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7 Tips for Security Firms Working to Improve Their Client Contracts

Security firms work with a variety of contracts when offering their services. Certain clients may bring their own contracts to the table, or firms may offer a selection of contract templates for various popular security jobs. When creating or negotiating contracts, firms have many opportunities to help mitigate risks, help clarify terms, and generally avoid [...]

By |2022-09-20T16:26:31-05:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Security Industry News|

Important Tips to Avoid Liability Issues When Installing Security Systems

When installing or upgrading a security system, it’s important to avoid liability issues that may arise in the future if the owner experiences a break-in, theft, fire, or other damaging incident. If an owner believes that the installer is at fault for this, they may sue and create a difficult, expensive legal battle…not something any [...]

By |2022-09-20T16:23:09-05:00September 12th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

The Best Time Management Tricks for Private Investigators

We saw a new surge of private investigator demand during COVID-19 for jobs like investigating work-at-home employees, and surges after the lockdowns ended for industries like renting, where landlords want careful vetting of potential tenants. If you’ve been accepting new jobs like these recently, time management is more important than ever. Juggling multiple investigations can [...]

By |2022-09-20T16:17:11-05:00September 2nd, 2022|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Are You Facing a Security Guard Shortage? Here’s How to Attract New Hires

Has your security firm been facing some recruitment challenges in the past couple of years? You certainly aren’t alone. A combination of changing trends, new demand in other industries, and even the “Great Resignation” effect seen at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a shortage of security guards for businesses. If your [...]

By |2022-08-15T09:46:20-05:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: Security Industry News|

Smoke Alarm Flaws and How to Help Clients Fix Them

Upgrades and retrofitting are common parts of the alarm installation business – especially if home or business owners are currently unhappy with how their system is performing. Your installers can offer details through their inspections and quotes on what the current system isn’t doing right, and how it can be fixed. That’s especially important if [...]

By |2022-08-15T09:42:36-05:00August 8th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

The Top Compliance Issues Every Physical Security Firm Should Avoid

As states review their security industry regulation and make important changes, there has been some increased scrutiny on security firm compliance. Security firms that aren’t aware of certain compliance requirements or don’t know that requirements apply to their industry can be at risk. Not only can failing to comply lead to fines or revoked licenses, [...]

By |2022-07-18T15:50:31-05:00July 15th, 2022|Categories: Security Industry News|

Private Investigators and Landlords: How These Two Industries Are Closer Than Ever

A corner of the private investigation market is larger than ever in 2022 – working with landlords and property management. Landlords are more focused on security than ever before, and deeply invested in finding reliable, safe tenants for their properties. That has many of them turning to PIs for help – and in the process, [...]

By |2022-07-18T15:38:25-05:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Training Security Guards for Health Emergencies

We’ve discussed how important training is to help improve your security guards’ skillsets, decrease the risks of something going wrong on the job, and meeting the latest regulatory requirements. Here, we wanted to examine a particular type of training that’s becoming more popular in the industry: Emergency health response. This training prepares security guards for [...]

By |2022-06-24T11:45:58-05:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Security Industry News|
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