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Is security work dangerous?

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, In : Skills For Security 
Is security work dangerous? it depends on the type of security work you do and where you do it. Covering security at a quiet office out of hours is going to relatively risk free unless you make things hard for yourself. Like setting off alarms or sleeping through your shift. The other end of the spectrum is working in Afghanistan or Iraq where there is a risk of being shot or blown up. With any type of security work it can be as hard or as easy as you make it. For instance working in a bar or...
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Protecting your security safe

Posted by Julie Firth on Thursday, July 5, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Mostly people feel the need of buying a security safe when there is a burglary in neighbor’s house or a house in the locality catches fire. Such people buy security safes on impulse rather than need. It will always pay back of you take some time and select only right kind of security safe. A security safe that is of good quality will last longer and give you protection for longer time.



Most people complain that they made a wrong choice of security safe due to many reasons. The reason that to...

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Retail security systems

Posted by Carl Formby on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Everything you need to know about office security. Find lots of information on office safes, CCTV surveillance systems, outdoor surveillance cameras, wireless spy cameras, covert security cameras, keyless locks, commercial security gates and more.



Today retail stores and malls have redefined the cultural strategies and the youth destinations all over the globe. Malls and retails stores have gained in popularity and have almost become Mecca to the manic youth of this century! And such a popular...

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What home security should I use?

Posted by Barry Summers on Friday, June 22, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
We all have different ideas when it comes to home security.  Most of us are familiar with some form of security grilles be it the traditional wrought iron external window bars or the heavy duty steel window grilles.



We all have different ideas when it comes to home security.  Most of us are familiar with some form of security grilles be it the traditional wrought iron external window bars or the heavy duty steel window grilles.  These grilles do offer some level of security but they tend to be...

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Home Security Systems

Posted by David Johnson on Sunday, June 17, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Homeowners can rest easier at night whether they are home or out of town knowing that their home is under a continuous professional level of protection against several emergencies or issues that can arise that are out of your control. You will be able to protect all of your personal valuables and sentimental items that an insurance policy won’t be able to protect. A huge benefit second to the protection a home security system is that your home owner’s insurance premium will be lower if yo...

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Home security for the elderly

Posted by John Cherry on Friday, May 18, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
For seniors, one of the best ways to do this is to have a home security system installed. Be sure to choose one that includes off-site, third-party monitoring so that emergency personnel can be summoned at the first hint of danger.



As you age, the risks of becoming the victim of a violent crime steadily decrease; however, senior citizens must still take steps to stay safe in their homes because criminals do not discriminate when it comes to breaking into houses. In addition, older people are a...

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Home Security Signs

Posted by Gavin Cruise on Monday, May 14, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Imagine you are a robber or a burglar who has the intention to break into a home. However, when you approach your potential victim's home, you see a security sign that says the home is protected by a monitored security system. Would you proceed with your plan? Of course not! This is the purpose of home security signs.



Home security signs are some of the most important investments anyone with a home can have. Why? The reason is simple! Homes need home security in order to prevent break-ins and ...

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Nightclub Security North West England

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, In : Nightclub Security North West England 
If you are currently interested in getting a security position somewhere in North West England at a nightclub, pub, bar, or any other kind of place like that, then you will want to look into SIA training.



This training will give you the skills and education you will need to get one of these high-paying jobs that more and more people are becoming interested in. Although you might start off working as security for a pub, with the right amount of training and work experience, you can move your wa...

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Tips for home security

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, May 5, 2018, In : Home Security 
Over the past few decades home security technology has advanced by leaps and bounds and the level of security that is now available to the average homeowner is of the sophistication that only a few could afford back then. Home security systems have not only become more technologically advanced but they have also at  the same time become far more user friendly and simpler to operate.

All of the new advancements in technology also make for far more choices with regards to exactly what is going ...

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Video Intercom Security Systems

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Friday, May 4, 2018, In : Home Security 
Modern technology is changing the face of security all the time.  The first point of security is usually the entrance to the property.  This is where video intercom security systems help control access both for security purposes as well as for convenience.



If you are looking for a home security system, this is where you begin.  First of all, you will have to decide whether you need to mount your video intercom on your gate entrance or at your front door. It depends where the first barrier is t...

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Professional Security Guards Warrington

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, May 3, 2018, In : Security Guards 
Security has become an inevitable part of today's dynamic world. Here comes the role of security guards. A security guard, otherwise known as security officer, is of supreme importance in almost all such arenas as physical security of personnel, monitoring specialized events, and protecting invaluable properties by maintaining high visibility presence to detect illegal or inappropriate actions. In other words, security guards are usually employed by a company or an organisation to monitor, pa...

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Second to none security services

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, In : Security Services 
We at Spartan 24 Hour Security provide the very best security services in Warrington, Manchester, Liverpool, and across the North West of England. All our security staff are mature,experienced, well trained, and can deal with any situation. We provide more than just a body.



Your site or venue will be in safe hands if covered by us. Our security staff deal with any incident in a professional and calm manner and will defuse it as quickly as possible. Staff are uniformed and always well turned ou...
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Manned Security Warrington

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, March 29, 2018, In : Manned Security Warrington 
Manned Security Services Warrington

Hotel Security



Hotel Security Services provide smart professional Hotel Security Staff covering Warrington, Manchester, Liverpool, Cheshire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, North West England and North Wales.

Security Guards for the protection of property, patrol the grounds and inside the Hotel providing protection for staff and guests. Access control if needed, also Doorman duties including greeting guests and helping at reception if needed.


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Security Services Manchester

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, March 17, 2018, In : Security Services 
Professional Security Services In Manchester

Spartan 24 Hour Security is the trusted name for a wide range of professional business security and facilities management services, as well as much more besides.



From our head office in Warrington, Cheshire, we manage a team of experienced professionals throughout the North West who help businesses of all sectors and sizes run smoothly and to the best of their ability.

Spartan 24 Hour Security is renowned throughout the country for our high quality se...

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Hotel Security Merseyside

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, March 17, 2018, In : Hotel Security 
Hotel Security Services

Working in hotel security can be a rewarding job, a high level of common sense and being a people person makes the job a lot easier. Security guards protect guests and their valuables as well as hotel staff. They usually patrol the hotel, it’s car park and sometimes the grounds.



They also help out on reception when needed and greet new guests and answer any questions. That’s why when working in hotel security it’s vital to know you’re way round the hotel and kno...

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Reception Security Warrington

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, March 3, 2018, In : Reception Security Warrington 
Spartan 24 Hour Security offers a wide range of reception solutions, tailored to suit your specific needs when it comes to your essential front of house services.



By deploying SIA licensed, trained & skilled staff to your business to run this fundamental area, our staff are on hand to ensure:

  • Your premises are unlocked and safe to open for the business day
  • Adopting your branding, providing the best representation for your business
  • Able to take on all forms of reception services and post room duti...

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Security Services Warrington

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Monday, February 26, 2018, In : Security Services 
Like any security solution, guarding is a preventative measure to help protect premises and personnel. Whilst advances in CCTV have opened up many opportunities for robust remote guarding solutions, some clients still prefer the human touch and view security guards as an effective visual deterrent.



As is the case with the electronic security solutions we provide, in the provision of security guards we take a tailored approach. For businesses we offer a variety of services from static security ...

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Hotel Security Manchester

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, In : Hotel Security 
Spartan 24 Hour Security are specialists in providing Manchester’s hotel industry with presentable, professional, approachable Door Supervisors. We understand that your hotel security service requirements are unique, so we take the time to understand your security requirements, which enables us to provide the best value and professional Manchester Hotel Security Service.



Door Supervisors

At Spartan 24 Hour Security we take great pride in the quality of Manchester Door Supervisors we supply to...

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Venue Security Services

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, February 10, 2018, In : Venue Security Cheshire 
Spartan 24 Hour Security has an unblemished reputation with every night venue we have provided with nightclub Door Supervisors and other operatives over the years. Our site security teams are known as friendly, proactive and professional, able to engage with your customers in a friendly and engaging manner without compromising in any way their authority or primary role.



Our Door Supervisors have the training and experience they need to maintain security in a variety of different venues, includ...

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Restaurant Manned Security

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Friday, February 2, 2018, In : Restaurant Security 
Restaurant Security Guards



Spartan 24 Hour Security staff are all screened & vetted in accordance with British Standard BS 7858 and undertake an S.I.A. training course which includes topics such as Duties and Responsibilities, Awareness of British Law, Basic Fire Fighting, Health & Safety, Evacuation Procedures, Drug Awareness, Crowd Control and Social Skills. Where required we can also provide staff who are competent in First Aid.

Our culture ensures that all of our staff are aware that they a...

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Manned Security Manchester

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, February 1, 2018, In : Manned Security Manchester 
Manned Security Services



Static Guarding

Static guards or security officers protect property, assets, or people. Often they are uniformed and maintain a high visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions. They observe either directly or by watching video cameras for signs of crime, fire or disorder, reporting any incidents as appropriate. In certain cases we may recommend that mobile patrols work in conjunction with static guards to ensure adequate back-up facilities.

Whatever y...

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Retail / Office Security Warrington Cheshire

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, February 1, 2018, In : Retail / Office Security 
Spartan 24 Hour Security offers a seamless Guarding Solution for high end retail customers and blue chip office
premises.



Working closely with our valued clients we provide the best security solutions tailored to each individual requirement, whether that consists of physical or electronic security, or a combination of both.

Being flexible to our customers needs requires us to be both innovative and dynamic, with an ability to adapt to situations and surroundings.

Our security staff are selected ...

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Manned Security Cheshire

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, January 6, 2018, In : Manned Security Cheshire 
Professional Manned Guarding Cheshire

The most effective type of security provision. A highly visible, highly trained security professional present at your property. Whether it be over night or twenty-four hours a day, in a gate house or on foot patrol there is no better deterrent.



We can supply high quality Security Guards to your site at a very competitive cost. Each of our Guards is experienced in gate house duties including the control and logging of vehicle and load movements, the processi...

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Good customer service is important

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, In : Customer Service 
In the not too distant past security guards were arguably deemed by outsiders to be a none too friendly bunch where protection of both the people and/or property under their control came before any kind of customer consideration. However in the 21st century security job roles have changed and ultimately this means that security companies
are having to take on more customer-focused roles.



Previously security guards were mostly seen on construction sites, military establishments, and large scale ...

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Mobile Security Patrols North West England

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, October 7, 2017, In : Mobile Motorcycle Patrols 
What are mobile security patrols?



If you do not require a static security officer, but still want your site regularly checked by a qualified professional, then mobile security patrols could be the right option for you. Mobile security officers visit the premises as frequently as is required by the client. This can range from a number of times in a day to several times a month, depending on the customer’s needs and the type of premises involved.

Clients who opt for mobile security patrols migh...

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Lone worker protection

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, In : Personal Security 
Many organisations are under increasing pressure to provide better protection and security for lone workers, but what is the best way to maintain contact and ensure the safety of employees when they are working remotely away from the office?



According to the British Security Industry Association, there are now more than six million people in the UK who can be classed as lone workers. There are many roles in both private and public sector organisations that involve working either in isolation o...

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Safety tips for working after hours

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, September 30, 2017, In : Personal Security 

We’ve all done it—worked into the late hours of the morning only to realise that we’re now alone, the staff car park is deserted, and no one knows where we are. Working late and on weekends is often a necessary evil, but it’s important to take precautions to avoid safety issues when you do have to burn the midnight oil. 



Notify
Tell your boss that you’re working late. Notify internal security staff; in some cases this also includes building security. In fact, program the number for bu...


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Making your home more secure

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, September 23, 2017, In : Home Security 
There's always something else we can do to make our home more secure to protect it from burglars - and a focus on your front door, patio doors and back door is a great place to start.



Here's 5 top tips for making the exterior doors of your home more secure - and burglar-proof!

Upgrade your locks

Wooden front doors are usually straightforward for DIYers to make more secure (don't even think about trying to alter UPVC doors), but if you're not sure what you're doing, get in a locksmith or carpente...

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Car Security Features

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, In : Vehicle Security 
Crime figures suggest that ever-smarter car security features are making life difficult for would-be thieves. Owners can minimise the risk of vehicle-related theft even further by topping up inbuilt security features with additional protective measures, and by following basic precautions to stay safe.



Regardless of how many precautions you take, it is essential to have the right type of insurance cover, so that if thieves strike, you’re not left high and dry.

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Choosing a car security system

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Friday, July 28, 2017, In : Vehicle Security 
Protecting yourself and your family, as well as your vehicle, belongings, and car stereo are all excellent reasons to invest in a car security system. Additionally, most insurance companies offer lowered rates for vehicles equipped with an alarm — it'll pay for itself.

A good security system not only makes your car more difficult to steal, it also makes it easier to live with. The small remote control that you carry with your keys lets you arm and disarm the alarm, lock and unlock your doors...

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Car Security Advice

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, In : Vehicle Security 
Having your car broken-into or stolen is traumatic enough, but you'll also be looking at paying the excess and you can wave goodbye to your no-claims bonus. The flip side is that by improving your car's security you can reduce your insurance premium. So not only can you avoid the headache of vehicle crime, but you can also make some serious savings.



The following steps are simple, cheap and proven to be effective in reducing car crime:

Park securely: In an ideal world everyone would have a gara...

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Event and Venue Security Merseyside

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, In : Event, Venue Security Merseyside 
Event & Venue Security

Whether you are planning a wedding or a high profile party or whether you are a corporate organisation seeking a secure environment for board meetings or AGMs or simply require a private and personal service we are able to provide you with a discreet and comprehensive package to safeguard you and your guests from unwanted attention or prying eyes.



Our Operations department will work with you from the initial planning stage of your event, ensuring that every aspect of your...

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Bar, Restaurant, Hotel Security Cheshire

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Monday, July 10, 2017, In : Door Supervisors Cheshire 
Spartan 24 Hour Security supply personnel who compliment all the locations we work in. We wont just send staff to fulfill a contract. Our winning formula is in place in venues around the North West, clients who at one time just wanted Security are really recognising that there is Security and Spartan 24 Hour Security. We look not only after the guests but the venues interests as well offering both regular Services and Covert operations to work alongside Security and Management.



The change in b...

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Home Security Systems

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, July 6, 2017, In : Home Security 

What To Consider When Getting A Home Security System:

  • Do you really need a comprehensive house alarm system?
  • How do you want the system powered?
  • Do you really need a comprehensive house alarm system?
  • How do you want the system powered?



There are various companies that offer solar powering, low voltage electricity or even long lasting batteries which are particularly helpful during holidays when you are not available to power them.

  • Size. Bigger homes may require a different alarm system from a small...

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Venue Security Cheshire

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, July 1, 2017, In : Venue Security Cheshire 
With over 15 years in the frontline sector, established over 15 years ago Spartan 24 Hour Security do just what they say they do when providing Doormen. Providing smart, professional SIA licenced Door supervisors and more importantly properly trained security staff. A reputable security company specialising in SIA Door Supervisors for a broad range of Events, Festivals, Theatre Shows, Bars and Nightclubs.



We provide a tailor made service to each client based on their SIA Door Supervisor requir...

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Corporate Event Security Manchester

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, June 29, 2017, In : Corporate Event Security Manchester 
Corporate events are often high-profile affairs and Spartan 24 Hour Security can be relied on to provide a solid group of security professionals devoted to ensuring executives who attend these events feel safe and secure.

 
 
The Spartan 24 Hour Security Security team consists of highly trained professionals who cover the entire security spectrum.  Whether the event is an annual shareholder meeting, a product or service announcement, an executive retreat, or a corporate celebration, Spartan 24 ...

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Nightclub Security Cheshire

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, June 22, 2017, In : Nightclub Security Cheshire 
Night club security can be a tough job. Not only do you have to consider crowd control and age restrictions, you also have to put up with a good number of intoxicated people – which can lead to all kinds of trouble.



That’s why it’s important to choose a night club security company that offers highly trained, calm, collected and confident doormen.

Call them what you will – bouncers, security guards, coolers or doormen – night club security staff are vital. And here at Spartan 24 Hour S...

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Event Security Manchester

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, In : Event Security Manchester 
Concerts, sporting occasions, exhibitions, conferences and corporate hospitality events all have to abide by strict health and safety legislation. It's a serious business and the onus is on organisers to ensure that all staff and visitors are kept as safe as is reasonably possible.



Spartan event security, crowd safety management and corporate hospitality services are specifically designed to provide enhanced levels of safety for all. As the leading specialist security services provider, we can...

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Working as a Door Supervisor

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, May 6, 2017, In : Working As A Door Supervisor 
Door supervisors are on duty at licensed premises and places of regulated entertainment like nightclubs, pubs and discos. They are responsible for keeping order and ensuring the comfort, safety and security of customers and staff. They enforce club regulations on who can come in, and on dress code, carry out safety checks and liaise with the police. Door supervisors can be male or female.



Work Activities

Door supervisors check on people going in and out of hotels, pubs, clubs, casinos and other...

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Nightclub Security Manchester

Posted by Mark Parker ( guest post ) on Monday, May 1, 2017, In : Nightclub Security Manchester 
The most important thing is to keep your customers safe. If you are opening a cheap drink, rap dancing, under twenty five club, your out of your mind. (my opinion of course) But if you do, security is going to be a major issue. If you don’t, security is still an important issue. You can’t hire people off the street that do not know how to handle people and problems in this type of atmosphere.



Yes you can hire people to train, but you better have a good head of security. A person who can pu...

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Working as a Hotel Doorman

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, April 27, 2017, In : Hotel Security 
The job of a doorman is more important than many think. A doorman is usually the first person someone encounters when entering a building, and making a good first impression can make the guest or resident feel comfortable and secure. Doormen should have a clean-cut appearance and a cheerful attitude. They should remain professional at all times. A good sense of humour can also be a plus.



Educational Requirements

Becoming a doorman has no educational requirements. Many hotels will hire high scho...

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Security For Christmas Parties

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, April 27, 2017, In : Christmas Party Security 
Spartan 24 Hour Security provide smart, professional, SIA licenced Door Supervisors for Christmas Parties in Warrington, Manchester, Liverpool, Cheshire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester.



You can’t neglect security provisions for your event even a simple private party can be spoiled by a few gatecrashers, so protect your Christmas party guests and ensure that your event runs smoothly by employing the services of a professional security company.

Event Security is important in any situation, but ...

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Manned Guarding Liverpool

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, In : Manned Guarding Liverpool 
Spartan 24 Hour Security provide security solutions tailored to suit your organisational requirements. Whether this be Television, Corporate, Construction, Retail or Commercial our scope of services and capabilities will reflect your individual needs, to a standard that you would expect from a leading and innovative security provider.



We ensure that significant risk mitigation and vulnerability analysis has been conducted prior to any agreed engagement of services. This ensures that transparen...

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Manned Guarding Warrington

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, In : Manned Guarding Warrington 
Manned guarding is where you have a particularly vulnerable site or something that is at high risk. In these circumstances manned guarding (security guards) is required because mobile security patrols would not be sufficient. It would be where you want a man on site, patrolling and carrying out visual checks to ensure your property is protected.



The benefits of manned guarding are:
  • Ensuring nothing of value goes missing.
  • Immediate attendance to any situation.
  • Visual deterrent.
In the ideal world y...

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Working In Hotel Security

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, April 13, 2017, In : Hotel Security 
Working in hotel security can be a rewarding job, a high level of common sense and being a people person makes the job a lot easier. Security guards protect guests and their valuables as well as hotel staff. They usually patrol the hotel, it’s car park and sometimes the grounds. They also help out on reception when needed and greet new guests and answer any questions. That’s why when working in hotel security it’s vital to know you’re way round the hotel and know how it runs, includin...

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Hotel Security

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, In : Hotel Security 
Spartan 24 Hour Security is a professional hotel security provider. At Spartan 24 Hour Security we understand that your hotel security service requirements are unique, so we take the time to understand your hotel security requirements, which enables us to provide the best value and professional hotel security service - the first time and every time.



At Spartan 24 Hour Security Security we have been offering an exemplary hotel security service since 2006. Our professional team, with decades of ...

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Event Security

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, In : Event Security 
Safety is paramount at any event and it is our job to ensure everything runs as smoothly as possible.



It is important for a steward to be versatile and able to adapt to different crowds and events. Their skills are developed through training programmes, enable them to do so and to undertake their role professionally and efficiently.

At Spartan 24 Hour Security an important part of our work is customer care, which is heavily emphasised to our staff. They are aware that tact and discretion are in...

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Close Protection Operations

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, In : Close Protection 
Close Protection - CP | Event Security



Close Protection Operations

Spartan 24 Hour Security boasts a wealth of close protection experience. All operatives are trained to the highest standards globally.  Assisted by our Surveillance operatives we can offer a service second to none combined with global mobility that gives Spartan 24 Hour Security a truly dynamic approach to close protection.

Rest assured that our thorough threat and vulnerability assessment will quantify the risk posed to the prin...

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Reducing the risks relating to the use of physical intervention

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, In : Skills For Security 
The Least Forceful Intervention - the most appropriate physical intervention employs the least force and potential to cause injury to the individual in achieving the legitimate objective.



Communication - it is extremely important to maintain clear and ongoing communication between security staff involved and between security staff and the individual during and following restraint.

Monitoring - continuously check the well being of the restrained individual for adverse reactions is vital - their ...
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Manned Guarding Manchester

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Friday, March 3, 2017, In : Manned Guarding Manchester 
Professional Manned Guarding Manchester



It goes without saying that if you want to run a successful business or event then you need a safe and secure environment. Whether you're located in a busy, urban area and exposed to more potential crime or are located in a more remote area and seen as an easy target, the threat of a break-in, vandalism, theft and danger to your personnel is never out of the question.

Manned Guarding

Spartan 24 Hour Security is a national security supplier with 20 years in...

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Chauffeur Service

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, March 2, 2017, In : Chauffeur Service 
Personal VIP Protection




Spartan 24 Hour Security provide VIP Personal Protection for individuals or groups when required. Our service is available around the clock 365 days a year with a highly experienced security team and chauffeur service. Whether required for a secure and discreet business itinerary or a private social event we are able to work to ensure you and your guests are protected.



Our protection team have over 20 years of experience in the field, are ready to work to complex itiner...

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24 Hour Security Courier Services

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, February 25, 2017, In : Security Courier Services 
Spartan 24 Hour Security / Spartan Motorcycle Couriers



Unlike a standard courier service which relies on speed and accuracy to get products delivered quickly and efficiently, a security courier service specialises in moving products or goods which are either high value, secret, or are in need of en-route protection. This can include items such as Important documents or high value assets such as artwork, jewellery, and cash. In fact any item or product that wouldn't be feasible to send by any o...

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Static Security Guards Warrington, Liverpool, Manchester.

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, In : Static Security Guards 
A permanent Security Officer (Static Security Guard) on your premises provides a powerful message to staff, visitors and potential intruders that you take the protection of your employees and assets seriously.



To assist you we provide Security Officers who are trained to the current regulatory standards and are all Security Industry Authority Licensed. As our Security Officers will be the first point of contact for employees, visitors and customers they are selected to match the requirements ...

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Individual Factors That Can Increase Risk.

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, In : Skills For Security 
Individuals can die during restraint, or simply through heart failure due to the nature and duration of the restraint, the excitement, exhaustion and stress induced and other contributory factors.



Such as:

  • The relative size, build, weight, age and physical health of the individual will impact on the potential for complications to occur. Obesity presents increased risk in horizontal restraints. 
  • Individuals with learning disabilities and/or mental health issues are often vulnerable and may be con...

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Door Supervisors Warrington, Liverpool, Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire.

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Sunday, December 4, 2016, In : Door Supervisors 
Door Supervisors need to have good verbal communication, people skills, and the ability to defuse any situation. Be able to look after themselves and the customers in the premises they are looking after. In my experience, height and looking intimidating isn't a key factor in being a good door supervisor. Having good communication skills and being able to look after the customers in the premises is more important.



Having good door supervisors looking after a venue makes the customer experience ...
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Security Services Warrington, Liverpool, Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire.

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, December 1, 2016, In : Security Services 
We at Spartan 24 Hour Security provide professional, reliable, security services, 24 hours a day 365 days a year. We go out of our way to help our clients and ensure they have the best security services available at a competitive price. Whether they need a static security guard to look after their business premises. A mobile patrol to make periodic checks on their business premises. Fast alarm response by motorcycle patrol, which will get to their business premises faster than any four wheel ...
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Fast Secure Transportation Of Valuable Items UK

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Sunday, November 20, 2016, In : Motorcycle Courier 
Spartan 24 Hour Security provide fast secure transportation of valuable items by security motorcycle courier. Such as jewellery, antiques, cash, documentation, memorabilia.



  • Security motorcycle couriers are SIA security licenced and advanced motorcycle riders.
  • Valuables are kept in a specially designed steel combination lock box, which is transported in a lockable Backpack which the courier never takes off until the destination is reached.
  • Security motorcycle couriers are mature experienced rider...

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Residential Security, Warrington, Liverpool, Manchester.

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, In : Residential Security 
Spartan 24 Hour Security provide a residential security package that is designed to provide an additional layer of security to your daily life, eliminating the risk of criminal activity against your family and possessions. Spartan 24 Hour Security utilize over 20 years of experience to secure your home in a variety of ways.  We complete a threat assessment and take into account other factors such as lifestyle and local environment. We offer a 24/7 security package for our clients at their mai...
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Security Guards North West England

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, October 20, 2016, In : Security Guards 
A Security Guard needs to be properly trained and have good work experience within in the security industry to do the job to a high standard. Most people without a criminal record can work as a Security Guard and most security companies provide just a body. Usually the Security Guard has no proper onsite training and no interest in doing a good job and if working nights spends most of the shift asleep.

 

Spartan 24 Hour Security provide provide more than just a body. Security Guards are smart, ...
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Alarm Response, Keyholding Warrington, Liverpool, Manchester.

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Friday, September 23, 2016, In : Alarm Response Keyholding 
Spartan 24 Hour Security provide tailored keyholding and alarm response services throughout the Warrington, Liverpool and Manchester areas. We believe that all of our customers are unique and as such require solutions fit for purpose. That is why we endeavour to work with our customers to create the right security service for them.



Spartan 24 Hour Security provide a range of security services including:

Keyholding
Alarm Response
Open and Lock Premises
Mobile Patrols
24 HOUR PHONE SUPPORT


Using these...

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Legal And Professional Implications Of Using Physical Interventions

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, September 17, 2016, In : Skills For Security 
There are various definitions surrounding physical intervention and the following should provide a helpful guide.



Physical Interventions

A Physical Intervention is the use of direct or indirect force, through bodily, physical or mechanical means, to limit another person's movement.

A Defensive physical intervention is a skill used to protect oneself (or another person) from assault.

Non-restrictive and restrictive interventions

Physical interventions can be further broken down into:

Non-restrictive...
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Positive Alternatives To Physical Intervention

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, In : Skills For Security 
The use of physical intervention can increase risk to everyone who might be involved. For this reason every effort should be made to reduce the need for physical intervention. The goal is to reduce the need for physical intervention - not just to teach safer interventions.



Security staff should have some training in the knowledge and skills required to avoid or reduce the risk of conflict and calm a situation which is escalating. In this section I'll briefly review these vital primary and seco...
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Security Guard Report Writing Tips

Posted by Robert Sollars on Monday, September 5, 2016, In : Guest Security Articles 

When I worked in the security field, one of the biggest complaints I got from clients was that security guard report writing were poor in quality. Whether they are hourly shift or incident reports, they need to be legible, easily understandable, and usable if necessary as a legal document in court.


It would be easy to think that anyone working in such a communications oriented field would know how to write a legible and respectable report. Sadly, even with the constant pressure from clients, m...


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Vehicle Control At Stadiums

Posted by Greg Hamm on Thursday, September 1, 2016, In : Guest Security Articles 
Around the world, terrorists are launching attacks on easy targets such as stadiums. Security professionals must conduct assessments of their facilities to determine their weaknesses attackers might exploit. One such weakness is the use of vehicles, either to carry the attackers or to serve as weapons-is a real threat.



Following is a description of the five stadium entrance points that are most prone to attack, and how security can address these vulnerabilities.

1. Inside perimeter. The inside ...
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Helpful Tips To Improve Your Security Guard Service

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, In : Security Guards 
Review The Supervision System For Security Guards

Having a security contractor with adequate systems for remotely supervising your security guards is one of the most important factors for ensuring a good service. If your security contractor is not providing adequate supervision, your security guards will not be properly trained and unmotivated to carry out their duties to a good standard.

 

Also, when your security guards aren't supervised they often feel that the job they are performing isn't ...
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Hiring Cheap Security Guards Is A Bad Option

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, In : Security Guards 
Do you really believe the low cost bid will provide you with an effective security guard? many organisations hire security guards because they 'have to' or in order to compete for business or employees, or to make customers feel more safe. Many companies don't care if the security guard can do the job effectively, they just want a warm body on site.



The mentality of hiring security guards has not changed over the years, in most cases it is still 'the lowest bid' gets the work. These low priced...
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Security Guards North West England

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, In : Security Guards 
Spartan 24 Hour Security provide professional SIA licened security guards for the North West of England. Security guards are physically fit with good verbal and written skills. Self defence trained with a great deal of common sense. Spartan 24 Hour Security provide more than just a body, security staff use their initiative and can think on their feet.

 

Spartan 24 Hour Security also provide security motorcycle patrols which are more cost effective than a static security guard. Motorcycle patrol...
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Security Work

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, In : Homeland Security 
Security personnel work for all kinds of organisations and businesses, where buildings, property and people need protection. They work to prevent theft and other criminal activities and to alert police when the need arises. Typical tasks for security personnel include door supervision. Working in a nightclub, bar or public house, sometimes covering events and private functions. Typical duties of a door supervisor are checking people before they enter a premises to confirm identity, making sur...
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Security Motorcycle Patrols For Commercial And Industrial Premises

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, May 5, 2016, In : Mobile Motorcycle Patrols 
Security motorcycle patrols are a cost effective and efficient way of safeguarding business premises. Motorcycles are faster and more manoeuvrable than a car or van. Can cut through traffic, making the response time to an emergency much quicker than a four wheel security vehicle. Spartan 24 Hour Security provide such a service.



The motorcycles are utilised for motorcycle escort, close protection and event duties as well. Additionally, security motorcycle patrols respond to calls for backup, al...
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Hotel Security Guards

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, In : Security Guards 

Working in hotel security can be a rewarding job, a high level of common sense and being a people person makes the job a lot easier. Security guards protect guests and their valuables as well as hotel staff. They usually patrol the hotel, it’s car park and sometimes the grounds. They also help out on reception when needed and greet new guests and answer any questions. That’s why when working in hotel security it’s vital to know you’re way round the hotel and know how it runs, includin...


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The Skills Of A Door Supervisor

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, April 2, 2016, In : Skills For Security 

It takes a certain kind of person to work as a doorman. In my time I've seen them all, so-called big hard men who go missing when a bad incident occurs. Cocky younger doormen who have plenty of verbal but can't back it up, not forgetting the odd psycho who wants to fight anyone. I remember my first night as a doorman, working at a nightclub for someone. I was put with a tough old bloke, one of the old-school doormen, who acted first and thought about it later. I got rather a lot of exercise w...


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Female Security Personnel

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, In : Security Guards 
Female security personnel are a must in any security company. People have no hesitation in approaching a female security officer for help, as sometimes they feel reluctant to approach a male. Female security personnel are good at diffusing bad situations such as angry aggressive people.

   

Alison is a prime example of a highly professional security guard, who is great at dealing with angry people, which I've witnessed myself. She responds calmly and with empathy, stays in control, and can diff...
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Role Of A Security Guard

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, In : Security Guards 

In our society it is important to have professional protection and security. Due to the growing crime rates and a reduction in the amount of police officers, a lot more people are having some form of security service in their home and work premises. A security guard service is one of them. Guards are employed to protect people, offices and sometimes homes. There are many security companies that provide such a service, some good others not so good. Decent security guards are well trained, phys...


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Casino Security

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, In : Casinos 
All major facilities have security concerns unique to their environment. Casinos tend to have a broader set of security issues than many other settings. Casinos are entertainment centres, hotels, restaurants and possess substantial amounts of cash. A primary factor that contributes to these potential dangers is that at any given time a casino is often extremely crowded. Massive crowds are a concern because the more people in any given area the more likely something is going to happen. This co...

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Professional Security Services

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Sunday, December 20, 2015, In : Homeland Security 
Spartan 24 Hour Security provide more than just a body. Our security staff are mature experienced individuals who have many years experience working at all levels of security and have a proven track record in the Security Industry. We are very selective in who we employ and make sure security staff keep updating their skills. Security staff are SIA Security Licenced, self defence and first aid trained.



Spartan 24 Hour Security provide Security Guards Door Supervisors Close Protection Operative...
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Benefits of having a Security Guard

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, March 5, 2015, In : Security Guards 
Small businesses have to deal with the reality that thefts and other crimes can occur on business premises. Some businesses, such as supermarkets, banks and retail stores, may be more of a target for criminals and petty thieves than other types, but a wide variety of businesses choose to hire security guards. Guards can be used to prevent crime, maintain security, and assist customers and employees. Business owners should assess the benefits of hiring a security guard before making the decisi...
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Security Guards

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Sunday, December 28, 2014, In : Security Guards 
Security guards and private security officers vastly outnumber police officers worldwide. The role of the private security officer has never been more critical today with the constant threat of domestic terrorism. Security guards and private security officers are in a highly visible profession and are often placed in position of trusts. In many cases, they are the only watchful eye on a commercial property after-hours and we rely on their integrity and judgment.

Security officers face many of ...
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What makes a good security company ?

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Saturday, July 6, 2013, In : Homeland Security 
There are many security companies in the UK. Some good some bad, and some that shouldn't be operating. Providing a professional, reliable security service is important but there are many other factors that should be considered. Good communication with your client and fully understanding their requirements is important.

Looking after your security staff is a must. They are representing your company and undertaking the work. So if you treat your staff well they will perform well. Many companies...
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What makes a good Security Guard ?

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Friday, June 28, 2013, In : Security Guards 
Most people in the security industry have their own idea of what makes a good security guard. At Spartan 24 Hour Security we look for several qualities in an individual and help them to gain new ones. Being a Security Guard isn't just sitting in an office watching CCTV and going on site patrols. Its making sure everything is in place when you come on site. From making sure the CCTV is working properly to checking the entire site including the perimeter fence.

Staying observant throughout the ...
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Copacabana New York

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, June 13, 2013, In : Nightclubs 
Copacabana is New York City’s oldest Nightclub. Its the mecca for everything Latin Culture! Hip-swingers and fast-footed, the VIP guests come to party looking hot in their finest attire night after night. And since Copacabana’s relocation, the club can easily fit 4,000 party goers, an impressive feat in new York City. The surreal glowing palm trees and the latin rhythms will tantalize your senses and pull your body to the dance floor for a night of unabashed Latin fever! Whether i...
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Home security camera systems

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, In : Home Security 

The application of CCTV security has not changed very much over the past years, but on the other hand, the tools and equipment have changed significantly. Surveillance cameras have become smaller, cheaper and better, but the major breakthrough has been in the recording equipment. Therefore many customers shopping for complete CCTV monitoring and recording systems are confused by such a veriaty of available products. The goal of this article is to guide buyers toward best possible and m...


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History of private security

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Friday, June 7, 2013, In : Homeland Security 

From the moment our ancestors figured out there was a difference between ‘mine’ and ‘ours’ there became a need for private security. Since its humble origins in Ancient Egypt on through to the recent events of our post 9/11 world mankind continues to need the industries of private security.

One of the earliest recorded examples of private security forces being utilized dates back to the thirteenth century B.C. Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses the II hired Nubians (popularly known as Medjai), Li...


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UK Border Agency to be split in two

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Thursday, June 6, 2013, In : Homeland Security 

Staff in the UK Border Agency have been told their jobs will stay exactly the same - despite the Home Secretary trumpeting sweeping reforms to the under-fire service.
Moments after Theresa May announced the UKBA would be split into two and brought back under her control, an embarrassing staff memo emerged.
It said the workforce would "still be doing the same job in the same place with the same colleagues for the same boss" despite the reforms.

Home Office permanent secretary Mark Sedwill wrote t...


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Home security tips

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, In : Home Security 
There are plenty of ways that you can protect your home from being targeted for crime.


Here are some you should consider :

  • Always lock the door and close the windows when you go out, even if you'll only be out for a short time.
  • All external doors should have three locking points. Mortice locks will add considerable strength to your door - you can buy them at your local DIY store.
  • Use deadlocks if you have them - they make it harder for thieves to get out again - window locks can help to stop...

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Door Supervisors

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, In : Door Supervisors 
We provide Door Supervisors for Pubs, Nightclubs, Events, Hotels, Casinos, Parties. All our Door Supervisors are hand picked and have excellent communication skills, alot of common sense, and many years experience. Excellent communication skills is the most important quality we look for. The day of the Nightclub bouncer is over. Most situations can be dealt with verbally. Making people feel welcome and comfortable at a venue is an important factor and limits the chance  of an incident. ...
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Security tips for women

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, In : Personal Security 

When travelling on your own by foot or public transport, especially to a destination you haven't been to before it pays to stay alert to what's going on around you. Always take your mobile phone and tell a family member or friend you'll call them when you reach your destination. Send them texts throughout your journey so they know you are OK. Take the busiest and most well lit route, if travelling by bus always sit close to the driver. If by train, try and sit in a compartment with other peop...


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Why are British pubs closing ?

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, In : Public Houses 

Because pub closures have escalated in the past year. According to the British Beer and Pubs Association, 27 pubs a week closed in 2012 – seven times faster than the previous year and 14 times faster than 2005. This means that four pubs a day are closing.

The figures have been released a week before The Budget. The Government has run out of money, and the pub industry is anxious that the Government does not put up beer taxes. "Beer sales in pubs – the backbone of the trade – are n...


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Russian Border Security

Posted by Spartan 24 Hour Security on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, In : International Security 

Russia will keep strengthening its border security, replacing outdated protective installations such as barbed wire fences with advanced surveillance and monitoring equipment, Vladimir Streltsov, a deputy head of Russia’s Federal Security Service, said in an interview with government daily Rossiiskaya Gazeta.

Radars, laser control systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, CCTV cameras, night vision equipment and other automatic information collection devices will be increasingly used t...


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