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Government announces violence reduction strategy as attacks on NHS staff still growing

  • Published on: 21 November 2018
  • By: Paula

On 12 November 2018 The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act became law.  Meaning anyone who attacks the police, fire service, paramedics, nurses and other emergency service workers will face tougher sentences, with the maximum jail sentence being increased from 6 to 12 months.

As violence against NHS staff continues to increase, reaching its highest rate in five years the government is taking steps to turn this trend around.

Government announces violence reduction strategy as attacks on NHS staff still growing

Prepare your security for winter

  • Published on: 16 October 2018
  • By: Paula

Summer is over, the autumn school term is well under way, and the clocks will be going back at the end the month.  It’s time to start preparing for winter and making sure your security systems are up to date and ready for the season.

As the nights grow longer and daylight decreases, there is a significant increase in burglaries.  A 25% increase in household burglaries has been recorded over the winter period, with Halloween and bonfire night being the worst. 

Prepare your security for winter

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