How to stay safe if your hotel or B&B has poor security

Whether you’re setting off for a city stay, coastal retreat or a far-flung business trip, they all share one thing in common: finding the right accommodation for your budget. Being as close as possible to the action is often a top priority for many would-be travellers, but the more buzzing your travel destination, the better prepared you need to be to ensure security for both you and your possessions — especially if you’re going solo! We explore some simple ways you can keep yourself safe when visiting a hotel or B&B.

HAVEN Lockdown Vs Classroom Guardian – How do they compare for school safety?

When it comes to school security, being able to barricade classrooms and administrative offices quickly and effectively against an invasive attack can be critical for student and staff safety. This is not only important in such an event but can also be a deterrent to any would-be attackers, as well as a comfort for students, parents and staff to know that their safety is being considered at all times.

Staying safe on your skiing holiday

ow we’re firmly into a new year, maybe you’ve been planning a new adventure. If your idea of fun means skiing, snowboarding or snowblading your way down a mountain at high speed, then have we got the guide for you! Whatever winter sports you excel in, making sure you’ve got the right tips and tools to keep you safe is a priority, wherever you’re planning on going.

Staying safe this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means the price of red roses is rocketing, those of us who are in relationships are under pressure to get the scale of our romantic gesture right, and those of us who aren’t probably can’t bear the thought of one more sloppy playlist cropping up without invitation. While we all may be hoping to be swept off our feet this Valentine’s, it’s important not to be swept away, so here are our tips for enjoying Valentine’s to the full – no matter how you are celebrating the day.

Business travel is back – here’s how to make the most of it in 2022

After nearly two years of business largely being conducted remotely, the chances are that you’ll want to make up for lost time and visit clients, suppliers, trade fairs and conferences this year (Coronavirus variants permitting). Our tips will help you minimise jet lag, make the most of your travel trips and keep you safe when… Continue reading Business travel is back – here’s how to make the most of it in 2022

How to protect your students from unauthorised entry during times of increased terror threats

While we’ve all been focused on the more immediate concern of the Coronavirus and adapting school life to new infection prevention control measures, terror warnings across the globe have highlighted the need to keep students and classrooms safe in more ways than one. So, if it’s been a while since you’ve thought about lockdown measures… Continue reading How to protect your students from unauthorised entry during times of increased terror threats

How to make your student accommodation feel like home sweet home when you return after Christmas

Returning to university or college after the creature comforts of home can make the shortfalls of your student digs even more apparent, especially when you return after the Christmas break in the middle of winter potentially to cold – or even damp – accommodation. Here are our tips to make your Uni room feel cosy… Continue reading How to make your student accommodation feel like home sweet home when you return after Christmas

Agile travel plans for quick escapes during changing coronavirus travel rules

Although new Covid strains are emerging, we are learning to adapt — especially when it comes to finding the opportunity to get away. If you want to explore the world in 2022, it’s helpful to have agile travel plans so you can spread your wings at short notice as coronavirus travel restrictions change back and… Continue reading Agile travel plans for quick escapes during changing coronavirus travel rules

The Lock Locker Vs Howsarlock – how do they compare?

When it comes to security and peace of mind, you can never be too safe. Sometimes when travelling, it’s worth having additional security to ensure you can sleep easy. Or perhaps an elderly relative would benefit from having another layer of security when they’re home alone. Increasingly, portable security devices are being used at home… Continue reading The Lock Locker Vs Howsarlock – how do they compare?