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  • Writer's pictureMaddie Cohen

Why Outsource a Security Team?

Many of us are still working remotely during COVID-19, but plenty of businesses—from banks to hospitals to grocery stores—are in full swing.

And it’s highly likely that they have security guards.

No matter your industry, if you’re thinking about amping up your security efforts, we’re here to help. With that, here are some reasons to hire a third-party security team for your business:

· Save money.

You know the saying: You have to spend money to save money.

By hiring a security team, you can do just that. Building and training an in-house security team can cost an exorbitant amount of money. From raises to HR concerns, and from insurance to benefits, there’s a lot to consider.

A private security company, meanwhile, will protect your people and premises without the added overhead. Guards have already been trained and passed background checks, and they’re ready to get to work.

· Decrease liability.

Speaking of insurance, did you know that you can reduce your corporate liability by outsourcing your security team?

Here’s the deal: If you train your own security team, you’re responsible for what these individuals do. This means your company will be held liable for anything that might go wrong.

Outsource a security team, however, and the guards will be covered by their own company’s insurance. Consider going the third-party route if you’re looking to protect your business.

· Boost customer service.

Deterring criminals and preventing unwanted activities are inherent benefits of taking on a security team.

Another advantage is better customer service.

How so?

It’s simple, really: Guards are often stationed at the front desk or building entrance. They might even be the first person visitors and staff come in contact with when they step inside.

As a result, a team of polite, authoritative guards can boost customer satisfaction and staff productivity. They’ll make everyone feel safe and protected.

Talk about a win-win.

Have questions about security or other relevant topics? Interested in learning more about the security services available at our firm? Please contact us for a free consultation.

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