Security / Safety Insights

Krav Maga Training for SRS Security Guards in London

Krav Maga is a modern physical defence system developed in the years after World War Two. Its effective and powerful counter-attacks make it an excellent tool of defence, and for this reason it is widely employed by the Israeli security forces, as well as by Security Risk Specialists’ to train its guards. (more…)

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The Hidden Cost of Holidays

The recent Easter holidays in the UK meant a two-week break for schoolchildren, which many families take advantage of to go abroad. But how do such school holidays and other public festivals, such as Christmas and Guy Fawkes night, affect the burden placed on security guards in the bustling city of London and elsewhere in the UK? This blog post will explore the reasons why public holidays might compromise home security, as well as looking at the solutions which Security Risk Specialists can offe

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Is cyber security replacing the need for 24-hour security guards in London?

Attacks on software systems over recent years have led to public fear of cyber-security threats skyrocketing. Both public and private organisations have been victim to cyber-attacks in the last two years, including the Scottish Parliament, Tesco Bank, British Airways, and even the NHS. In each of these attacks, vast reams of data were stolen, the privacy of individuals was compromised, and the institutions suffered as a result, in their performance and their reputation. (more…)

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SRS in Surrey: A Case Study on the Use of Security Dogs in Residential Patrol in a Private Estate

With increasing cuts to police numbers in recent years, many private citizens have felt compelled to seek other means to protect their property. In August 2018, it was revealed that the previous three years had seen a staggering 7,000-strong drop in police numbers, putting a considerable strain on the remaining police officers to shoulder the burden of law enforcement. (more…)

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An Analysis of the London Boroughs Most Affected by Crime 2017/18

The reduction in police numbers and consequent increase in crime rates is widely covered, but has every area in London been equally affected? This post will look at the ten boroughs most affected by crime, and explore the reasons why this is the case. 1: Westminster Westminster, at the heart of London, has experienced the biggest impact from crime, with 58,129 incidents in the financial year 2017-2018. This is perhaps unsurprising, as the range of tourist attractions packed into this borou

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SRS Accredited to ISO 9001 Quality Management System & SIA Approved Contractor Standard

SRS Accredited to ISO 9001 Quality Management System & SIA Approved Contractor Standard SRS is proud to announce that it successfully passed the rigorous assessment of the much coveted SIA Approved Contractor Scheme and the ISO 9001 Quality Management System. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is the organization responsible for regulating the private security industry. SIA is an independent body reporting to the Home Office in the UK. International Standard Organisation (ISO)  

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London’s Recent Terror Attack

Early Tuesday morning a vehicle swerved into cyclists and pedestrians outside the Houses of Parliament. The suspect -29-year old male- is not known among counter-terrorism police, and he is not co-operating with officers. No one else was in the car at the time of the crash and no weapons were found. Officials stated that because this incident appeared to be deliberate, it will be treated as a terrorist incident.  The government called for a Cobra emergency committee meeting where the prime

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The Security implications of Crossrail Farringdon, EC1

A great deal has been written about the far reaching transportation implications of Crossrail’s arrival in Farringdon, but little has explored the potential impact Crossrail will have on Security in Farringdon, EC1 and its neighbouring areas of Old Street, Clerkenwell, Hatton Garden and Mid-Town when the Elizabeth line opens in December 2018. As a Security Company based in Farringdon, this is a subject at the forefront of our minds. Farringdon station is expected to become one of the busies

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SRS and Jamie Oliver Group – 5 Ingredients to First Class Security Service

SRS is proud to be protecting the Jamie Oliver Group. Inspired by the brilliant simplicity of Jamie Oliver’s hugely successful cookery book, 5 INGREDIENTS, SRS would like to offer 5 ingredients for a First Class Security Service which we hope will be just as easy to digest. Attitude - One of the most important criteria taken into account when selecting guards is their approach and attitude to other people and to their work.  Many a situation can be diffused easily by using good man

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High Profile & Executive Protection far from Smoke and Mirrors

SRS is proud to be routinely appointed to protect High Profile Individuals and Institutions. High profile protection often means arranging and deploying teams at short notice and under the premise that they may be likely to encounter hostility. Contrary to the more common Door Supervision guards are tasked with, Executive Protection often requires teams to carefully plan entry and exit strategy for the Principal they are protecting. It can involve ushering the Principal into an unfamiliar

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Krav Maga Training for SRS Security Guards in London
The Hidden Cost of Holidays
Brexit and the Security Industry in London and the UK
Is cyber security replacing the need for 24-hour security guards in London?
SRS in Surrey: A Case Study on the Use of Security Dogs in Residential Patrol in a Private Estate