Hiring a security guard is a hard but important task when wanting to protect a person or a place.
A Security Officer, also known as a Security Guard, is responsible for ensuring the safety of the property, company, group, or individuals they are assigned to protect. Their responsibilities include keeping watch on the site, dealing with threats and inappropriate behaviour, responding to emergencies, and keeping note of all on-site happenings. But what exactly can […]
Security guards have become a more common sight in recent years. From banks to events or simply in the background when someone notable is around, we often see them without realising we see them. But when are the occasions that a business might need security guards? Professional security guard services In the UK, anyone serving […]
Security guards are a common sight around shops and other business types. They offer that sense of protection for both business owners and people visiting the business. But did you know that not anyone can just apply to be a security guard? And that there are different types depending on the license they have? Why […]
Trespassing may seem like a minor crime carried out by youths and neighbourhood cats, but trespassing can be the start of a stressful and costly period for property owners. If you own property that is often left unattended for long periods, it can become a magnet for brazen squatters claiming squatters’ rights. The truth is […]
What is SIA? What is the difference between SIA licenses? What license do you need for different events? Where to get training How to apply for a license How to renew your license How to choose a security company for your event When you hire someone in the security industry, you expect a certain level […]
The roles of SIA door supervisors and security guards are often conflated in the minds of the public. However, they serve different functions and are better suited to different situations. There are also legal requirements that you must bear in mind. Knowing the differences between the two roles ensures that you’re employing the right kind […]
Event security is more important than ever in the UK. As the organiser of an event, whether big or small, you have the responsibility to ensure that you contract security operatives who are equipped to handle your type of event and that you have enough guards for the size of your event. Ideally, security operatives […]