Close Protection

Close Protection Security & Bodyguarding

Close Protection and Security Solutions

Research Associates offer bespoke specialist security provisions, specialising in close protection/body guarding. Based out of central London and offering security services throughout the UK, the European Union, Africa and the Middle East arena.

All requests for services are facilitated by a team of dedicated specialists and a client requirements are built-up using information gathered during consultation. All clients’ requirements are assessed based on a RISK/THREAT and a bespoke package of security services offered based on assessment; all packages are specifically tailored to client requirement. Research Associates offer 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 operatives, fully licensed to carry out security services in the United Kingdom ‘SIA licensed close protection operatives’.

Body Guards 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 are able to deploy as an Individual Bodyguard (IBG) or as part of a close protection team anywhere worldwide. Our operatives are able to 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 suitable experienced Close Protection operatives, both male and female, from a wide variety of backgrounds and speaking numerous languages, ensuring clients receive the most appropriate and high-quality service available.Ongoing communication with clients and diligent attention to detail are the key to the ethos of Research Associates and allow us to provide first class services within the private security industry.

  • Close Protection Team or Individual Bodyguard (IBG) services.
  • Residential security teams.
  • Witness Protection
  • Escorts for court appearances.
  • Concierge and Itinerary planning.
  • Executive transport and executive vehicle supply.
  • AGM and Public-meeting protection.
  • Specialist security consultancy.
  • Specialist Security Services Worldwide.
  • Music, Media and Concert Security.
  • Sport Event Security and Consultancy.