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 »

Returning To Your Premises After Lockdown – A Simple Checklist

Some businesses may be able to open now, while others have to remain closed due to the nature of their function – maintaining social distancing in a hair salon, for example, will be more difficult than enforcing this rule in a hardware shop. For many business owners it will be strange to return to their… Read more »

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 »