Manned guarding is a security art

Manned guarding is an adjustable security measure that can be sculpted to the needs of any business

Manned guarding is a delicate process that requires altering in order to fit the needs of individual companies, with changes being introduced depending on the location and environment of businesses throughout the world.

In order for your security providers to select the most suitable service for you is by truly understanding what their client needs. They need to get an insight into the business, policies and rules, which will all have an effect on how contractors, visitors and employees alike are all treated and protected within the buildings of the company.

All of this preparation will allow the security provider to provide a fantastic service for you. Different businesses need various levels of skills or physical attributes in place to avoid varying levels of danger. This skill match will highlight which officers are best suited for the job, even outlining some areas where training is needed.

So, what exactly can manned guarding provide for your business?

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Why is keyholding such an important service?

Key holding is an incredibly important service that covers insurance, but why do you need it?

A keyholding company will, in essence, be the first to respond to an alarm activation on your premises, given you have a service ongoing with the company. They monitor the situation 24/7 and any unexplained changes to the state of the alarm will be responded to by a visit from the keyholding company. This eliminates the possibility of getting hurt and minimises the threat of danger that is posed to yourself or employees who would otherwise have to respond to the incident. Due to ACPO policy, and with the likes of Health & Safety, the insurance complications and Corporate Manslaughter Act, the use of a key holding service is better ever more common in both the workplace and at home.

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Why do I need a fire risk assessment?

What’s a fire risk assessment and why is it needed?

A fire is started from the combination of three separate elements: fuel, oxygen and an ignition source that will enable the chemical reaction of fuel and oxygen to ignite. A fire cannot get started if one of these key elements is missing, therefore, it’s important to take various steps in order to prevent these three elements combining in a deadly manner.

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What is Key Holding and Alarm Response?

Key holding and alarm response are important for property protection, but what are they?

A key holding and alarm response service offers you the ability to pass the responsibility of security breaches on your property into the hands of a third party. This allows you to keep yourself protected, minimising the risk to yourself or your staff by having a security team search the premises, ensuring that security is kept to a high standard and that the alarm is turned off. Residential properties can benefit from this service also, as home are left unattended during long periods of time in family holidays for example. So, just why should you consider using a key holding and alarm response service? We have a number of reasons below:

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Improving the security of your premises lowers insurance premiums

Taking these security steps can lower your insurance premiums

High level security in your workplace or your home is what every wants and needs. You want to protect those you love and you want to make sure that all of your property is preserved. In most cases, your current security measures won’t have gone under review for a while, unless something has happened to your property that has forced you to change your efforts. Old routines are hard to break, so many will slip into their old ways when trying to enforce new security measures, whether that be at home or in the office. Security against break-ins, fireproofing and protecting valuables often becomes vulnerable due to the lack of care shown by many.

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What is Manned Guarding?

What exactly is manned guarding?

A term that’s used in the security industry, manned guarding simply means the security guards that most people are familiar with. For example, manned guarding is those of us who give a physical presence to the industry of security, guarding properties and people in terms of criminal damage, assault and entry.

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Alarm services, patrol guards and false alarms

With the ever increasing risk of theft and burglaries today, alarm and patrol services are an absolute must. This article will tell you just why it’s important to have these measures in place.

Alarm services, patrol guards and false alarms

With false alarms being raised often due to triggered alarms or false neighbour reports, this can add up to endless amounts of charges by the responding Police. So how can you combat this?

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Security guards: Could you do it?

Some people think of security guards as hardmen enforcers in the mould of Vinnie Jones or Lenny Mclean – the sort of blokes you never mess with otherwise you get a slap. While most security guards are required to have a certain level of fitness and physical presence, they’re also selected according  to an entirely different set of criteria. If you think you have what it takes, could you tick all the boxes below?

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