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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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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SRS training for Guards and Clients highlights the risk of mobile phone theft in London

SRS prides itself in a holistic approach to protection and as such performs Security Drills in conjunction with both guards and clients together. Recent example focused on criminality in London and aimed to educate everyone on site about the dangers of mobile phone theft in Central London. SRS Scenario Training  “Guards and Clients train on site together”. Click here to see our scenario training video focusing on mobile phone theft The Met Police just last month released a list o

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Petty Crime is far from trivial when Central London’s Corporate Offices are targeted

Just as the year started on the 2nd January, The Evening Standard reported that Scotland Yard will: “no longer investigate low level crimes if officers have to look at CCTV for more than 20 minutes. Met Officers have also been told that they should drop investigations into thousands of offences if no CCTV is available”. For Security Risk Specialists this brings into focus for us the importance of having professionally installed and carefully monitored CCTV footage so that where inciden

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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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