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Police Cuts in Nottingham a Cause for Concern?

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I was listening to the local BBC radio station the other day, which featured a senior ex-police officer commenting upon the cuts being made in the Notts police force, and how he didn’t think that current service levels could be maintained with reduced police numbers. Later that day his claims were refuted by a senior current Police official (can’t remember the name) who said that technology would help to take some of the strain. That has led to me thinking ...

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Alarm Call-outs Set To Be High Due To Windy Weather

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Nottingham’s Foremost Security expects to have a high number of alarm activation call-outs due to the windy weather conditions that have been forecast for tonight. As previously mentioned in out “Top Tips” blogs and blogs on weather (Christmas Weather ), making sure windows and doors are securely fastened will help to reduce the number and cost of false alarms and security visits that have to be made.

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SIA: Further Details for the Future

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At a recent meeting for SIA Approved Contractors a few pointers to the future of industry regulation were laid down by Bill Butler, who is the Chief Executive of the SIA. As previously outlined (SIA to be Scrapped?) and (Timescale for the end of the SIA) the SIA will be “replaced” following the London Olympics of 2012.

We were told that the replacement will resemble the current outfit in terms of personnel, though fewer in number, and the responsibilities of policing ...

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Nottingham Security Provision: Approved Contractors

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As outlined in my recent blog Top Tops if you’re looking for someone to help you secure your site, you need to be looking for a security provider who is quality accredited and is also a Security Industry Authority (SIA) Approved Contractor under the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS).

It goes without saying that we at Foremost Security have ACS approval for both Security Guarding and Keyholding. You’re probably thinking “we would say that, wouldn’t we”. I’m making this point because ...

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