Security Team Preparations

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Prior preparation and planing prevents p*** poor performance It’s that time of year again. That minor lull before things get crazy again for the Christmas. Usually the time of year after everybody has gotten their summer holidays out of the way and are ramping up business plans for the coming months. Security is usually left out of this process unless …

Security Operative Questions and Answers: 3

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This week is another session of questions and answers submitted to the website or the page over the past number of weeks. These aren’t half of the actual questions I get sent in but they are chosen from as ones that have either been sent in multiple times or that I think a wider audience would benefit from the answer. …

Changing jobs in security

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How to change jobs in security The security industry is finally returning to a stage where the demand for good security operatives is outstripping the supply. That’s not to say that there aren’t enough security staff out there but there certainly is a shortage of professional security staff out there who are becoming sought after. Those who have placed themselves …

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Security Operative basics: Setting the standard

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Short rant crossed with a basic message this week. Is it just me or have standards dropped in the security industry in the last few years. I’m not talking about the standard of person entering the industry or standards of work conditions. I’m talking about the standards of how we look, act and behave while on duty. Maybe its just …

Duty of Care, Negligence and Liability in the Security industry

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Duty of care This week I’m going to go all legal and talk about duty of care. These 3 words on which a significant amount of business in the security industry are based. The words are used over and over in operations records, assignment instructions and legal issues around the security industry but how much does the average security operative …