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Closed over a festive period?

Thieves will look to business to provide them with extra opportunities over festive periods when your business will be closed. Please deny them this opportunity at your business.

Ensure that you follow the advice below:

  • When you shut down lock away everything you can.
  • Leave no cash on the premises.
  • Leave till drawers open or remove them.
  • Close and lock internal and external doors.
  • Remove spare door keys from the premises or lock them away securely.
  • Check all windows are closed and valuable property is screened.
  • Park vehicles inside your premises if possible.
  • Remove vehicle keys from the premises or lock them away securely.
  • Cancel deliveries that may come during the holiday period.
  • Do you need someone to call in and move your post?
  • Ensure you leave no rubbish outside your premises that can be used to start fires.
  • Remove anything outside that might help a criminal to break in.
  • Ensure your key holder list with Central Stations and Police Safe is up to date.
  • Ensure you have updated your internal key holder and call out lists.
  • Back up all your computer systems and store a copy of your data off premises.
  • When you return ensure your computer virus software is updated before downloading email or using the Internet.