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6 TOP TIPS TO KEEP YOUR SMALL BUSINESS SAFE OVER THE CHRISTMAS PERIOD

We all deserve a break over the festive period but for small business owners it is still a time to remain vigilant. Especially when it comes to the safety of your premises if they are going to be vacant for a period. The Christmas season can see an increase in burglaries by opportunistic thieves given

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Singing Waitrose security guards bring a smile to shoppers’ faces

They’ve got their Christmas playlist ready. It’s been a year when large queues outside supermarkets have become a normal part of life. With limits on numbers allowed inside supermarkets due to covid, many have spent time stood, waiting patiently on the pavement, trolley at the ready. And while for some it has become a tiresome

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Extra security guards could be deployed in Romsey to crackdown on Christmas crime

EXTRA security could be deployed across Romsey in a bid to crackdown on crime over Christmas. Romsey town centre sees a peak in retail and street crime in the lead up to Christmas, with the activity often being undertaken by organised professional criminals who move into areas such as Romsey. Now, community leaders from across

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The role of a security guard during COVID-19

Due to the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, security guards have had to change their tactics and behaviours to acclimatise to changing times. Many have been enlisted to help local governments and communities cope with the physical, psychological, and financial ramifications that have resulted from the viral outbreak. Here, Monica Benoit, writing on behalf

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Bloodbath Britain: ‘Pent up rage’ from lockdown sees violent crime soar to its highest level in a DECADE with surge in gang wars, domestic abuse and hate crime

Two-thirds of police forces have seen a ten year high of violent crime in 2020 ‘Pent up rage’ has been blamed for a surge in violence after lockdown eased  Gloucestershire saw violent crime rise by 39 per cent in July compared to 2019  iolent crime has soared to its highest level in a decade after a surge

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Top tips to protect your business this Christmas

There’s been a surge in burglaries over Christmas in recent years with businesses being affected just as much as homeowners. It’s not hard to see why criminals see commercial properties as easy pickings during the festive period. Many companies shut down completely between Christmas and New Year, giving thieves a huge window of opportunity. That’s

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Why Security Guards Are More Important for Businesses Than Ever Before

Coronavirus has significantly changed how businesses are run nowadays. It’s difficult to keep track of all the new rules and regulations, let alone enforce them. Fortunately, security guards can help us with that. In fact, their services have become more important than ever before following on from the pandemic. But how exactly? We’re going to