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We try and keep you up to date with the latest news, tips and advice from in and around the security industry. This section is also used to keep you informed on the latest developments within our company. Please check back regularly, follow us on social media and please let us know if you have any stories that you feel might be relevant.

    Venture Security makes ‘living wage’ commitment

    18th December 2017

    Andover-based security specialist, Venture Security, has been accredited as a living wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation. The organisation has committed to paying all its permanent employees at least a minimum hourly wage of £8.75 in the UK and £10.20 in London - both rates being significantly higher than the statutory minimum for over 25s.

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    What security services does my business need?

    1st August 2017

    Security threats can come from many different sources and their impact on a business can be devastating. Having the right security provisions and procedures in place can help reduce the risk, while promoting a safe working environment for staff and visitors, and minimising any potential financial losses.

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    FAQS - What can you expect if you work with Venture Security?

    24th July 2017

    For over a decade, the team at Venture Security has been providing professional security services to private and commercial clients across the south of England. That’s what we do – but how do we do it? And what can you expect if you work with us? Understanding a client’s needs and ensuring they are met, while delivering an affordable service that doesn’t compromise on quality, is our top priority.

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    The benefits of using an SIA approved contractor for your business security

    5th June 2017

    There’s a lot to think about when it comes to choosing a security provider. You’ll want to ensure you make the right decision and can feel confident that your needs and expectations will be met. Depending on your individual business needs, and the type and frequency of services you require, there will be certain key questions you should ask of a prospective supplier.

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    What security measures should your business invest in?

    23rd May 2017

    Businesses today face a growing number of increasingly sophisticated threats, both to their physical and digital assets. Therefore, making the right decision over which security measures and technology to invest in, is more important than ever. Whatever size or industry your company may operate in, the damage and potential downtime that can be caused if you’re the victim of crime could be devastating.

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    10 top tips for improving your workplace security

    30th March 2017

    Every business needs to make decisions about where best to invest its hard-earned cash and in the face of increasingly sophisticated criminals, security is often high on the priority list.

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    Does your current security provider make the grade?

    3rd April 2017

    Q. Do they always attend to your alarm activations? Q. Can they respond within 20 minutes in accordance with NPCC guidelines? Q. Do they send you detailed incident reports?

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    What to ask when choosing a security provider: Your Checklist

    Choosing a security provider is an important decision for any business to make. When you’re placing the safety of your premises, equipment and staff in someone else’s hands, you need to know it is a firm you can trust. But when faced with flashy websites, glossy brochures and slick sales pitches, it can sometimes prove difficult to know where best to turn. And the last thing you want is to be won over by promises that are never delivered on.

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    Making Your Event Secure: A Brief Guide

    7th March 2017

    If you were catering for an event, you wouldn’t dream of just ‘getting in food’. You would plan menus in some detail. Yet when it comes to event security, it’s something that is often shoehorned into planning without a proper definition of what is needed for the particular event, or what is expected from the security hired.

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    Andover security firm celebrates 10 years protecting homes and businesses

    16th November 2016

    Andover-based security specialist, Venture Security, is celebrating 10 years in business, as it continues to expand its reach across Hampshire and throughout central southern England.

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    SIA Licencing Changes

    3rd June 2016

    The SIA are introducing new online services that will improve the information available to all licence applicants, speed up the application process and enhance the service they provide. The SIA ...

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    Venture awarded highest score to date in this year's SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) assessment

    25th May 2016

    We are extremely proud to announce that Venture has been awarded our highest score to date in this year’s SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) assessment. 146 places us in the top 10% of all SIA ACS..

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    How to prevent false alarm call-outs

    29th February 2016

    Each month we receive a number of false alarm calls, some of which could have been easily preventable. And while Venture Security’s mobile patrol officers are glad to arrive at your property to find..

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    Staying Safe - Key principles that you can take in the event of a Terrorist Attack

    17th February 2016

    Firearms and weapons attacks are rare in the UK. However in view of the tragic events in Paris since November 2015 it is appropriate to highlight the key ‘Stay Safe’ principles that you can take in...

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    Blog: What about Jack?

    16th February 2016

    Whilst out and about this week I visited a very grand building refurbishment site in the heart of Hampshire. At the entrance to the site, I bumped into an old colleague, who for the sake of this...

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    New addition to Team Venture

    9th February 2016

    We’re very pleased to welcome Jenny Pidgen to the team as our new Office Manager...

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    Security team praised for fast response following accident

    16th July 2015

    A local security team were praised last weekend following their quick thinking after a man was hit by a car in Weyhill. The team, who are employed by Venture Security were working at the Weyhill...

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    IN THE PRESS: Salisbury hoping to repeat successful drugs operation

    15th July 2015

    A DRUGS dog called Patch was employed to sniff out racegoers carrying illegal substances at Salisbury’s popular ladies night in a joint operation with Wiltshire Police likely to be repeated at the...

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    Salisbury Racecourse has joined the local Pubwatch scheme ahead of the new racing season

    28th May 2015

    Salisbury Racecourse has this year contracted a new company, Venture Security, which is a local security firm who already have a number of contracts in the Salisbury area.

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    …they put dynamite next to Jeremy Kyle…deal with it man!

    9th March 2015

    We are very lucky here at Venture as we get involved in some really interesting security assignments. Possibly our most humorous and bizarre to date, was being contacted by the producers of ITV’s...

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