It’s hard to believe it is Spring and before we know it the whirl of Christmas will be upon us. For businesses, now is the time to start planning for a successful Christmas season. Whether you are rocking retail or championing corporate, here are some ideas: Consider a Security Concierge For many businesses, the introduction of a security concierge can be a rewarding strategic choice. Whilst the typical role of a security concierge has included tasks such as answering customer questions, providing directions,
It has been a year since we shared some thoughts on emerging trends in the security industry, and 2022 was certainly a time for businesses to embrace a year less impacted by Covid-19 restrictions, whilst making the most of a buoyant economy. With workers returning to the office (albeit on a reduced basis in many cases), events kick-started and retail shops opening their doors to as many customers as they liked per square metre, it was a year where many
It’s that time of year when we move the clocks forward an hour for daylight saving, with many people also using this milestone as a reminder to check their smoke alarms. But what about your security system? If your security system is going to work to its full potential, you need to make sure it’s functional and serviced regularly. If you neglect basic maintenance of your system or you fail to deal with technical issues, it may let you down just
Selecting a Security Guard Provider If you’re looking for security guards for your business you’ll probably already know there are hundreds of security firms out there competing for your business and this can make it hard to decide which to go for. Your security staff are an important part of your business as they will be representing your organisation and interacting with staff and customers on an ongoing basis. The wrong security officers can be very detrimental to your business image and
Whilst you might be able to use technology to receive alarm notifications to your smartphone or computer and see what’s going on at your home or business, that doesn’t mean self-monitoring is the best choice. Here are 5 reasons why so many people choose a professional security monitoring company: Reliability: You may not always receive notifications. While you can set up your wireless system to send alerts to your phone, what happens if you’re in a movie, your phone is out of
Not all businesses operate on a 9-5 schedule and if your business is one of the many that is open at night or very early in the morning, staff safety should be a priority. Employees who work in round-the-clock occupations like hospitality and healthcare are often at greater risk of falling victim to crime. As an employer you are responsible for making sure your staff feel safe and protected when they are at work.
Wireless technology has benefited us in many areas of our lives and security is no exception. Where security systems used to run on mains power and telephone landlines, nowadays there are some great wireless security systems on the market. Wireless systems use radio waves to transmit information, making them convenient to use and highly effective.