Has the threat of terror attacks increased or decreased under COVID19?

Over the last few months, the world has been left reeling from the effects of the COVID19 pandemic. Business operations have paused and shops have closed as government agencies frantically try to get the virus under control.  But what are the implications of COVID19 on terrorism? Whilst many may believe that terror attacks are an…

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Securitas UK partners with StaySafe for a faster emergency response service

Securitas UK recently added IncidentEye, an app and hub-based incident management solution, to the suite of tools they offer as part of their protective services offering. Securitas UK With a strong global presence and a unique ability to respond at a local level, Securitas solves clients’ security needs by offering qualified and engaged people, and…

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The Importance of Emergency Planning

The actions taken in the initial moments after a crisis matter. These steps can determine how disruptive the aftermath will be. With this in mind, companies need to plan for any potential incidents that could occur. In this blog post, we discuss the importance of emergency planning, the impact it has on a crisis and…

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In the news: events that could threaten your workforce

Over the past few weeks we have seen a number of critical events threaten the safety and well being of people around the world. With warnings that natural disasters are increasing coupled with the unpredictable nature of terror attacks, businesses are facing new challenges when it comes to protecting their workforce. Wildfires Wildfires have broken…

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Workplace Terror Risk and Responsibilities

Terrorism claims the lives of thousands of innocent people every year. Not only does it disrupt the lives of victims and witnesses, terrorism can also cause huge business disruptions. In 2017, the UK was struck by a number of attacks including the London Bridge incident, in which 8 people were killed. With terrorism on the…

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When disaster strikes, how can you keep your staff safe?

Dangerous events can take place at any time and are often unpredictable, making them a huge threat to your staff. In this blog post, Alan Coulter of StaySafe explores why a crisis is inevitable, what you can do to prepare and how to minimise the risk to your staff. Price Waterhouse Cooper’s (PwC) recent Global Crisis Survey 2019 revealed that 69…

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Employee Location Tracking for Emergencies

Locating staff in an emergency When an emergency situation arises, locating employees who may be affected is of the utmost importance to ensure their safety and resume business operations as quickly as possible. Companies have recognised the challenge of locating large workforces, particularly those working remotely, and have begun investigating appropriate solutions.  There has been…

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Are your staff safe?

It is now a fact of life that during your career there will probably be more than one incident – natural or man-made – that could have a disastrous effect on colleagues in your business, writes Alan Coulter of StaySafe. How do you know who is potentially affected and how can you provide the help they need urgently?…

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Mass Emergency Notification Systems

Serious incidents occur every day around the world, many affecting company buildings and employees and having a detrimental effect on business operations. Natural disasters, extreme weather, terrorist attacks, riots and mass shootings, are just some of the events that can impact your employees’ ability to work safely. Emergency response and incident management software Emergency response…

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Disaster management and response

Common disasters in the UK including fires, travel disruption and terror attacks There are a wide range of disasters that can strike across the UK. Building fires and travel disruptions are perhaps the most common incidents that happen across the country, yet other incidents such as terror attacks, riots and other large criminal incidents are…

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