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What Is A Safe Panic Room?

What Is A Safe Panic Room?

You may have seen a young Kristen Stewart star in a movie about them, and you might have heard the allegations about King Charles the Third’s secret bunkers. But what exactly is a safe panic room?

Eight Farm Security Solutions To Keep Your Farm Secure

Eight Farm Security Solutions To Keep Your Farm Secure

Farming has become even more popular in the last few years, and rural crime is becoming a huge issue for many farmers. Back in 2020, it was reported by Ourwatch that at least £2.3 million worth of livestock and millions of pounds worth of machinery were stolen.

How To Become First Aid Qualified

How To Become First Aid Qualified

Like any other medical assistant, the basic objective of providing first aid is to save lives. And most times injuries are time sensitive – which means having someone immediately available to alleviate a dangerous situation could be critical to the long-term health of an individual.

Five Reasons You Should Outsource Your Security

5 REASONS YOU SHOULD OUTSOURCE YOUR SECURITY Security needs to be considered with all variables of your business and its comings and goings. You may have the resources to hire a guard or two for...

Top 10 Security Tips For Elderly People

Top 10 Security Tips For Elderly People

TOP 10 SECURITY TIPS FOR ELDERLY PEOPLE If you or your loved one is an elderly person, you might be worried about safety. Grifters and scammers target elderly people in their own homes as well as...

How To Secure A Caravan?

How To Secure A Caravan?

Caravans are becoming extremely popular homes and vacation places. In the UK, it estimated that there are 550,000 touring caravans. With the amount of caravans increasing, it is essential to keep your caravan safe but how can you do this?

How To Stay Safe On New Year’s Eve

How To Stay Safe On New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve can be a wonderful and exciting time of the year for many people with plans for parties and celebrations with friends and families but it should also be important to highlight that danger are still present.

Winter Safety Tips 2024

Winter Safety Tips 2024

Winter can be a dangerous time of year for many people, from the build-up of snow and ice to the road to general darkness and cold temperatures.

Christmas Home Security Tips

Christmas Home Security Tips

Although Christmas is a happy and exciting time, it is also a time popular time for theft and break-ins. So, it is extremely important to make sure that you have the best home security in place. But what are the best ways to secure your home from burglars?

Tips For Installing Security Alarms

Tips For Installing Security Alarms

Installing security alarms on your property is a great way to stop security threats such as robbers. In this article, we will be discussing how to install a security alarm, whether you need an alarm permit, and what are the best tips for installing security alarms.

How To Stay Safe In The City

How To Stay Safe In The City

With crimerate.co.uk’s crime map showing that crime being particularly higher in urban areas, many may seem to avoid big cities as they may seem dangerous at certain times.

However, British cities can also be exciting cultural centres with vibrant nightlife and various fun activities, places to eat and drink as well as much more so it’s understandable why many people still visit cities from perhaps statistically safer places out of town.

How To Deter Burglars?

How To Deter Burglars?

Last year in England and Wales, there were 266,283 burglaries committed. These are shocking figures, and it is no wonder that many people are concerned about their home security. In this article, we will be discovering how burglars target homes and what are the best ways to deter burglars.

Do Security Alarms Deter Burglars?

Do Security Alarms Deter Burglars?

Burglars and thieves are a huge threat to home security. A great way to stop home burglaries is by using home security products such as security alarms. But how can security alarms do this? In this article, we will be discussing what a security alarm is, how they stop burglars, what are their advantages and disadvantages, and where are the best places to place them.

How To Prevent Bike Theft

How To Prevent Bike Theft

Since 2020, cycling has increased by 23% and has now become a common way to travel within the UK. However, due to this increase more bike thefts have happened, which leads us to wonder how we can stop bicycle theft from happening.

How To Install A Security Light?

How To Install A Security Light?

Security lights can be a great visual deterrent against security threats such as thieves but are they easy to install? In this article, we will answer how much it costs to install security lights, where you should install your lights and provide you with the best tips on how to install a security light.

Do Security Lights Deter Burglars?

Do Security Lights Deter Burglars?

In the UK, a home burglary happens every 106 seconds, security lights can be a great way to prevent this. But how do they do this exactly? In this article we will be discussing what are the benefits of security lights, how they work, and if they are good visual deterrent against burglars.

How To Secure A Hotel Door?

How To Secure A Hotel Door?

Theft and burglaries can be an extreme security threat to hotel security. So, it is important to keep your hotel door secure whilst you are staying in a hotel. In this article, we provide the best hotel room safety hacks on keeping your room safe, how secure a hotel room safe, and what is the best way on securing a hotel door.

What Is Hotel Security?

What Is Hotel Security?

When you are traveling on holiday or working away you may decide to stay in a hotel. Hotels can be filled with many security threats such as theft, and many hotels will have hotel security in place to help keep you safe. But what is hotel security?

How To Secure A Tent

How To Secure A Tent

Camping in a tent or camping at festivals can be a great activity to enjoy with your friends or family but security threats such as crime and theft can threaten the experience. In this article, we will discuss whether camping is safe and explain the different ways on how to secure a tent.

How To Make An Emergency Action Plan?

How To Make An Emergency Action Plan?

You may often hear the phrase emergency safety plan or action plan in your workplace, in security recommendations, or as part of health and safety guidelines.

What Is Physical Security?

What Is Physical Security?

When you are looking to protect your business, it is extremely important to consider hiring physical security protection, like security guards, as they can help to protect a business and keep people away from any potential security threats. But what is physical security really? And why is it important to have?

What Is Airport Security?

What Is Airport Security?

Airport security is something we all must experience when we travel by plane. While it can be seen to be as unnecessary

What Should I do if My Car Keys are Stolen?

What Should I do if My Car Keys are Stolen?

Car key burglary is when someone breaks into your home with the specific intention of taking your car keys to then steal your car. This is known as a Hanoi theft, named after the police initiative,...

How To Create A Security Risk Assessment?

How To Create A Security Risk Assessment?

Crime rates in the UK are increasing. Last year there was a 12% increase in total crime. It should be a high priority for any company to make sure that their business is well protected and that they have no onsite security weaknesses.

Terrorism In The UK – Are We Safe From A Terrorist Attack?

Terrorism In The UK – Are We Safe From A Terrorist Attack?

We can see there has been an overall decrease of incidents of terrorism over time, with some spikes occurring in the data. This is due to an increased awareness of the threat as well as governments across the world investing more resources into counter terrorism measures and security.

It is still something that effects our day to day lives and is always a risk. So, what are we doing to stay as safe as possible?

5 Physical Security Incidents And How To Avoid Them

Every company wants to make sure that their business is safe 100% of the time. However, sometimes this isn’t possible due to security incidents happening. A security incident is when an event has taken place that has caused a breach of safety in a company or a business.

How to Secure Your Garden

How to Secure Your Garden

Spring is quickly approaching which means those of us with green thumbs are eager to get back into their gardens and prepare for the upcoming season. For many people gardens provide peace, relaxation, and a way to destress from their day to day.

How To Report A Security Incident?

How To Report A Security Incident?

A security incident is where there is a breach in a company’s security whether that be a physical location, system,s or data. This breach means that the company is compromised as the security measures that were in place to protect it have not worked.

Guide on Safety Signs

Guide on Safety Signs

Safety signs are symbols and pictures that are used to highlight safety issues, which will warn workers in security sites and other industries about hazards that they need to be aware of. This ensures that they take the appropriate level of caution.

Top 10 Tips To Traveling Safely

Top 10 Tips To Traveling Safely

Are you planning to travel abroad? Or maybe, you are in a new city because of a job opportunity. Being around unfamiliar faces as you travel or when you explore a new place can be daunting. If you aren’t careful, you can become a target for local crime. It is in these situations where travel safety becomes vital.

10 Tips on Staying Safe in the Dark

10 Tips on Staying Safe in the Dark

If you have a night shift at your job or you are taking evening classes at your local college, walking in the dark can be scary. As the sun sets, that’s the perfect time for crime as around 61% of violent crime in England and Wales happens at night.

Top 10 Personal Safety Tips

Top 10 Personal Safety Tips

In England and Wales last year there was a crime rate of 1,000 per population. Given how the crime rate has escalated, it only makes sense to watch out for yourself. It is extremely important to protect yourself as best as you can against any potential threats such as robbers, thieves, and kidnappers. Ironically, technology now has made it both easy and tricky to watch out for yourself.

Top 13 Home Security Products

Top 13 Home Security Products

It’s difficult not to be concerned about the safety of your home. People are spending more time at home recently since the increase of people working from home. Last year, in the UK alone around 8.4 million people were working from home. It is more important now to protect your valuables such as computers, tech, and sentimental goods. But what are the top home security products to keep you, your family, and your belongings safe in 2021?

6 Vehicle Security Tips

6 Vehicle Security Tips

Nobody wants to have their vehicle vandalized, stolen from, or otherwise tampered with.
In England & Wales, there has been roughly 108 thousand motor vehicle thefts for the 2021/22 period.

So, it’s clear to see that there is a need for vehicle protection.

How To Keep Your Dog Safe

How To Keep Your Dog Safe

Dogs are integral parts of the families that have them, in fact, it has been scientifically proven that spending time with dogs increases your levels of oxytocin, the “love hormone”.

Backyard Security: 3 Ways To Boost The Safety Of Your Backyard

Backyard Security: 3 Ways To Boost The Safety Of Your Backyard

Summer’s here and it’s time to turn your backyard into an oasis of privacy and fun. Like anything that’s been left to its own devices for months, your backyard will surely require some attention. And while you’re at it why not put in some extra effort into boosting the safety of your outdoor area?

SIA Licence Renewal: Our Guide

SIA Licence Renewal: Our Guide

Are you thinking of renewing your SIA licence? Do you know all the necessary steps you need to take? Here in our SIA licence renewal guide – we will talk you through everything you need to know about having an SIA licence and what steps you need to take when applying for a new licence.

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