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Prevent a break in with our Top 5 Tips

Is your business safe from a break in? Recently a building site had a break in costing £4,000. Can you afford to lose £4,000?

Here’s our 5 top tips to prevent break ins.

1 – Keys

When keys fall into the wrong hands they offer criminals direct access to your premises. Make sure you:

  • Keep regular records on who has a key to the premises.
  •  Avoid putting company information on your keys, including key rings.
  •  Consider using keyless entry such as Keypads and Biometric readers.


2 – Intruder Alarms

Intruder Alarms offer a deterrent to would be intruders:


3 – Lighting

Thieves like to strike at night where they can go undetected during the darkness.

  • Lighting up the premises will deter thieves who can’t hide in the darkness.
  • Light up as much as possible, including pathways and entrances.
  • Lit up areas allows intruders to be spotted by the public as well as CCTV and Intruder Alarms.


4 – CCTV

CCTV cameras offer a number of benefits to a business, having eyes on your premises 24/7 deters potential thieves.

  • Alarms can be linked to the police once activated.
  • There are a variety of different CCTV cameras which all offer different benefits.
  • You can find more information on CCTV systems for your business in our CCTV Systems Buyers’ Guide


5 – Access Control

If you operate a business where a large number of people will enter and leave your premises on a daily basis, it’s possible for intruders to walk in undetected:

  • Access Control units lower the risk of a thief wondering onto your premises.
  • Eliminates the need for keys to enter the business, Access Control units are opened through the use of codes.
  •  Our Access Control Buyers’ Guide gives more information on the systems available.


Does your site have with the correct security? Contact us today to arrange a free site survey. Call us today on 0845 402 3045 or email us on


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