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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.

Case study: Mobile patrols in action for Salisbury firm

3rd August 2018

How the Venture team helps protect the premises, property and people working at Salisbury professional services firm Rowanmoor.

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What are mobile security patrols and how do they work?

3rd August 2018

Mobile patrols are one of the most popular and cost-effective solutions for keeping commercial premises and property safe, outside of normal office hours. Here we look in more detail at how such patrols work and what you might expect.

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A day in the life: Venture security officer on royal duty

4th July 2018

Venture Security has a long-standing relationship with Salisbury City Council and when the team was asked to provide security for a royal visit to the city, they were only too happy to help.

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Venture Security marks expansion with appointment of new sales director

18th June 2018

Venture Security has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Michael McGarry as sales director. As sales director, Michael will work closely with the board and senior management team to spearhead the company’s ambitious growth plans. He will be responsible for developing and managing relationships with new and existing clients.

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Are your facilities secure?

14th May 2018

For facilities management teams, security remains a top priority, as crime levels but also ‘terror attacks’ and other events, continue to highlight the importance of having a comprehensive security strategy in place.

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Top tips for working the night shift

19th April 2018

Expert advice on managing the unique challenges associated with working night shifts.

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GDPR: Is your security provider compliant?

9th April 2018

How does GDPR affect security companies and their services? And what are the key questions you need to be asking your provider?

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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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