Last week our leadership team attended the Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce Business Awards lunch. We didn’t win but are proud to have been shortlisted as a finalist in both future skills and digital innovation categories!
Securitay are delighted to announce that we have been nominated as Finalists in the Digital Innovation category AND the Future Skills Category of the Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce Business Champion Awards 2022 !
Amazing and important work from The Knights Templar Grand Commandery of Scotland and our own Fife based Security Officer Kevin Driscoll for creating over 250 care packages for the homeless this winter!
If you would like to help with their campaign or to donate then please visit: ktgcscotland.com/
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Securitay are proud to support Deafblind Awareness Week
Deafblindness is far more common than many people realise… around 400,000 people are affected by sight and hearing loss in the UK. That’s enough to fill Wembley Stadium nearly five times!
It affects everyone differently, some might need to adjust the settings on their TV or turn up the volume on the phone, and others might need assistance dogs, canes and more formal care. There may be no physical signs of partial sight or deafness therefore it is important that we make all our staff are aware that in the course of their daily duties they may encounter someone who is partially sighted or deaf. Securitay has undertaken to provide specific “deafblindness aware” training to all frontline staff.
Share the story
This year, we are asking everyone to share the story of deafblindness. So, be aware of deafblindness, understand how to help someone who has it and to tell someone else about it, to help spread the word. The more people who understand the condition, the more we can make life a little easier for people who are affected by it. By working together, we can make a huge difference!
Visit https://deafblind.org.uk/deafblind-awareness-week for downloadable content to help you pass on the message and spread the word!
And don’t forget to use the hashtag #DeafblindAwarenessWeek in all your posts!
Securitay welcomes the new qualifications for our industry which come into force this year.
Extract from a statement from the SIA:
The private security industry is increasingly recognised as providing an important role in the protection of the public. This recognition brings scrutiny, and it is more important than ever that the industry maintains and improves its standards. It is crucial that all operatives have the knowledge and skills to deal with common risks in safety critical areas. A key element of our role as the regulator is to work with the industry to raise standards in private security. The new requirements will help to achieve this. The new licence-linked qualifications reflect what we have learned from extensive research, consultation, and engagement.
Welcome to my first update of the new year.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our staff and customers for their support in 2020 and wish them and their families a healthy and happy 2021. Unfortunately the pandemic will be with us for some time yet, however it has proved a real driving force for change, and at Securitay we’ve been keen to adapt and provide customers and staff with the support they need, when they need it.
Our customer service teams in Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness remain poised to support you with everything you need, as well as providing advice around how your existing solutions, or any other changes your business might be facing.
Our goal is to offer the best service at all levels, so if you are an existing customer or you just need advice on security feel free to get in touch and let us know how we can help.
As always, we welcome your feedback and suggestions around how we can best work together throughout this period.