Coronavirus: Getting Back to Work

Property Protection Personal Protection // 24 June 2020

The count down is on until we are allowed back to work. Here is some advice to help get you back to work safely.

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  • Coronavirus: Getting Back to Work

    Coronavirus: Getting Back to Work

    The count down is on until we are allowed back to work. Here is some advice to help get you back to work safely.

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  • Coronavirus: Security Tips to Secure your Property

    Coronavirus: Security Tips to Secure your Property

    Uncertain times can lead to opportunities for criminals. Here are some tips to help secure your property during this time.

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  • 4 Instances When You Should Consider Security

    4 Instances When You Should Consider Security

    As a business owner, you have a lot of balls to juggle. We have put together a list of 4 instances when you should focus on security.

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  • Supporting Business Growth

    Supporting Business Growth

    Equilibrium Risk ran their third Understanding your Security Risk workshop of the year- I found the workshop to be eye-opening and very useful.

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  • 8 Things to Consider BEFORE Investing in Security

    8 Things to Consider BEFORE Investing in Security

    One of the first questions I always get asked is: How much will it cost? Now we all know it’s not all about cost, there are other things to consider such as the benefits it will bring to the business. But still, the cost can the deciding factor on whether a project is given the green light or not.

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  • Case Study: How a Layered Security Plan Prevented Loss

    Case Study: How a Layered Security Plan Prevented Loss

    Huddersfield Rugby Union Football Club has been a long-standing client of ours. However, around 6 months ago they suffered a break-in – the first under our watch. Read about what happened.

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  • Guidance on the Use of Security Cameras

    Guidance on the Use of Security Cameras

    Simply putting up a camera in the hope of stopping criminal activity is not going to work. A more detail approach needs to be made if the system is going to achieve what you want it to.

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  • Understand your Security Risk

    Understand your Security Risk

    Your business is at risk from cyber attacks, criminal activity and even accidents at work. But with budgets being tight, where do you invest your hard earned money?

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  • Securing your Business over the Christmas Period

    Securing your Business over the Christmas Period

    With business’ winding down for the Christmas period, premises can become prime targets for cyber attacks, criminal activity, and property damage. We’ve got a few top tips to help you protect your business and prevent any unwanted disasters occurring before you return in the New Year.

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  • The CCTV Camera is Dead....

    The CCTV Camera is Dead....

    Cameras are commonplace in the UK these days, we see them everywhere. But the way cameras are used is evolving. They are no longer on standalone ‘closed circuit’ systems, but rather connected to the internet or large networks. They have changed, and so too must the name….

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  • Bonfire Night

    Bonfire Night

    Whether you are organising or just attending a bonfire and firework display with the customary pie and peas, jacket spuds, treacle toffee, parkin etc., it is timely to give a gentle reminder of a few precautions to ensure that the evening is incident free.

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  • Securing your Garden

    Securing your Garden

    Last week saw the first ever ‘Secured by Design’ (SBD) garden displaying at the renown RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, highlighting the importance gardening and landscaping has in reducing burglary. Read about it here.

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  • Intruder Alarms

    Intruder Alarms

    Protecting your business is important to any business owner but getting it right can be tricky. In this blog, we cover what an intruder alarm is, the types and grades of intruder alarms, integration with CCTV and lastly give some tips on using an intruder alarm effectively.

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  • Using CCTV to Protect your Business

    Using CCTV to Protect your Business

    Currently, there is a proliferation of CCTV, everyone is installing it. Using it to protect their businesses, their staff, and their cars absolutely anything. But does it make a difference? Are their businesses, staff, and cars more secure? We look into it in detail.

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  • High Value Items

    High Value Items

    What would happen if your business was targeted by criminals. Would they be able to effect your business? If they were able to steal or restrict access to what your business needs most to run, would your business be able to deal with such an impact? Would your business survive?

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  • Making a Robbery More Difficult

    Making a Robbery More Difficult

    We have put together a few tips to help make a robbery more difficult.

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  • What is Key Holding?

    What is Key Holding?

    For some businesses, Key Holding is a vital part of their business security plan. Over the years it has developed, but what is it? and should you use it in your business?

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  • Get your Perimeter Right First Time!

    Get your Perimeter Right First Time!

    The perimeter of your office or building is a property line or boundary that distinguishes what’s yours and what’s not. It is often the first line of defence against criminal activity. So, what’s the best way to protect your business and what perimeter or barrier should you use?

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  • 5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Security Company

    5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Security Company

    Choosing a suitable security company for your business premises is a challenging task. Ensuring the safety and security of your biggest assets is something that should not be taken lightly. After all, a quality security plan will prevent losses and create a safe and secure environment in which to operate.

    But where to start?

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  • How to Protect your Home whilst on Holiday

    How to Protect your Home whilst on Holiday

    Whether you’re taking a short break in the city or a two-week vacation in the Maldives, you’ll want to ensure your home is safe and sound for your return.

    Read on to learn how you can burgle-proof your home.

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  • Case Study: Safeguarding Businesses with Professional Key Holding

    Case Study: Safeguarding Businesses with Professional Key Holding

    Keyholding is the act of keeping a spare key to a residential or commercial premises.

    If you would like more information about how Equilibrium Risk’s professional keyholding and alarm response services can protect your business, please get in touch today.

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  • Case Study: Protecting Commercial Properties Against Burglaries

    Case Study: Protecting Commercial Properties Against Burglaries

    Law enforcement agencies have recently expressed a concern about the increase in repeat burglaries on commercial properties. Statistics have shown that over three quarters of all burglaries committed, are second, third and sometimes fourth attacks on the same business, over the course of a year.

    But what can a business do about it?

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  • All you Need to Know About Protecting your Home with CCTV

    All you Need to Know About Protecting your Home with CCTV

    Did you know an individual in the UK has the right to protect their domestic property using CCTV?

    If you need help making sense of a cost-effective and reliable security system for your home, get in touch today.

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  • Case Study: Securing Sites with CCTV and Alarm Systems

    Case Study: Securing Sites with CCTV and Alarm Systems

    Setting up a business is a daunting prospect. One of the most important aspects is to ensure the safety and security of your new business, building, employees and assets.

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  • Rotherham Abuse Trial- Protecting the Media

    Rotherham Abuse Trial- Protecting the Media

    The media have a very important job to do: to report the news. What’s in the news shapes what we think about our Country and what we consider important. But what happens when the Media can’t report the news, or are hindered in doing so?

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  • Behind the Scenes of the Keighley Abuse Case

    Behind the Scenes of the Keighley Abuse Case

    Early on Friday morning (5th Feb), Equilibrium Risk received a phone call to provide specialist protection to a camera crew filming the outcome of the case at Bradford Crown Court. The group had already been found guilty at an earlier hearing, this hearing was purely for the sentencing and the film crew were worried it could turn nasty.

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  • Keeping Lindley's Businesses Safe

    Keeping Lindley's Businesses Safe

    We all know or have heard of Heritage Exchange, it is a well known landmark. It is very busy and popular place. This leaves for a complex security environment.

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  • Holiday Security

    Holiday Security

    Going on holiday?

    Have you ever come home from a wonderful holiday to discover that you’ve been broken into? A burglary is just as bad at any time, but there’s something about the one that happened while you were away. Perhaps you asked yourself “Why didn’t the neighbours hear what was going on?” “Why didn’t I run the table

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