Category: Office

In an emergency during lockdown, who makes the best keyholder? Professional Security Guard or member of staff?

In an emergency during lockdown, who makes the best keyholder? Professional Security Guard or member of staff?

It seems like the ideal solution. You need an authorised keyholder in case your alarm goes off. So you ask a member of staff who lives nearby to do it. If the alarm is activated, there is someone within easy reach of the premises. S/he can take the call from your monitoring station. Then go and check everything is OK.

But is it still such a good idea, especially during the lockdown? read more…

Do You Know If Your Empty Premises Meet Police Security Recommendations?

Do You Know If Your Empty Premises Meet Police Security Recommendations?

We live in uncertain times. But nothing changes for thieves, vandals and arsonists. The current lockdown means that many commercial buildings will be empty for an extended period of time. Have you done everything you can to ensure that your property is secure enough? A report from the Metropolitan Police Business Crime Hub gives some recommendations on how to protect your premises.
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Keep Your Business Safe From Burglary

Keep Your Business Safe From Burglary

A friend proudly took me round his new business premises. He had pictures from the last 4 months of work getting the office shipshape. It was all ready for his staff to move in on the Monday. But his happy face turned into a frown when I asked about his security arrangements. After all that effort and expense, he had forgotten that there are people out there who want to spoil it all.

I took him through a few things that can make a real difference to keeping your business safe from burglary. read more…

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