5 ways to reduce your retail insurance premium

It has been estimated that over the last year there have been 950,000 reports of theft from general retailers. This is an increase from 575,000 reports the year before. Though these thefts are acknowledged by the retail industry as an expense, retail insurance premiums are steadily increasing as a direct result. So what can retailers do to keep their business more secure and in turn decrease the expenses of theft and decrease their insurance premiums?

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Office security: Where to start

Your office can be the central hub of your business and will contain a large number of valuable items and information, yet it’s common for your office’s security to be overlooked. Today we want to have a look at some of the basics and to give you some ideas on how you can improve the overall security of your office.

 

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How has security evolved over time?

Security is important, fundamental. When you live in a place, you feel at home if you are protected. A home is like a bubble: you know you are in your comfort zone and nothing bad can happen. However, you cannot spend the rest of your life just in your property. You need to go out, explore the world and still feel protected anytime, anywhere. Because of that, it’s important that offices, hotels and other public buildings have security systems like alarms, CCTV and fire alarm systems in order to let people feel comfortable, protected and safe in public spaces. Now, let’s see how security technologies have evolved to improve people’s lives:

 

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Top 10 funny moments caught on CCTV

Have you ever had one of those moments where you’ve thought “I’m so glad nobody saw me do that”? Well, they probably did, as it was most likely recorded on someones CCTV… and then it was probably uploaded to the internet. Here at 3000 Security we want to embrace the humiliation, hilarity and disaster that CCTV can accidently record, and we have made a list of our favourite moments.

 

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How to avoid commercial building fires

Building fires are something we put to the back of our mind, we think they won’t happen to us and we let the professionals deal with them if they do. However, statistically fires are far more common during standard work hours, which clearly shows that we tend to be a contributing factor to the fires occurring in our buildings. But what is it we are doing? And how can it be avoided?

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5 Safety Tips for Security Guards

 

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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Top 6 Tips on Keeping Your Construction Site Secure

If you’re in the construction business and you’re having difficulties with criminals and trespassers, It’s important to make sure you are up to date with your security system and doing everything you can to keep your materials and equipment safe. Continue reading “Top 6 Tips on Keeping Your Construction Site Secure”

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?”

5 ways to improve the security of your business

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”

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”