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UK Schools Warned Over Anticipated Crime Wave

Wednesday 20th July 2022

UK Schools Warned Over Anticipated Crime Wave

As the UK endures an unprecedented heat wave, specialist insurer Ecclesiastical has issued a warning to schools that, as they close their doors for the summer recess, they could become attractive targets for criminals over the coming weeks and months.


Keeping Our Senior Citizens Safe and Secure

Thursday 14th July 2022

Keeping Our Senior Citizens Safe and Secure

Unfortunately, older people are an easy target for criminals. Official figures collected and analysed in 2019 showed that an older person becomes the victim of fraud every 40 seconds. Around one in 12 (8%) of respondents to the 2019 survey reported being the victim of fraud in the previous year, equivalent to more than 800,000 senior citizens in England and Wales. In this post we look at the ways criminals target the elderly and what can be done to protect them.


Tackling Escalating Hate Crime in the UK

Thursday 7th July 2022

Tackling Escalating Hate Crime in the UK

The annual home office statistics for 2020/21 report 124,091 hate crimes were recorded. This represents a 9% increase from 105,090 offences recorded in 2019/2020 and the highest level since records began in 2011/12. In this post we look at hate crime and the reasons why reported incidents are increasing.


Mirrors for Security and Safety - Complete Guide

Thursday 30th June 2022

Mirrors for Security and Safety - Complete Guide

From the headlamps in our cars to the mirrors in our bathrooms we all rely on mirrors, in their various forms, every day. But shopping for safety or security mirrors to fulfil specific needs can be confusing. In this post we cover everything you need to know when seeking and selecting the best mirror or mirrors to meet your needs.


How to Protect Electrical Sockets and Prevent Damage

Thursday 23rd June 2022

How to Protect Electrical Sockets and Prevent Damage

Electrical socket covers have been incorrectly described as ‘an absolute con and totally unnecessary’. But this and other criticisms relate to electrical socket inserts and not the widely respected SocketPro Safety Covers available from our store. In this post we clarify the difference between these products and demonstrate the benefits provided by our electrical socket covers.


How to Secure Your Home While on Holiday

Thursday 16th June 2022

How to Secure Your Home While on Holiday

Returning home from a wonderful holiday to find your home has been burgled and possibly ransacked is an extremely upsetting experience. Inevitably, victims wonder if they could have avoided this trauma and expense by paying more attention to their home security before going away. In this post we look at what you can do to ensure your home remains safe and secure while you’re enjoying your vacation.


How to Protect and Secure Your Beach Hut

Thursday 9th June 2022

How to Protect and Secure Your Beach Hut

Police forces in coastal areas are urging beach hut owners to pay attention to security in response to reports of break-ins, burglary and vandalism. Beach huts have been an intrinsic part of the British seaside since Victorian times and the value of these ‘sheds-by-the-sea’ has skyrocketed in recent years. In this post we provide practical security advice that will help keep them safe.


Are You Protected Against Letterbox Crime?

Wednesday 1st June 2022

Are You Protected Against Letterbox Crime?

While letterboxes in front doors provide a practical way for our post to be delivered they also present a significant vulnerability that’s often overlooked. In this latest post we highlight the impact of letterbox crime and consider practical ways to bolster protection.


Two Wheel Security When Out and About

Thursday 26th May 2022

Two Wheel Security When Out and About

There are many ways to keep valuable bikes and motorbikes safe and secure when at home. But when out and about, security options are limited. In this post we look at what you can do to protect your cycles and motorbikes on the move.


Operation Sceptre - Knife Crime Week of Action

Thursday 19th May 2022

Operation Sceptre - Knife Crime Week of Action

Knife crime has a huge impact on businesses, families and communities. Operation Sceptre is a national campaign which takes place twice a year, supporting the work UK police forces carry out all year round to ensure residents are safe from knife crime in their community.


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