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Don’t lose out to shoplifters

  • Published on: 26 November 2019
  • By: Paula

Christmas is rapidly approaching and this is the time of year that the shops are generally at their busiest.  Christmas shopping is underway and the increase in the number of shoppers leads to an increase in shoplifting.

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) report released earlier this year noted an increase in retail crime across all types.  Violence is a real issue, with an average of 115 attacks a day on retail employees over 12 months.  And the increasing use of knives in these attacks is particularly worrying.  

Don’t lose out to shoplifters

Benefits of concierge security

  • Published on: 12 November 2019
  • By: Paula

Concierge staff are becoming more common in buildings across the UK.  Previously something you would see mainly in the United States and in five-star hotels, they are now regularly found in office buildings and residential properties.  Security officers can also be required for these sites and many professional security companies offer them as a combined service.

Here are the top 10 benefits of making use of a concierge security officer. 

Benefits of concierge security

Are the security operatives working at your venue being paid?

  • Published on: 29 October 2019
  • By: Paula

The SIA recently reported a news story about a security boss found guilty of defrauding the security operatives he employed.  The SIA licenced guards operated in a number of locations and were not paid for their work.  In this case the employer used various aliases and set up several businesses which were run from his home between 2012 and 2016.  He was investigated following a number of complaints that were made about his failure to pay security operatives.

Are the security operatives working at your venue being paid?

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