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5 Reasons Smart Locks are the fastest growing trend in Commercial Security

5 Reasons Smart Locks are the fastest growing trend in Commercial Security

According to new insight, Commercial Smart Locks are one of the fastest-growing commercial security technologies in the world right now. But what are they, and why are so many businesses investing in them?  What are smart locks?  Smart locks are electromechanical locking ... read more

Why is security in schools important?

Why is security in schools important?

There's a misconception when we talk about commercial security in that many people assume that commercial security's primary purpose is to protect property. But here at JKE Fire and Secruity, we believe that protecting people is more important. And that is never more the ... read more

What are Public Address Voice Alarms and why do they work so well?

What are Public Address Voice Alarms and why do they work so well?

In the event of a fire or other emergency, evacuating the building or local area is usually the top priority. Public Address Voice Alarm (PAVA) systems are one of the most effective ways of ensuring maximum response times. What is a PAVA? In practical terms, a public ... read more

Living safely – Fire safety and security responsibilities for landlords

Living safely – Fire safety and security responsibilities for landlords

If you are the landlord of a dwelling, you have certain responsibilities that you must adhere to by law. So, what are you responsible for when it comes to the safety of your tenants? Landlord Commercial Security Responsibilities If you own rental property, safety can be a ... read more

Nearly 40% of business premises were the victim of crime during the pandemic, according to the lasted UK Government statistics

Nearly 40% of business premises were the victim of crime during the pandemic, according to the lasted UK Government statistics

The UK Government has recently released the first update on crimes against businesses statistics since the pandemic started in 2020. Despite many businesses facing closure or reduced hours during the original lockdowns, the reported crime statistics are staggering.  The ... read more

Fire safety and your business – How to get the maximum protection

Fire safety and your business – How to get the maximum protection

Fire safety should always be on the agenda for any business regardless of whether you employ hundreds of workers or are a smaller, family-run operation. If you suffer from fire damage, it takes months to recover, and sadly many businesses never re-open. The right alarm ... read more

Creating Safe Hospitals and Care Facilities Through Access Control

Creating Safe Hospitals and Care Facilities Through Access Control

With so much traffic, medical and care facilities can be vulnerable to intruders and unwanted visitors. However, the best defence against criminals and other intruders is a well-designed access control system that only allows the right people into the right areas. Access ... read more

How Commercial CCTV Works And Its Impact On Your Business

How Commercial CCTV Works And Its Impact On Your Business

Closed Circuit Television Systems (CCTV) are a way of life. When used properly, they can reduce crime, increase the safety of your workforce, and help detect and prosecute criminals. Although everyone is familiar with Commercial CCTV systems, how they work and the impact ... read more

How can technology be used to improve warehouse security?

How can technology be used to improve warehouse security?

  While at a basic level, we could say that all warehouses have the same overall function: they store goods until they are needed. However, in recent years they have become so much more.  While traditional storage-style warehouses still exist, the way they function is ... read more

‘Can I take your picture please?’ and other myths – debunking the law on CCTV for commercial properties

‘Can I take your picture please?’ and other myths – debunking the law on CCTV for commercial properties

  There is a lot of confusion and misinformation surrounding CCTV, and we often find people are unsure about how and where you can use it in and around commercial properties. CCTV is there to protect your property from theft, malicious damage, and other problems. While ... read more

Not exactly tripwires and tin cans – How do intruder alarms work?

Not exactly tripwires and tin cans – How do intruder alarms work?

  As a kid (I won't tell you how long ago), I used to set up little intruder alarms by hanging old tins from string. They would make a clattering noise if anyone opened the door and alert me to the presence of an intruder. Of course, you had to be in the room, which ... read more

Letting the right people in – What is access control, and how does it work?

Letting the right people in – What is access control, and how does it work?

When we talk about access control, we mean the technology and processes that allow authorised people to enter a specified place. That could be a whole building, a specific area or even a single room. Depending on the use of the room, you may limit users access depending on ... read more

Commercial Security in 2022 – what can we expect to see?

Commercial Security in 2022 – what can we expect to see?

  The speed of development in the commercial security sector is fast to the point of being almost impossible to keep up with. Technology leaps ahead almost daily, and new, innovative, and radical developments spring up like mushrooms. Every few days, we seem to see new ... read more

What is Remote Security Monitoring, and how can it help your business?

What is Remote Security Monitoring, and how can it help your business?

With more than 10 billion IoT active devices in 2021, and 127 new devices connected to the internet every second, it's no surprise that we're used to everything connecting to the internet. Smart devices are embedded in our daily lives, from answering the door to controlling ... read more

How to keep your business safe and enjoy your Christmas this year

How to keep your business safe and enjoy your Christmas this year

Holidays are coming; holidays are coming.   As the instantly recognisable soundtrack of the infamous red truck is beginning to boom over our TVs, and the supermarkets start to adorn their shelves with all things glittery, it can only mean one thing. Christmas is nearly upon ... read more

The surprising reasons why businesses are failing fire safety audits

The surprising reasons why businesses are failing fire safety audits

When thinking about safety regulations at work, it's easy to think about ensuring your equipment is well maintained and compliant with the latest regulations.  However, did you know that anyone who has "control of premises" must take reasonable steps to reduce the risk from ... read more

10 horrifying statistics that will send shivers down your spine

10 horrifying statistics that will send shivers down your spine

As the darker nights are drawing in and the clocks roll back, that can only mean one thing; it's time for spooky season! But in case you're not feeling the Halloween spirit, we've compiled some shocking fire and security statistics that will send shivers down the spine of ... read more

Hybrid Working: How to create a safe environment for your employees

Hybrid Working: How to create a safe environment for your employees

With 85% of the UK's adult working population wanting to split their time between home and office, it's no surprise that "hybrid" working has been a hot topic recently. From recommendations on software to enable agile working to businesses trialling 4-day weeks, it's clear ... read more

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