CCTV cameras capture more than you think

Business owners that are deliberating about whether to install CCTV on their property may well be labouring under the delusion that all CCTV footage is that black and white, grainy and jumpy video that appears on shows like Crimewatch.  If the “evidence” is going to be of such poor quality then what is the point… Read more »

What can you do remotely?

In many industries there are tasks that can be carried out remotely, or set on a timer to free up human resource from being physically present at all times.  Performing office work from home involves an internet connection and a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to be able to access the office network, and surgeons can… Read more »

Our top tips for improving business security

Keeping your business premises safe and secure is just as important as turning up at the office every day, perhaps more so as there wouldn’t be an office to turn up to should you be the victim of a burglary or fire.  An NSI Gold standard approved intruder alarm is a must for any commercial… Read more »

Access control solutions for business premises

Many businesses have multiple buildings on a single site, or departments with differing levels of security clearance, like hospitals and secure housing units within the same building.  Companies operating in the security or intelligence industries have a requirement to control who has access to certain rooms and areas, and educational establishments also have a need… Read more »

How can you stop PIN and key token sharing among staff?

Using another member of staff’s log in details or access key token is not encouraged in large companies but it does happen.  Usually innocuous in nature, people borrow a colleague’s details to log in to a second computer, or to open a door if they have forgotten their key token (or have lent it to… Read more »

Smoke and heat detectors save lives

Most fatal fires are avoidable; we often hear stories in the news about people who have died or been seriously injured in a fire that was not only preventable, but would have been survivable had a working smoke or heat detector been in use at the home.  For many people a smoke alarm is an… Read more »

Commercial alarm monitoring – who is watching you and when?

Business owners will know that good security is paramount; no one wants to lock up for the day, go home and worry that their premises is not properly secured, or that they may arrive for work the next day to discover there has been a break-in overnight.  A good night’s sleep can be ruined by… Read more »

Total solution systems – be aware of everything

Ensuring the safety and security of modern business premises is a very important task for business owners, and few are fully conversant in all the gadgets and systems that can be used to create a security system that does everything.  We are security and monitoring experts and we have many years of experience in specifying… Read more »

Wireless or hard-wired security system

Choosing an alarm or security system can be a hard task – there are so many types on the market that making a decision without expert help is difficult for the average homeowner or facility manager.  Generally people make a choice based on a combination of price and feature factors, but there is one factor… Read more »