The festive season is upon us again and many of us will be away from home visiting family and friends. Unfortunately there are people out there who are looking to take advantage of your absence to ruin your end of year celebrations.
Asif Abrar of Slough pleaded guilty at Luton Magistrates Court last month to a charge under Section 3 of the Private Security Industry Act 2001.
If you have business premises you will almost certainly have an alarm fitted, with the local police alerted to attend whenever it goes off.
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The highest rate of insurance claims for burglaries happen between September and November, with the number of claims 10 per cent higher than in spring, when they are at their lowest MoneySuperMarket reveals in their recent analysis.
It’s that time of year again when many of us are looking forward to our annual summer holidays. Unfortunately, there are some people who are also looking forward to you going away – burglars!
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.
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