Online retailing has boomed during the pandemic because it’s a contact-free way of buying items without leaving home to do so. The convenience is clear, but there is a pitfall of purchasing items online, and that’s the “porch pirate”. The term comes from America, where theft of packages from outside people’s homes has significantly increased,… Read more »
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 »
Your shed has probably been one of the places you’ve been glad to spend some time during lockdown. Every shed needs a tidy up now and then, and you’ll uncover all sorts of things you thought you’d lost or thrown away. It’s also a place for storage, a workshop set up and even for laundry… Read more »
One of the biggest thefts in recent history is the Hatton Garden raid in 2015 – it is often described as the biggest burglary in English legal history. The theft was carried out by a gang of retired and elderly men, who devised a plan to enter the building and get to the safe deposit… Read more »
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 »
From early 2018 new legislation comes into effect for abattoirs in the UK requiring CCTV to be installed in all areas, with the recordings kept for at least 90 days. The footage will be accessible to Official Veterinarians and will help abattoirs refute any allegations of cruelty or poor hygiene. The move has been somewhat… Read more »
If you own a farm, stables or a large property with outbuildings, you’ll understand how difficult it can be to keep an eye on your whole property. Unfortunately, it also makes it easy for intruders to break in and leave before you’ve even noticed. Machinery, vehicles and animal care equipment can be very expensive to… Read more »
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