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KeyPlus Join the Good Business Charter

We’re delighted to have received an accreditation from the Good Business Charter, recognising our responsible approach to business.  Launched in 2020 with Capita as its first member, the Good Business Charter grew quickly, [...]

Managing Your Expectations

Whether it’s the first time you’ve used professional security services or you’re a seasoned pro, it always helps to understand what happens ‘behind the scenes’. Our job is to get to you as [...]

Dealing With Winter Weather

With the dark nights and short days comes the inevitable bad weather. Frost, ice and snow can all impact your business, but there are a few steps you can take to prepare for [...]

The Countdown to Christmas is On!

For many retail and hospitality businesses, Christmas is the busiest time of the year, and according to a Statista forecast, festive sales are set to bring in 84.7 billion pounds this year.  It [...]

Changes at KeyPlus as Growth Continues

Pictured: Neil Windsor, Managing Director (centre) with Ronnie Lyne (left) and Adeel Shafiq (right), Mobile Response Supervisors It’s been over a decade since KeyPlus was founded, and during that time, the company has [...]

KeyPlus Sponsor Burnley-Based Racer

We’re happy to announce that this year, we’ll be sponsoring burnley-based motorbike racer, John Marsh.  Placing 5th in last year’s No Limits championship following a season of great races, Marsh will be returning [...]

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Valentine’s Day, the KeyPlus Way…

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and with lockdown measures still in place, your go-to Valentine’s date night might not be an option this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t plan something special [...]

Security 101: Doors & Windows

Making sure your doors and windows are locked seems like a really basic security tip, but it’s surprising how many of us forget to make sure they’re fully secured. Getting into good habits doesn’t [...]

Your Guide to Outdoor Security

With the days getting shorter and the nights getting darker, it’s only natural to spend more time inside your home and less time in the garden. But before winter takes hold and we’re plunged [...]

Make Home Security a Priority This Month

First launched in 2013, National Home Security Month takes place every October and offers advice, information and support on how to secure your property. Often overlooked due to the pressures of daily life, one [...]

Keeping Business Parks Safe

Business parks can be a hive of activity, but with so many companies in one place, co-ordinating security efforts can be quite a task. First introduced to the UK in the 1980s, business parks [...]

What Happens on Mobile Patrols?

Mobile patrols are a great service, representing fantastic value for money for our clients. A fraction of the cost of a static guard, they provide highly visible external and internal security patrols to protect [...]

How Quickly Do We Respond to Alarms?

As a professional security services provider, we help to keep hundreds of sites across Lancashire and North Yorkshire safe. When we’re visiting potential clients, there’s a couple of questions we’re always asked and they [...]

Home or Away: Summer Security Tips

With lockdown restrictions easing, whether you’re venturing abroad or taking advantage of a  much-needed staycation, making sure your home is safe while you’re away should be a top priority. It can be easy [...]

A Helping Hand for Charities

According to figures from Statista, the average Brit donated almost £300 to charity in 2019. And with over 160,000 charities registered in England and Wales, employing thousands of people and raising millions of [...]

5 Lessons in School Security

With summer approaching, now’s the perfect time to make sure your school premises are safe and secure. Whether you’ve been able to return to the classroom or not, tick our 5 tips off [...]

Security Services for Food Manufacturers

According to statistics compiled by the Food & Drinks Federation (FDF), the UK food and drink industry is the biggest manufacturing sector in the country - larger than the automotive and aerospace industries [...]

Security Services for Healthcare

According to the most recent statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published in 2018, spending on healthcare in the UK totalled £214.4 billion, equating to £3,227 per person. The figure, made [...]

Security Services for Retail

According to a report compiled by Retail Economics, the retail industry turned over a total of £394 billion worth of sales in 2019, contributing to 5% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Employing 2.4 [...]

How Much Do Security Services Cost?

As a business owner, you’ll know how important it is to protect your property. From stock and machinery, to the premises itself, you’ll no doubt have security measures in place to help keep [...]

Should You Outsource Your Key Holding?

As a business owner, you’ll have lots of important decisions to make, but if you’re asking yourself whether you should outsource your key holding, the answer is easy… Yes! There are several reasons [...]

Security-Themed Stocking Fillers

Got a partner who prefers practical gifts for Christmas? Protect your home and put a smile on their face with our security-themed stocking fillers. Patio locks Add an extra layer of security to [...]

How to Stay Safe as a Lone Worker

In the UK, there are almost 6.8 million lone workers and, according to the British Crime Survey, almost 150 experience physical and verbal attacks each day. What is a lone worker? A lone [...]

Ghoulishly Good Security Tips

Halloween is almost upon us and what better way to mark the occasion by sharing some ghoulishly good security tips to help keep your business safe? Whether you’re a security whizz or looking [...]

National Home Security Month

28% of UK adults take no security precautions at home. This is just one of the statistics publicised as part of National Home Security Month. Launched in 2013, the awareness campaign takes place [...]

Security Services for Healthcare

Protecting healthcare organisations across Lancashire is extremely important to us. Providing essential services, pharmacies, hospitals, health centres and hospices are a lifeline to many. Sadly, despite their importance, they are still a target [...]

Summer Holiday Security Tips

The summer holidays are in full swing and whether you’re taking a stay-cation or visiting more tropical climes, the security of your home can play on your mind while you’re away. Although domestic [...]

Security Services for Retail

Protect your retail premises with first class security services According to the British Retail Consortium’s 2019 Retail Crime Survey, the total cost of retail crime has increased to around £900 million. Of this [...]

Security Services for Manufacturing

We’re experts in providing security services to manufacturers Manufacturing equipment can be expensive, and machinery, tools and chemicals can all be a target for theft. If you own a manufacturing business, safeguarding your [...]

Security Services for Construction

Trusted security services for construction sites Construction sites are a hot-bed of activity during the day. But once the site shuts down and employees head home, how do you make sure your equipment [...]

Security Myths Busted: Cost

Think security services can be costly? Think again…  When it comes to business security, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a costly affair. In fact, the majority of clients we meet are surprised [...]

KeyPlus Achieve New ISO Accreditations

KeyPlus Awarded New ISO Accreditations Every day, thousands of lives are lost due to accidents in the workplace or from work-related diseases. These deaths could – and should – be prevented. ISO 45001, [...]

KeyPlus Awarded £1M Security Contract

KeyPlus awarded £1m security contract for Lancashire County Council We're delighted to have been awarded a major contract to provide security services to Lancashire County Council. The 4-year tender, will see the company [...]

Deter the Festive Felons this Christmas

Avoid the festive felons Analysis of crime statistics from the financial year 2016/2017 has revealed that the number of robberies, burglaries and thefts committed over the Christmas holidays are soaring. Each day of [...]

The Key to a Happy Christmas?

Could we be the key to your Christmas happiness? With the festive season upon us, there’s a million and one things to remember - presents, turkey, tinsel… the list can seem endless. On [...]