As a manager of security professionals, chances are you’ve asked yourself more than once how to keep your security guards engaged and proactive on the job. With budgets often tight these days, it’s important to make sure that the resources you have available—in this case, the manpower of your security team—are utilised as efficiently as […]
As a manager in the security industry, preparing for high-profile events can be both exciting and daunting. As well as ensuring that every detail is attended to, from logistics and supplies to staffing considerations, one of the most important elements to ensure a smooth running event is having an effective team of crowd controllers onsite. […]
Are you a security manager struggling to retain guards? You’re not alone! Security guard retention is one of the biggest challenges facing managers in the security industry. Many guards leave after just a few months, making long-term staff retention difficult and costly. But why do they quit so quickly? We’ve put together this blog post […]
As security officers, we are often asked to work long hours. But is this necessary? And what are the consequences of working too many hours? This blog post will explore the importance of limiting work hours for security officers in your organisation. We’ll also examine some potential consequences of overworking your security personnel. By understanding […]
What does the new paid family and domestic violence leave mean for the Australian security industry?
Family matters always end up catching on with work. Violence in the family or at home, most especially, needs to be addressed as soon as they come up, prompting a much-needed time off. This is true when it comes to Australia’s security sector. The local policymakers understand that violence in the family or at home […]
The New South Wales (NSW) Security Industry Amendment Bill 2022 was recently passed by the NSW Legislative Assembly. This bill amends the Security Industry Act 1997 and will come into effect on 1 January 2023. There are several important changes that will be introduced, which security managers in NSW should be aware of. In this […]