Tag: CCTV systems

National Home Security Month

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October is National Home Security Month (NHSM).  This was first launched in 2013 and since then has taken place in October every year.  NHSM offers support, information and advice on how to keep your property secure. For each week there is a different theme designed to alert homeowners, and renters alike, to the common pitfalls… 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 »

The Top Causes Of False Alarms At Business Premises

Every business premises needs an intruder alarm and it is often required by an insurance company before they will provide cover. Most businesses are empty overnight and on days they are closed, this presents the perfect opportunity for a break in. Premises located on industrial estates can be even more vulnerable due to the absence… Read more »

How CCTV Can Help Make Your Workplace Covid Secure

As businesses open back up and life starts to resemble something akin to normality there’s a real focus on Covid security, but there’s no alarm for a virus. Businesses need to work out how to turn security products to their advantage, so they can still operate under the restrictions and prove that they are acting… 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 »

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 »

If You Could Have Anything Protecting Your Home What Would It Be?

Long before sophisticated burglar alarms were readily available, humans have been protecting their territory in other ways. Fortifications have been used for millennia, to keep out unwanted guests and to show would-be intruders that you mean business, and animals have also played a part in protection. Dogs have been used by humans as guard animals… Read more »

Does it matter where my CCTV cameras are?

Where you position your CCTV cameras is the second most important thing to consider, runner up only to the type of camera system you use. For commercial clients there is a data protection issue to contend with, as the presence of CCTV must be clearly displayed, and thanks to the new rules on data protection,… Read more »