The arrival of summer brings lots of great things – warmer weather, light evenings and the opportunity for outdoor activities. There are, however, potential downsides to all of these benefits. A number of statistics agencies show an increase in crime over the summer months. We wish to help secure your business, and make this summer a positive one.
Leaving Windows Open
The warm weather encourages us to open up the windows and let the fresh air in! Before you leave your office ... Continue Reading →
There are a plethora of companies out there who offer security cover in a variety of guises, and many of them are good, but some are not so good, and only a small minority are really great. We want you to have the best security for your business; the knock on benefits of being fully protected and secured are manifold, and easily outweigh the costs of these services.
Thoroughly examine the credentials of any security company that you are considering; ... Continue Reading →
The Home Office ‘Crimes Against Businesses’ report shows a promising trend, with a decreasing rate of burglary and overall crime in recent years. Nevertheless, with 41% of businesses still reporting a crime of some sort, it is very worthwhile to review your basic security practices, and what better time than spring?
There are a few things that you can do to seriously improve your chance of avoiding crime, by making it obvious that you are not an easy target: Continue Reading →
High turnover, high stock volumes, high risk?
There are certain elements to a business that add to the risk factor – and to insurance costs. Companies that have high value merchandise, hold large quantities of stock, deal with sensitive data, or have a large number of entry points can all be seen as prime targets, and therefore attract considerable insurance premiums. You may not be able to do anything about your stock or storage commitments, but you can definitely do something ... Continue Reading →
- 1/3 of a last minute Costa on the way into the office?
- 1/4 of a rushed lunchtime meal deal?
- A cheeky mid-afternoon chocolate treat?
- The services of a professional, accredited security company to keep the whole of your business and workforce safe??
For just £25 per month, you could cover all your staff, premises and equipment with the security and support that comes with a professional keyholder.
Not all keyholders are made equal – if you have appointed one of your staff, are they ... Continue Reading →
Calling all schools, colleges, academies and educational establishments – how healthy is your security plan?
One of the great things about education in the 21st century is that there is a vast array of technology to help with research, presentation and learning. The challenge that comes with using this technology is keeping it safe. Laptops, iPads and other tablets are all incredibly portable – that is what makes them so appealing and user friendly; it also makes them extremely stealable and ... Continue Reading →
Resolutions and intentions – what will 2016 bring for your business?
Often the focus for a new year is on making the most of your day; allowing less distractions, being better at managing your time so that you can prioritise your calendar more effectively – sounding familiar? All very important and admirable aims, but often extremely hard to put into practice.
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Preparations for a relaxing festive break – ensure you are secure!
Christmas is coming, geese may be getting fat, and no doubt you have put some thought into what needs to get done before you can close your business for the festive period; but will your premises remain secure while you are away?
It is easy to forget, in the ... Continue Reading →
Foremost Security would like to congratulate Tony Breward who has been voted as Foremost Employee of the Quarter. Tony works for us at a vehicle hire depot in Leicestershire,
The award is based on a wide range of performance criteria including appearance, timekeeping, performance in the job role, on-site audits and making the required checkcalls. It rewards an employee who is outstanding at performing ... Continue Reading →
Foremost Security have gained accreditation for the Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor Scheme again.
Following a gruelling 4 day independent audit, Foremost Security Limited have once more gained accreditation for the Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor Scheme and, for the fourth year in a row, our score has increased, this time by a massive 26 points.
We were also audited for our ISO 9001:2008 quality accreditation at the same time and passed this ... Continue Reading →