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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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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 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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Case Study: SRS Security Dog Unit Foiling Crime in Southwark

It was early one freezing January morning and one of our dog handlers was patrolling an industrial estate in Old Kent Road. At 3am he noticed that the perimeter fencing had been breached and over thirty squatters were congregating within a fenced off area. Keeping calm he quickly made contact with the Metropolitan Police and with the SRS on duty Operation’s Manager while continually observing and monitoring the situation. Given the size of the group and conscious of personal safety he wisely e

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What parameters should be considered when choosing a Security Company in London?

No two organizations share exact security needs and that is why your security plan should be tailored to individual requirements and implemented by a combination of the right personnel, technology and training in conjunction with responsive local and site management.  With the addition of excellent customer service a Security Company in London will build an enduring customer/client relationship. (more…)

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Hotel Security in London

Hotel management is, without doubt, an extremely challenging role. The continual movement of guests, in whichever guise that may be, leaving and entering the premises is problematic when considering the safety and security of those users and the hotel employees. (more…)

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How Safe and Efficient is your Business?

Covid-19 has had an accumulative effect upon businesses and industries as a whole, culminating in a real acceleration of pressures on public services and those who support them. As we re-enter a second lockdown period, and perhaps not the final one, the risk of social unrest is highly likely. (more…)

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