An interesting article by an experienced door supervisor, giving advice to his colleagues about the importance of looking smart and professional when working in frontline security. Whilst the author is talking about working at licensed premises, the same message can be drawn to more corporate and industrial security applications too.
We are delighted to welcome the latest addition to our Canine Support Section, Toby. In the next few days, Toby will embark upon a rigourous course to train him as a licensed detection dog - and will soon be working with his handler, and canine companions to help us deter and detect the unlawful possession of controlled substances.
When an emergency occurs, whether it is a cardiac or first-aid emergency, or a natural disaster or workplace violence incident, the emergency responder who makes the difference between life and death is one who is well trained. This can include individuals who receive this training as part of their profession and also ordinary members of society.
We help businesses like yours prepare for the unexpected, helping you understand how your business could respond to a major incident. Working with you and your colleagues, we create a positive security culture - that will achieve a greater awareness of security-sensitive business functions, new and innovative ways to mitigate your vulnerabilities and improve your business continuity.
In the current socio-economic climate security is becoming increasingly important - yet the industry continues to struggle to shake off negative stereotypes and change the public perception of those who embark upon a career in security. It is time that this changed, and we all now play a key role in safeguarding your business, and national security. This is exactly why we need to value the contribution of your security officers serving on the frontline to keep you safe.