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.

Every 45 seconds…

29th October 2013

Every 45 seconds, an attempted burglary takes place in the UK. Every 76 seconds, the housebreakers are successful.

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Venture Security offsets carbon emissions with tree planting scheme

9th October 2013

As anyone who works with us knows, we are dedicated to achieving industry accreditations in order to reflect our commitment to professionalism. But when you think of hiring a security company, your..

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Venture Director elected member of Security Institute

26th September 2013

Venture Security were delighted to receive the recent news that Managing Director Paul Howe has been elected as a member of prestigious organisation, The Security Institute.

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Top Marks for Venture Security

17th September 2013

Andover-based company Venture Security are delighted to announce that their results from a recent assessment conducted by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) have placed them yet again in the top...

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Protecting your home

12th September 2013

There are few things in life that are more important than our homes and families, yet there is little information available to help us to protect them effectively. Here are some tips on how to...

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Can you trust your security company?

11th August 2013

Two security industry giants had their wrists well and truly slapped in July over alleged overcharging which has cost the taxpayer tens of millions of pounds.

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Summertime… and the livin’ is easy…

26th July 2013

Not if you’re an events organiser, it isn’t! At this time of year, there are all manner of exciting outdoor events planned; from regattas and galas to proms and summer balls - with a few festivals...

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Top tips to keep your home safe when on holiday

15th July 2013

With the kids about to break up and the good weather having finally arrived, an estimated 45 million of us Brits will be planning to take a holiday over the summer. For police and firms like us...

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10 tips for greater security in the workplace

5th July 2013

Without the presence of security, opportunistic thieves consider office buildings, unguarded shops and businesses as easy targets.As a leading security company in Hampshire, Venture Security prides..

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Is your empty commercial property at risk?

20th June 2013

Times have been hard over recent years and a lot of well-known brands have disappeared from our high streets as a result. It’s also been tough for smaller businesses – with everyone being a little...

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What are the benefits of using an approved contractor?

5th June 2013

Choosing an ACS accredited supplier for the provision of your contract security services will help you to meet your security obligations to your staff, shareholders and other stakeholders.

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Is your business open to burglaries?

30th May 2013

Hampshire Constabulary has recently sent out a number of appeals following burglaries across the county, including many in the Andover area. From thefts of Olympic sports kits and thirty boxes of...

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The Street Pastor: A friendly ear, supportive advice and a lollipop or two!

23rd May 2013

What is a Street Pastor? Street Pastors are members of local churches with a particular interest in the welfare of young people in today’s society, particularly those involved in crime and...

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Scams Awareness Month

12th May 2013

Every year millions of people lose money through scams. We are all potential targets for the criminals who might try to scam us. This simple checklist will help you protect yourself and fight back...

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Is your empty house at risk?

9th May 2013

When trying to deter possible thieves or squatters from an empty premises, there’s only so much that a lighting timer and dummy alarm box will do.

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SIA celebrates 10 years

1st May 2013

Congratulations to the Security Industry Authority (SIA), regulator of the UK’s private security industry.

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Joss Stone admits to having no security in place

11th April 2013

If you’ve seen the news lately, it’s likely that you’ll have heard about the recent case concerning a plot to kill world-famous singer, Joss Stone..

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Essential home security: protecting your property from burglars

1st April 2013

Over 40,000 burglaries took place in the UK in January 2013.* It makes good sense to take the threat to your home and your belongings seriously...

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Venture is first for Specialist Security Services

28th March 2013

You may never have considered that you’d need a security presence at your home; you probably thought that residential security teams were only required by the rich and famous - and you certainly...

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Night-Time Safety

21st March 2013

As a security company, you’d expect public safety to be our top priority – no surprises there! Specifically, night time safety can be particularly demanding for our highly skilled operatives for a...

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