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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.



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.


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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