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.

Jodie Stevens joins Venture Security as compliance manager

26th October 2020

Venture bolsters its senior team with the appointment of Jodie Stevens as compliance manager.

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Venture Security locks in contract with Simplyhealth

5th October 2020

Simplyhealth has awarded a contract for the protection of its four office buildings in Andover and Winchester, to local security provider Venture Security.

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Venture Security appoints Helen Butler as office manager

17th September 2020

Venture is delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Butler as office manager.

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Covid-19 wardens: City centre security officers offer ‘readymade solution’

14th September 2020

Covid-19 Wardens are to be employed by councils to help enforce coronavirus rules within towns and city centres. Security officers who are already on patrol in such locations, offer a readymade solution, while having the added benefit of being able to help combat some of the major challenges towns and cities are facing.

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Venture Security starts patrols at Hampshire beauty spot

14th August 2020

Venture Security is working with Twyford and Shawford parish councils to help tackle antisocial behaviour at a popular Hampshire beauty spot.

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Venture Security to help tackle antisocial behaviour in Andover

4th August 2020

Venture Security has been awarded a contract by Andover Business Improvement District (BID) to help tackle antisocial behaviour in the town centre.

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Security focus: Supporting the safe return of employees to site

3rd August 2020

Here we take a closer look at some of the tools, tech and innovations that facilities managers are considering, to support the safe return of staff, customers and visitors to the premises.

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Managing TUPE and staff transfer when outsourcing security

24th July 2020

Organisations are naturally concerned about the impact that outsourcing their security may have on staff. At Venture, we have successfully managed TUPE and undertaken the transfer of staff from numerous customer sites. Here is an insight into the TUPE process we follow and some of the feedback we have received.

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What security services does my business need?

15th June 2020

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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Police praise Venture City Centre Security Officer following incident in Salisbury

29th May 2020

It takes confidence and quick thinking to manage antisocial behaviour and our City Centre Security Officers (CCSOs) can regularly find themselves face-to-face with some challenging situations. Which is why we love receiving feedback like this!

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The 7 biggest physical security threats to businesses

22nd May 2020

UK businesses are the victims of physical crime more than once every minute. Here, we take a closer look at the seven most common threats and what you can do about them.

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Meet Team Venture – Paul

12th May 2020

In our latest 'meet the team' blog, we catch up with Paul, founder of Venture and find out more about his passion for excellence, the Chinese restaurant he’ll always think of fondly and why he won’t be running another marathon anytime soon!

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Coronavirus crime trends and scams to look out for

4th April 2020

Here we take a closer look at some of the emerging crime trends and how to reduce the risk of you or your business becoming a victim.

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Keeping our customers’ premises safe during COVID-19

27th March 2020

Despite all the uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus, for the Venture team it is business as usual and we are here to help, should you need us. We continue to provide a full range of services, 24/7, with stringent plans in place to ensure business continuity.

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10 steps to protecting your business premises when unoccupied

26th March 2020

Commercial premises are at their most vulnerable when left unoccupied and if given a window of opportunity, then would-be criminals can quickly take advantage. Having effective security plans in place is a vital first step. There are also some key site maintenance tasks to carry out. Here is a list of the top ten things you need to think about.

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Are private security firms ’doing the job of the police?’

11th February 2020

With the UK high street under pressure, councils and local partnership initiatives are increasingly seeking innovative solutions to support the businesses on their patch. One option for tackling such behaviour - which several towns and cities have already explored - is enlisting the support of the private security sector.

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6 steps to protecting employees from workplace violence

22nd January 2020

Violence in the workplace is a serious issue – and sadly, it’s a growing problem. Having a workplace violence-prevention programme is therefore crucial, especially for those organisations where employees may be working within an environment that has a heightened risk. Here we take a closer look at the steps employers can take to protect their employees.

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The 7 most common items stolen in commercial burglaries

12th January 2020

UK businesses saw a 9% increase in theft over the past three years. But what assets are criminals most keen to get their hands on? And what steps can businesses take to better protect themselves? Here are the seven most common commercial items UK criminals are targeting.

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2019: A standout year for Venture!

18th December 2019

Here we take a look back on 2019 and reflect on what has been a standout year for the Venture Security team.

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Andover security firm shortlisted for top industry award

10th December 2019

Venture is celebrating after being named a finalist for a top industry award. The company has been shortlisted in the category of Outstanding Contract Security Company - Guarding, as part of the OSPAs 2019.

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