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Secure Your Shed:Protecting Your Bike from Thieves - According to the Office of National Statistics, ‘opportunistic’ thefts from household areas such as sheds rose by approximately 16% between 2007 and 2012. Such a rise highlights that although we may be conscientious...read more
Select’s blog will give you a flavour of the latest developments in the security industry and tips on how to improve your business, office or home security. When you think home security, you probably think elaborate alarm systems with trip lasers and rapid response...read more
Why your business should consider investing in access control and electronic locks …Keeping your business profitable these days can be tough, and ensuring the security of your property, goods and personnel is one of the most important ways of making sure...read more
Since the mid-1990s, the CSEW has asked about household use of home security devices.Respondents were asked if they had certain security measures fitted to their home, which has included, for example; burglar alarms, double or deadlocks on some or all...read more
This is the first in a series of posts where Select Security presents the findings from the 2012/13 Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) on the possession of home security devices and the relationship with burglary victimisation. This series of posts...read more
UK Burglary Statistics: An Infographic By Tesco Compare. What Is The Likelihood Of A Burglary In Your Home?
Check out our very first infographic looking at UK burglary statistics over the past few years. It makes for some very interesting reading and may make you think again about your home security and insurance. Research has shown that in the UK, burglars...read more
Protecting your family home from fire is incredibly important and it doesn't have to be complicated or expensive.These 7 simple things could make all the difference. When it comes to keeping your home safe from fire, prevention is always better than cure,...read more
The majority of households were found to have more than one of the home security measures asked about1. As shown in Figure 3.3, three-quarters (75%) of households had at least ‘basic security’, including 61 per cent of households that had ‘enhanced...read more