Estimates show that false alarms cost the UK in excess of £1 billion a year. Businesses also suffer lost production and disruption for staff. As a business, you can eradicate this utilising effective management of fire detection and alarm systems.
On 13th May a former security director received a 16 week custodial sentence, was disqualified from being a company director for five years and ordered to pay £10,000 costs.
Close circuit television (CCTV) is a now common feature of our daily lives, from providing simple home security systems to aiding the national fight against terrorism. However, CCTV on its own may not always be effective.
A major recent survey has shown that police figures indicate violent and sexual crime has risen by 16% in the last twelve months, with Gloucester one of the city’s worst affected.
Internal Verification and Standardisation
This centre would be seen as a model of best practice for the delivery of Door Supervision and Physical Intervention training and all work presented was to a very high standard.
At times, security personnel place themselves in dangerous situations to ensure the safety of others.
The risks they face depend greatly on the location they're based in, their responsibilities & duties, and the demographic of people they will interact with.
80% of burglars are opportunists, selecting their targets on the spur of the moment.
In around 4% of burglaries, thieves use a false pretense to gain entry. Unfortunately, older people are particularly vulnerable to these 'distraction burglars', since they are often more trusting or easily confused.
Christmas is a hectic period for most industries. With many workplaces and commercial buildings preparing to shut-down for the festive season, it always proves to be a particularly busy time for burglars.
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