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
The strategy of protecting a premise or location with valuables/assets from illicit and unauthorized admittance or activity by deploying a team of qualified security guards is an important one. You simply cannot take the risk of doing things otherwise.
From general stores to malls, from businesses to residences and construction sites, there is not an industry or business that security guards could not protect and be of assistance to. Jag Security …Read More
In order to keep the peace and ensure everyone has an enjoyable night out, most pubs and clubs will employ door supervisors. However, it is a criminal offence to undertake the licensable activities of a door supervisor without an SIA licence.
The SIA (Security Industry Authority) is the organisation responsible for regulating the private security industry, which reports to the Home Secretary. It covers manned guarding (including security guarding, door supervision, …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
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
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
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