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Staying safe this Christmas

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We’re sure you know this already but Christmas is approaching fast! Though there’s an air of excitement around this time of year, it’s also a busy time for potential thieves and vandals taking advantage of businesses preparing for the Christmas shutdown.

With just a few weeks to go until Santa does the rounds, it’s important to make sure your premises will be safe over the festive period.

Security cover to manage extended leave periods

Around this time of year, your team members may ...

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We’ve been awarded a position on ESPO’s national framework!

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At Foremost Security, achieving high standards and delivering outstanding service is something we always strive for.

That’s why we’re proud and delighted to announce that as a result of our focus on quality, we’ve been named on the ESPO framework 347_ 18 – Security Services.

About the ESPO national frameworks

As a leading public sector procurement organisation, ESPO has a wide catalogue of 25,000 products and services organised into a network of 120 national frameworks, including framework 347_18 – Security ...

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Top tips for keeping your business safe from vandalism

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Vandalism can happen to any business at any time. Many vandals are simply opportunistic and so it’s often impossible to predict when they will target a specific premises, such as a warehouse or an office.

If you don’t implement preventions to help reduce the chances of vandalism, it can often be expensive if it happens. Here are some of the ways you can protect your company and your staff before vandalism occurs.

Assess and update your current security protection

Every business is different ...

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Keeping students safe at university this year

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The start of a new university year is upon us. Whether they’re returning for the next stage of their university journey or just taking their first steps, it’s always important that students know how to look after their possessions and themselves.

Having so many high-value items in their halls of residence or house makes students one of the groups most at risk of crime. And if they are targeted, the after-effects can be incredibly difficult to cope with.

Here are some ways ...

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Keeping you updated with our new mobile app

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We live in an era where we depend on smartphones and apps for practically anything, from social media through to lifestyle and checking our spending. Now you can add security to that list thanks to our new smartphone app.

Let’s take a look at how it works and what it can do for your premises.

An innovative security solution

Our app gives our security personnel a means of providing accurate reporting on anything that appears suspicious. With the information they provide, we can ...

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Three alarming facts about workplace theft

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It’s never a pleasant experience when some steals from your business. What’s more disturbing is that the culprits of workplace appear to be right in front of you.

Studies have pointed the finger at employees stealing from their own company. From stationery to computer hardware, theft is still theft, and there are ways you can protect your company. First though, let’s examine the evidence.

Theft and business fraud costs billions

Each year, theft and fraud targeting businesses costs the UK economy billions of ...

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Why keyholding is essential for building security

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Protecting staff and property is a challenge faced by businesses of all sizes. And if a security breach does happen, a rapid response to an alarm is often what makes the difference between stopping an intruder and a staff member facing a break-in.

With rapid alarm response, keyholding from Foremost Security allows your business to be protected even if you’re not there and gives additional peace of mind. Our keyholders support businesses across the East Midlands, including in Leicester and ...

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East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Awards Finalist!

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We’re an East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Awards Finalist!

This summer, our professional services have led to us becoming a finalist for yet another award – The East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Award for Customer Service.

For us here at Foremost Security, reassuring our customers that their business and people are both protected is always at the forefront of everything we do. And because customer service is such a vital part of our process, being nominated for such a prestigious award is ...

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The aftermath of a workplace break-in

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Having someone break into your workplace is upsetting and leads to an extensive investigation to find out how it happened. All of this as you try and carry on with business as normal. How do you put you and your employees’ minds at ease?

Break-ins are unexpected, distressing, and often happen at the worst possible time. But there are ways you can overcome a break-in swiftly. Here are three top tips for coping with a break-in.

Install and test your new system

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Protect your property, prevent your problems

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Crime is a threat to every business and all premises. It’s an unfortunate fact of life but that doesn’t mean you can’t protect yourself. Assessing the security risks to your business requires a lot of careful thought and consideration – much more than just jotting down a few notes on your lunch break – but it is an essential step to ensure that you don’t find out the cost of crime the hard way.

Here are our top tips for safeguarding ...

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