant policies should be
set out in the final contract, not in the terms and conditions.
Further key provisions govern matters such as insurance, liability, payment
This document can be used both by security service providers that employ
their security guards and those that use sub-contractors. It is important
to note that, under the terms of this document, the main contractor is
responsible for any actions or breaches of the sub-contractor as if they
were undertaken or committed by the main contractor itself.
The default position for insurance under this document is that it should
cover sub-contractors. An alternative version of this document is available
which requires sub-contractors to take out their own insurance. Such
insurance should provide the same level of cover as the insurance taken out
by the main contractor. Great care should be taken when selecting the
appropriate document and you should always ensure that you fully understand
the terms and conditions of your insurance.
For service providers using sub-contractors, a Security Sub-Contractor
Agreement is also available for use when “hiring” the sub-contractors.
A counterpart agreement is also available for use when entering into final
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be
read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused
options should be removed from the document.
These Manned Security Guarding Service Terms and Conditions include the
1. Definitions and Interpretation
2. The Manned Guarding Services
4. Client’s Obligations
5. Insurance and Liability
6. Payment and Records
8. Term and Termination
9. Effects of Termination
10. Force Majeure
11. Nature of the Agreement
15. Relationship of the Parties
16. Set Off
18. Law and Jurisdiction
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