How to Become a Security Guard

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”

Easter Security Tips for your Business

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”

Keeping Your Pop-up Store Secure

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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What you should know about intruders

Home and business owners need to ensure they are aware of the laws, rights and responsibilities when it comes to protecting their home, business, employees and family. Especially when it comes to intruders and your personal security. Continue reading “What you should know about intruders”

How do you prevent squatters?

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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7 Office Security Tips Your Employees Need to Know

While you’re concerned about the wellbeing of your home when you leave it unattended, you may not be thinking about your office security in the same way.

Working in an office environment can pose a variety of threats from online threats to physical harm. When working together in an office, it is important to be alert so to prevent any attacks.

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3000 Security are SIA Approved

3000 Security has received Security Industry Authority (SIA) approval!

The Security Industry Authority are an organisation that are responsible for the regulation of the UK’s private security industry. It is actually a non-departmental public body that reports to the Home Secretary and had been established in the early 2000s

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is the organisation responsible for regulating the private security industry in the UK. It is a non-departmental public body reporting to the Home Secretary and was established in 2003 under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act 2001.

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