Last month the Times reported on the sentencing of the Wimbledon Prowler to 14 years imprisonment, much to the relief of the Police and the residents of Wimbledon Village. Among his victims were public personalities.
He admitted to 25 offences, committed over a period of 11 years and theft to a value of half a million pounds, with property totalling £371,00 being taken from one home alone.
At BluSkills we provide our clients with a number of services. One of the services that we regularly deliver is security guidance, assessing a home’s security looking at its potential vulnerabilities, taking in to account the lifestyle of those living there and making recommendations as to how to improve the security, focussing on procedural measures.
A big part of improving the security of a person or family is the introduction of these procedures and the introduction of emergency procedures for events such as fire, break-in or attack.
Producing these procedures is the easy part. In our experience the key to the success of these procedures lies in the rehearsals and testing. Running through the procedures has a number of benefits……
Your business’s leader could well be classed as one of its most valuable assets and their remuneration packages would seem to back this up. The median salary of a FTSE 100 CEO for year ending 2017 stood at £3.93 Million per year according to CIPD findings, with the top figure coming in at £47.1 Million.
Simply earning these sums can place your key leaders at an increased level of risk from crime, combine this with their association to your business and its activities and you introduce further elements of risk, which can be heightened in times of crisis…………
After leaving the Military I undertook a Close Protection course overseas with the aim to continue my security career in the UK.
The first role I undertook was for the leader of a FTSE 100 listed business as a Chauffeur/Bodyguard. The leader I worked for was a security conscious and proactive individual which made the role very rewarding.
This was the start of our Security Chauffeur service. In this role my security……….
January saw the “Night Watcher” hit the press. The burglar was reported by Police to operate alone, armed and has successfully conducted 7 burglaries over three years stealing up to a reported £7M in valuables with victims including the Duke and Duchess of Richmond at
The day actually started 2 days ago with the planning. This phase is equally as important as carrying out the task itself. It allows us to look at the venues and routes in detail so when we arrive we have either been there or feel as if we have. Also we plan our emergency procedure and locate emergency facilities along the routes and
This week saw a terror attack at Westminster bridge, the first attack in London since Somali-born Muhiddin Mire, launched a knife attack at Leytonstone tube station. The terror threat remains at ‘Severe’ meaning an attack is highly likely.
With Security services successfully disrupting 12 attacks in the last 12 months, the move towards the ‘lone wolf’ low complexity……..
Drones, otherwise known as Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) or Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) are receiving a great deal of press at the moment, near misses with commercial aircrafts through to their potential use in delivering your online purchases. But what are they really being used for?
Social media is an amazing tool, it helps us keep up to date with what’s happening in the world, what friends and family are up to and lets businesses show us offers and products tailored to our interests and likes.
Unfortunately there are people who exploit these platforms for their own gain, extortion
At BluSkills we take a holistic approach to security, with home security forming a substantial piece in the overall security picture. It is not just about securing possessions but most importantly about protecting yourself and your family.