Tag: access control systems

Home Security – What Not To Do

In matters of home security we’re often talking about what people should be doing to protect their home, contents and the safety of their family, and the reverse of this is what people should not do – two sides of the same coin.  It’s not always easy, however, to know whether an action falls into… Read more »

Landlords – Forget Changing The Locks

Owners and managers of apartment blocks face a particular challenge when it comes to security management.  In a standard apartment block there will be a key for the main front door, a key for the apartment door, and often a key for the back door or bin storage area.  When a tenant leaves and doesn’t… Read more »

Re-Opening Your Office Soon?

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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 »

It’s Another Kind Of Lockdown

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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 »

An Easier Life With Access Control

We know we can expect delays on imported goods after Brexit, as issues at ports have already caused shortages of car parts and other essential items.  The just-in-time delivery method that all businesses base their orders on requires a seamless flow of goods across borders; without that businesses are going to struggle to get deliveries… Read more »

Invest In Access Control

In these uncertain times businesses face a lot of upheaval and new regulations in order to help stop the spread of coronavirus.  The NHS contact tracing app is a form of access control, in that entry to a premise is contingent on providing contact details.  This data is then used to know who was present… Read more »

Access Control For Post-Lockdown Safe Working

With news that businesses can re-open if they can follow government advice, many business owners and employers are working out how they can best balance health and safety with the operation of their business. This will be different for each company and industry, but one thing that seems clear is that to stick with the… 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 »

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 »