Why You Should Hire Professional Security Guards for Your Workplace

By July 18, 2018 No Comments

These days we’re well aware of the many risks that pose a threat to our business from petty theft to damage to our property and even, terrorism. Hiring a professional security agency to handle these kinds of risk will not only give you more peace of mind, but it will create a safer and more secure environment for your business.

What to look for in professional security companies

If you’re looking for security guards for your business, regardless of what industry you are in and how large your company is, there are a couple of things you should consider. Firstly, are they customer-orientated? The security guards you deal with will need to get along with your staff, and although they have an important job to do, it’s vital that they are focused on your needs. Secondly, do they only provide security services? It’s better to go for a company where security is their expertise, rather than a company who try and cover all bases with a number of services. This way you know you’re getting people who are certified and skilled on the job. What kind of background and experience do they have? Leisure Guard Security have worked with some big names across a variety of industries from sport to politics and each one of their security officers is trained and accredited.

What benefits will professional security provide?

1) Quick response

A professional security guard will be onsite and can manage a situation and even potentially get it completely under control before the police arrive. This can be anything from an aggressive customer to evacuating your building in case of any sort of threat. Both these situations require a cool head and trained security officers will respond in an appropriate manner. This can often prevent the need for any other intervention.

2) Act as a crime deterrent

If your place is liable to be attacked in any way, or your staff could be, a team of security guards will act as a significant deterrent. Petty criminals are less likely to carry out any malice if there’s a visible presence of security around. Security guards are also trained to prevent risks, so they can detect anything suspicious before it becomes a major problem.

3) Maintain order at your workplace

Both for external and internal customers, security guards represent the law. So if anyone is causing unrest, your security presence will be able to deal with it. This also means that if you need anyone escorted off the premises quietly, there is someone on hand to do it. Your staff are less likely to violate any rules either with security present. So, simply to keep the peace, it makes sense to have security around.

Professional Security Guards in the North West

If you want the right security solution for your workplace, talk to Leisure Guard Security today. We can offer a high quality SIA-approved service that caters for your business needs. Call us free on 0800 035 6607 to speak to a member of a team.

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