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The extra trainings crowd controllers should have

Security guards have a broad range of duties that are focused on ensuring the safety of their client’s property and those who use it. Crowd control is just one aspect of these responsibilities. Controlling and managing large crowds is a complex job that requires specific training and expertise. Crowd control officers must have certain skills …

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How can managers prepare crowd controllers for big events

As a manager in the security industry, preparing for high-profile events can be both exciting and daunting. As well as ensuring that every detail is attended to, from logistics and supplies to staffing considerations, one of the most important elements to ensure a smooth running event is having an effective team of crowd controllers onsite. …

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The benefits for security companies using proposal templates

As a security manager, you understand the need to secure new clients so the business can continuously grow. An effective way to do this is by using proposal templates: reusable documents that outline the approach and methodology of your service offerings. Proposal templates have long been used in industries such as finance or construction but …

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Why is it important to limit your security officers’ work hours?

As security officers, we are often asked to work long hours. But is this necessary? And what are the consequences of working too many hours? This blog post will explore the importance of limiting work hours for security officers in your organisation. We’ll also examine some potential consequences of overworking your security personnel. By understanding …

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What does the new paid family and domestic violence leave mean for the Australian security industry?

Family matters always end up catching on with work. Violence in the family or at home, most especially, needs to be addressed as soon as they come up, prompting a much-needed time off. This is true when it comes to Australia’s security sector. The local policymakers understand that violence in the family or at home …

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7 things to consider when looking for software to manage your security company

Managing a security company brings a lot of responsibilities to the table. From rostering, to payroll, invoicing, and timesheets. All these are expected to be accomplished efficiently and effectively. Thankfully, there are plenty of software tools that can create a smooth workflow for Australian security companies. With so many options, though, how should you decide …

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Important Points from the NSW Security Industry Amendment Bill 2022

The New South Wales (NSW) Security Industry Amendment Bill 2022 was recently passed by the NSW Legislative Assembly. This bill amends the Security Industry Act 1997 and will come into effect on 1 January 2023. There are several important changes that will be introduced, which security managers in NSW should be aware of. In this …

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