Secured by Design: A Guide to Designing out Crime

Jun 15, 2017

As we mentioned in our post last month about how to secure a property undergoing refurbishment, a home makeover presents the perfect opportunity to ensure a property is secured from the ground up, simply by the way it is designed.

There are various ways to integrate today’s cutting edge and standards compliant security and technology features into a property’s make-up and in doing so significantly seriously boost the level of protection offered.

In this post we are taking a look at the official UK Police initiative, ‘Secured by Design’ which combines the principles of ‘designing out crime’ with physical security measures. This post should make good reading for homeowners and landlords, but will be of equal benefit to anyone in the construction and refurbishment and property design business. (more…)

Business Security: Getting the Team Involved

Jun 07, 2017

Taking steps to keep all aspects of your business safe and secure is imperative, especially in light of the recent cyber-attack on the NHS and the raising of the UK’s threat level to critical. (more…)

Home Under Construction: Security During Refurbishment

May 16, 2017

With security risks heightening considerably during home refurbishment and construction work, particularly if you are intending to vacate the property whilst works are being carried out, it is imperative that you put additional security measures in place to protect your home. (more…)

Are Your Fire Doors Legally Compliant?

May 04, 2017

Fire doors are a legal requirement in commercial premises and in common areas of residential accommodation. Here we explain what a fire door is, what your options are when it comes to buying fire doors, and what your obligations are in respect of fire door testing and maintenance. (more…)

The Importance of Health & Safety Monitoring in Light of Tough New HSE Sentencing Guidelines

Apr 13, 2017

In light of recently introduced tough new sentencing guidelines for health and safety and food safety offences, businesses should be considering every means possible to help them avoid breaching the regulations. Aside from the obvious and of course highly important need for risk assessments and staff training, the installation of a system that will allow the monitoring of safety processes is a wise route to take. (more…)

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