New Business? Let Us Keep You Secure While You Get Started

When you’re setting up a new business there is so much to think about. Your product or service is paramount, but you need premises, equipment and marketing, together with accountancy services, payroll administration and much more – the list is seemingly endless. You also need insurance and security arrangements and the two often go hand… Read more »

Complex Security Requirements? No Problem

Some business have quite complex security requirements; a hospital, government building or other sensitive premises will have wide ranging access control needs to ensure only authorised personnel can access medication stores, intensive care and maternity units, server rooms or confidential archives. The systems which control access to certain areas are also the same systems which… Read more »

Eight No-Fuss Steps to Improve your Business Security

Keeping your business premises safe is almost as important as getting the customers through the door – if your stock gets stolen overnight you could have all the customers in the world, but if you’re unable to fulfil their needs they will shop elsewhere. Most businesses have a burglar alarm, and it’s actually a requirement… Read more »

Christmas Security for Retail Stores

Retail is a tough business. The costs of running a physical store compared to the costs of an online presence mean that store owners can’t afford to be plagued by crime, whether that’s shoplifters taking a few high ticket items or an overnight professional raid on your store room. Competing against the lower prices of… Read more »

What monitored services provide for businesses

Any business that holds stock needs to keep it safe from theft and environmental damage. This can be easier said than done, however, as quite often warehouse or other storage facilities are located out of a town centre and in a location that is usually deserted overnight and at weekends. This lack of activity in… Read more »

Lone workers and security arrangements

Any business with lone workers needs to have procedures in place to protect employee health and safety. This is especially important if the job role requires any potentially risky tasks, such as using a ladder, using power tools or working with livestock. Even without these additional risks, there is a safety consideration for lone workers… 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 »

Security arrangements for uncertain times

It can be hard to look back and find a time when things felt more certain – hindsight always makes a situation seem more positive than it actually was at the time, but if one thing is for certain, it’s that we’re in some pretty unstable times at the moment. With reports of crime on… Read more »

Force 3 goes Bust – Emergency Monitoring Response Cancelled?

We know that a significant number of security conscious business and homeowners in the Midlands are looking for a new monitoring and maintenance company following the sad news that Force 3 have gone into administration.  Unfortunately this news comes during the busy summer holiday period, although there is never a good time to find out… Read more »

What does it take to get NSI Gold Standard certification?

Having NSI Gold Standard certification is something we at P&R Alarms are very proud of.  For the average home and business owner it is enough to see the stamp on our website, but we thought it important to explain exactly what NSI NACOSS Gold Standard certification means and what is involved in retaining that endorsement. … Read more »