Why you Need a Security and CCTV System for Your Business - 01/10/19

Why you Need a Security and CCTV System for Your Business 

Integrated CCTV systems have become a crucial part of many functioning businesses as an 

essential safety measure. It is no longer the case that it is enough to simply have an 

Intruder Alarm installed  in your building. An integrated CCTV system allows you to monitor who exactly has access to your business and what they are doing when they are there, it goes without saying that it is in your best interest to know this information. 

As any business owner will know, outgoing expenditure is always a priority to be considered, so with this in mind, we need to ask the questions is it worth the investment and why is CCTV so essential for businesses today?

Crime prevention

CCTV systems are perhaps the most obvious and cost-effective deterrent for criminal activity. Undoubtedly, a burglar is  less likely to attempt breaking into a business where they are going to be caught on camera, something which can be later used against them. This is particularly crucial for small businesses which tend to be seen as the easier targets, even for theft during the day in high crime spots. A reputable security service provider will also make sure that the installation of the cameras are well-positioned so all black areas are covered as well as vulnerable sections of the business, this gives fool proof coverage at all times.

Provision of evidence

Despite visible CCTV serving as a deterrent for many burglars, you only have to look up ‘burglar caught on CCTV’ on the internet to find tons of real life footage of thieves who have decided to take the risk. All businesses, big or small, are vulnerable as they store sensitive data, and they have cash registers, no matter how much high-security systems, like safes, are already in place. CCTV surveillance systems allow you to ensure that these high risk areas are protected further, while also providing you with invaluable evidence in the event that something goes amiss. 

Staff security

Safeguarding the people you work with is as important to a business as looking after the security of the business alone. The bare minimum for any working environment is safety, taking this into consideration, if people know they are protected and safe they will no doubt perform better. 

Even if the unthinkable does happen, the recorded CCTV footage will not only give you the evidence you require but can help prevent wrong accusation and lack of trust among employees which all contribute to a conducive working environment. 

Record keeping 

It is always a good idea to keep records of when your staff are coming into and checking out of your site, as well as when deliveries are made or visitors enter the building so you can ensure everything’s running smoothly.

There are many further reasons why CCTV really is advantageous for any business, so why not consider getting cameras installed at your company’s site and give yourself and your staff total peace of mind in the safety of your operations? If this appeals to you, why not get in touch with Southwest Garage Doors, we can install CCTV for you. Get in touchto find out more. 

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