Reduce Risk and your Insurance Premiums with these Security measures

Insurance is a necessity that can’t be avoided, especially when it comes to protecting your business. Commercial property insurance is an investment that should always be carefully considered, as for all the expenses it can potentially save you, unfortunately it can come at a hefty price. 

When applying for a quote, one of the main factors that affect the premium you pay will be the security of the premises. This price will vary depending on the provider, along with your location, industry and likelihood of an assault on your business. 

A security system is paramount regardless of your insurance expenditure, but as experts in security we’ve compiled some specific methods you can implement to secure your premises and ultimately reduce your insurance premiums.

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What are the Responsibilities of Keyholding?

If you are a keyholder, you will understand that your role within a business is crucial and should always be taken seriously. Particularly those within the retail industry will appreciate the importance of keyholding and the responsibilities entailed.  Continue reading “What are the Responsibilities of Keyholding?”

5 ways to reduce your retail insurance premium

It has been estimated that over the last year there have been 950,000 reports of theft from general retailers. This is an increase from 575,000 reports the year before. Though these thefts are acknowledged by the retail industry as an expense, retail insurance premiums are steadily increasing as a direct result. So what can retailers do to keep their business more secure and in turn decrease the expenses of theft and decrease their insurance premiums?

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Office security: Where to start

Your office can be the central hub of your business and will contain a large number of valuable items and information, yet it’s common for your office’s security to be overlooked. Today we want to have a look at some of the basics and to give you some ideas on how you can improve the overall security of your office.

 

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Why is having a Security Guard important?

In today’s world, if you want to run a successful business or event, then you need a safe and secure environment. Like watchdogs of the public order, security guards are specifically trained to help prevent crimes and disorder from occurring. Hiring a security guard has several benefits to all aspects of your business. Below are some examples on how:

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How has security evolved over time?

Security is important, fundamental. When you live in a place, you feel at home if you are protected. A home is like a bubble: you know you are in your comfort zone and nothing bad can happen. However, you cannot spend the rest of your life just in your property. You need to go out, explore the world and still feel protected anytime, anywhere. Because of that, it’s important that offices, hotels and other public buildings have security systems like alarms, CCTV and fire alarm systems in order to let people feel comfortable, protected and safe in public spaces. Now, let’s see how security technologies have evolved to improve people’s lives:

 

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Security at Christmas

Is it time you boosted your security in time for Christmas? The anticipation of seeing a loved one’s reaction to a gift gets closer. This is as well as the relief of when getting that one special gift you were hoping for (and not the 7th pair of cheap socks). However, when your house is filled to the brim with the latest gadgets and that one particular game console for your nagging child, as well as your business being used considerably less around this time, creates the perfect incentive for unwanted guests to come visiting. Only these visitors won’t be coming down the chimney. Continue reading “Security at Christmas”

Top 10 funny moments caught on CCTV

Have you ever had one of those moments where you’ve thought “I’m so glad nobody saw me do that”? Well, they probably did, as it was most likely recorded on someones CCTV… and then it was probably uploaded to the internet. Here at 3000 Security we want to embrace the humiliation, hilarity and disaster that CCTV can accidently record, and we have made a list of our favourite moments.

 

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How to avoid commercial building fires

Building fires are something we put to the back of our mind, we think they won’t happen to us and we let the professionals deal with them if they do. However, statistically fires are far more common during standard work hours, which clearly shows that we tend to be a contributing factor to the fires occurring in our buildings. But what is it we are doing? And how can it be avoided?

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5 Safety Tips for Security Guards

 

There is no way around it, the life of a security guard is tough, and it can be dangerous. Though there are plenty of rewarding aspects of working in the security industry, it’s fair to say it has its risks. Today we are going to discuss our top 5 tips on staying safe and avoiding potentially hazardous situations whilst you are on duty.

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