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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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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8 Ways to Ensure Your Holiday is Safe

In the past, we have outlined ways to ensure your home was safe. This month, as many people will currently be on holiday, we have outlined 8 ways we think will improve your security whilst on holiday and ensure you have a happy trip.

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How can your business benefit from mobile patrols?

When seeking ways to keep a premises secure, there are a variety of options to consider.

Among those options is mobile patrolling, a service that is both popular and effective. Below, we are taking a look at mobile patrols and how they can benefit a business.

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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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