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Thinking of a career in security? Here are the basics you need to know when applying for an SIA licence.
Date published: 24/01/2019
Anyone who wishes to work in the UK security sector as a Door Supervisor, Security Guard, CCTV operator, or Key Holder must obtain a SIA Licence. The legal permission assists in monitoring the private security industry to increase its standards, advance the services provided, and eliminate criminality.
The importance of having CCTV for your organisation
Date published: 25/10/2018
In today’s world, security is an increasing priority for businesses. There are real and potential threats for employees, staff and material assets. Consortio Security is at the forefront of providing solutions that enhance security and improve safety. Used in conjunction with other security measures, CCTV is a great tool to deter crime and ensure accountability.
Date published: 15/10/2018
Warehouse Security is an important aspect for many commercial businesses. Companies across various industries depend on their warehouses to store valuable goods/assets. Security problems will result in financial loss as well as lower employee morale. We have compiled a list about the important security measures, businesses should put in place to keep their warehouse secure. If you spot anything you are currently lacking, we would recommend you upgrade your current security system.
Constructionline – Gold Membership
Date published: 05/10/2018
Consortio Security has achieved Constructionline’s Gold (Level 3) membership. Constructionline is the UK’s largest government-owned register of contractors and consultants for the construction industry – providing proof that we meet the required industry standards. Due to customer demand we have achieved the higher Gold standard which involves a Verified Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (covering Environmental Management, Equality and Diversity, Quality Management systems, and ensuring legislative compliance).
How to Prevent Security Tailgating
Date published: 17/09/2018
According to a recent survey, a majority of the respondents believe that security breaches from tailgating remain at the same level or are on the rise. More than 70 percent of respondents believe they are currently vulnerable to a security breach from tailgating. Furthermore, more than 70 percent believed that it was somewhat likely to very likely a security breach could happen at their own facility as a result of a tailgating incident.
Advice Guide – Protect yourself online
Date published: 10/09/2018
The internet has become an integral part of our lives with many of us using it for shopping, banking, entertainment and socialising. The internet has lots of positive aspects, but there are things you need to look out for. These include viruses which can damage your computer and online scams. Therefore, it is vital to ensure you know how to protect yourself online and keep your personal information safe whilst online. Within this article we will provide advice and tips on how to keep yourself, family and friends, safe online.
Consortio Security: How to be prepared in the event of a terrorist attack
Date published: 27/08/2018
Recent events in the UK and around the world remind us all of the terrorist threat we face, which in the UK is considered as ‘SEVERE’, meaning an attack is highly likely. Police and security agencies are working tirelessly to protect the public but it is also important that communities remain vigilant and aware of how to protect themselves if the need arises. ACT Awareness eLearning is a new CT awareness product designed for all UK based companies and organisations. ACT Awareness eLearning will provide nationally accredited corporate CT guidance to help industry better understand, and mitigate against, current terrorist methodology.
Consortio Security: Providing security for construction sites
Date published: 20/08/2018
Providing security for construction sites can be particularly challenging and developing. They are often natural targets for thieves as they generally contain a lot of high value materials and equipment. This can be easily accessible for criminals if proper and effective security measures are not put in place. This article looks at some of the common risks faced by civil engineering and construction sites, and explores some of the methods and steps that can be taken to make them more secure.
Consortio Security: Keeping students safe at university
Date Published: 13/08/2018
University campus buildings and student accommodation facilities are complex infrastructures and, with so many security requirements, it can be difficult to keep on top of them and the challenges they impose. In this article, we will discuss how to ensure the security and safety of university students.
Consortio Security: Keeping your home secure while away on holiday
Date Published: 06/08/2018
We all look forward to spending time away, on holiday, whether it’s relaxing on a beach you prefer or exploring a new city, we can all agree you don’t want to come back to find your home has been burgled. About 60 per cent of burglaries occur when no one’s at home, and the summer months see an increase in theft, simply because there are so many people away.
Consortio Security: Distribution Fraud – Fake University Orders
Date Published: 30/07/2018
All types of businesses are vulnerable to fraud and indeed many businesses have suffered significant losses through criminal actions, legal costs and a decline in public confidence after an incident. In this article, we will look at some of the most common types of fraud that affect businesses, what the warning signs are and how you can stop your business from becoming a victim of fraud.
Consortio Security: The benefits of body worn cameras
Date Published: 23/07/2018
Body worn cameras have become an important element of the preventative measures police use to protect their officers, by diffusing aggression early in a confrontation. After seeing the success of initiatives put in place by the police, private companies began to follow suit, especially in the security industry.