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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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Why Brexit could be damaging for our security industry

Why Brexit could be damaging for our security industry… Pre-Brexit British citizens could move easily to another EU country and citizens of EU countries equally free to move to the UK and according to the 2014 Labour Force Survey, 79% of the 1.73 million EU nationals living in the UK were in employment. The UK was rocked by the seismic decision to leave the EU with many facing economic uncertainty as a result and whilst there has been no immediate impact the next few years will reveal t

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Dog unit protects Islington business from third robbery

At 11pm one Saturday night just before Christmas we received a panicky phone call from the owner of a media agency based in Islington. His office had just been broken into for the second time in a matter of days. The first burglary had also taken place at night. A gang of thieves on mopeds had gained entry by using hammers to smash one of the office’s huge glass windows. They vandalized the office before making off with around 12 Mac computers. These were loaded into a car parked discreetly

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The 5 golden rules for personal safety in London

Just last month The Evening Standard report several recent cases of women being attacked in broad daylight in exclusive areas of London, disturbingly on one occasion a mother was targeted as she was taking her two year old daughter out of her car in Hampstead. This is alarming for parents and for women in particular and in light of this we hope the below tips might be useful for individuals to be increasingly vigilant when out and about in London during both the day and night. (more…)

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The importance of London Security Guards in light of growing threats

In a recent interview, Britain`s most senior police officer directly challenged the Government over drastic budget cuts. Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the commissioner of the Metropolitan police, said his force would have to shrink, damaging its ability to respond to a terrorist attack or a repeat of the 2011 riots across London. Hogan-Howe warned that planned funding cuts are so large they would endanger the safety of the public. (more…)

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The 4 Secrets of a Top Class Concierge Service

There’s more to a concierge service than signing in visitors and accepting packages. A top class concierge service for an office or block of flats will offer far more. 1. A great first impression. As the old saying goes: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” This applies as much to your home and your business as it does to the people you meet. With an office or block of flats, that first impression comes when your visitor steps through the front door and is greeted

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