Figures released by the British Retail Consortium found that crime costs the retail industry £2.2 billion per year. Some of the crimes most commonly reported in the study included theft, stock damage, physical abuse and fraud.
Whether your business is a multinational company or a small independent trader on the high street, any loss to your business through crime can prove extremely costly. It can also have a negative impact on the customer experience, whether customers witness crime or worse still is a victim of a crime while in your store.
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The purpose of security systems such as CCTV, burglar alarms, secure fencing, motion sensor technology, smart locks etc is to protect your property from criminal activity.
The presence of any security system is sometimes enough of a deterrent, though each type of system is designed to either scare off the criminal or prevent them from being able to carry out their intended action.
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Security is such a big part of everyone’s lives now but it’s still a very overlooked aspect of everything that we do. From checking your privacy and cookie settings when browsing the web to installing CCTV around your property and investing in off-site monitoring. These things are all must-know information to stay protected.
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If you’ve ever been unfortunate enough to experience theft in your home, then you will sadly know the mental implications far outweigh the cost of replacing what has been stolen. The reality is that while we may view our home as a place of sanctuary, intruders simply see your possessions as pound signs.
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The classic view of a security threat is a burglar cloaked in black clothing, tiptoeing at your door in the middle of the night trying to get in. However, the reality is that security threats come in many different forms especially now we are in the digital age.
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Technology is ever changing and security features we can use to protect our homes and businesses are no exception. One of the latest gadgets to emerge on the market are smart locks.
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Drones have become incredibly popular pieces of technology in recent years. Used for everything from creating YouTube videos to accident investigation, drones can also be used for security purposes too.
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As any CCTV owner will know, the footage isn’t just valuable at the time at which it’s been captured. You may need to review the footage later down the line for a variety of reasons. However, unless the footage has been backed up and protected this won’t be possible.
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Did you know that 1 in 5 construction sites become victims of theft? Whatsmore, theft costs the construction industry £800m a year. With so much equipment lying around, construction sites can be huge targets for thieves. That’s why it’s essential security measures are put in place.
After all, not only does theft have financial consequences, but it can also delay the project especially if vital machinery gets stolen. Any intrusion may also cause health and safety implications if the project has been tampered with too.
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Break ins, whether they happen at home or work, can cause huge emotional distress. It’s not the monetary value that is most troubling, but the violation that comes with an intruder invading your space and stealing from you.
As a business, theft can have a devastating impact on your ability to trade. With businesses already hit hard in recent times, a break in is the last thing you need. Though sadly, the thieves are still operating even when most of us are at a standstill.
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