Barry Bros Blog

A Guide to Elevator Security

May 06, 2020

When considering the security of your business premises, it is vital to think about all aspects, including any passenger lifts you may have in the building. It often comes as a surprise, but the fact is that a great deal of opportunistic crime occurs in lifts, making elevator security vitally important to take steps to secure them. Let’s take a look at some of the best ways to do just that. (more…)

Secure Your Premises During Lockdown to Combat Surge in Break-ins

Apr 15, 2020

Since the coronavirus lockdown was put in force, the UK police force has found itself having to ramp up its night patrols throughout empty town and city centres as opportunistic intruders target construction sites, shops, restaurants, pubs and other commercial premises. (more…)

The Physical Security Guide to Working From Home

Apr 09, 2020

With so many people now working from home to help limit the spread of COVID-19, employers have naturally had a number of challenges to face when it comes to complying with data protection legislation.

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released a statement around the subject of data protection and coronavirus to help business owners better understand what is expected of them during these extraordinary times. (more…)

Workplace Security Drills – a Useful Checklist

Mar 12, 2020

All workplaces need to plan for emergencies such as fires, floods, terrorist threats, serious injuries and violent attack, as well as other incidents more specific to particular types of working environment, such as chemical spills and radioactivity release. With a plan in place and regular drills carried out, everyone will know how to react should the need arise. This may help to ease the situation and reduce the impact of the consequences. (more…)

A Buyer’s Guide to Front Door Entry Systems

Mar 05, 2020

Your front door is your first line of defence when it comes to home security. We’ve provided guidance in the past on making your door the best form of defence, but there’s something that can really boost up safety within your home by creating a barrier between you and whoever is outside, and that is a front door entry system. (more…)

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