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Security and facilities management: the people element

The modern-day environment is affecting security jobs in a plethora of ways.

Steven Moore, MD of security UK, Atalian Servest discusses how the face of security provision is changing, and cost is an ever-important factor that influences customers, meaning they tend to expect more for less.
29 January 2019/Author: Andrew Cooper/Number of views (310)/Comments (0)/

Why aren’t we more prepared?

The security industry has been quiet on the impact of Brexit so far - it's time we took notice

I find it strange just how quiet the security industry is on the subject of Brexit.  Whether you voted to leave or remain, whether you believe in the PM’s plan or think she is wasting valuable time, Brexit is undoubtably the topic of the moment and will remain so for some time to come.  Yet collectively the security industry remains relatively mute on its potential impact – which could be significant.


09 January 2019/Author: Andrew Cooper/Number of views (755)/Comments (0)/

Fly-tipping is on the rise, with vacant sites being prime targets

The number of incidents has increased for the third year in a row.

Many asset owners will already be aware of the devastating effects that vandalism and arson can have on a business, as it is expensive and time-consuming to deal with these. Deterring such crimes is difficult, however, as most vandalism, including graffiti and arson, occurs at night and on weekends when sites or properties are vacant. Fly-tipping is also on the rise, with vacant sites being prime targets. The number of incidents has increased for the third year in a row: councils across England and Wales reported 936,090 cases in 2015–16, up 4% on the previous year.


09 October 2018/Author: Andrew Cooper/Number of views (1637)/Comments (0)/

326 - A minimum compliance checklist for procuring security guarding services

The BSIA have written this guide to aid you in selecting a security guarding company to help you choose the quality of service you require.
16 March 2017/Author: Anonym/Number of views (3965)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Security Guarding

148 Securing a better future

A BSIA guide to careers in the private security industry

The private security industry is an exciting and growing industry where you can work in a variety of roles throughout your career, or specialise in one area – depending on what suits you. Whether you see yourself working in the electronics sector as an installer or manufacturer, enjoy the idea of a customer-facing role or would like to provide security services at events or for individuals requiring special protection, the private security industry has a role for you.

Download our guide and find out more about the perks of joining our industry, and how bodies and initiatives such as the British Security Industry Association, Skills for Security, Jobcentre Plus, Remploy, Bridging the Gap and the Career Transition Partnership can help you make a smooth transition to a career in security.
21 August 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (8728)/Comments (0)/