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Keep Your Business Secure This Christmas

Did you also know during the festive season business’ lose approximately £978 million to criminals? Although crime may not be at the top of your priorities this Christmas it should not be forgotten about. The last thing you want to happen is an intruder ruin your festivities. Here’s our Top 5 tips to help your business, […]

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Keep Your Retail Store Secure This Christmas

Christmas is often the busiest time of the year for retail stores, with everyone in full festive mode. Presents are being bought, food being purchased and extra stock being ordered to satisfy demand. Retail stores are likely to be targeted during the festive period due to the extra stock, cash and other valuables on site. […]

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Stay Fire Protected This Christmas

When thinking of a Christmas fire we think of sitting in front of the Christmas stocking lined hearth with a mulled wine in hand… not the chaos of an accidental Christmas fire at your business premises! Here’s our top 5 tips to stay safe this Christmas: 1.Christmas Tree Whilst a beautiful, decorated tree is the […]

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Top 5 Causes of Fire Within Manufacturing

Did you know there were over 2,000 fires in Industrial premises in the UK in the 12 months leading to April 2019? This includes over 1,900 accidental fires. 2 fatalities and 137 nonfatal casualties.   Assured want to help, here are the top 5 causes of fire within manufacturing plants 1. Equipment and Machinery All […]

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Top 5 Worst Hotel Fires Since 2014

Did you know in the 12 months leading to April 2019, there were 613 fires within Hotels, B&B’s and other sleeping accommodation. As a hotel manager, we understand you want to keep your people and premises safe. Fires can affect any part of a hotel and can be started in a variety of ways, so […]

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Top 5 Worst Retail Thefts since 2014

Did you know, latest figures within the retail sector show growth in all major types of theft and damage? This has seen a 40% increase in incidents, which are largely driven by “customer theft” that accounted for 98% of all types of incidents by numbers. The direct cost of theft to retailers is estimated to […]

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5 Tips to Minimise Fire Risks Within Your Business

Fires in the workplace are still a common occurrence, with information like this it’s easy to see the importance of having a competent and reliable fire alarm system in place to ensure you have adequate protection. Therefore it is important to consider your fire prevention/strategies. These should be reviewed regularly to ensure your employees are […]

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Top 10 Worst Restaurant Fires Since 2014

As a restaurant manager, we understand you want to keep your people, premises and customers safe. Fires can be devastating, not just for your people and premises but also the neighboring properties. There are many cases of fires spreading from the original source of ignition. Did you know kitchen appliances account for 25% of all fires […]

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Suspected Arson Attack at Former Midlands College

Firefighters were called to a suspected arson attack at a derelict building which used to be part of the Bilston Community College. Around 20 firefighters from Bilston, Willenhall, Bloxwich, Tettenhall and Fallings Park attended the incident just after midnight on Monday 7th October. The fire affected around a third of all three floors within the […]

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A Guide to Fire Risk Assessments for Your Business

A Fire Risk assessment is required by law under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. However, a written record of your Fire Risk Assessment must be kept if your business has 5 or more employees. If you are found guilty of breaking the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, you can face anything from a […]

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