Latest News

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.

Security officer commended for handling gun threat

18th January 2022

A Venture security officer has been commended for his actions when faced with a threatening individual armed with what appeared to be a gun.

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Venture Security accredited by Good Business Charter

6th January 2022

Venture is delighted to have been recognised by the Good Business Charter for its commitment to ‘raising the bar’ through quality business practices.

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5 ways businesses can improve their security

13th December 2021

The arrival of winter often coincides with an increase in burglaries. If you haven’t reviewed your physical security plans recently, then there’s no better time to ensure they are as robust as they need to be.

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Introducing our first company video!

7th December 2021

After months of planning, days of filming and hours of editing, it is our pleasure to officially unveil Venture’s first company video!

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Venture Security celebrates 15 years in business

16th November 2021

Venture Security is celebrating 15 years protecting homes and businesses, as it continues to expand its reach across Hampshire and central southern England.

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Lights, camera, action – the making of Venture’s first company video!

2nd November 2021

Take a look behind-the-scenes at the making of our new company video, which was filmed at various client locations across the region!

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How do Venture's security officers support street attached individuals?

19th October 2021

Venture was one of the first security providers in both Hampshire and Wiltshire to be awarded low level police powers and we're very proud of the work our Town & City Centre Officers are doing, particularly in relation to supporting street attached individuals.

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Celebrating 10 years providing security for Andover manufacturer PLP

17th October 2021

Venture has been providing security for Andover manufacturer PLP for more than a decade, with the company highly valuing our quick response times and proactiveness.

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How has commercial security changed in the last 15 years?

11th October 2021

Here we take a look back at how the security industry has changed in the last 15 years, in particular the transformation that has taken place within commercial security.

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Venture’s event security team are back on track at Salisbury Racecourse

16th September 2021

Venture has worked with Salisbury Racecourse since 2015. With Covid-19 restrictions having eased and spectators now trackside once again, we caught up with Raceday Safety Officer and Venture’s Head of Events, Duncan Robertson, to find out what's been happening.

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Moving from the armed forces to a career in security

23rd August 2021

Pursuing a career within the security industry is a natural next step for many people serving in the armed forces. But just how easy is it to make the transition? Here we take a closer look at some of the top questions we’re often asked by those making the move.

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Physical security versus cyber security

8th August 2021

Businesses operating today face a growing number of security threats in both the physical and digital world. In this guide, we take a closer look at some of the most common types of crimes businesses face on and offline and what can be done about them.

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Mobile security patrols versus manned guarding - which is right for your business?

25th July 2021

When it comes to commercial security there are many options available for businesses. Here we’ve focused on two very popular commercial security solutions – mobile security patrols and manned guarding - to explain how they work, what the differences are and the type of businesses they are best suited to.

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Venture Security in action in Andover

22nd July 2021

Venture Security was officially founded in Andover more than 15 years ago and its the place we still call home today. Here is a snapshot of the broad range of services we provide for customers across the area.

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Venture and our commitment to the armed forces

21st June 2021

At Venture, we are passionate about supporting the armed forces. In particular, the regulars, reservists and veterans who are keen to enter the security industry to forge a new career for themselves. But how easy is it to make the move from the forces to the security industry?

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Venture security officer wins national award

16th June 2021

A Venture security officer who carried out lifesaving first aid and helped calm an intoxicated male armed with a Stanley knife, has been honoured with a top industry award.

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How did you first get into security?

15th June 2021

The diversity we have within the Venture team - with officers joining us from a wide range of different backgrounds and industries - is one of our greatest assets. But what motivated each individual to want to forge a career in the security industry?

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Social media - a secret weapon for physical security teams?

4th June 2021

Should professional security teams be monitoring employee social media accounts, to predict and prevent crime? Here, Venture's MD Paul Howe, takes a closer look at the issue.

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Andover BID Rangers recover nearly £5k of stolen goods

19th May 2021

Our Andover BID Rangers were first introduced in September 2020 and continue to ensure that Andover town centre is a safe place to shop and eat, while providing local businesses with security support for their premises.

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Venture Security in action in Salisbury

28th April 2021

For the latest in our ‘spotlight’ series of blogs, we are shining a light on Salisbury and the wide range of security services we provide for customers across the region.

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