Retail Security

Safeguard your retail business with guaranteed first-class retail security services

Syndicate Alpha is a customer-focused, competent, and trusted retail security company that delivers rapid and effective response to potential security breaches. Our fully trained security guards with unbeatable cross-sector knowledge and expertise work vigilantly to meet the security needs of diverse sectors and effectively handle emergencies. 

Why Choose Syndicate Alpha for Retail Security?


Syndicate Alpha is a well-reputed retail security company known for the vigilance, professionalism, and approachability of its fully trained retail security guards.

The following qualities make Syndicate Alpha one of the best retail security companies in the UK:

Nationwide coverage

Customer friendliness and proficiency

Fully trained and highly vetted retail security guards

Tailored to a wide range of sectors

Supportive management

Proficient in handling security emergencies

Comprehensive knowledge of high-tech security equipment

24/7 customer service

Vigilant services at an economical price

Empowered by modern surveillance techniques

About Us

From small boutiques to supermarkets, retail businesses face various security issues such as shoplifting, anti-social behavior, organized crime, and stock damage. Research shows the UK retailers lost over £600 million as a result of three million offenses in 2013-2014. Hence, maintaining a secure shopping atmosphere is necessary for effective retail risk management. Syndicate Alpha understands the importance of creating a comfortable shopping atmosphere in your retail outlet where customers can visit confidently. Hence, we try our best to balance the security and customer-friendliness to make your clients feel safe & secure and discern genuine shoppers from miscreants.

Our Specialties

Syndicate Alpha specializes in the following areas of retail security management:

Manned and static retail security

Retail store detectives

Customer service

Security risk management

First aid

Person-specific surveillance

Criminal activity identification

Loss recovery

Benefits of Syndicate Alpha Retail Security Services

Reduce losses due to shoplifting or stock damage

Maximize the recovery of compensation

Exceed your clients’ needs and expectations

Provide a safe and comfortable shopping experience to your customers

Deter anti-social behavior and vandalism

Collect irrefutable evidence for court proceedings

Build your image as a customer-friendly retail business

Handle emergencies ensuring minimum disruption

Minimize unexpected shrinkages due to theft or fraud

Increase profitability

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a retail security guard?

A retail security guard is a qualified and SIA licensed officer responsible for monitoring a retail store and deterring potential security threats including terrorism, vandalism, shoplifting, and theft.


What are the specialties of your retail security guards?

You can hire our retail security guards who are specialized in performing comprehensive checks at retail stores, greeting customers, handling clients’ queries, and providing retail store workers with out of hours access in case a key holder is not available.


What areas do your retail security services cover?

We provide retail security services across the UK including London.


I have already installed CCTV cameras in my retail store, do I still need security guards?

Although digital surveillance tools like CCTV cameras are highly effective, the deployment of retail security guards ensures visible deterrence and 360o prevention from theft and shoplifting.


Can your retail security guards detain suspicious persons?

No, our retail security guards are not allowed to detain anyone. Instead, they are vigilant in their watch over the store and inform the police to apply a citizen’s arrest.


What skills do your retail security guards have?

Our retail security guards have excellent people skills, communication skills, stress tolerance, vigilance, and self-awareness that help them to handle security emergencies professionally.


Why should I hire a retail security guard?

Well-trained and dedicated retail security guards help you gain an economic edge by preventing theft and damage, restricting the entry of suspicious persons, and securing your retail store.


Are your retail security guards licensed?

Yes, all our retail security guards are qualified and hold valid licences from the Security Industry Authority (SIA).


What makes your retail security guards superior to others?

Our fully trained and vetted retail security guards are physically fit and capable of delivering to-notch protection against all kinds of security threats. Besides, we provide honest, alert, and dedicated security staff that gives us a competitive edge over our rivals.


How can I keep my retail security store secure from robbers and shoplifters?

In addition to deploying licensed security guards on your retail store, you should provide thorough security training to your staff and higher management to educate them about basic security protocols, keep all access points locked, schedule a sufficient number of employees, and install CCTV cameras monitored by qualified CCTV surveillance staff.