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6 Ways to Reduce Theft, Vandalism and Employee Fraud in Your Restaurant

Posted by Joe Wilson

Nov 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The restaurant industry is becoming increasingly competitive, particularly with disruptors, such as SkipTheDishes, changing the way consumers engage with the food service industry.

As a result, both chain and independent restaurants have struggled over the past few years - with many restaurant businesses closing down. To stay competitive, loss prevention is crucial.

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Topics: Restaurant Security

6 Tips to Protect Your Restaurant from Robbery

Posted by Joe Wilson

May 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM

On April 20 of this year, three men were arrested after robbing a Vancouver restaurant. Nobody was hurt inside the restaurant and police response was quick. Since a couple of transit officers were conveniently located just across the street, the culprits were apprehending before they were able to take off in a cab.

However, in many instances of restaurant robbery the outcome is not always so successful. 

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Topics: Restaurant Security

3 Tips That Will Help Protect Your Restaurant Against Employee Theft

Posted by Joe Wilson

Nov 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM

The restaurant industry is highly competitive and fast-paced, but while you are focusing on keeping ahead of your competitor down the road you probably haven’t realized that there is a much greater threat to your business.

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Topics: Restaurant Security

Protect Your Restaurant’s Profits with a Proper Security Plan

Posted by Joe Wilson

Jun 18, 2018 1:00:00 PM

The security of your restaurant is crucial for protecting your investment and boosting yearly revenue, but many restaurants are still failing to implement a security plan that succeeds in preventing and stopping theft.

Crime may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to the restaurant industry, but your businesses isn’t safe from threats. Your restaurant is vulnerable to vandalism, break-ins, employee theft and even hold-ups. 

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Topics: Restaurant Security

Secure Your Restaurant with a Full Menu of Options

Posted by Joe Wilson

Jan 12, 2017 11:00:11 AM

The hospitality industry is a fast-paced business, where products and services are always changing, and like the retail industry, after hours’ crime is always a big threat.

From fast-food restaurants, to a neighbourhood bar/eatery, or a white cloth, a la carte restaurant, owning and operating a restaurant is not easy.

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Topics: Restaurants, Restaurant Security

How to Deter Criminals From Targeting Your Business

Posted by Joe Wilson

Jun 8, 2016 2:30:00 PM

If you want to deter criminals - having a quality, customized, security system is imperative. But it’s not the only thing you can do to make your business or property less appealing to thieves, robbers, and vandals looking for opportunities. It’s equally important to ensure your facility is environmentally unwelcoming to would-be intruders. You want to let criminals know that your business - whether an office, warehouse, retail store, or construction site - is not an easy target, and that their time would be better spent somewhere else.

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Topics: CCTV Video Surveillance, Security for Fenced Compounds, Security for Construction Sites, Verified Security Alarms, Restaurant Security, Security for Auto Dealerships

5 Tips To Increase Your Restaurant Security

Posted by Joe Wilson

Feb 12, 2016 2:30:00 PM

The competitor down the street is not the only threat to your business. Your restaurant is vulnerable to vandalism, break-ins, hold-ups, employee theft, and even freezer failures. Protecting your assets and inventory from these types of threats is not easy, so we've come up with a few tips to help you improve your restaurant, bar, or lounge security.Whether you own a high-volume club/ lounge, a chain of family-themed restaurant, or a 5-star fine-dining establishment, you will want to make sure your security is up to par - but also tailored to fit your specific needs.

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Topics: Security Tips, Restaurant Security

What Type Of Security System Is Best For Restaurants?

Posted by Joe Wilson

Nov 27, 2014 12:49:16 PM



Most people don't associate a restaurant with the need to have a security system, but it's a fact that crimes of all types can occur in and around restaurants, at all times of the day and night.  And if we were to include fast food restaurants and some types of clubs and bars into this category, then you can see that the risk of crime is indeed real, and customers and employees have to be protected.


So how would you rate your restaurant security?  


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Topics: Security Tips, Verified Security Alarms, Restaurant Security

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