Security Advice

24 Feb 2015

Garden & Shed Security Checklist

Take a look at our garden & shed security checklist which helps you to survey your home and see how a burglar might gain entry helping you to prevent it. 

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17 Feb 2015

Top 10 Everyday Security Tips

Read our top 10 everyday security tips to help reduce theft, crime and burglary. 


2 December 2014

Home Security Checklist

Print this Home Security Checklist to ensure there are no weak points in your home that a burglar can take advantage of such as letterboxes, sheds and windows.  

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30 October 2014

Halloween & Bonfire Night Security

Halloween & Bonfire night are usually enjoyed by the majority of the population with treats, toffee apples, sparklers and fireworks. However there are those few who take advantage of the festive spirit and cause mayhem with their tricks. Here are some to look out for.

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30 October 2014

Darker Night Security Tips

During the autumn and winter months make sure you make your home more secure, as darker nights can often mean burglars can operate undetected.

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31 July 2014

Revealed: Holiday Scams

It has been reported that UK holiday makers lose £7m a year to fraudsters according to the BBC. We have put together the most common ways to be tricked so you can avoid them this summer. 


25 July 2014

Summer Burglary Guide

The summer months brings warmer weather and the chance to enjoy BBQs, gardening and sunbathing. However opportunist thieves are always on the prowl and are more likely to attempt a burglary during the summer months than any other time of the year. Beat the Burglars this Summer by following these tips. 


30 June 2014

Holiday Security Guide

Follow this guide to make sure you have planned everything you need to do to stay safe and secure while away on holiday. 


27 June 2014

Top 10 Holiday Security Products for under £20

We have put together a list of 10 ways to stay safe and secure while away on holiday for under £20. Holidays are a time to relax and enjoy yourself. Make sure your holiday is not ruined by pick pockets, thieves and criminals at home or away.


25 May 2014

Bike Security Guide 2014

Opportunist thieves know bikes are often easy pickings due to a lack of security. Bikes are often not marked with owners details which makes them easy to sell on and less risky to the thief as they cannot be linked to the crime. 
The British Crime Survey highlights that more than half a million bikes are stolen each year! Follow these tips to help ensure your bike is not one of them. 

20 April 2014

Holiday Security Checklist

While you're away on holiday, your home could be at greater risk from thieves. We have worked with crime prevention teams to put together a holiday security pack which covers all of the essentials you will need to secure your home. 
Read our holiday security check list here. 

12 March 2014

Through the eyes of a burglar

Opportunist thieves spend time assessing home before they make a move, to decide if it's worth the risk. We have put together a list of 10 ways a burglar would consider breaking into your home. 
Have a read, then take a walk outside your home to see how you would react if you were a burglar.

11 March 2014

Student Safety Guide 2014

Criminals tend to target students due to the fact that they often carry high value electronics such as iPods, laptops and smart phones, and are less likely to be security conscious.
Whether you're still living at home or have moved out and living in student accommodation or shared flats, it is important to be aware of your belongings, look after your home and most importantly look after yourself. 

9 February 2014

Distraction Burglary

Distraction burglary or bogus caller theft is a crime which has affected many unlikely victims who open the door to a person who gains entry to your home by tricking you in some form or another with the intent to commit a crime. 
In this article we'll show you how they select their victims and how you can prevent becoming one of them. 

28 January 2014

Home / Flat Security Advice

Getting the basics right will significantly reduce your chance of being burgled. Most burglaries are still opportunistic and your job is to make your house less appealing to break into than the ones nearby!
Think how you would get into your house or flat if you were locked out. If you can get in, so can a burglar.