Category: Seasonal Security

How to Protect Your New Christmas Tech

Dec 05, 2018

Here we are again in the lead up to the great gift exchange season and many of us will be putting the finishing touches to our Christmas wish lists. For lots of people these lists will, without a doubt, include a significant amount of tech. If that applies to you, and you are already looking forward to all the new gadgets you’ll be opening come Christmas Day, read on. Because more tech means more risk, and there are steps you need to be taking to protect your valuable new acquisitions. (more…)

Keeping Business Premises Secure During Shutdown

Nov 15, 2018

During evenings, weekends and seasonal closure, in other words when they are unoccupied, business premises are at a heightened risk of crime. Even the smallest of premises can be home to several thousands of pounds worth of goods and equipment, as well as confidential data.

Security measures for business premises should follow four main aims. The first is to make it more difficult for a crime to be committed; the second is to increase the risk of a criminal being caught; the third is to reduce the incentive to commit a crime, and the last is to cut any potential reward for the criminal. How to achieve these aims and prevent thieves from targeting business premises during periods of closure? Let’s take a look. (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…)

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…)

Christmas Security Tips

Dec 06, 2017

5 Ways to Protect Your Home this Festive Season

Here we are again looking forward to another festive season. It’s a time of good cheer, family time and happiness. It’s also a time for shopping, with the weeks leading up to Christmas accounting for 70 per cent of retailers’ annual revenue.

Traditionally Christmas is when our tech gadgets, electronics and jewellery collections multiply. However, it is also the time of year when opportunistic thieves step up their game in order to take advantage of the richer pickings that the season brings.

It is a time to be extra vigilant, and to this end we are offering you our security experts’ five top tips on how to safeguard your home this Christmas. (more…)

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