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 SME's 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

What Does Brexit Mean For Your Valuables?

Published on Wed, Jun 29, 2016 3:39 PM

Britain has been divided over the past week following the results of the EU referendum. We have all been plunged into a sea of uncertainty regarding the future of the British economy and our relationships with remaining EU countries. But what can we know for sure? Among the increasing national scepticism, businesses and homeowners have begun to invest in secure safes. The surge has been put down to the public’s lack of confidence in the banks and uncertainty about financial… read more

Why Do I Need a Deposit Safe?

Published on Thu, May 26, 2016 8:23 AM

What Is a Deposit Safe?A deposit safe, also known as a drop safe, is a safe which allows items to be ‘dropped’ into it through a chute, drawer or slot. The safes themselves are made of steel and reinforced with concrete and the deposit option comes in a range of forms.Who Uses Deposit Safes?Deposit safes can be useful for businesses from a wide range of industries. The most common use for a deposit safe is within the retail industry where large amounts of cash are deposited at teller… read more

Why Should We All Buy British?

Published on Tue, Apr 26, 2016 3:52 PM

The recent headlines about the British steel industry have thrown into question the future of steel in our country. On the plus side, it has also brought to light a campaign for the people of Britain to ‘buy British’ wherever possible to bring a range of benefits to ourselves and the nation as a whole. But where did it all begin?British Manufacturing – A HistoryBritain has a long and rich history of manufacturing dating back to the 18th century industrial revolution. The industrial… read more