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The Human Capital – Our Largest Asset

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." (Maya Angelou) The overall experience is always more powerful than the specific detail which inevitably fades over time. While at SRS we are extremely detail orientated, we also prioritise customer service which in our view is directly and inextricably linked to employee satisfaction.  Put simply, happy employees create happy customers. So at the heart of every posit

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What Factors to Consider When Choosing a Security Company

Protection of an asset, be that a private or commercial building, offices or a block of flats is a responsibility that one should not take lightly.  The fact that consideration towards private security is a factor highlights the probability that something is concerning enough that it should be addressed.  Throughout our lives we continually evaluate the most appropriate responses that meet our needs; this can be in the type of house or car we buy, the holiday we go on, which hotel we stay in o

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Russia, Europe & NATO – Is Deterrence a Viable Tool for Conflict Mitigation?

Thucydides wrote several millennia ago during his coverage of The Peloponnese War that, “Identity of interests is the surest of bonds whether between states or individuals”. This observation feels pertinent in relation to the origins of the current Ukraine crisis. Ukraine’s attempt to pursue membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), where member states enjoy a military and political alliance, an ‘identity of interests’, was deemed ‘an intolerable prospect for V

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The Importance of Site Security Risk Assessment

Site security breaches come in different guises; theft, vandalism, perimeter or building entry, problematic staff and at the extreme, terrorism, are all potential and realistic threats that organisations and businesses face.  As you can imagine that pretty much covers every conceivable establishment and is as diverse as office space, hotels, construction, retail, private premises or any other type of building that requires physical security for the protection of staff, assets, residents or sens

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SRS provides bespoke security training for the Education Sector

Security Risk Specialists (SRS) were delighted in their recent selection by St James’ private school in Hammersmith to provide a security workshop training day for its reception staff and caretakers.  The workshop was requested as a consequence of an initial security assessment carried out by SRS following a small number of security concerns by the school in respect of tailgating and minor theft. Having been approached by the school and with consideration of the budget available to them fo

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Is tailgating in London an unavoidable risk or can security measures diminish this threat?

Tailgating is one of the most frequent and widespread security breaches affecting numerous locations including schools, residential premises and office buildings. It is a common problem and most respondents believe they are vulnerable to a tailgating security breach. It is a physical security breach whereby an unauthorized person follows an authorized individual to enter what is typically a secure area and is often innocently carried out by a resident or employee politely holding a door open for

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Observations From the Manchester Arena Terror Attack

On 22 May 2017, a shrapnel-laden homemade bomb was detonated by an Islamist extremist suicide bomber as people were leaving the Manchester Arena following a concert by Ariana Grande.  In addition to the attacker, twenty two people died and 139 were wounded; children accounting for more than half of the total number. Shared responsibility of security for the venue and immediate surrounding area involved both public and private sector organisations who bore particular responsibilities within the

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SRS Wins a New Contract For a Landmark Residential Building

SRS is delighted to have been selected as the company of choice for concierge and security services for a landmark residential building. At 135 metres tall and comprising of 546 luxury apartments, an art gallery and café over two towers spanning up to 44 storeys, this new and innovative development is an iconic addition to London’s skyline. SRS will be providing around the clock security-concierge services acting as front of house ambassadors greeting and supporting residents, directing gu

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SRS and the Royal Navy- delighted to be promoting equal opportunities

The Royal Navy is the United Kingdom’s Senior Service and consists of over 30,000 men and women taken from all walks of life.  The diversity of what the Royal Navy does means that the strength of their abilities and achievements lays in the diversity of their people.  The Royal Navy states that they ‘champion equality of opportunity for all, and provide an inclusive working environment for everyone, regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation.’ As perhaps the l

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SRS First Aid Training – Highlighting The Importance Of Decision-Making Under Pressure

The last year has seen many businesses and industries being forced to close their doors in an attempt to keep people safe and to ‘do their bit’ in assisting an over-strained National Health Service.  With this in mind it may cause the odd eyebrow to rise when trying to comprehend why a Clerkenwell Security Company is carrying out challenging First Aid scenarios at a corporate client’s offices during this period. First Aiders are trained in the basic recognition and treatment of a varie

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Recent Posts

The Human Capital – Our Largest Asset
What Factors to Consider When Choosing a Security Company
Russia, Europe & NATO – Is Deterrence a Viable Tool for Conflict Mitigation?
The Importance of Site Security Risk Assessment
SRS provides bespoke security training for the Education Sector