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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When you own a business, security is going to be one of your top concerns. Especially when it comes to the options you have, it is either hiring internal security staff or hiring staff from a private security company. Many businesses are not aware of the variety of benefits that can come from hiring a private security company. Some may simply not be knowledgeable about the industry. Continue reading “Top 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Private Security”
Your wedding should be the most beautiful day of your life and as stress-free as possible. However, when the alcohol is freely flowing and emotions are at an all-time high, it’s difficult to ensure this. This is why it may be beneficial to have event security present to ensure all goes swimmingly and according to plan. Continue reading “Have you thought about security at your wedding?”
Sometimes we can have security measures in place but we don’t double-check to ensure they are working to the best of their ability. This is why we have put together a list of 5 ways that you can improve the security of your business. Continue reading “5 ways to improve the security of your business”
Being a security guard is not an easy job but how do you become a qualified and professional one?
Well, first and foremost, you will need a license from the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Without this license it will be illegal to work in any capacity in the security industry. In order to obtain this license, a training course will need to be completed with a SIA recognised training provider, then once this is passed, you can then apply for the license and pay a fee (which is renewed every 3 years). Then, you should receive your license within a few weeks. Continue reading “How to Become a Security Guard”
As Easter is quite the popular holiday for people to go away on a long weekend away. This may leave many businesses and homes unguarded during this period. You should always be conscious of your security around Easter as some people may be on the hunt for more than just eggs. If you’re hopping off away this Easter, or if your business will sitting there like a full basket, here are some eggcellent tips to stay secure over the Easter period. Continue reading “Easter Security Tips for your Business”
Pop-up shops are temporary retail plots that can sell any type of product. The types of products they sell can range from clothes, technology to food.
Pop-up shops started as a novelty used only by a small number of independent retailers. However, the use of them grew massively in 2017 and they became a popular trend that were used widely. And the trend is likely to continue into 2018.
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A jewellery shop is one of the most prestigious retail fronts to run. It is usually well known in the area it is in, and more often than not highly profitable. However, with the benefits of running jewellers, there are also drawbacks, specifically coming from criminals. Recently, criminals have become more technical and well thought out on their approach when stealing from jewellers. The types of crimes they commit are no longer just robbery, they can also include, but are not limited to:
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An alarm system is something all businesses should integrate into their security system, no matter the size of the business. You would be surprised at how many small businesses are unaware of the importance of an alarm system. It should be one of the first things that comes to mind since protecting your business is crucial. Sometimes it can take a backseat in comparison to other things.
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It is legal for squatters to remain in a property. Especially if that property is a non-residential property, is empty and isn’t generating income. So what can be done to protect vulnerable buildings from squatters?
Keep on reading to find out!
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