Why growing businesses need increased security

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Has your business recently expanded significantly? For example, you may have opened more outlets, started selling new products or recruited many new customers using a highly effective marketing campaign.

Regardless of how your business has grown, we at Zaun believe that you should consider investing in new security measures for all your premises. The transition from a small start-up to a significant enterprise can render your old security system inadequate. Luckily, we offer various security fencing options and additional security measures that are appropriate for growing businesses. But why exactly is it so important to upgrade your security system as your business gets bigger?

The most important reason is that larger, more well-known businesses are more tempting targets for criminals than smaller ones. Criminals cannot be certain that premises belonging to smaller businesses will contain large quantities of cash or valuables, so they are unlikely to target them. In contrast, miscreants may view larger businesses as more lucrative targets that always contain valuable commodities.

As your business grows in size, it will likely attract more attention from prospective thieves. Therefore, it is important to increase your premises’ security accordingly. As a small business, you may only have needed a simple security fence to deter criminals because they didn’t regard you as a prime target in the first place. However, now that your business has expanded and become more well known, you will need to invest in more effective deterrents. For example, you may wish to purchase more resilient security fencing and additional security measures (such as alarm systems).

Of course, as a larger business, you also have more to lose than you did as a small start-up. If a thief or intruder does get into one of your premises, they could do a lot of damage to your business simply by stealing or breaking valuable items or necessary equipment.

Here at Zaun, we believe that growing your business should be a positive experience. It is therefore wise to take precautions and increase your business’s level of security as it expands. We offer a range of perimeter fencing options and additional security systems that will help you protect your business as it develops into a major enterprise. Contact Zaun today for more information.

About Zaun

Zaun Limited is the sole remaining manufacturer of welded and woven mesh fencing systems that manufactures the entire system in the UK.  Zaun makes the mesh, fencing panels, posts, clamp bars and fixings at its state-of-the-art five-acre production facility in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.  Products have been tested and approved by testing organisations including CPNI, LPCB and Secured by Design.

Zaun works very closely with all stakeholders within the business including employees, local, national and international suppliers and a long-established customer base of fencing contractors to design, manufacture and supply high-quality fencing systems, increasingly often providing expertise in integrating PIDs and other systems into holistic security solutions.

Zaun was founded in 1996 and remains a private company solely owned by co-founder Alastair Henman with a regional office in Dubai.  It manufactures to ISO 9001 standards. It is also a member of the Perimeter Security Suppliers’ Association (PSSA), of which Alastair Henman is a director.

Zaun is a proud British manufacturer and founder member of the Made in Britain campaign, a key player in the UK fencing market and one of the fastest-growing companies in an increasingly competitive industry.

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