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Category: Crime Prevention

Crime Prevention Advice for Business Owners

Security Fears Heightened as Thousands of Businesses Remain Closed Thousands of businesses up and down the country remain closed and with no clear indication of when they might re-open criminals are taking advantage of vulnerable premises and finding new ways to conduct criminal activity. Whilst the media are reporting a decrease in shoplifting, serious assaults, and car crime during the lockdown, what they’re failing to report to the same extent is a nationwide increase in theft from unattended business premises. In […]

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How to Prevent Theft in Warehouses and Distribution Centres

Logistics is the industry of the 21st century. More and more shopping has moved online, resulting in millions of goods moving around the country every day. But the bigger this unfathomably complex network becomes, the more weak links begin to form in the chain. It’s the role of security companies such as us to strengthen them and keep your company running smoothly. What security risks do logistics companies face? Storing and moving goods is always going to come with the […]

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Will Your Office Be Safe and Secure Over the Christmas Holidays?

Whether you’re spending time with family, going abroad or just putting your feet up for a few days, the Christmas holidays are the perfect time to let your worries melt away. But your relaxation will come crashing to a halt if you return to your office to discover it’s been ransacked of its valuable equipment and your sensitive information is in the hands of criminals. Luckily, our dedicated security guards and control room staff will continue to be available over […]

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How to Defend Your Business Against Winter Crime

The clocks have gone back, the nights grow longer and the days colder. While businesses ramp up operations for the challenges and opportunities of the festive season, criminals prepare for a high season of their own. The Office for National Statistics found an increase in business robberies of up to 22.8% between November and February, while Lloyds Bank reported 35% more home insurance claims for forced burglary between October and February. This also happens to be the time of year […]

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How Keyholding and Alarm Response Can Protect Your Business

If the alarm at your place of business goes off in the dead of night, who do you want to respond? A member of your staff who’s alone, untrained and vulnerable, or a qualified, accredited security officer with full back up and support? The second choice is what you get when you sign up for keyholding and alarm response from Magenta. Our security officers are amongst the best in the country, all full-time and SIA licensed with a robust infrastructure backing […]

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Simple Security Tips for Your Manufacturing or Construction Site

Manufacturing businesses and construction sites face unique risks over the Christmas period. While you may be enjoying time with friends and family, criminals are on the hunt for empty, unprotected sites that are often in areas that are completely empty over the holidays. No one wants to come back from their break to have to deal with police reports, insurance claims and lost business, so here are some simple security tips to keep your manufacturing business or construction site safe […]

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How to Keep Your Service Business Safe This Christmas

The Christmas and New Year holidays provide a unique opportunity for criminals. For two weeks or more, many service businesses will be entirely empty, leaving their offices full of expensive, easy-to-sell equipment ripe for the picking. Don’t let your festive period be ruined by theft and damage. Here are some easy measures you can take to keep your service business safe over the Christmas period. Don’t overlook the basics People often overlook the most basic things, which end up coming […]

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Is Your Security Ready for the Winter Risks?

The clocks have gone back, marking the start of the season of long nights and cold weather. But the winter months mean more than just darker commutes and higher heating bills, it’s also the time that businesses are most at risk of break ins. A 2013 study by the Office for National Statistics found a spike in business robberies starting in November, peaking at 22.8% in January. The numbers are clear: as the nights get longer, criminals get bolder. Throughout […]

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How Technology Protects Your Business

Security and technology have always been tied. From the invention of the lock and key all the way to IPCCTV systems, technology is constantly evolving to make our world safer. Just in the past 20 years that I’ve been running Magenta Security, technology has transformed nearly every aspect of how a security company operates. Here’s a few of the ways recent technological advances have helped us to protect sites across the UK and even the world. You Know What We’re […]

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‘Tis the Season for Break Ins

Christmas is fast approaching as we enter peak season for break ins. Businesses across the UK prepare for goods to fly off their shelves while logistics gear up to move stock from warehouse to store and from store to customer. But on the outskirts another type of business watches with hungry eyes waiting for the chance to strike on a weak link in the chain. Most criminals don’t steal so they can keep the goods, they’re stealing so that they […]

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