Have You Audited Your Business Security?

The word “audit” strikes fear into the heart of every business owner, but it needn’t be a scary word.  Internally auditing your business procedures, from the way you conduct day-to-day business to your fire and security protocols is a worthwhile exercise, which can reveal flaws that could have caused a big problem if they had… Read more »

CCTV Tips For Businesses

Covering your premises with a CCTV system is part and parcel of running a business.  Some people may want to cut corners and costs by eschewing a surveillance system, but if their premises is then vandalised or burgled they’ll wish they had some evidence of the perpetrators to hand over to the police.  A CCTV… Read more »

Re-Opening Your Office Soon?

We’ve endured months of working from home, and while some offices re-opened during the summer and autumn months last year, many have stayed closed throughout the pandemic due to infection spread concerns.  Maybe you tried to re-open, but weren’t sure how you could achieve this safely, or you found that too many people, eager to… Read more »

Keeping Business Premises Safe In Lockdown

If your business has been forced to close during the national lockdowns you will naturally be concerned about security.  One of the biggest deterrents to burglaries is the presence of someone in the building, whether it’s a private home or a business, so with nobody on site you may be worried about the risk of… Read more »

It’s Another Kind Of Lockdown

The word “lockdown” is one we are all too familiar with, but there’s one form of lockdown that as a business owner, you need to be on top of.  Terrorism threats, of any kind, are a risk that business owners should be prepared to deal with, especially if you have a premises that is accessible… Read more »

Fire Risk Assessment Done, What Next?

Completing a fire risk assessment is a legal requirement for businesses, and they must be recorded if you have over five employees.  If your business has fewer than five employees, but is visited by members of the public (such as an independent shop) you should also record your fire risk assessments – it may even… Read more »

The Most Prevalent Crimes Against Businesses – And How To Prevent Them

The data released by The Home Office for crimes against businesses in 2018 make for interesting reading.  The statistics are split across different business areas, including retail and wholesale, accommodation and hospitality, and agriculture, forestry and fishing.  As you might expect, each sector experiences different types of crime, but one which affects all businesses is… Read more »

How To Turn Your Employees Into Your Best Security Assets

We can design and install a bespoke, high end security system incorporating smoke alarms, CCTV and access control, but if your staff aren’t on board with it, and they don’t understand why it’s important to use it properly, you’re fighting a losing battle against crime, natural disasters or acts of God.  Your security system can… Read more »

Managing Multi-Site Security With Ease

We work with a variety of clients, from domestic customers looking to tighten up their home security, to large, multi-site businesses like retail chains, distributors and healthcare providers. Although the aim is the same – to keep the premises and the people who live or work there safe, the means can be very different. A… Read more »

How Post-Lockdown Working Arrangements Affect Your Security

When business open again there will need to be some big changes in the way things are done. There has been a lot of speculation about how this will happen and what businesses will need to do in order to keep their staff and customers safe – some businesses may not be able to open… Read more »