Building a future for security

Building a future for security

  ‘Build the Future’. The theme for this year’s National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) has never held such significance. For almost a year, younger generations throughout the UK and beyond have had their learning, training and development put on hold. However, this...
London’s low footfall is changing security

London’s low footfall is changing security

During the summer lull, when Covid-19 case numbers had dropped significantly, the advice to work from home was temporarily dropped in an attempt to get more workers back into cities. However, this proved a relatively ineffectual measure, with footfall reaching only...
Preparing for a new era in front of house

Preparing for a new era in front of house

The global pandemic has changed the way we interact with one another for good. Though the development of vaccines promises a return to in-person interactions, we will be moving into a ‘new normal’ rather than back to the pre-pandemic world we knew. Front of House...
2020: A defining year for security

2020: A defining year for security

2020 has been a defining year for the security industry. The perception of it and the role of the security officer will never be the same again. This can only be a good thing. The role has shifted from being invisible and seen by some as unskilled, to being rightly...
SmartSec celebrates Armed Forces Day 2020

SmartSec celebrates Armed Forces Day 2020

Saturday 27th June is Armed Forces Day. As part of our commitment to recognise our Armed Forces, we spoke to Richard Brown, a Northern Irish retired military officer who has been working for SmartSec Solutions since March 2019. Richard plays a crucial role in managing...