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As a business owner, the security of your business should be very high on your list of priorities, and that goes double if you are running a small business. Break-ins, thefts, and fires cost businesses millions of pounds every year, so installing small business security systems to your premises is a very wise move indeed.

 
Access control
 
We at IDS Security Systems Ltd specialise in designing, installing and maintaining a range of small business security systems, including:

Intruder Alarm Systems

Installing an intruder alarm is a good security measure for a small business to take, but not all intruder alarms are created equal. To get the most out of your alarm system and the money you invest into it, you will need to ensure that your security system is managed effectively by a group of experienced experts.
 
Here at IDS, we offer a 24-hour monitoring and engineering service, providing you with peace of mind no matter what happens. Not only can our state-of-the-art intruder alarms detect unauthorised persons on your premises, they can also monitor for personal attacks and fires. If any of these things occur on your premises, we’ll ensure that the relevant emergency services are informed making this a wise choice for a small business security system.
 
 

CCTV Systems

If you haven’t considered doing so already, now is the perfect time to invest in a CCTV camera system for your business. Surveillance technology has come a long way in recent years, and we continually analyse the latest developments to ensure that our customers are always protected by the most up-to-date technology on the market.
 
 

Fire Alarm Systems

Every year, businesses sustain millions of pounds’ worth of damage due to fires. As a small business owner, it is your responsibility to ensure the safety of your employees; it is also very much in your best interest to keep your building (and the assets inside) safe from fire.
 
We design, install and maintain a huge range of fire alarm solutions for small businesses across England and Wales. We are able to cover all categories of fire detection systems, from conventional formats through to complex multi-faceted systems. 
 
 

Access Control Systems

Access control systems are extremely useful as small businesses security systems. These systems allow access only to authorised persons past a certain point - ideal for companies that deal with sensitive and/or confidential information.
 
IDS are able to supply and install a wide range of access control systems, from internal doors through to full computerised multi-site network of control points. Not only do we utilise the latest technologies (such as key fobs, smart cards and biometrics), we can also fully integrate your access control system to your alarm and/or CCTV systems to provide you with a truly comprehensive security system for your business.
 
 
Would you like IDS Security to provide you with a small business security system? Call us today on 02920 753 251, or email admin@ids-securityltd.co.uk to request a quotation.
We have supplied state-of-the-art security systems to many Newport businesses, including Newport City Homes and Newport Norse. Click here to request a quotation, or read on to find out more.

Newport, South Wales

IDS Security Systems Ltd is based in Cardiff, but we serve numerous customers in Newport as well. Here are just a few examples of the Newport-based businesses and organisations we help to protect:

Our Newport Clients

These and other clients benefit from our decades of experience, our cutting-edge security technology, and our 24-hour monitoring and engineering service, which ensures that the security systems we provide are doing their job at all times.

Here are some of the systems we can provide:
Whether you're based in Newport or elsewhere, we can supply an all-encompassing security service that's tailored to your company's requirements. Contact us to request a quotation, or give us a call on 029 20 753 251.
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Fire alarms
 
UK employers are required by law to provide a safe workplace for their employees. One of the most crucial considerations for a business owner is fire safety - fires cause countless injuries and fatalities every year, and many of these incidents occurred in offices and other workplaces.
 
As an employer, your fire risk assessment will supply you with a number of different safety measures that you'll need to take in order to protect your staff from the risk of fire-related death or injury. Under the fire risk assessment, you must provide easily accessible fire exits, making sure that these points are clearly labelled and kept free from obstructions; you must also ensure that your workers know what to do and where to go in the event of a fire, as well as keeping fire extinguishers in the building in case a blaze breaks out.
 
 
Of course, installing an office fire alarm is one of the most important fire safety measures of all - here's why:
 

Why does my office need a fire alarm system?

A high-quality office fire alarm system will:
  • Warn your entire building when a fire starts
  • Speed up evacuation in the event of a fire
  • Alert the emergency services right away
  • Allow you to carry out regular fire drills if signalling is installed (at least 1 per quarter)
  • Protect your premises from fire even when nobody's around
  • Carry out weekly fire alarm tests
Of course, even if the list above doesn't convince you, there's one even more compelling reason to install a fire detection system in your office: it will ensure that you meet the requirements of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2006.
 

Office Fire Alarm Requirements

Section 4 of the UK government's guide fire safety in the workplace states:
 
"You must have a fire detection and warning system. You may need different types of detectors, depending on the type of building and the work carried out in it." (Source: www.gov.uk)
 
As the excerpt suggests, every workplace must have some kind of fire detection system in place, but the exact requirements vary depending on a range of different factors.
 
In order to ensure that your office fire alarm system is suitable for your business and its premises, it's a good idea to seek the help of an experienced professional. We at IDS Security Systems, for example, offer the following service:
  • We will recommend the best fire detection solution for your business
  • We will supply you with state-of-the-art fire protection technology
  • Our professional installers will ensure that your new system is set up properly
  • Our 24-hour monitoring and engineering service will ensure that your fire alarm system is fully functional at all times
CCTV camera

Business owners: how seriously do you take your company's security? Are your premises alarmed? Do you use cameras to ensure that nothing goes unseen?

If you're serious about protecting your business, then it's well worth investing in a comprehensive, top-quality security system. Here at IDS, we supply and install commercial security systems for a wide variety of different businesses; our clients range from small independent retailers and non-profit organisations to large shopping centres, UK government departments, and even HM prisons. No matter what sector you're in and what kind of security system you need, we are the people to call!

What Security Systems Can We Provide?

We are able to supply, install, monitor and maintain the following systems (click for more information about each option):
When helping you to select the right security system for your business, we'll take a number of important factors into account, including your company size, the location of your premises, and the level of security required. We'll use this information to help us determine the most appropriate solution for you; all of our security systems use the very latest technology, and our 24-hour monitoring and engineering service ensures that you'll never be left vulnerable by a lapse in your security system.


A Few of Our Commercial Clients

Commercial Security Clients
Here are some examples of the commercial premises we help to protect:
  • Retail outlets
  • Luxury resorts
  • Universities
  • Warehouses
  • Office buildings of all sizes
  • Warehouses

Why choose IDS for your commercial security system?

Based in Cardiff, IDS Security Systems Ltd. have been supply high-quality security systems to commercial clients throughout England and Wales for over two decades. This experience - combined with our round-the-clock call out service and the state-of-the-art technology that we supply - makes us the perfect choice for practically any brief. Call IDS Security Systems today on 029 20 753 251 or email admin@ids-securityltd.co.uk to discuss your needs with a member of our team.
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