Christmas Retail Security

Keeping Your Retail Business Secure Over Xmas

Christmas is just around the corner and the vast majority of retailers will be gearing up for their busiest time of the year. Even though its stressful, both independent boutiques and high-street department stores know just how important the festive season can be.

While focusing on the needs of the customer and making as many sales as possible will be the priority for many, it is dangerous to overlook other crucial …Read More

Event Security Tips

6 Event Security Tips – What You Need to Know

According to statistics recently published by Eventbrite, the UK events industry is worth £42.3 billion and supports the equivalent of 570,000 full-time jobs. Furthermore, a whopping 35 per cent of the UK visitor economy is accounted for by events.

But in spite of its lucrative nature, the events business also comes with plenty of challenges, such as security. With 85 million people attending events each year, how do you ensure everyone …Read More

construction site security

Protect your construction site from theft

A recent review by leading insurer Allianz Cornhill has revealed that over £70 million of construction plant has been stolen from sites over the past year. This is in spite of initiatives by the Government to encourage plant manufacturers to improve in-built security features.

When you take additional expenses like plant replacement costs, hire of replacement equipment, loss of business, and increased insurance premiums into account, the UK construction industry is …Read More

cctv in shopping centre

Is CCTV Really Needed?

There are now six million CCTV cameras in the UK, which equates to one for every 10 people. This number only goes up when you throw automatic number plate recognition cameras, police body-cams, and video drones into the mix as well.

Another eye opening statistic is the estimate that 20 per cent of the world’s surveillance cameras are in Britain, even though its home to less than one per cent of …Read More

Key Holders

Reasons to outsource your keyholding requirements

According to a report by the Federation of Small Businesses, 48 per cent of small businesses have been a victim of crime (not including cybercrime) since 2014. This is despite the fact 41 per cent of businesses have also installed or upgraded a system to improve their security during the same period.

But one effective change your business could make is to outsource keyholding, as it will afford the following advantages.
Professionalism …Read More

Security Guard

How can a security guard add value to your business?

In the face of increasing cyber crime from a number of online sources, it is easy for businesses to overlook or ignore other aspects of security, such as the ever-present threat of break-ins and burglaries.

At the same time, traditional techniques used to prevent theft are becoming less and less popular. For instance, security guards are often considered out of date when compared with modern technology like CCTV surveillance and wireless …Read More

Staff Robberies

How to Prevent Robberies Within Your Company

Of all the threats that businesses face today, it is surprising how employee theft and fraud gets overlooked time and time again. But because several members of staff will have access to sensitive information or expensive stock, it most definitely requires your undivided attention.

So, here’s how to prevent robberies within your company, not just to safeguard the business’s valuable assets but also for the protection of customers.
Know your employees
In addition …Read More

security company

What to look for in a Security Company

Choose to employ the services of a security company and your business can afford a number of advantages. For example, you will receive the experience and expertise of an industry specialist trained to deal with a wide range of different scenarios, such as an impromptu burglary or criminal damage to the property.

Furthermore, you can also enjoy round-the-clock protection and surveillance as well as a greater sense of safety for employees, …Read More

The changing face of modern day business crime

Along with the ever-present threat of burglaries and break-ins, businesses must now be mindful of modern-day dangers too such as cybercrime. But according to recent statistics from the Ministry of Justice, white-collar cases continue to prove equally problematic, with 9,401 cases prosecuted in 2015.

Earlier this year, the government revealed that new laws are being considered as part of a crackdown on corporate economic crime. It also asked whether further reform …Read More

Using a Security Company to Protect Your Company

Why businesses need manned guarding

For all the technological advancements the security industry has witnessed over the past few years, some of the more traditional deterrents remain the best. In fact, there aren’t many other security solutions that are as reliable and effective as manned guarding.

So, why would your business need manned guarding? Here is a quick look at the main benefits of enlisting the services of experienced and qualified security professionals to protect your …Read More