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Garden Theft Is on the Rise: Use This Guidance to Keep Your Lawn Safe
Garden Theft Is on the Rise: Use This Guidance to Keep Your Lawn Safe
While summer can be a season filled with fresh blooms and the addition of colourful fauna throughout your garden, it’s also a time that carries an elevated risk of theft. And this concern isn’t to be confused with a few missing or munched-on leaves as a result of a small creature’s empty stomach—recent statistics revealed that the theft of valuable garden items (e.g. pots, tools,...

Protect Your Organisation: Theft Against Businesses Is on the Rise
Protect Your Organisation: Theft Against Businesses Is on the Rise
Theft is a serious concern for any organisation, regardless of size or industry. What’s more, recent research revealed that theft against businesses is on the rise. 

In fact, the Crime Survey for England and Wales discovered an 8 per cent increase in theft offences between 2017 and 2018—totalling over 3.5 million reported cases over the course of just one year. Between physical...

Protecting yourself from the rise of keyless motor theft
Protecting yourself from the rise of keyless motor theft
2018 was the worst year for motor thefts in a decade and was largely driven by sudden increases in both keyless and more traditional types of theft.

What is Keyless theft?

Keyless thefts affect newer vehicles that use keyless fobs for entry and ignition.

What makes keyless theft such a significant risk is that thieves do not need to be holding the fob itself. Instead, they can...

Running the Risk: SME Top Threats
Running the Risk: SME Top Threats
Over 16 million people are employed in the SME sector, dominating 60 per cent of all private sector employment, according to industry data. These numbers reflect a 26 per cent growth since 2000 in the number of small businesses. However, running a successful SME doesn’t come without risk. 

Here are the top risks facing SMEs, as reported by SMEs: 

* Data loss, misuse or...

Protect Your Vehicle as Theft Rates  Soar
Protect Your Vehicle as Theft Rates Soar
Even though car manufacturers have included sophisticated anti-theft devices in their vehicles, such as engine immobilisers and keyless ignitions, thieves have discovered ways to sidestep them. Unfortunately, there has been a 30 per cent increase in the number of vehicles stolen over the past three years, according to government data. What’s more, the number of insurance claims for stolen vehicles...

Protect Your Business with Crime Cover
Protect Your Business with Crime Cover

You may think that your employees would never steal from you or that your business would never be the victim of theft, but the harsh reality is that nearly every business is eventually victimised by fraud or theft. 

Thieves (including your employees) do not need direct access to cash to steal from you—merchandise, supplies and securities are all vulnerable. Criminals...

Cyber Security – Have you left the back door open?
Cyber Security – Have you left the back door open?

In this age of connectivity and access, the easier it is for you to reach your customer, the easier it is for people to reach you. It is therefore important to protect your systems and valuable data.
The world of Cyber security is no longer the remit of your ‘IT Manager’ it is now reaching the boardroom. Cyber crime is on the rise and it is extremely profitable. In fact “70%...

Home - Mitigate Your Risk of Theft This Winter
Home - Mitigate Your Risk of Theft This Winter
The long winter nights provide burglars with the ideal cover to break into sheds and garages. In fact, nearly one-fifth of all theft claims are submitted during January and February—making winter a burglar’s favourite time of year.
The most common items stolen from buildings during these night-time break-ins are bicycles, mobile phones and power tools. To protect your home and valuables...