Make your security system as safe as houses

Domestic security products and connected home services are becoming more mainstream with constant camera monitoring now being used by a range of customers to keep an eye on pets while they are out of the house, to watch kids if they are home alone for a short period and to check on the property while… Read more »

Isn’t technology marvellous?

Modern technology is great, when it works. For nearly every technological and scientific innovation there are applications for the benefit of everyone, and a small group of people who will find a way to exploit it for their own nefarious gains. The internet, and especially social media are fantastic for connecting people, for learning about… Read more »

Should I upgrade my access control system?

Businesses using access control systems may find they need to upgrade their system for more efficient functioning and a higher level of security, but when is the right time to carry out an upgrade? Every business will be different as seasonal demands can affect when the premises is least used and therefore a good time… Read more »

Considerations for burglar-proof landscaping

Securing a business premises is a vital task, one which can even reduce your insurance premiums if you can show that you are using an NSI Gold standard approved security firm to supply, install and maintain your security products. Having a CCTV system, either monitored and unmonitored, is almost a pre-requisite today, but you must… Read more »

Practical applications of access control systems

Access control systems are used to allow and restrict access to personnel based on a security clearance, a job role or seniority. Government buildings, hospitals, police stations, council offices and multinational corporations all use a form of access control at points in the building, to keep people safe and to keep data secure. While anyone… Read more »

The A to Z of intruder alarms (part 2)

NACOSS – The National Approval Council for Security Services was the industry benchmark and regulatory body for security and fire alarm systems until it merged with ISI (Inspectorate of the Security Industry) in 2001 to form the NSI. NSI – The National Security Inspectorate united NACOSS and ISI under one roof and is the regulatory… Read more »

Security apps give you peace of mind on the move

Modern life can be busy and demanding, and we now have so many things to remember daily that security is often taken for granted – we shut and lock the front door and move on to the next thing. What happens if, in a hurry, we forget to set the alarm, or we get to… Read more »

Access control for data security compliance

Data protection laws are changing this year – instead of the Data Protection Act (1998) companies will be required to adhere to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation from May 2018, which replaces the old act across the board.  Although the UK is leaving the EU, we will still be part of it when these… Read more »

Trust the professionals

At P&R Alarms we consider ourselves to be expert professionals in the security industry, but there is another group of security professionals, in a sense, who we should listen to when it comes to keeping our homes and businesses safe and secure – the professional burglar. It might seem odd to ask burglars for security… Read more »

Security for businesses in the Midlands

P&R Alarms are based in the Midlands, covering businesses in the area including Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire. We have been in the industry for 35 years, accruing knowledge and experience all the time. We are so dedicated to providing the best security equipment that we install and test everything we supply on our own… Read more »