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    20 November 2019
    5 Benefits of Access Control for Your Business

    Once upon a time, a big bunch of keys was a sign of authority in the workplace! The more metal a person carried, the more doors they were allowed to unlock.
    But busy, important people don't waste time searching for the right key anymore...

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    7 November 2019
    More Officers Means Improved Police Response to Alarms in Essex

    More Bobbies on the beat is what we've all been waiting for - and now we have it! Here's what this actually means for Essex residents...

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    28 June 2019
    Overheard At Blake's HQ... Time and Money Saved, Safety in Schools Improved!

    Everyone at Blake's HQ is keen to go the extra mile when a valued customer asks for help. On two recent occasions we managed to save both time and moneyfor two of our school clients. And improved the safety for pupils and staff, simultaneously!
    Blake's truly are:

    Big enough to cope, small enough to care!

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    14 June 2019
    Checking SSAIB Members - Is Your Security Company Accredited?

    Valid membership of SSAIB tells you that your security company is qualified to design, install and maintain your home burglar alarm.
    Essex Police recommend using a company with SSAIB (or NSI) approval because these companies are tested for exceptional standards every year. They're a safe bet.
    However, it's critical that you check the credentials of the company you intend to use for the installation of your home alarm system.
    If you don't, you're relying on their word. Anyone can get a website built with all kinds of information and badges on it, but how do you know if they are telling the truth?
    If the company saythey are accredited by SSAIB you will need to check that they really are. Read on for simple step by step instructions on how to quickly find out if the installer in question is truly accredited.

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    16 May 2019
    Blake's Install Touch Screen Tech For Southend School Fire Safety

    Blake's are proud to have safeguarded over 200 schools in the South East. We are passionate about keeping young people safe! That's why we were thrilled when a local Southend-on-Sea high school contacted us again to address their fire safety concerns after a new block of classrooms was built...

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    9 April 2019
    Using Rhyme to Combat Crime in Essex!

    Do you have a favourite poet? We have a new one. It's whoever came up with this short but sweet ditty at Essex Police!

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    12 February 2019
    How To Get Police Response From Your Monitored Alarm System

    If someone breaks in while you're not home, you want reassurance that the Police are on their way, ASAP.

    For the Police to be automatically contacted on your behalf, you need a monitored burglar alarm system.

    The Police don't monitor it - an Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) does. The ARC have a direct line to the Police, who they call in the case of a break-in.Certain criteria MUST be met before you can get this service. The Police require that you use an NSI or SSAIB approved companyto:

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    24 January 2019
    Blake's Achieve Three Best Rated in Southend-on-Sea Listing!

    We're like the cat that got the cream today! Blake's are proud to be one of the Three Best Rated Security System Installers in Southend-on-Sea! More proof that homeowners like you can trust us to protect all that you hold dear. Find out how our service and systems impressed the review team!

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    1 November 2018
    The Importance Of Accredited Security In Schools

    Accreditations and qualifications help prove the competence of the relevant party in their field of expertise. For teachers, the main one is their QTS. For security systems installers, these are NSI, BAFE, CHAS and SSAIB.

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