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COVID-19: Is Your Business Ready to Return to Work?

As many of us prepare to return to work during the pandemic, it is important to remember that effective social distancing does not require people to totally avoid interaction with others. The goal is to reduce interaction in the general population to such a point that COVID-19 no longer has enough hosts to survive. If everyone who contracts COVID-19 transmits it to – on average – less than one person, its spread will eventually peter out to manageable levels. This […]

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COVID-19: How Security Companies Can Help Retailers Reopen Safely

Non-essential retailers will be able to begin a “phased reopening” from a provisional date of June 1st, according to the government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy document published on May 11th. Retailers will be expected to follow safety guidance to maintain the recommended 2m social distancing policy, along with other measures to reduce the potential spread of the virus amongst staff, customers and clients. How measures will be enforced has not been announced but the government has released detailed guidance to help […]

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Health Tips for Life and Work During the COVID-19 Lockdown

At Magenta Security, our operational staff are working from home where their roles allow it, while our security guards continue to protect people and places across the country. We are immensely proud of the entire Magenta Security team, especially those who put themselves at risk to keep others safe. For a company to successfully adapt to operating under lockdown conditions, it must first and foremost look after the wellbeing of their staff. Below, you will find advice that we have […]

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Crime Prevention Advice for Business Owners

Security Fears Heightened as Thousands of Businesses Remain Closed Thousands of businesses up and down the country remain closed and with no clear indication of when they might re-open criminals are taking advantage of vulnerable premises and finding new ways to conduct criminal activity. Whilst the media are reporting a decrease in shoplifting, serious assaults, and car crime during the lockdown, what they’re failing to report to the same extent is a nationwide increase in theft from unattended business premises. In […]

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Thank You to All Our Key Workers

COVID-19 continues to challenge life for all of us, but I am on the whole proud of the way people are reacting, supporting each other and coming together as communities. One such community is the private security sector. It was an incredibly important moment when the BSIA and SIA came together to lobby and ensure that security guards are recognised as key workers. They have stood up for us as an industry at a time when it truly matters Though […]

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The Security of our NHS is at Risk Now More than Ever

For the majority of us it’s hard to imagine why criminals would target NHS premises and staff. And yet even in these unprecedented times when resources are already stretched to the limit we’re hearing reports of theft from NHS premises and crimes against NHS staff. Theft from hospitals and GP surgeries Surgical gloves and facemasks are being stolen from hospitals and GP surgeries up and down the country with no consideration for the health and safety of doctors, nurses, and patients. These […]

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Unprecedented Times & COVID-19

Magenta Security have been protecting the people, property and assets of London and the UK for over two decades. Never before have we seen anything like the current situation that we’re living through. These are truly unprecedented times and with all but non essential businesses being forced to close and employees being told to work from home wherever possible many businesses are being left vulnerable. Whilst working remotely maintains business operations it also creates a security risk for empty commercial […]

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Magenta Security Year in Review 2019: More Generous, More Green, More Lives Saved

2019 was a year of extremes. For all the great work we did, there’s no denying that political and economic uncertainty turned up the pressure for our company, our staff and our clients. However, despite the obstacles, 2019 still proved to be another landmark year for Magenta Security. Before we head into the new decade with all the opportunities and challenges it will bring, I would like to share a few of Magenta Security’s highlights from the past 12 months: […]

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Could a Security Company Manage Your Christmas Party?

You might know Magenta Security for our industry-leading security services, but did you know that we can provide a wide range of additional services at the same uncompromisingly high standard? If you’re trying to arrange the perfect Christmas party, you don’t need to look any further than us. From catering and waiting staff to front of house and valets, we can provide a full suite of hospitality and event management services all built into a single contract. So, if you’ve […]

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Four Tips for Hosting a Safe Office Christmas Party

An office Christmas party is the opportunity to send out the year on a high and leave everyone in good spirits, but only if no one comes to harm. On top of planning what everyone is going to be eating and drinking, it’s very important that you consider the risks of your party and how you can mitigate them. 1: Know who is coming in advance It may be tempting to say the more the merrier, but it’s essential that […]

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