Security Guard Service FAQ
Security Guard Service FAQ
MW Global Security provides SIA Security Guards, and robust security solutions on a temporary and permanent basis as your security needs dictate. Our monitored security services and solutions include Guarding, CCTV Towers, Alarms, and CCTV Installations.
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Security guard service FAQ as a leading provider of security guard services and solutions within East Anglia.
We thought it would be helpful to have an FAQ page.
With answers to the most common security-related questions asked.
We hope it will provide enough information you need when choosing a security provider and save you time in making any decision.
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Most Common FAQs
What is a security guard?
A Security Guard is a person who has been assigned to protect and safeguard property, people, or buildings, against intruders, harm, or damage.
This is usually affected through a physical presence and visual deterrence.
Security guards are essential in ensuring businesses remain secure, especially in high-crime areas.
Are Security Guarding Services an Essential Service?
Security Guard services are crucial in ensuring businesses remain safe and secure during operation, especially outside regular working hours.
Security guards offer protection through visual deterrence by patrolling and monitoring CCTV and alarm systems.
For example, Career shoplifters and criminals that target specific businesses may be deterred by the presence of a security guard but are less likely to be deterred by CCTV alone.
In many cases, security guards provide essential roles that assist the daily operations of many businesses.
Reception duties people and vehicle searches, emergency evacuations and much more.
Every business has some security measures, such as a security guard service, high fences, locks and padlocks, CCTV, or alarms.
Whatever your choice of security measure may be, securing your home or business should remain a priority.
What are the duties of a security guard?
Security guards’ roles and responsibilities will vary depending on the type of site they are assigned to and the site’s specific needs.
Duties may include but are not limited to:
Meeting and Greeting visitors / Reception duties.
Maintaining a positive and high-profile security presence to deter crime.
Screening Visitors before access.
Person, bags or vehicle searches.
Internal / External Patrols scan various security checkpoints throughout the site.
Monitoring CCTV / intruder and fire alarm panels visual checks recording and reporting any activations or faults.
Visual Checks around the site, internal and external, for evidence of criminal activity, break-in, malicious damage, fire, or flood.
Recording and reporting suspicious behaviour and items.
Accepting and managing parcel and mail deliveries.
Liaising with emergency services
Initiating and control of part or complete building/ outside area evacuation procedure.
Diffuse potentially dangerous and harmful situations.
Restraint of person/s to ensure the safety of themselves or other public members.
The above is just some of the duties and responsibilities that a security guard or client can expect in fulfilling a security guard’s role.
How Much does it cost to Hire a Security Guard Service?
The cost to hire a security guard service varies and depends on many factors.
For example, the longevity of the assignment, the number of guards required to secure the site.
Roles responsibilities and duties required, risk, location and environment,
Weekend and bank holiday working hours should also be considered when choosing your supplier as some security companies charge enhanced rates.
What Areas Do You Provide Security Services?
Are Your Security Guards SIA Licensed?
Our security guards are DBS checked, trained to the highest standards and licensed by the SIA (Security Industry Authority) regulations.
In addition, we also regularly check our guard’s licences via the SIA licence holders register.
Ensure that any guard’s licences have not been revoked for any reason and that the integrity of our security service is never compromised.
How Can I Hire Your Security Services?
Hiring MW Global Security Services is simple. Just call our 24-hour control at +44 (0) 746 988 6958 or use the email firstname.lastname@example.org and contact forms available.
Standard security assignments, and requirements can be discussed and agreed upon over the phone.
More complex security arrangements may require a site security survey.
If required, we can often have a guard at your site within one hour of your initial contact.
Are your Guards Insured?
Yes our security guards are fully insured.
So, our clients have complete protection should our guards or we fail or become negligent in their duties. We have never had any claim in all our time of operation.
With 100% optimistic Google and Trust Pilot reviews, we have never been in an unfortunate position.
What is your Level of Experience?
We have gained a wealth of knowledge and experience over two decades of supplying security services across multiple industries and locations.
How do you choose a suitable Guard for our site?
We select a suitable guard for your site based on their knowledge and experience and provide site-specific instruction and training before service commences along with regular management support 24/7.
Can We Contact You 24 hours?
Yes, we are contactable 24 hours with full management support for our customers and guards as standard.
Do You Secure Construction Sites?
We do provide Construction Site Security Services for some of the largest home and commercial construction companies across the UK.
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