When your business is open, security guards are friendly faces that make clients or customers feel at ease while providing information and directions if asked. But at night, they can also make sure your business remains impenetrable from thieves and burglars.
Business security doesn’t end when you leave the premises at night; it is a round-the-clock responsibility. But with the assistance of a security company this ongoing duty is a lot easier to manage.
The safety of your employees and clients
Employers have responsibilities for the health and safety of their employees and any visitors to their premises such as customers, suppliers and the general public. Hiring a security company will ensure the safety of your staff, customers and suppliers.
24/7 protection of your company’s assets
When considering how to protect your business and its assets, you need to identify the threats and your vulnerabilities. You’ll need to decide what security improvements to make, the type of security and contingency plans to develop.
For some companies a simple good risk management practice (including vigilance and contingency arrangements) may be all that is needed. Others may need to hire a security company to apply protective security measures to reduce the risk.
Proactive approach to preventing accidents and threats instead of reactive approach
Every business should look at how security can protect its assets, employees and customers. These procedures can range from physical locks and electronic security systems to a security guard. Businesses can choose to take a proactive approach, in which they act to prevent any theft, damage or dangers before they occur, or a reactive approach, in which they respond to a security breach after it has happened.
Monitoring of security cameras
Often cameras are monitored remotely or just record for evidence after the fact, the benefit to having a security guard monitor your camera is that he can detect potential threats or problems before they happen and react or attleast respond instantly preventing loss or damage.
Security guards can assist in other security-related matters
Security guards can check alarm systems, protect and enforce laws on an employer’s property monitor alarms and closed-circuit TV cameras control access for employees, visitors, and outside contractors conduct security checks over a specified area write comprehensive reports outlining what they observed while on patrol and more.
Reduction in business insurance
With business insurance, premiums may be lowered if the client reduces the risks to the business by hiring a security company to provide a security guard and fit locks and alarms.