With the start of British summertime, it’s high time to carry out a full audit of CCTV systems and intruder alarms to make sure you’re well equipped to stay safe and secure as the nights get lighter.
What do darker nights mean for your business? It happens every year – the clocks go back at the end of October and we say goodbye to summer and spring for what often seems like an eternity. When the clocks go back, days become shorter and nights last longer – and as a result, risk […]
The National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC) announced last week that due to spending cuts and the need to focus police efforts elsewhere, burglary victims will no longer receive home visits from police officers. If you were already worried about burglary, now that the support provided by the police is being discontinued it is more important […]
CCTV systems are set up to protect businesses and deter criminals. Unfortunately, simply having a CCTV System is not always enough to deter or catch criminals, as was the case with the publicised Hatton Garden jewel heist that saw £50000 worth of diamonds stolen. The gang climbed down a lift and spent up to 24 […]
The Manchester Evening News has just published a story detailing CCTV camera statistics, which featured input from none other than our very own Managing Director, Simon Farmer. It even featured a picture of Simon in his ACC branded security shirt. He said “there is a big influx of more economical camera systems which have led […]
Property and business protection is more essential than ever when it can help crime prevention. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan Howe is of the opinion CCTV cameras are invaluable tools in dispensing justice. He stated that all businesses and home owners needed to have CCTV systems. Howe stressed there is “a strategy to encourage […]
The Care Quality Commission (CQC), an independent regulator for health and social care in England, has published guidance on the use of hidden CCTV cameras in nursing and care homes. It comes after the BBC Panorama programme ‘Behind Closed Doors: Elderly Care Exposed’ used secret filming to uncover abuse and neglect in a number […]