14 11, 2017

How does burglary affect the victim?

November 14th, 2017|Home Security|

Anyone who has been burgled will know that the impact of the crime runs far beyond the loss of belongings. The financial impact of burglary can be significant for many people, but the emotional stress that comes from being burgled often lasts much much longer.

6 09, 2017

Are burglars simply opportunists?

September 6th, 2017|Business Security, Home Security|

How do burglars target property? We investigate whether burglars are simply opportunists with Brighton University's Criminology Professor, Peter Squires.

9 08, 2017

Fire & Water Damage Across Homes In The UK

August 9th, 2017|Home Security, infographic|

Fire and water can cause costly damage to UK homeowners, but it may surprise you to know just how many homes are affected. How can UK homeowners protect themselves against such an event?

2 08, 2017

UK Crime Rates Soar: How Safe Is Your Property?

August 2nd, 2017|News|

UK crime rates have increased significantly in the last decade, and falling police numbers add to the concern of UK home and business owners. We look at how you can protect your loved ones and your property from the everyday risk of burglary.

28 06, 2017

Only 14 Arrests For Every 100 Burglaries In The UK

June 28th, 2017|Home Security|

In 2017, despite our faith in police and investigative technology, only 14 arrests are made for every 100 burglaries in the UK. This shockingly low figure reflects the national average, and in some parts of the country the arrest rate is even lower; there are only seven arrests per 100 burglaries in the West Midlands, for example.

18 05, 2017

How burglars use social media

May 18th, 2017|Home Security|

According to a survey conducted by Admiral Insurance, 30% of social media users have mentioned a future holiday on their accounts, and 1 in 4 tag their location when travelling. 70% post photos on Instagram while away. An easy way for burglars to spot empty homes.

8 05, 2017

Talking to your fridge: The Internet of Things

May 8th, 2017|Home Security|

Smart devices with their own WiFi connections have begun to move into almost all sections of society, and it is redefining our conception of home security products.

23 03, 2017

Investigating England’s ‘Burglary Belt’

March 23rd, 2017|Home Security|

Why is there a belt of high burglary rates across England's northern cities? We dug deep into the stats to find out. Click to discover for yourself!

16 02, 2017

Making a Burglar: Who breaks in to a home?

February 16th, 2017|Home Security|

We took a look at official crime statistics to unmask the profile of an average burglar. Who might break into your home?

14 02, 2017

Self defence law: Your rights against intruders

February 14th, 2017|Home Security|

It's important to know your rights under self defence law. We debunk the myths and give clear examples of what you can and can't do. Read up and stay safe!