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.
There are many different types of systems you can use. One of these is a monitored alarm system which is common for people to use in their homes. If you have a small business and can’t invest too much into an elaborate system, this is a good route to go down. If the alarm is triggered, it will contact a call centre which will then contact the police.
But why is it important to have an security system in the first place?
Well, the obvious is that you wouldn’t want a break-in. No matter how big or small your business is, there is always going to be something important like files, goods you may sell and possibly other important assets. Seeing an alarm in place can deter burglars from trying to enter. If that doesn’t stop them, the system in place will. If the system you choose has cameras, you can have video proof of activity if you ever need to file an insurance claim for theft.
Having cameras strategically placed in the business will also decrease the chances of employee theft. Instead it will increase employee productivity. If employees are aware they are being watched through cameras throughout the day, they more likely to improve their work performance.
There are also people who can make fraudulent claims against your business. Having a security system, especially one with cameras, would help you in this situation because it would be easy to check the validity of such claims.
Contact us today! We can design and install one of our CCTV systems and cameras to secure your business.