Protecting your business is challenging enough even when you are around. Therefore, the thought of having to go away for a few days can be very scary. On one hand, you must ensure that your absence won't interrupt normal business operations. On the other hand, you need to be sure that all your property and valuables will remain intact and that your employees and visitors will be safe. Below is a look at some of the ways that will enable you to secure your business.
Tips for Protecting My Business
1. Delegate Responsibilities
Small businesses do not have sufficient resources to enable them hire round-the-clock security teams. As such, they have to rely on the business owners or employees to oversee the security functions within the facility. Delegating your responsibilities to a trusted member of staff will leave him/her in charge of your business. He/she will manage and operate the security systems and handle any urgent security matters that might come up in your absence.
2. Remote Access
Modern business surveillance systems come with the remote access functionality. You can use this feature to access your security cameras from anywhere in the world, provided you have a computer and Internet connection. Installing a professional IP grade surveillance system will enable you to remotely monitor all the activities within the facility at any time. Deploy these cameras in all the critical areas of your business such as the point-of-sale and inventory will enable you to have both recorded and live footage.
3. Set Up Alerts
Your alarm system is an essential tool for protecting your business when you are away, whether on business or vacation. The modern alarm systems are equipped with a variety of sensors including motion, fire and smoke, vibration and poisonous gas sensors to help detect the relevant threats. As such, you can set up your alarm to send alerts to your phone any time there is a security breach. If you have signed up for the monitoring option with your security alarm company, the same alerts will be relayed to their emergency response center.
If you need help protecting your business, call I-Tech Security!