Security and the Law

Jul 25, 2017

When you are considering security measures for your home or business, you will of course have a lot to think about. You’ll need to make sure everything is tailored to your specific needs and level of risk first and foremost, and aside from that, you will also be thinking about aesthetics and any regulatory or planning compliance. But what about legal compliance? Many people overlook this crucial aspect, but ensuring your security solutions fall in line with the law is absolutely vital.

Here we take a look at various security measures, and their corresponding legal obligations which may apply to domestic and / or commercial properties. (more…)

A Buyer’s Guide to Fire Alarm Systems

Jul 11, 2017

Fire alarms are clearly one of the most vital safety and security measures for any type of building. When you are researching fire alarm systems for commercial premises or a residential building, you will come across three main options: non-addressable, addressable and wireless. Your choice will depend on numerous factors, and the aim of this post is to demonstrate the advantages of each in order to help you decide. (more…)

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…)

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