Business owners outside retail sometimes dismiss loss prevention as a challenge just for retail stores. But every business can benefit by implementing loss prevention strategies that protect their inventory and accounts.
There are too many health and safety challenges in the workplace for individuals to fend for themselves. That’s why every major developed nation has an agency tasked with establishing workplace health, safety, and security regulations.
A strong physical security program should protect your organization against major threats like crime, natural disasters, and pandemics. It should also protect against day-to-day risks by tracking who is coming and going from your facility, who is using expensive equipment, and where they are going with that equipment.
It’s amazing how many hidden costs you uncover when you look into how your business manages its equipment. For businesses of any size in any industry, streamlining how you track and manage your equipment is an excellent way to protect your bottom line.
No matter how many safeguards you put in place, some of your business equipment will inevitably be damaged. It might be due to an employee’s honest mistake, because they ignored instructions, or it could even be the result of a malicious act, but damage is going to happen. This makes a company equipment damage policy an important tool for protecting your organization’s finances and maintaining productivity.
In this blog post we'll talk about the top 10 must-have elements you need in your company equipment damage policy:
Every business eventually has to deal with theft. You shouldn’t feel overwhelmed about this, though; it’s a manageable problem.
Smart lockers are surprisingly flexible tools for securing equipment and managing workflows. They can benefit any business, from a small, local hotel to a multinational manufacturing corporation.
It is important to run a hotel security program that doesn’t compromise customer service. Some hotels see this as a challenge because they think security and customer service are at odds. But the right tools and business practices actually help you do both well.
The business advisory firm Deloitte agrees that finding the right balance of customer service and security is essential for the long term sustainability of hotels. To help you get a complete picture of your hotel security program we’ve developed a top-to-bottom hotel safety and security checklist. It walks you through 12 major aspects of hotel security that you will want to evaluate.
Assessing how your hotel performs in each area will help you discover what is working well, what needs to be improved, and where you might be able to use new technology to give yourself an edge on the competition.
Probably one of the most complicated and unpredictable components of business security is managing the human element. In business security, people are both an asset and a liability. And they have a way of ruining even the best security plans.
Many organizations design their security program from the perspective that it’s just another cost of doing business. Money you have to spend so the rest of the business can do its work in peace.