Month: December 2015

The Highs and Lows of 2015

Magenta’s Best Year Yet In an industry infamous for cutting corners, our investment in quality continues to pay off. In 2015, we won a number of major contracts and retained many of our long term clients, including one who had already been with us for eight years when they renewed their contract. There’s a positive buzz throughout the company as our success has allowed us to reward our staff for their hard work. Many of them will be working over […]

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What You Can Do to Keep Our Public Spaces Safe

The public are the most valuable tool the police have in apprehending criminals. With the threat of the UK being attacked by terrorists currently rated as “Severe”, it’s more important than ever that everyone understands the role they have in our country’s security. Following the recent attacks in Paris, the Metropolitan Police have increased the number of officers on the streets and across public transport, not only so that they can directly respond but also so that the public can […]

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Self-Employed Security Guards Are a Danger to Your Business

It’s frustrating when my potential clients don’t understand that when they hire self-employed guards, they put their business, their staff and the security guard themselves at great risk. Remember that all it takes to be a security guard is to pass training and receive a certificate. After that, any agency can scoop them up, advertise they have security officers available and then sell their services to you. You might think you’re getting a great deal as self-employed guards are usually […]

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Why Our Guards Work Harder and Happier

Why Our Guards Work Harder and Happier. Staff turnover in the security industry is 30% on average. This line of work typically isn’t seen as a long term career. Instead it’s a stop gap, something to do on the side while studying, working another job or if you’re out of options. Unfortunately, it’s not hard to see why security work has this image. Many companies overwork and underpay their staff, don’t provide adequate training and there are certainly no prospects […]

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