30 05, 2019

Burglary in 2019 What Can We Expect?

May 30th, 2019|infographic, News|

Burglary in 2019 - What Can We Expect? The Crime Survey for England and Wales The Office of National Statistics (ONS) quarterly Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW), has just been released. This is a face-to-face victimisation survey that gives valuable insight into the past year in terms of crime changeability. We will go [...]

23 04, 2019

When a Bell Alarm Causes Crime

April 23rd, 2019|News|

Non-monitored alarms aren't perfect. In fact, the wrong system can do more harm than good. That's what one business owner learnt the hard way, when his neighbour's beeping alarm led to an altercation with an axe wielding man. According to the Grimsby Telegraph, Jon Parker observed the disturbance outside his shop. "I heard a crash [...]

11 12, 2018

Your 2018 Winter Safety Checklist

December 11th, 2018|Home Security|

Your 2018 Winter Safety Checklist. It's that time of the year again: single-digit temperatures, early sunset, extra rain (and maybe even some snow!). Add to that the additional festive evening activities, and you're likely leaving your home in the dark much more often than usual. Winter is unfortunately a prime season for burglars, who are [...]

20 04, 2018

Edinburgh Burglaries: What makes Edinburgh so attractive to burglars?

April 20th, 2018|Home Security|

The capital is ranked Scotland’s number one for housebreaking for a third consecutive year in the latest study of home insurance claims.

9 04, 2018

A Burglar’s Favourites: The Most Popular Items Stolen In Home Burglaries

April 9th, 2018|Home Security|

The latest figures from the Crime Survey for England and Wales show that in 2015 there were just under 200,000 domestic burglaries. Wonder what was stolen the most often?

22 02, 2018

Burglar alarms if you rent a property

February 22nd, 2018|Home Security|

Landlords have a legal responsibility to ensure that their properties are safe and secure. Yet that rarely translates into a burglar alarm system.

17 01, 2018

Alarm systems for your elderly relatives

January 17th, 2018|Home Security|

Elderly people often feel vulnerable and at risk of being targeted by criminals. They are targeted for certain types of crimes, often at their homes.

17 01, 2018

How to protect your man cave

January 17th, 2018|Home Security|

The modern man cave is not a place for hermits. It is furnished with all sorts of essential gadgets and indispensable items to distract and entertain the man cave’s owner.

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.