Category: Crime Prevention

How to Prevent Theft in Warehouses and Distribution Centres

Logistics is the industry of the 21st century. More and more shopping has moved online, resulting in millions of goods moving around the country every day. But the bigger this unfathomably complex network becomes, the more weak links begin to form in the chain. It’s the role of security companies such as us to strengthen them and keep your company running smoothly. What security risks do logistics companies face? Storing and moving goods is always going to come with the […]

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Planning a Christmas Party? Don’t Forget About Security

Whether you’re eagerly anticipating or dreading this year’s Christmas party, you want to make sure that everyone attending will be safe – even if their reputations may not be. At Magenta Security, we’re experts in providing event security that allows you to relax and enjoy the festivities knowing that you’re in safe hands. Here are some of the benefits of hiring security guards for your Christmas party – stupid hats optional. Monitoring for theft If your Christmas party is being […]

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How to Defend Your Business Against Winter Crime

The clocks have gone back, the nights grow longer and the days colder. While businesses ramp up operations for the challenges and opportunities of the festive season, criminals prepare for a high season of their own. The Office for National Statistics found an increase in business robberies of up to 22.8% between November and February, while Lloyds Bank reported 35% more home insurance claims for forced burglary between October and February. This also happens to be the time of year […]

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Simple Security Tips for Your Manufacturing or Construction Site

Manufacturing businesses and construction sites face unique risks over the Christmas period. While you may be enjoying time with friends and family, criminals are on the hunt for empty, unprotected sites that are often in areas that are completely empty over the holidays. No one wants to come back from their break to have to deal with police reports, insurance claims and lost business, so here are some simple security tips to keep your manufacturing business or construction site safe […]

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How to Keep Your Service Business Safe This Christmas

The Christmas and New Year holidays provide a unique opportunity for criminals. For two weeks or more, many service businesses will be entirely empty, leaving their offices full of expensive, easy-to-sell equipment ripe for the picking. Don’t let your festive period be ruined by theft and damage. Here are some easy measures you can take to keep your service business safe over the Christmas period. Don’t overlook the basics People often overlook the most basic things, which end up coming […]

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Is Your Security Ready for the Winter Risks?

The clocks have gone back, marking the start of the season of long nights and cold weather. But the winter months mean more than just darker commutes and higher heating bills, it’s also the time that businesses are most at risk of break ins. A 2013 study by the Office for National Statistics found a spike in business robberies starting in November, peaking at 22.8% in January. The numbers are clear: as the nights get longer, criminals get bolder. Throughout […]

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‘Tis the Season for Break Ins

Christmas is fast approaching as we enter peak season for break ins. Businesses across the UK prepare for goods to fly off their shelves while logistics gear up to move stock from warehouse to store and from store to customer. But on the outskirts another type of business watches with hungry eyes waiting for the chance to strike on a weak link in the chain. Most criminals don’t steal so they can keep the goods, they’re stealing so that they […]

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