Disability COnfident

Disability Confident Committed Employer

Coverguard Security are proud to announce that we are now registered as a Disability Confident Committed Employer! Working with the government, our aim is to challenge attitudes, increase the understanding of disability, remove barriers, and ensure that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations. There are almost 6 million […]

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Self Defence

We have mentioned in a previous blog that we are running a Door Supervisor Course in Milton Keynes. In addition to this, on 25 May 2018 we will also be running a self-defence module!! This module is open to everyone – not just those who wish to embark on the Door Supervisor course. However, those who […]

An SIA Assessment

I was recently invited to take part in a survey about the SIA as a result of my dealings with them through our ISO9001:2015 and ACS certifications, and the initial request actually made me scoff, writes Paula Mathers, Assistant Director of SIA-approved guarding company Coverguard Services. For those who have recently…more  

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Lock and Unlock your business premise

As a business it can be difficult to find a dependable and trustworthy key holder to do daily locks and unlocks at your premise. Having one of our SIA licensed Officers to do this can cut the cost of key replacements, and reduce time lost through waiting for the correct person to open your building. […]

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Another new starter!!

Here at Coverguard Security we are very proud to announce a long awaited new starter!! Starting on Monday 18th September, Elvis will be joining our Out of Hours team as a Mobile Driver!! It can be very difficult to find the right person for a job such as Mobile Driving – we have to be […]

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Not so petty theft…

Not so petty theft 14TH JULY 2017 Recently I was the victim of a petty theft, Paula Mathers writes. Despite being a petty crime, it was annoying, frustrating and inconvenient. The items stolen were of use to no one except me, and I truly have no idea why the individual stole what he did. Unlike […]

Gender in the workplace

Sadly I can’t seem to find a direct link to my article about gender in the work place. However, there is a link to the magazine where it’s published. If you are interested in reading about my findings with regards to the role of women in security, please check out page 36… http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk//launch.aspx?eid=5f127df5-bbe4-4a27-974b-f4518ca8b323  

An AWOL Policy…?

When Coverguard Security was being assessed for SIA ACS Certification one of the questions I was asked by our assessor was “why do you treat your self-employed contractors in the same way as you treat your staff? You don’t need to.” That comment has stuck with me for a good while now, and still irritates […]

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Proud to be local

Due to my crazy hectic workload, I have to admit that i’m a day late posting this. Yesterday was a great day for us here at Coverguard Security, and a day for celebrations; Barry joined our team as a full time mobile driver!! Barry will be managing the mobile driver division and will join Mark and […]