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Criminals and fraudsters are operating all around us. Here are some articles on how to protect yourself.

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3 Potential Sources Of Violence To Your Lone Workers

Many businesses will need their workers to perform at least some of their duties alone, which is why security services in Manchester may prove invaluable to ensuring employee safety. Lone worker protection can come in a number of forms, whether it’s tracking devices or CCTV systems, so it’s important to find a company that can …

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Beware Of Pension Scams, Savers Warned

Savers in the UK have been warned to watch out for pension scams and be on their guard against anyone trying to take them for a ride, with the Pensions Regulator now launching a website to help people be more aware of the dangers. Pension Wise offers information to people about what they should be …

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Newsagents Ram-Raided For Cash Machine

Manchester businesses may want to consider investing in concrete barriers to help protect their premises after hearing how one newsagents in Essex was ram-raided by a gang in a forklift truck intent on making off with the cash machine. Onlookers said that the men smashed their truck into the front of the shop on Roydon …

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Citizens Advice: More Support Needed For Victims & Witnesses

Security guards in the north-west who witness crimes may find they’re offered a greater level of support if warnings from Citizens Advice are taken into account. The organisation is calling for high quality and consistent support for both witnesses and victims of crime, in response to a new HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and HM Crown …

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What Is Keyholding?

Businesses and homeowners considering their security options may want to look into the key holding services Manchester companies have to offer. This may not have been something you’ve looked into before, instead opting for CCTV, mobile patrols, security guards and other traditional forms of security. However, keyholding can be especially useful if you need to …

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Urban Fraud Myths Revealed

Action Fraud – the UK’s national reporting centre for internet crime and fraud – has identified some of the most common myths and their alternate reality to help people protect themselves from fraudsters. There are myths identified on the organisation’s website. There is also crime prevention advice on the site that will help people to …

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Police Chief Admits Officers May Not Attend Burglaries

More businesses may wish to invest in north-west alarm response services following comments from a senior Greater Manchester Police (GMP) constable that officers are unlikely to attend the site of certain burglaries in the future. Deputy chief constable Ian Hopkins, who will soon be the GMP’s new chief constable, was quoted in the Manchester Evening …

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Unis Urged To Tackle Violence Against Women

UK universities have been urged to do more to tackle violence against women on college campuses, with a new taskforce being set up to work alongside the higher education sector to develop a new code of practice. It is being asked to explore how to develop a kitemark system to award to successful institutions, as …

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Crime Prevention Tips – to protect your Home in your absence

Crime Prevention Tips –  to protect your Home in your absence Lights – Put timers on your table lamps to give the impression that people are at home. Radio – Leave a radio on during your absence preferably on a talk programme e.g. radio 4 so that if a burglar puts their ear to the …

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