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Brexit and the Security Industry in London and the UK

It’s impossible to turn on the news these days without tuning into discussions about Brexit. Recently the talk has been about obtaining an extension for the UK’s exit, with a new date of 31st October 2019 set for our departure from the European Union. Although there has been much discussion about when we will leave, the implications of Brexit for specific sectors have been largely unexplored. (more…)

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Crime on the Holloway Road and Security Prevention Measures

In May this year it was revealed that Holloway Road, in the Borough of Islington, was among the three London streets most affected by moped theft. This type of crime involves criminals targeting bystanders distracted on their phones, often mounting the pavements on their mopeds to snatch the phones or other goods out of their hands. (more…)

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Only the best for her Majesty

This week saw the Queen pay a special visit to London’s West India Dock to board the HMS Sutherland to mark 20 years since the warship was first commissioned. Anyone who has been a loyal follower of Queen Elizabeth II will know that The Royal Navy has played a huge role in her life. In addition to being a Naval wife, she has also been a Naval mother, daughter, and granddaughter. (more…)

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Challenges Of Securing Operational Ships

The challenges in securing heavily armed ships, often with helicopters and a large workforce, are huge. SRS has been securing operational Navy ships since 2013, and are experts in mobilising at short-notice and at speed in order to provide the necessary reliable and trusted security for these high-profile ships. In addition, being docked in London makes the security job more sensitive. (more…)

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Regular Scenario Based Training

SRS carries out a program of up-to-date scenario based training to simulate real-life security breaches. Recently these have included new training relating to: terrorism intruders on site Investing in our guards with this training is imperative to ensure we minimise any potential threat and provide the fully bespoke security support that all of our clients expect. (more…)

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Krav Maga Training For All SRS Guards

Krav Maga is an effective, modern, and dynamic self-defense and fighting system. It is designed to be practical and intuitive for people of any age, shape, or size. Each new guard receives Krav Maga Training when they join us. They then receive regular follow up Krav Maga training every two to three months. Unlike many other self defence systems, our training covers more than just fighting. The techniques expand on your natural instincts to develop skills quickly and effectively, while e

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Security Dogs And Their Handlers – Partners In Protection

There are just over 32,000 Police Officers in London and only approximately 10% are armed officers. It is currently illegal for any security guards in the UK to be in possession of a weapon. However, the Guard Dogs Act of 1975 provides for the use of dogs to guard a property, provided the dog is under the control of a handler. (more…)

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SRS Wins New Contract For Top UK Coach Company

SRS is proud to be working with one of the UKs largest private hire coach companies. City Circle provides top-quality coach services to the leisure, corporate and tourism markets. They have recently relocated their Headquarters to Hayes, West London. The new premises will also house their fleet of top-end private coaches. Based on an Industrial Estate, Security Risk Specialists will provide 24 hour security support, 7 days a week. Security will include the latest CCTV installation a

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Inside Hotel Security – Balancing Safety and Luxury

Managing hotel security is a balancing act. A visible security presence provides guests with reassurance that both they, and their possessions, are safe during their stay. On the other hand, guests want to relax and enjoy their stay and not be made to feel nervous or oppressed by the security measures in place. Security in hotels, particularly in the UKs capital and major cities, has recently come under scrutiny after a spate of terror attacks and threats. (more…)

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