Explaining The SIA Licensing Process

When providing security services for commercial properties, construction, and events it is important that your security staff are SIA licensed to operate. So, to help explain the SIA licensing process here is some helpful information When can you lawfully work in a licensable role? You can lawfully work in a licensable role in the following circumstances: You hold a current, …

How to Secure Unoccupied Land

Around the Newport area, there are some areas of land that are yet to be developed on and are left unoccupied. Unoccupied land is very much like a vacant property and can be vulnerable to crime, which means that owners should take precautions to ensure the land remains safe and secure. In Newport and the UK, vandalism is a growing …

In-house vs Outsourced Security Services: What’s the difference?

Nearly every business in Newport needs some form of security. However, it can be a bit of a minefield to know what the best security solution for your business is – whether that is having an in-house or an outsourced security team. Here we look at the benefits of having a professional outsourced security team over an in-house security team. …

Bridgend – Guide to protecting your business

Bridgend is a bustling town with good transport links to two of South Wales’ largest cities Cardiff and Swansea and is close to stunning scenic locations. But like many towns and cities – Bridgend is no stranger to crime. In recent months from June 2018 to June 2019, the total amount of crime reported in Bridgend has steadily fallen from …

Building Site Security A&R

Construction Site Security – A guide to securing your building site

Construction sites are prime targets for criminals and are prone to several vulnerabilities, all of which can be protected with effective security measures. One item that is always at a high risk of theft is machinery. Theft of machinery such as backhoes, generators, and excavators can be called ‘Low Risk’ by criminals for a number of reasons. Construction sites are …

Alarm systems: How to avoid false alarms

Intruder alarms are a great way of alerting that someone is trespassing on your business. However, if your business is equipped with an intruder alarm, there is a chance that you will experience a false alarm. False alarms are a lot more than just a nuisance-they can put a strain on emergency services and could potentially incur costly fees. So, …