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    28 June 2022
    Panic Alarms For Commercial Swimming Pool, Benfleet, Essex

    Blake's worked with existing customers, Castle Point Leisure, to replace the panic alarms at Runnymede Swimming Pool in Benfleet, Essex. New push/twist resettable units were substituted for the old-style the 'call point breakglass' models.

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    11 September 2019
    Blake's Endorse Essex Chambers Business Events

    Great to see our MD, Ian Blake, being featured in this promotional video for Essex Chambers' networking events. He's been a member for many years and supports them wherever he can. For example, the annual Discovering Business in Essexevent at Chelmsford City Racecourse every June. Ian said:"You're picking up little bits of information that's good for you personally, let alone business-wise. I've made a lot of friends out of doing networking."

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    27 August 2019
    Does Your School Comply With Ofsted And HSE Safety Regulations?

    Ofsted grades are importantbut, whether you're happy with a Goodrating or want to reach for the stars and get Outstanding, could your School's security be letting you down?
    Ofsted And HSE Safety Security
    Although Ofsted is not a security/HSE regulation authority and there is no set criteria for evaluating health and safety, it plays a large part in your School's inspection. 2016 guidance given to Ofsted inspectors makes numerous references to the safeguarding and security of pupils, staff and visitors.

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    15 November 2018
    Warning! Beware Fake Fire Blankets Online

    The BBC's Fake Britainfeatured the purchase of fake fire blankets. The Fire Service are called out to 20,000 kitchen fires each year. Two-thirds of those are in domestic homes.
    Alarming stats like "cooking fires resulted in 30 deaths and 3,000 injuries" have led many homeowners to look for protective equipment like fire blankets or fire extinguishersonline.

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    16 October 2018
    Ghouls on Film - Commercial CCTV For a Scare-Free Halloween

    Halloween isn't just about cute kids in white sheets knocking for sweeties. The local hoodies and trouble makers are also out in force. Sadly these are more likely to cause damage or break in and rob your premises!

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    9 October 2018
    "Look. Listen. Learn." - Fire Prevention Week 2018

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)organise Fire Prevention Week in the US & Canada to promote safe fire prevention practices. The NFPA aims to promote awareness of fire safety during the event held in October every year.
    To help out our friends across the pond, Blake's have compiled 9 fire-safety tips for home and business owners alike.

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    4 October 2018
    Essex Chambers of Commerce & The Community Tackle Business Crime!

    A new board has been set up to tackle crime against businesses in Essex. Business owners and the police have joined forces to fight back against theft, criminal damage and arson that cost local firms £17mlast year...

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    2 October 2018
    Stone Cold Cheek! Gang of Burglars Fly From Chile to Strike!

    Police are relieved to have put an end to a spate of home invasions in the South East. Thieves managed to take over 1million pounds worth ofluxury items from hundreds of residents in SW London and Surrey.
    Thelist of items included handbags, jewellery, and designer clothes. Luckily, the authorities were able to track the suspects through their vehicles and many have been arrested and convicted while some are being detained by other forces.

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    23 August 2018
    School Fire Safety Risk Assessments: Sharing is Caring!

    So you've finally got round to updating your school's fire risk assessment, you can breathe a huge sigh of relief. Thank goodness that's over! But... your responsibility and work don't stop there. You have to share the findings. If you don't share the updated assessment in the required manner, you may as well have not bothered!

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