Barry Bros Blog

How to Get the Most out of Security Lighting

Sep 08, 2014

Outdoor security lighting offers numerous safety benefits. But it is important to locate it in the right places for maximum benefit. It is also essential you follow a few recommendations and guidelines too. (more…)

Security Measures to Protect Lone Workers and Other Vulnerable Staff

Aug 22, 2014

As an employer you have a duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to ensure the safety of your personnel. And of course you’ll naturally want to make sure anyone working on your premises is doing so in a safe and secure environment.

According to the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), more than 6 million people in the UK work either in isolation or without direct supervision, and many of these are in locations or situations that can put them at potential risk.  (more…)

Your Valuables: Is Your Hiding Place Really as SAFE as you Think?

Aug 15, 2014

Research conducted by Confused.com in 2013 revealed that despite the fact homeowners in Britain estimate their home contents to be worth £38,000 on average, they are still using obvious places to hide their valuables.

Things like jewellery, official papers, cash, etc. are, according to the survey, being stashed in sock drawers, under the bed, in the top of the wardrobe, under the bedside table and under the sink. And according to the Crime Prevention Website, it doesn’t end there. Behind books on the bookshelf, in the fridge, in the shed and in the back of the drinks cabinet are more favourite hiding places.  (more…)

What Kind of Security Doors Do you Need for your Commercial Premises?

Jul 16, 2014

If you are about to move into new commercial premises or upgrade the security at your current location, one of the first aspects to consider is that of the exterior doors. Having good quality security doors with the right specification for your level of risk is your first line of defence against loss through criminal intent. To ensure you have doors with the appropriate specification, you need to be confident that they pass the relevant industry standards. (more…)

Garage Security Advice

Jul 08, 2014

It’s that time of year when we’re spending more time outdoors, or should be, weather permitting! So following on from last month’s tips on securing your garden and outbuildings, this month we’re turning our attention to garage security.  (more…)

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