Category: Commercial Security

Equality in Security: How to Stay Compliant

Mar 14, 2018

The Equality Act 2010 makes it illegal for employers and premises owners to discriminate against workers and visitors because of a disability. Aside from various other areas, the Act provides that employers and premises owners must make ‘reasonable adjustments’ to avoid placing a person with a disability at a disadvantage.

In this post we are going to take a look at how the Equality Act applies in terms of security measures. (more…)

How Safe is your Safe? The Importance of Fixing your Safe in Place.

Mar 08, 2018

A common question asked of security professionals is, how long does it take to crack a safe? The answer? As long as it takes. Given time, thieves will find a way into a safe. The solution? Don’t give them the time. In other words, don’t allow the opportunity for a thief to take a safe away. (more…)

Security Risks – and Solutions – for Construction Sites

Feb 07, 2018

Construction sites with their high value plant and materials tend to prove prime targets for thieves, particularly when they are not adequately secured. Security can, however, present something of a challenge because the construction site environment is continuously evolving and growing in value as the project builds, as well as being open to a plethora of different personnel.

Construction sites face numerous threats that need to be addressed with relevant security measures. Aside from threats to assets, there is also the risk of operations being thwarted and the issue of threat to life. (more…)

Security Trends: What’s on the Horizon for 2018?

Jan 04, 2018

Here we are again in a new year, always exciting because with every New Year comes a variety of new trends and innovations. In the world of security, technical development is what is leading us forward and helping to enhance how we safeguard our homes and business premises.

In this post we are taking a look at some of the most important security trends for 2018, all of which are already forming part and parcel of our multi-layered security solutions here at Barry Bros Security. (more…)

Security Solutions for Public Attractions

Dec 13, 2017

Public attractions such as galleries, museums and other tourist venues have been in the spotlight of late. High footfall attractions like these have been on critical alert due to the increasing threats associated with crowded places.

With visitor safety the responsibility of the venue, it is vital that sophisticated measures are in place to protect them.

But the duty of care goes much further for the public attraction; not only are there irreplaceable artefacts to safeguard, there is also a workforce to consider: one that is doubly tasked with both taking care of the public, and undertaking the role of custodian. (more…)

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