BS 8549:2006 - Security consultancy. Code of practice – BSI British Standards

BS 8549:2006

Security consultancy. Code of practice

Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : November 2006 Replaced By : BS 8549:2016

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BS 8549:2006 gives recommendations for the management, staffing and operation for the provision of contracted security consultancy services. Additionally, this code might assist those who wish to contract the services of a security consultant.

BS 8549:2006 supersedes PAS 49:2002, which is withdrawn.


1  Scope
2  Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4  The consultancy
5  Personnel
6  Consultancy service

Standard NumberBS 8549:2006
TitleSecurity consultancy. Code of practice
StatusRevised, Withdrawn
Publication Date30 November 2006
Confirm Date01 December 2011
Withdrawn Date31 August 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS 7858, BS ISO 10002
Informative References(Provided for Information)Private Security Industry Act 2001, Data Protection Act 1998, Companies Act 1989, BS 1722-10, BS 3621, BS 5979, BS 7499, BS 7872, BS 7958, BS 7960, BS 7984, BS 8406, BS 8418, BS EN 1143, BS EN 14450, prEN 50131-1, BS EN 50132, BS ISO/IEC 17799, DD 243, PD 6662
Replaced ByBS 8549:2016
Draft Superseded By06/30127881 DC
DescriptorsSecurity, Security systems in buildings, Security personnel, Service industries, Management, Contracting, Service contracts, Enterprises, Records (documents), Personnel management, Recruitment, Training, Consumer-supplier relations, Anti-burglar measures
ISBN0 580 49409 8
File Size185.1 KB
NotesThis British Standard is based on PAS 49:2002, which is withdrawn. PAS 49 was drafted in conjunction with the Association of Security Consultants to provide an interim code of practice.

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