Novus Altair


Novus Altair Limited is a UK-based provider of manned guarding security services.  We are an ISO9001 certified company and operate to following British Standards under the scope of application for our Quality Management Systems:

BS 7499:2020 for Security Guarding

BS 7960:2016 for Door Supervision

BS 7984:2020 for Key Holding

BS 8507-2:2009 for Close Protection

BS 7858:2019 for Screening/Vetting of full time/part time staff

We hold all necessary business insurances to operate in the sector.

Our vision is to ‘Aim for Best’ befitting our name and our logo. We aim to provide highly professional and competitive security services for all our clients underpinned by the organisational efforts to continually improve

  • Quality
  • Value for money
  • Flexibility  and
  • Reliability


We offer Security services in four main areas:

This would cover the provision of trained, professional and uniformed Security Guards operating to the standard of BS 7499 in areas such as retail, corporate, construction, offices, residential blocks, hotels, hospitals, schools, estates, concierge etc.

This would cover the provision of trained, professional and uniformed Door Supervisors operating to the standard of BS 7960 in places where alcohol is served such as pubs, clubs, bars etc. Small or large events involving crowd management & control and access & egress control would also be covered. Door supervisors have all the skills of uniformed guards in (1) with additional skills of physical intervention.

Close protection officers are commonly called bodyguards and have all the skills of door supervisors with added skills of providing personalised protection to celebrities, business executives, media personalities and all kind of VIPs. Our Close Protection officers are trained, experienced, well-groomed and highly courteous officers, who have got proven track record in this field.

All security operatives are fully screened and vetted to BS 7858 standard and must undergo mandatory training. Site and client specific training and induction are completed before deployment.

Key Holding and Alarm Response is a cost effective way of securing mainly vacant premises by using mobile patrols. This would cover Advance Mobile Response Service, Key Holding Service & Key Holder Escort Service delivered to the standard of BS 7984.



Safecontractor is a leading UK Health and Safety accreditation scheme. We have achieved ‘Safecontractor’ status in three areas (ability to subcontract, labour agency, and security guards) following an independent assessment of our health & safety standards.


Constructionline is a UK-based Public-Private Partnership between Capita and the Department for Business Innovation & Skills of UK government. We are approved and registered on the UK’s largest register of pre-qualified contractors and consultants after an independent assessment.

Security Industry Authority

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is the organisation responsible for regulating the private security industry in the UK under the terms of the UK Private Security Industry Act 2001. The SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) is aimed at raising performance standards in the private security industry and is an independent proof of a contractor’s commitment to quality. We hold SIA ACS status in four areas including Security Guarding, Door Supervision, Key Holding and Close Protection Services after comprehensive and independent review and assessment of our systems and procedures.  

We have been independently assessed and verified at various stages by organisations such as BSI, ISOQAR, CCAS and ACM towards ISO9001 registration and SIA ACS approval. 

Novus Altair Limited is registered in England and Wales under Company Registration Number 7303078. VAT Registration Number 102600971.

Full details about the organisation including our services and contact details are available on our website at Downloadable versions of our Customer Handbook and other useful resources can be obtained by following various online links.

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