SMP Success In Post-Brexit Manufacturing

Published on Wed, Nov 16, 2016 3:59 PM

In light of the recent political and economic shifts in the industry since the proposed exit of the UK from the European Union, SMP continues to shine at the forefront of the safe manufacturing industry. In a turbulent time of manufacturing and trade upheaval, the strong British ties that SMP has with its suppliers, and the association with ‘Made in Britain’, has ensured that SMP Security Solutions has weathered this wavering storm. Over the past few months other … read more

7 Ways to Secure Your Home This Autumn

Published on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 10:39 AM

National Home Security Month begins next month. The event aims to provide advice and tips to everyone about how to keep their family and valuables safe as the nights begin to draw in. In preparation for National Home Security Month which begins on the 1st of October, SMP are presenting a run-down of 7 of the most useful tips to keep your home secure.Lock Windows and DoorsIt is advice that’s said over and over again but still people fall victim to burglaries where the intruders have… read more

Visit SMP Security at International Jewellery London

Published on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 10:24 AM

When? 4th – 6th of September 2016Where? Olympia Grand, LondonInternational Jewellery London has been an essential part of the industry calendar for over 60 years. The three day event brings together professionals from right across the jewellery industry and, this year, is expected to attract over 10,000 visitors.SMP Security have teamed up with SLS Safes to exhibit an extensive range of bespoke and luxury safes. Our bespoke safes can be made to suit any requirements and SLS are… read more

Small Business Security Solutions

Published on Tue, Aug 9, 2016 8:05 AM

When the business’ budget is tight it can be easy to think that costs can be cut on things like security. In a survey conducted by Populus in June 2015, 75% of businesses admitted to not having adequate security in place. More worryingly, 69% of SMEs have actually been targeted by crime and fire with the total losses over a business’ lifetime through burglary and theft coming in at a staggering £35,937. That’s not to mention the higher insurance costs suffered by 29% of SMEs in the… read more

A Brief History of UK Manufacturing

Published on Mon, Jul 18, 2016 3:03 PM

Early ManufacturingPrior to the 19th century, early textile manufacture was done by hand spinning the materials. Cotton hadn’t yet been brought into the world of textiles so materials were primarily made from wool. As you can imagine, production times were slow and this hand crafting, artisan technique was seen across all industries including glass making, mining and agriculture.UK Manufacturing and the Industrial RevolutionDuring the late 19th century, UK manufacturing industries saw a… read more