Category: Locksmiths

The Master Locksmiths Association and Sold Secure

Sep 07, 2018

As one of London’s longest serving independently run businesses, and one of the most renowned security specialists in the region, it is incredibly important to us here at Barry Bros Security to make sure that our standards remain at the highest level possible at all times.

Our extensive repertoire of official accreditations provides our customers with complete reassurance of our commitment in this respect. We wrote a post a while back about our accreditations and what they mean for our customers. One of these was our position as qualified and certified Master Locksmiths, accredited by the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA).

In this post we thought we’d take a closer look at what our MLA membership means, and why for customers it is beneficial to use an MLA approved company. We’re also exploring the Sold Secure scheme, something that as a security customer you should find of interest. (more…)

Security Solutions for Those Hot Summer Nights

Jul 02, 2018

We’re certainly all feeling the heat this summer, and it looks set to continue. Getting a good night’s sleep when the mercury is hitting the high notes is never easy, and coming home to what feels like a greenhouse isn’t pleasant either.

It is always tempting to leave a few windows open at night or whilst we’re out. However, it’s important to be aware that every summer, the police report a rise in unforced burglaries, with thieves taking the opportunity to gain access through open windows whilst people sleep or are out.

Leaving a window open at night need not be banned though, providing it is done in such a way that it doesn’t leave you open to unscrupulous intruders. Here are some tips on how to keep your home a little cooler, without laying yourself open to risk. (more…)

Security Solutions for GDPR Compliance

May 14, 2018

On 25th May 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect. One major aspect of the Regulation is that it calls for businesses to have in place adequate security measures to protect both paper-based and electronic data.

As a business, you have no doubt been preparing for the introduction of the GDPR for some time and, in particular, the requirement to protect personal data. Many organisations have; but in most cases the majority of the focus has been on digital security measures to safeguard against malware and hacking. But the fact is that there is just as much necessity for physical security. (more…)

Spring Clean Your Security Part 2: The Business Edition

May 03, 2018

Last month we looked at ways to spring clean your security. We’re continuing the theme this month, this time with a business-specific edition. So, if you are responsible for the security of your business premises, read on for some tips on making sure everything is up to date and doing its job.

We looked last month at the importance of checking your door closers, multipoint locks, intruder alarms and doors and windows. This all applies in a business setting too. In addition, you’ll want to be looking at the following. (more…)

Time to Spring Clean Your Security!

Apr 04, 2018

Spring is upon us at last. It’s a great time for clearing out the old and bringing in the new to make your home or workspace look and feel lighter and brighter. So, whilst you’re cleaning, re-decorating or re-vamping, how about a springtime review of your security? There’s no better time to check your home or business premises are safe and secure! (more…)

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