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Event Security Checklist for Music Venues, Clubs, Exhibitions and More

Whether your event is for business, pleasure or both, the safety of your guests should always be your first concern. Someone being hurt, property being stolen or the venue being vandalised can overshadow all the hard work put into your event and could even result in legal action. Here’s a short checklist to make sure you’ve got your event security essentials covered. If you ever want more advice, you can always get in touch with us at 0800 772 3786. […]

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The Security Industry Hasn’t Escaped the Brexit Nightmare

From speaking to my colleagues, clients and fellow security companies over the past few weeks, one thing is clear: Brexit is a complete nightmare. The government’s fumbling of the UK’s exit from the European Union is sending shockwaves throughout business, and is being felt in two key areas in the security industry. The security industry is losing European staff The first and most damaging issue that affects both security companies and their customers is the loss of staff across security […]

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Could Brexit Cause a Spike in Lorry Burglaries?

10,000 freight vehicles pass through Dover on peak days. Any change to our customs procedure following Brexit is expected to cause disruption to our freight network while also providing opportunities for criminals. If your business is likely to suffer from the delays at our ports, make sure you have a security contingency plan in place before March 29th. Lorries may be stuck in miles of traffic jams following Brexit Plans are to designate a 13-mile section of the M20 as […]

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Prepare Your Security for Potential Port Chaos After Brexit

Of the many looming potential Brexit disasters on the horizon, chaos at our ports is the one that has the biggest impact on our security, with millions of pounds of goods under threat from opportunist criminals. Our ports aren’t prepared for Brexit The government claims to have contingency plans in place to ease pressure on the ports in the event of a no-deal Brexit, but you don’t have to apply much scrutiny to see how dangerously unprepared our ports are. […]

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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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Why Your Company is Vulnerable Without a Security Plan

What is a security plan and why should my company have one? Having a formal security plan allows you to react appropriately during an emergency, after discovering a break in or if an alarm goes off in the middle of the night. It’s the difference between having a cool head and running around like a headless chicken. A security plan is a detailed record of: your security providers and their contact details; instructions for all security, mechanical and electrical services […]

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Will Your Office Be Safe and Secure Over the Christmas Holidays?

Whether you’re spending time with family, going abroad or just putting your feet up for a few days, the Christmas holidays are the perfect time to let your worries melt away. But your relaxation will come crashing to a halt if you return to your office to discover it’s been ransacked of its valuable equipment and your sensitive information is in the hands of criminals. Luckily, our dedicated security guards and control room staff will continue to be available over […]

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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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A Two-Tier ACS Would Solve the Security Industry’s Problems

A Two-Tier ACS Would Solve the Security Industry’s Problems – Why Won’t the SIA Implement It? In my conversations with clients, the Metropolitan Police and SO19, people are often shocked to learn that there is no mandatory regulation of security companies. Many believe – rightfully so – that the Security Industry Authority (SIA) governs the industry from top to bottom, when, in reality, it only governs around 20% of it. That’s right: the organisation that we all depend on to […]

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