Security Industry News

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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Don’t take your security for granted

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An article in the Telegraph recently suggested that burglaries are on the increase. The Metropolitan Police alone reported a rise of 21% in burglaries, which is part of a worrying trend.

As police are focusing more and more on higher level offences, it’s vital to look after your business’s own security. Taking this for granted can lead to costly thefts and puts your staff members at risk. It’s important that you protect your business and your team to help avoid any ...

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Why SIA regulation matters

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Security is in our blood here at Foremost Security. This is why we leave no stone unturned when it comes to protecting our customers’ businesses or property. We guarantee high quality security with our performance and services, which is one of our many reasons as to why we have many verified accreditations.

Accreditation by an independent authority

The Security Industry Authority, or SIA, was established for the simple reason of regulating the security industry through compulsory licensing and managing a voluntary scheme ...

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Keeping your business safe this summer

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Keeping your business safe this summer

… and how to avoid costly implications. An insight by our MD, Paul Ritchie.

With the summer upon us, and bank holidays fast approaching, many offices across the country will be left empty and unattended for long periods of time. Unfortunately, this leaves criminals with a great opportunity to attempt break-ins and cause potentially thousands of pounds’ worth of damage to your business.

Furthermore, with temperatures rising throughout the UK, many businesses will be leaving windows open ...

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Foremost does it again

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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 ...

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Foremost Security Support Army Reservists

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reservist1Foremost Security Limited have shown themselves to be a happy supporter of their employees who are members of the British Armed Forces Reservists.

Foremost Security employs a number of security personnel who are also members of the local Reserve Soldiers from The Royal Yeomanry (S Squadron) who are based at Chilwell Barracks and openly welcomes any new starters to the company with a military background. From the company’s point of view the ...

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The 12 On-line Frauds of Christmas

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There is an increase in online loan applications at this time of year as people seek to cover the costs of the festive period. Fraudsters will exploit this opportunity by intercepting applications to legitimate lenders or by creating their own bogus company websites.

You may also be tempted to put your money into an investment scheme which supposedly promises high returns and low/no risk but which results in you losing your money

A leaflet, produced by the City of London Police, provides ...

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Robots to Replace Security Guards?

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I recently read an article on Mashable (originally published at http://www.technologyreview.com/news/532431/rise-of-the-robot-security-guards/) about how robots are possibly to be used instead of human beings as Security Guards, starting (where else?) in Silicon Valley, California.

As you read through the article you notice that the technology the robots use is already commonplace. It’s just that the robot moves about, instead of being a fixed camera or sensor. The only benefit I can see is ...

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Security Industry Authority Clampdown

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SIA ApprovedThe Security Industry Authority (SIA) continues to clamp down on companies who are not correctly SIA licensed.

In January a security director was disqualified from being a company director for five years. Aston Shim, 65, pleaded guilty to being a director of a security company without a Security Industry Authority licence and to supplying unlicensed security guards. Shim, the sole director of Samurai Security Limited, provided security to nine venues ...

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