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National Home Security Month: Front Door Security

National Home Security Month: Front Door Security

Did you know 74% of burglaries are carried out via entry through a front door?   Burglary concerns everyone, yet 42% of UK residents regularly leave their doors unlocked and only think about locking it if they’re away overnight which is why National Home Security...

National Home Security Month: Busting Myths with Hints and Tips

National Home Security Month: Busting Myths with Hints and Tips

Homes with no security measures are five times more likely to be burgled than those with measures in place.  The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed a 13% increase in theft between March 2017 and March 2019, with 28% of UK adults having no security...

September was Preparedness Month: Are you more prepared?

September was Preparedness Month: Are you more prepared?

UK adults are not prepared for an emergency. Are you one of them? A recent British Red Cross survey found 26% of UK adults believe, during their life, they’ll be affected by a major emergency. But over 70% said no one in their household has prepared for the...

Health and Safety in Restaurants

Health and Safety in Restaurants

Do you know the risks and how to minimise them? The restaurant industry in the UK is worth over £38 billion, with 1.7 million Brits visiting a restaurant at least once a week. It continues to grow and evolve as a result, currently employing around 988,000 from chefs...

Firefighter Numbers in Crisis

Firefighter Numbers in Crisis

The steps you can take to reduce the burden on UK firefighters  There are 11,500 fewer UK firefighters in 2019 than 2010, this year’s numbers increasing by just 1%. Government funding for English fire and rescue services has been cut by 30% between 2013 and 2020. The...

Boundary Gate and Barrier’s new website!

Boundary Gate and Barrier’s new website!

New website open for business.   BGB’s website has gone through a complete renovation, it was built to provide customers with more and clearer information on the products and services we offer. It is now far more visually appealing, has a whole new set up of...

Delta Monitoring Services Acquired!

Delta Monitoring Services Acquired!

We are excited to announce we have acquired Delta Monitoring Services, VRC will operate both companies.   We are delighted to announce that Delta Monitoring Services (DMS) and VRC (Video Receiving Centre Ltd), have signed an agreement to merge our two leading...

The UK’s most lethal Industry

The UK’s most lethal Industry

The fatal accident rate is higher in agriculture and farming than any other sector Employees in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector are 20 times more likely to be killed at work than any other sector combined. Around 360,000 people work in agriculture, or 1%...

Retirement Complex Gutted by Fire

Retirement Complex Gutted by Fire

Fire Safety must be taken more seriously in buildings with vulnerable people Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to deal with a blaze engulfing a retirement home, which caused 150 elderly and disabled residents to be evacuated and the building to cave in....