Does Your Business Need a Security Guard? 10 Signs That Point to ‘Yes’

Does Your Business Need a Security Guard? 10 Signs That Point to ‘Yes’

Author: Paul Chaney

 

Small businesses are not exempt from crimes that take place on their premises. Some businesses, such as convenience stores, retail outlets and banks, are prime targets for theft, but any business can be the victim of illegal activity. Sporting events, festivals or any occasion where a large number of people gather are also subject to disorder and lawlessness, particularly when alcohol is present

 

Employing the services of a reputable, licensed security agency can help offset the potential for loss and ensure public safety. But how does a small business know when it should hire such a company? What signs point to the need for protection?

 

For the answers, Small Business Trends turned to Greg Kuhn, founder and CEO of Omega Protective Services, LLC, a full-service security firm based in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. In an interview with Small Business Trends, he shared the following 10 indicators based on his expertise gained from years in the security industry.

Why Hire a Security Guard

1. You Have Parking Lot Safety Concerns

 

Employees or customers may feel unsafe walking to their cars at night, particularly if the parking lot is not well lit.