Posts Tagged 'Security Tips'

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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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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Foremost in Nottingham Post

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The Nottingham Post recently wrote about Foremost providing free security to a Leicester based charity. The article written by Sarah Bryan titled “Nottingham security firm give back by supplying charity with free security” was published on 24th July 2017.

The full text of the piece is below:

Nottingham security firm give back by supplying charity with free security

 

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Secure your summer

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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 ...

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Top tips for finding the best business security provider.

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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; ...

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Spring clean your security practices

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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:

  • The first, most ...
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Security Tips for Spring Time in the East Midlands

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According to the Weather forecast, this weekend may be the one when we can finally cast off the shackles of winter, and that cold nagging easterly wind. Yes, the temperatures are due to rise and we may even see 19 degrees C by Sunday.

Unfortunately, this increase upwards in the scale of the thermometer brings an increase in security risks with it. Without resorting to the services of a good quality security company, there are a few things businesses can do ...

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Raise the Bar on Security

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With the advent of the London Olympics an updated version of recommendations has been produced by The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). This is a police unit funded by and reporting to the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and has produced a document entitled Raise the Bar on Security, which provides counter-terrorism security advice to those who own, operate, manage or work in bars, pubs and nightclubs.

The document highlights the need for:

  • Good housekeeping to reduce the opportunity for ...
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Event security

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Following on from the Royal Jubilee celebrations, there has been a little consternation over the report of Security staff being left stranded by their organisers and having to shelter under a bridge overnight, before their transport was finally able to pick them up.

We know that we’re going to have even larger numbers of security staff engaged in ensuring the security and safety of the Olympics in London in July. I hope that this was a one-off and we won’t see ...

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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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