Close Protection

I have been involved Close Protection sector for the past 23 years. There have been as you would expect many changes over the years,  the security world has had to face an increase in terrorism and crime.  Both terrorist and criminal organisations have become more refined, they have gained considerable experience and do not seem […]

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Getting the best out of your security service provider

Throughout this blog, we’ve looked at Why Corporate Security Matters, the Rise of CCTV, How to Get an SIA Licence and Tips for Choosing Event Security Management Staff, so in this article, we’re going to find out how you can ensure the best security support for your business.         When you choose […]

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5 top tips for selecting a Close Protection Officer

Protecting high profile VIPs might feel like a scene from a Hollywood movie, but in reality, expert, highly trained and professional close protection officers are worth their weight in gold! Offering total protection against planned and unplanned threats, a close protection officer will protect their client against the threat of assault, kidnappings, loss of confidential […]

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Why corporate security matters

In an age where everything is accessible at the touch of a button or accessed remotely, something as simple as corporate security can often be overlooked. And as the old adage goes “prevention is better than cure”, and we like to think the same can be said for corporate security services. It’s better to prevent […]

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The Benefits of Mobile Patrol Services

Mobile Patrol Services versus Manned Static Guards As far as comparisons between the type of security provision your business should invest in, this one is definitely up there with CCTV and guard dogs! Depending on the size of your business will depend on the type of security provision that you require. It also depends on […]

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The Rise of CCTV

Here’s a question for you. Which country has the most CCTV cameras per head? If you were thinking the USA, China or Japan, you’d be wrong. It’s actually the UK! That’s right, according to those in the know, there are approximately 2.5 million CCTV cameras in the UK alone, and that makes up almost 20% […]

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SIA Self-Service Licence Renewal

The SIA are introducing a new on line self-service licence renewal and licence application service. This means only SIA approved companies can submit licence applications. There will be two levels Licence Management LM and Licence Assist LA. With LM the SIA licenced company will undertake identity checking. Training providers will still support a successful individual […]

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