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Types of Safes for Your Property

It is natural to want to make sure that your home is secure as possible from thieves potentially running off with your most treasured possessions. It has been reported that domestic burglaries have risen by 30% according to new crime figures released by the Office for National Statistics. What’s more, it has been reported that…

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Obligations of Property Owners for Vacant Land

Although an empty and vacant property or plot of land may seem an easy task for landowners to manage, there is a long list of considerations, obligations and requirements in order to ensure the land’s proper and full safety and upkeep. UK Government statistics have shown an increase of 2.7% for vacant dwellings in recent years,…

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What is Asbestos and Why is it Dangerous?

You may have heard about asbestos, its dangers, its removal and its causing asbestosis in many people throughout the UK, but what exactly is asbestos, why is it dangerous and what do you need to know about it? ‘Asbestos’ is a term used to refer to a combination of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals which…

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Why Hire Unhappy Security Guards?

Do you expect security guarding companies to have solid management and supervisory systems in place, and the resources to fulfil them? Often, this is the case, but there are exceptions. Derek Tyrrell, Sales Director, Secure Site UK, looks at the increasing trend for lower cost, higher risk ‘security’ and explains how the right effort and…

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What is Empty Property Insurance?

If your property is empty and unoccupied, then it may be wise to get your property insured under a specific insurance policy. This applies whether you are simply on holiday or if you are not living in the property, perhaps in the process of selling the property, be it a residential or commercial one. It…

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Types of Hazardous Waste

The production of waste is unfortunately an unavoidable element to almost any business in any industry, with strict rules and guidelines in the UK regarding how to dispose of hazardous waste. It is also absolutely necessary to ensure the safety of all workers, the public and the environment at all times; which can very often…

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Securing Valuables in Your Home

It is a priority for everyone to keep the valuables they have in their home safe. No one wants to come home or wake-up and find their most precious items gone, stolen or destroyed; and the security concerns when securing your home will greatly differ from security considerations of commercial property owners. As you are…

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Preventing Trespassers and Travellers

If you have commercial or personal property, you will want to make sure that it is very well secured. One of the biggest threats to property is that of trespassers and travellers settling on and around your land or inside a property which belongs to you. Both run-of-the-mill trespassers and travellers can, in a very…

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Manned Vs Unmanned Security

Keeping your property secure is always important and it doesn’t matter if that property is your business or home. Other than keeping your valuables, equipment and property safe, having some form of security in place also gives you great peace of mind that you are protecting your possessions and nearest and dearest from harm. To…

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The Benefits of Dog Handler Security

Dog handler security refers to having security professionals present who are specially trained to protect you, your business and your events in the most effective way through the means of searching people, vehicles and property with the help of highly trained security dogs. As well as conducting searches, dog handler security guards and the dogs…