Top 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Private Security

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”

Have you thought about security at your wedding?

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?”

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”

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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Preventing Jewellery Store Robberies

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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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”

The Attributes Every Security Guard Needs to Have

Some people think that certain jobs are easy, such as being a security guard. We can tell you right now that that isn’t the case. You are meant to have a certain level of fitness but there is also a lot more to manned guarding. Looking at the attributes below, could you be a security guard?

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What is the right security system for you?

It can be frustrating to choose a security system, as there are so many types. It is essential to have a security system in place for your home or business, to ensure your valuable and employees/loved ones are safe. Thus, we thought we would list the different types of security, to help you to choose the right one for you.

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Why should you have a security system?

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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