How to Keep Your Business Safe Over Summer

Security surveillance camera against a blue sky

As the summer season arrives and we all look forward to trips away and leaving work promptly to enjoy the early evening sun, it’s important to think about the increased security risks that the summertime can potentially bring to your business. Here’s some useful tips on how to keep your business safe over the summer.…

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What we can learn from the security shambles at the Euro 2020 Final

The otherwise joyful occasion that was the Euro 2020 Wembley final between England and Italy (well, at least until penalties, that is) is one that will go down in history as an event that showed off both the very best and the very worst of Britain. Of course, for the former, we have the incredible…

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A Brief History of CCTV

It is 2021 and CCTV is so common that it surprises anyone. Today, there are approximately 5.2 million CCTV cameras in the UK, with a ratio of 1:13 cameras to people. CCTV technology has come a long way and continues to evolve, protecting us more than ever. But have you ever wondered about its origins?? Let’s take…

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How to protect your CCTV security footage

When you have a CCTV security system installed in your home or business, the first instinct is to keep the cameras themselves safe and secure, of course. But few spare a moment to consider the footage your cameras are capturing. Because, not only are they capturing the footage that could put a thief behind bars or prove…

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Alternate uses for your CCTV

There are thousands of us across the country that use CCTV to protect our homes and our businesses. They have been keeping burglars at bay for generations now but (and this is particularly true of more modern models) did you know they were useful for more than just catching out criminals? Here, we’ll be exploring…

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What you can and can’t record (legally) with CCTV

There has never been a better time to invest in a personal CCTV security system. With more of us spending more time at home than ever before and certain individuals taking advantage of the chaos and confusion of coronavirus, it’s an investment in the safety and security of your home and your family that you’ll be…

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When is CCTV use appropriate?

Popular culture has cast a negative shadow over CCTV usage, to the extent that it is often seen as an ‘invasion of privacy’. But when used correctly, video monitoring can save money, property, and even lives; offering an impartial eye of a situation that would otherwise be missing. But with smart CCTV becoming more prevalent and a…

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CCTV vs manned security – The benefits of going remote

Deciding on a security solution is a more complicated affair than it once was. These days, there are so many options and technologies to consider that it’s no longer simply a case of deciding who to choose but what to choose. The most fundamental choice is whether to opt for a physical presence or to…

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