Security Services

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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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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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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It takes two to stay safe

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Let us set a scene for you. You’ve built your empire, the result of years of hard work and dedication, and business is going really well. You have regular customers and the days are running fairly smoothly. Not to mention the sun is coming out now too.

It sounds like everything is going really well. Until, that is, you experience a break-in, vandalism or attempted theft from your property. Where did it all go wrong?

The wrong first impression

Your business is more ...

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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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