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What are the differences between Door Supervisors, Security Officers and Close Protection Officers?
How the different security roles vary. What are their responsibilities? Security Officer (SO) responsibilities A Security Officer patrols, secures, and monitors properties; sometimes ensuring the safety of customers, the public [...]
Everything you need to know about close protection security.
All there is to know about VIP protection. When would close protection security be used? Close protection security is used to protect people of importance who may be recognised by [...]
Our 10 Step Client Roadmap
How Expeditious services look after their clients. Looking after outsourced security clients throughout the beginning of a new contract is crucial to contract success. Our resilient model reinforces strength, organisation [...]
Is crime expected to increase with COVID restrictions easing?
Will crime rise with Coronavirus restrictions reducing? From 19th July 2021, England eased it’s COVID restrictions, after a delay to the 4th and final step on its Coronavirus roadmap to [...]
How we challenge security officer stereotypes.
Security guard myths and how we challenge them. If you ask someone what their vision of a security is, they likely will not have a positive response. ‘Lazy’, ‘fall asleep [...]
Everything you need to know about canine security.
When would canine security be used? Canine security, or dog security, is a specialist type of security used for only niche circumstances. These include: Large sites Situations with a high [...]
Which accreditations are best to have in the security industry?
What are accreditations? Accreditations are a set of standards to adhere to, be audited on and awarded a certificated as proof of consistently meeting these standards. Often renewed annually, they [...]
How to spot if you’re overpaying for your security services.
Are you overpaying for your security services? Expeditious Services offer a range of security services across the UK. From Inverness to Isle of Wight we provide keyholding, mobile security vehicles, [...]
Planning security officer annual leave cover
How to effectively plan security officer annual leave cover It is that time of year where many people decide to take annual leave and the security industry is no different. [...]
Keeping security officers safe during religious fasts.
Working with security officers observing Ramadan. Every year different religions observe periods of fast, such as Ramadan and Lent. During these times, it is important for any employers to maintain [...]
What is SafeContractor and why is it beneficial to you?
SafeContractor accreditation – what is it and how does it benefit you? We’ve recently been awarded the SafeContractor accreditation by Alcumus. With over 30,000 members to date, SafeContractor are “helping [...]
How to prepare for offices re-opening – our office roadmap
UK lockdown reopening - what do offices need to know? Lockdown restrictions across the UK are relaxing, with many premises reopening and workers returning to the office. Over the coming [...]
The return of the high street and extending opening hours after lockdown.
An opinion piece by Commercial Director, Julie Hulme. From Monday 12th April retail is re-opening in England and Wales, with Scotland following from 26th April. To help retail and high [...]
What you need to know about IR35
What is IR35? IR35 is tax legislation aimed to combat tax avoidance by both workers and companies hiring them with an “off-payroll” tax. It’s a move to tackle workers who [...]
What are void property inspections and why are they important?
What is a Void Property Inspection? A void or vacant property inspection (VPI) is conducted on an empty property for safety, compliance, and building integrity, ensuring a premise can safely [...]
#ChooseToChallenge for International Women’s Day 2021
Women in security at Expeditious Services. Did you know Expeditious Services have an unusually high ratio of female employers throughout the company? The frontline team are above industry average at [...]
How to recruit the next generation of security talent.
Attracting Gen-Z into security. Gen-Z (aka Zoomers) are people born between 1997 and 2012, and they make up roughly 19% of the UK population. With the oldest of this age [...]
What you need to know about the updates to SIA licenses.
Updates to SIA licensing – license-linked qualifications and top-up training. Back in October 2020, Security Industry Authority announced upcoming changes to their licenses, launching from April 2021. These changes include [...]
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