Risk Assessment Make sure that you examine all areas of your business to find out where you may be exposed and the steps you need to take to protect your firm. Record your findings and implement them. Key areas to assess include premises security, staff safety and online protection. Your premises must be secure at […]

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   There are a few simple procedures to follow that will help to protect your assets on and off-site. Assets could include: computers mobile phones information stored on computers, organisers or on paper vehicles specialist equipment and tools                     You should permanently mark each piece of equipment and make a note of the:  make model serial number […]

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HOW THEY DO IT “The illegal miners only steal from the mining areas where we have so-called ‘free’ gold, or visible gold. “These are the high-grade areas, where we currently mine ourselves. Fortunately, not all our mining activities involve free gold. Much of the gold comes from arsenopyrite, which illegal miners cannot extract as they […]

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As crime and unemployment increase hijacking becomes a more frequent occurrence with an average of 28 hijackings a day. Usually run by syndicates that need the car for parts or drug trade, hijacking has become a highly organised and even violent business.   Remember that 68 per cent of all hijackings occur close to home […]

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In order to protect your business premises from crime, first carry out a security survey. Once you have determined the main risks, you can decide what actions you should take.   Business security: protecting staff As an employer you have a legal duty for the health and safety of employees. Bringing in measures to improve […]

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The provision of security services on mines in South Africa is complex in a country consistently portraying complexity, intolerance and political rivalry in various sectors. South Africa is a world-leader in mining. The country is famous for its abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of world production and reserves, and South African […]

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All type of companies require some sort of security plan to be implemented. Does not matter if you are a large business or small business, the safety of your assets and employees must be thought through. Start with an inspection and evaluation of the current physical environment and procedures to determine the need for change. […]

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Appropriate security measures should be in place to protect all aspects of your business, regardless of what kind of premises you operate from.   For businesses that operate from commercial premises or factories, security is especially important to prevent crimes such as robbery and vandalism.   A comprehensive security plan that details security measures and […]

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We are all well aware of robberies that occur at certain locations in South Africa, such as robberies that occur at Malls/Shopping Centres and various shops that are big are small. Most times we are faced with a robbery and we don’t really know what to do as it will always catch you off-guard and […]

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