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Close Protection Security & Bodyguarding

Close Protection and Security Solutions

Research Associates offers bespoke specialist security provisions, specialising in close protection/bodyguarding based out of central London and offering security services throughout the UK, the European Union, Africa and the Middle East.

A team of dedicated specialists facilitates all requests for services and meets client requirements using information gathered during consultation. All clients’ needs are assessed based on a risk/threat model. A bespoke package of security services is offered based on assessment; all packages are specifically tailored to client requirements. Research Associates provides a full spectrum of security services relating to personal protection, property protection and asset protection. All services are dealt with in the first instance by specialists and subsequently addressed by SIA licensed close protection operatives, fully certified to carry out security services in the United Kingdom.

Bodyguards and Close Protection Officers

Research Associates security operatives are typically former military, police (armed, former Diplomatic Protection Group, Royalty Protection and SEG group) or former Home Office police close protection units.

All operatives can deploy as an individual bodyguard (IBG) or as part of a close protection team anywhere worldwide. Additionally, our operatives can deploy in a corporate or hostile environment and, where required, may perform armed duties as per the laws of the theatre of operation.

Research Associates prides itself on providing qualified, experienced close protection operatives, both male and female, from various backgrounds and speaking numerous languages, ensuring clients receive the most appropriate and high-quality service. Ongoing communication with clients and diligent attention to detail are critical to the ethos of Research Associates and allow us to provide first-class services within the private security industry.

What next?

Since every assignment is unique and because of the delicate nature of all we do, we suggest you call and speak with us before the commencement of any assignment. By talking through the outline of your current circumstance in confidence and asking just a few non-intrusive questions, we become fully able to comprehend your specific requirement. This will also enable you to get to know how we work and for us to give a clear plan of action, costs, turnaround time and to decide whether you wish to instruct us.

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