Don’t get caught out with the bi annual clock changing routine this weekend. The clocks go back on Sunday 27th October at 02:00am, so we can all enjoy an extra hour in bed.
Moving into your first premises is a big moment for start-up businesses and it comes with many responsibilities – one of which is to ensure you provide a safe and secure environment in which to conduct business. It is vital to anticipate potential security risks, and high up on your list should be intrusion prevention.
5 reasons you should have one A fire suppression system is an automatic system designed to control and neutralise fires without the need for human intervention. Rather than ‘putting the fire out’, as you would with a sprinkler system (which can cause extensive damage in itself), most suppression systems are designed to starve the fire of oxygen; without oxygen, the fire cannot take hold.
Brick-and-mortar retail stores are making a comeback, reinventing themselves as smart, technology driven experiential spaces. As the stores of the future gear up to create a multi-dimensional and indelible customer experience, the architect’s role in giving security careful design consideration becomes increasingly more important.
Once the preserve of high security environments, CCTV is now everywhere, from small newsagents to offices, factories, leisure facilities and pretty much anywhere else you can think of. With prices for hardware and wiring that have fallen dramatically over recent years, you can get a good quality CCTV system for less than the price of a holiday.
The transport and logistics industries play a key role in enabling trade and ensuring the success of business operations. However, the chain management process can be very challenging and complex, especially when you are dealing with the compliance, production, shipment, storage and the delivery of goods. Compliance failure is a risk to take and can have a significant impact on your lead times, customer service expectations, delivery capacity and fuel costs.
If you want the low down on how the latest developments in video surveillance are impacting the security sector, then look no further than The Video Surveillance Report 2019 which has just been released by IFSEC Global. This is the fifth annual report and is based on a survey of 321 professionals involved in the supply chain for physical security systems.
If a fire started now, do you have the correct fire extinguisher to put it out safely in the workplace? A fire extinguisher is a vital and advisable piece of safety equipment in the workplace - but you may be surprised to realise there are different types of fire, with different characteristics.
Did you know?: The UK spends an estimated £2.2 billion per year on CCTV and other surveillance camera technology. That represents one camera for every 32 citizens. Why is CCTV so popular and what are the options for a basic CCTV system for businesses?