Crime Reduction Policy

All staff should be actively encouraged to 'think security' at all times.

Staff should operate a clean desk policy to ensure sensitive information is kept locked away and protected, should a fire break out or water leak occur.

Company car drivers should operate a clean car policy (i.e. leave nothing on view in the car, including satellite navigation systems, and ensure the glove box is empty).

Put in place and circulate strict rules on claims against thefts from vehicles where the employee is blameworthy (e.g. laptop left on back seat).

Where possible, provide lockers and encourage individuals to lock their personal possessions away from opportunist thieves.

By linking this awareness into a comprehensive access control system, a balance can be struck between reducing crime and ensuring staff are safe and secure - without feeling they are restricted in going about their work.

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