The cost of burglary to your business

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The cost of burglary to your business

In the wholesale and retail sector, shoplifting accounts for 63% of all crime, with the average median cost per victim being £500. But, regardless of the nature of your business, if you use, store or stock expensive goods or equipment at your premises, then unfortunately you can become a victim of burglary.


Burglaries to businesses can be carried out in various ways, the more common methods are usually physical such as smash and grabs, opportunistic and sophisticated burglaries. But with technology being commonly used in all aspects of business, cyber crime can also be a threat. Burglary is not only a loss of stock or equipment, but it is a loss of security to employees and a loss of time to rebuild and replenish following the incident. Sadly, 12% of businesses experience burglary every year with an average cost of £3,986 per incident – that’s why it’s so important to make prevention your priority.


There are many steps that you can take to protect your business from theft or break-ins, such as protecting windows/doors, alarms or CCTV monitoring. Selecting the right security company for your business is essential, helping you to find the right security systems that will provide a safe environment for your employees and customers.


Town & Country Security Systems Ltd work with all types of businesses to create high quality, bespoke security solutions. As your business grows we will guide and support you with our considerable knowledge and offer you only the best tailored solutions for your security requirements.


Installing a state of the art 24/7 Monitored Intruder Alarm, Fire Alarm System and CCTV Smart Video Surveillance is not only crucial to deterring burglary, risk of damage and disruption, but it will also give you peace of mind knowing you have done all you can to make your business premises and employees safe and secure.


To find out more about protecting your business with our bespoke security solutions, contact the team at Town & Country on 0800 160 11 25

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