Anyone else sick of putting the news on lately and seeing crime, death and Brexit everywhere?!? ... Yep, same here. It seems that nearly everyday i watch the news on TV, read the Express & Star or look through online news it's yet another knife crime in Wolverhampton or stolen cars in Birmingham.
Security is an important - yet often, overlooked aspect of having a business. It is an area that many people feel can be cut back on or totally scrapped in order to save on money. We understand that. In the struggle of businesses in this uncertain time it's natural for cost cutting to be going on where ever possible.
Having security for residential properties is something which are finding is becoming increasingly popular. We have been getting a lot more enquiries lately than ever before. We have put this down to the increase in crime rates and the longer police response times.
As a long established security firm we always find this is our busiest time of the year. Sadly rises in theft go hand in hand with Christmas time. The West Midlands was reported to have the second highest burglary rate in the country over the 2017 festive period.
Security in Stafford has really been beefing up over the last year. We have seen an increase in requests for both static security & mobile security. This follows an increase in crime levels in the area, with theft being one of the biggest crimes committed. It is unfortunately something we are seeing more and more of.
For anyone who own a premises - whether it be commercial or residential, security is always important. Whilst alarm systems and CCTV monitoring go a long way to help keep your premises secure, there are other things you can do to minimise risks.With crime appearing to be ever rising and more and more businesses being targeted by thieves is it time to review your security?
There are more and more companies now operating flexible working hours and various shift patterns to suit the needs of the business and the workers, in many cases this means there are now more lone workers.It is perfectly legal for people to be at work alone however the law does require employers to have carefully considered and dealt with any health and safety risks. This does of course vary from workplace to workplace.