From theft and burglary to vandalism and assault, there are a number of different external threats that businesses and their employees face. But what about internal dangers and perils?
When it comes to devising a plan of action for security breaches, several organisations completely forget about the prospect of ‘insider jobs’. This is despite the fact that they’re usually incredibly costly and damaging.
So, how can you prevent security breaches from the …Read More
Analysis of crime statistics shows that the number of robberies, burglaries and thefts soar over the Christmas fortnight. Every day of the holidays, criminals commit around 500 burglaries, 75 robberies and over 1,000 thefts.
It is thought that an increase in Christmas crimes could be caused by people leaving their homes to visit relatives. For this reason, police often urge families not to advertise the expensive items they received as gifts …Read More
Increasing crime figures and threat levels in today’s society make for grim reading. Thankfully, the security options at one’s disposal are expanding at a similar rate, primarily driven by cutting-edge technology.
Even so, traditional methods of security are still proving to be as effective as ever. It all depends on your organisation’s unique requirements.
Here at Jag Security, we provide each client with a tailor made package appropriate to their security needs, …Read More
There’s a lot on the line when it comes to choosing a security service to protect your business. After all, one little slip up could mean your valuable assets or confidential information gets stolen, resulting in diminished profits and a tarnished reputation.
And although the sheer number of security firms in existence today means you’re spoilt for choice, how do you know which one will provide the best service, the strongest …Read More
Remote monitoring has long been used as a security measure to protect commercial properties and premises. With an operator carefully observing footage captured by strategically placed CCTV cameras, remote monitoring can provide a swift response to suspicious individuals and illegal activity.
Even with advances in technology and new security products coming to market like motion sensors, remote monitoring remains a firm favourite among many businesses. In fact, the global CCTV camera …Read More
On the face of it, a construction site might not seem the go-to destination for a treasure trove of valuable items, but you’d be surprised at what opportunistic thieves steal and sell. For example, metal used for architectural purposes such as lead, zinc, copper, and aluminium often has a great deal of scrap value.
What’s more, there’s a good chance heavy plant and machinery will be left on site overnight, which …Read More
Building security plays a pivotal role in protecting your business from unwanted illegal activity such as burglaries and break-ins. Proactive measures to mitigate risk include installing alarms, setting up CCTV cameras, and employing the services of a security officer.
However, certain security breaches aren’t always the result of forced entry. For example, instances of unauthorised access can come about from extending common courtesy to visitors or a simple case of oversight …Read More
If you only take one lesson away from this article let it be this – in the UK, trespassing is not considered a criminal offence. What does this mean? Ultimately, this means that security guards must be very careful when dealing with trespassers on a property.
But wait, if it’s not a criminal offence, what is it? Trespassing is considered to be a civil offence. While this sounds similar, a civil …Read More
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
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