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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.

The SIA business licence – who needs it and what does it mean?

8th March 2018

The law is changing in the way security companies are licenced. From 6th April 2015 (subject to Ministerial approval), all regulated UK security businesses that provide licensable individuals under...

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Does your security provider have a contingency plan?

8th March 2018

When the ‘Beast from the East’ met Storm Emma, creating the worst weather conditions experienced by the UK for many years, this saw business and industry widely grinding to a halt. But that didn’t stop the team here at Venture.

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What security measures should your business invest in?

1st March 2018

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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9 top tips for improving your workplace security

8th January 2018

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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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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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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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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The Andover Community First Responders are a local group which Venture are very proud to support

24th April 2016

“A responder is a member of the public, trained by the ambulance service, who volunteers to help in their community by responding to medical emergencies before the arrival of an emergency ambulance”

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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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