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.

How to conduct a physical security audit for your business

15th May 2024

How well is your physical security performing? And where might you need to make improvements? A good place to start when answering these questions is by conducting a physical security audit.

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How to measure and improve your business’ physical security performance

28th April 2024

Every security strategy requires regular evaluation to ensure it is effective, efficient, and remains aligned with wider business goals and objectives. But how do you measure your physical security performance? And how might you use the results to improve your physical security moving forwards? Here are some top tips.

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Night Wardens to help protect the vulnerable in Salisbury city centre

22nd March 2024

Specially trained officers from Venture Security are helping protect and support vulnerable people and providing a reassuring presence in Salisbury City Centre, as part of an initiative funded by Wiltshire's Police and Crime Commissioner.

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IWD2024: Investing in women in security

8th March 2024

For International Women’s Day 2024 we are recognising and celebrating women in security everywhere, who are breaking through the bias and smashing preconceptions at every turn.

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Why security training is vital for all employees and how to deliver it

19th February 2024

When did you last talk to all your staff about security? We've taken a closer look at the importance of physical security training for employees and share our top tips for delivering an effective physical security training programme.

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Wiltshire Council appoints Venture Security as its ‘eyes and ears’

29th January 2024

Venture Security, one of the south’s leading independent security companies, has been awarded a contract by Wiltshire Council to be its ‘eyes and ears’ out of office hours.

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10 New Year security resolutions for businesses

2nd January 2024

Security threats are constantly evolving, so it’s important that businesses regularly review and update their physical security plans to ensure any risks are minimised. Here are 10 steps to keeping your business secure in 2024.

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2023: The one where Venture Security grew (again)!

29th December 2023

Whether it was securing significant new security contracts, supporting major live events, or our officers being recognised for their impact on community safety, it has been another standout year for our team.

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My first events season with Venture Security

1st December 2023

We caught up with our new Operations Manager, Matt Paice, to see how he found his first summer events season with Venture.

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Reduce business disruption by investing in the right security

20th November 2023

If there’s one thing you learn in business, it’s that the unexpected can and will happen. Here's how having the right commercial security services in place can help lessen the risk of costly business disruption.

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How ADHD can be a superpower for security officers

9th October 2023

To mark ADHD Awareness Month 2023, we thought we’d look at some of the ways ADHD can prove to be a superpower when you’re a security officer.

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6 ways AI could benefit physical security teams

20th September 2023

Advances in artificial intelligence have the potential to impact on almost every industry on the planet - and the physical security sector is no different. Here are some key areas where the technology is already coming into its own.

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9 reasons why it’s great to be a Mobile Security Officer!

22nd August 2023

Our mobile patrols team here at Venture work throughout the night, supporting customers across Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire and Surrey. But what’s it really like being a mobile security officer? And how does it compare to other types of security roles? Here are some of the questions we’re often asked.

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Long service award for Mobile Patrol Officer Otis!

11th August 2023

Otis is one of Venture Security’s most experienced officers and this week he reached a milestone 10 years as a full-time employee with the company!

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What does a Mobile Security Officer do?

10th August 2023

Thinking of working in security? In this blog, we focus on what it’s like to be a Mobile Security Officer, as part of our team here at Venture Security.

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Award-winning Halo Technology Debuts at Newbury Racecourse

2nd August 2023

Venture Security has partnered with Halo Solutions to enhance its crowd safety and security operations at major events.

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Security officers to help tackle antisocial behaviour in Swindon

21st July 2023

Venture Security has been awarded a contract by Swindon Borough Council to help tackle antisocial behaviour within the town centre and wider borough.

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Is a career in security right for you?

11th July 2023

If you’re considering getting your SIA license but you’re not sure if you’ll be suited to this type of work, then here’s a few pointers to help you to decide if a career in security will be right for you.

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4 ways innovative tech is enhancing physical security

15th June 2023

Here are 4 examples of how innovative tech is having an impact within the physical security space right now.

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Andover security officers win national award

30th May 2023

Two Venture Security officers, whose actions prevented serious harm being caused to a vulnerable and distressed teenager, have been honoured with a top industry award.

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