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Alarm Monitoring Services For Closed Businesses

Alarm Monitoring Services For Closed Businesses

Alarm monitoring services for closed businesses can help you protect your assets from crime whilst they are empty due to the Coronavirus lockdown.

Alarm Monitoring Services For Factories

Alarm Monitoring Services For Factories

Find out how alarm monitoring services for factories could be crucial to protecting workers and businesses in this blog from alarm monitoring experts.

Fire Alarm Monitoring Regulations

Fire Alarm Monitoring Regulations

To ensure fire alarm monitoring companies operate to the highest standards there are several fire alarm monitoring regulations they need to comply with.

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Update

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Update

As you will be very aware from recent Government and Media output, the country is experiencing a daily increase in the number of cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) being reported. In response to this country wide health emergency, we at First County Monitoring have drawn up the following response to provide our customers with information regarding our Service Continuity Plans and we would like to inform all our customers that First County Monitoring are operating ‘business as usual’.

Alarm Monitoring In 2020

Alarm Monitoring In 2020

Each year technological advances have a big impact on alarm monitoring. This year looks set to be the same, so let’s look at alarm monitoring in 2020.

CCTV In Sports And Leisure

CCTV In Sports And Leisure

The use of CCTV in sports and leisure is popular and effective in keeping participants, spectators, and bystanders protected and safe. Read more.

Why Fire Alarm Monitoring Is Important

Why Fire Alarm Monitoring Is Important

Fire alarm monitoring is an essential part of having a fire alarm. Read here to find out why fire alarm monitoring is important.

Alarm Monitoring For Councils

Alarm Monitoring For Councils

Find out how CCTV and alarm monitoring for councils can help reduce and tackle crime and keep the streets safe across the UK.

CCTV Policy Step By Step

CCTV Policy Step By Step

There is a lot of legislation you need to follow to have CCTV installed, View the First County Monitoring CCTV policy step by step guide here.

Writing A CCTV Policy

Writing A CCTV Policy

If you have decided to install CCTV cameras at your business, then you will need a CCTV policy. Look here for a guide on how to write a CCTV policy.

Data Protection Tips For Offices

Data Protection Tips For Offices

We have compiled some great data protection tips for offices to keep your business GDPR compliant and your data safe. Have a look here.

Our Call Centre Services

Our Call Centre Services

How can call centre services help your business be more effective and free up your time to concentrate on the day to day? Find out here

Security Monitoring In Retail

Security Monitoring In Retail

Each year £700 million is lost due to customer theft. Let’s take a look at the different options available for security monitoring in retail.

Security Alarm Monitoring For Farms

Security Alarm Monitoring For Farms

In 2019 the cost of rural crime in the UK was £50mill. Let’s look at some of the different types of security alarm monitoring for farms on offer.

A Complete Business Security Package For 2020

A Complete Business Security Package For 2020

Here at First County Monitoring, we provide a complete business security package for 2020.Take a look at how we can protect your business.

First County Monitoring At Christmas

First County Monitoring At Christmas

Have a look here to see how First County Monitoring celebrates Christmas and the sort of year we have had.

CCTV In The Workplace

CCTV In The Workplace

If you are considering installing CCTV in the workplace read these top 5 things you need to know about CCTV in the workplace to keep compliant.

Protect Your Business From Fire

Protect Your Business From Fire

A fire can devastate your business and risks lives. Read our blog here to find out the best ways to protect your business from fire.

What Is Fire Alarm Monitoring?

What Is Fire Alarm Monitoring?

There are different types of alarm monitoring and fire alarm monitoring is one of them. So, what is Fire Alarm Monitoring? Find out here.

Why Have Monitored Alarms?

Why Have Monitored Alarms?

Installing an alarm is one part of fighting crime and aiding health and safety. Alarm monitoring is vital. But why have monitored alarms? Find out.

Preparing Your Business For Christmas

Preparing Your Business For Christmas

Preparing your business for Christmas needs some thought. How do you keep your business secure during a shutdown? Find out here.

CCTV Monitoring In Schools And Nurseries

CCTV Monitoring In Schools And Nurseries

CCTV Monitoring in schools and nurseries in contentious but many use it effectively for child and staff safety. Read more.

Pros and Cons of CCTV

Pros and Cons of CCTV

What are the pros and cons of CCTV? It is a hotly contested topic. Find out here what the benefits and drawbacks of CCTV are.

Villains Caught On CCTV

Villains Caught On CCTV

Let's take a look at some of the more infamous cases of criminals caught with the help of CCTV in our latest blog post, villains caught on CCTV.

Does CCTV Reduce Crime?

Does CCTV Reduce Crime?

There’s at least one story in the news every day about a city or council planning to install CCTV Cameras, but does CCTV reduce crime? Find out.

Is CCTV Legal?

Is CCTV Legal?

Is CCTV Legal? CCTV cameras are increasingly being used both for domestic properties and businesses but there are a lot of rules around it. Read on.

Common CCTV Questions Answered

Common CCTV Questions Answered

Have a look here at some CCTV frequently asked questions in our blog: Common CCTV Questions Answered. Read on for more!

Minimising False Alerts For Fire And Security Alarms

Minimising False Alerts For Fire And Security Alarms

Minimising false alerts for fire and security alarms is vital for supporting the fire brigade. Find out how we do that through fire alarm monitoring.

Facial Recognition And CCTV

Facial Recognition And CCTV

CCTV is often in the news, but usually in the crime pages. However, more recently you may have seen it on the front pages. So, this week we thought we would look at what has been happening and why facial recognition and CCTV have been in the headlines.

Lone Worker Alarm Receiving Centre Accreditations

Lone Worker Alarm Receiving Centre Accreditations

You may have seen various lone worker alarm receiving accreditations on our website and wondered what all the numbers or acronyms mean. Whilst we don’t only monitor lone workers, it is one of the services we offer, and it comes with many guidelines we must adhere to. We hold a number of accreditations that enable us to provide lone worker alarm monitoring services. Read on to find out what our lone worker alarm receiving accreditations are and how they improve our service.

Fire Safety And Monitoring For Businesses

Fire Safety And Monitoring For Businesses

According to UK government statistics, 50% of businesses that have a disaster (with no recovery plan or policy) fail in the next 12 months. So, with that in mind, this week we will look at fire safety and monitoring for businesses.

Monitoring Employees With CCTV

Monitoring Employees With CCTV

It is entirely reasonable to consider using CCTV to monitor employees. But employers must be very careful not to breach any privacy rights and comply with all the necessary rules and regulations. So, this week here are First County Monitoring we are going to look at all you need to know in our latest blog: Monitoring Employees With CCTV.

Why Choose An NSI Gold Accredited Alarm Receiving Centre?

Why Choose An NSI Gold Accredited Alarm Receiving Centre?

In this blog, we explain who the NSI are, why their accreditation matters and what it means to you and your business.

Lone Worker Monitoring And The Law Part 2

Lone Worker Monitoring And The Law Part 2

Is it legal to monitor lone workers? Yes! It is, as long as there is a justifiable reason for doing so and the employees are aware it is happening. But the Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) is governed by strict guidelines and laws. These affect the way we handle, store, receive, and use personal data.

Why Outsource Surveillance To A CCTV Receiving Centre?

Why Outsource Surveillance To A CCTV Receiving Centre?

With the use of CCTV cameras becoming increasingly popular for businesses, we thought that this week we would give you all the information and reasons why to outsource surveillance to a CCTV Receiving Centre.

Lone Worker Monitoring And The Law Part 1

Lone Worker Monitoring And The Law Part 1

There is a lot of confusion around lone worker monitoring and the law and here at First County Monitoring we want to clear it up. In the first of this two-part series, we will be looking at the legal aspects of implementing and using a lone worker device from the perspective of both the employee and the employer. The second part will look at the legal obligations of the Alarm Receiving Centre. Lone worker monitoring and the law is a complicated topic, so read on for clarity!

Choosing A Reliable ARC

Choosing A Reliable ARC

Whether you’re looking to protect your business’ premises or your home, choosing an Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) can be a daunting decision and getting it right could make all the difference as to how well protected your property is.

What Happens In A Lone Worker Monitoring Centre?

What Happens In A Lone Worker Monitoring Centre?

Lone working and lone worker devices are increasingly popular. Did you know that in the UK there are over six million lone workers? If you have ever read about or looked into lone worker devices you have probably seen the words ‘lone worker monitoring centre’. You may have even wondered what a lone worker monitoring centre was and what they do? Well, you don’t have to wonder any longer because today we are going to help answer that question and find out what happens in a lone worker monitoring centre.

What Does A Fire Alarm Monitoring Centre Do?

What Does A Fire Alarm Monitoring Centre Do?

We all know (hopefully...) what a fire alarm is and may have heard the words ‘fire alarm monitoring centre’, but have you ever stopped to think what does a fire alarm monitoring centre do? So, this week, we thought we would let you know…

CCTV Surveillance Laws UK

CCTV Surveillance Laws UK

The laws and legislation around CCTV can seem quite complicated and intimidating. So today we thought we would help with our blog: CCTV Surveillance Laws UK.

How Does Alarm Monitoring Work?

How Does Alarm Monitoring Work?

First County Monitoring are one of the UK’s premier Alarm Receiving Centres, offering 24 hour a day monitoring and response services, 365 days a year. From lone worker monitoring to elderly care monitoring, at the heart of all our services is our Alarm Receiving Centre. In this week’s blog post we will be giving you some advice on how alarm monitoring works.

Advice On Lone Working From A Lone Worker Receiving Centre

Advice On Lone Working From A Lone Worker Receiving Centre

From lone worker monitoring to elderly care monitoring, at the heart of all our services is our Alarm Receiving Centre. In this week’s blog post we will be giving you some advice on lone working from our perspective as a lone worker receiving centre.

A Day in A CCTV Monitoring Centre

A Day in A CCTV Monitoring Centre

Today we are sharing a typical day in the life of an operator in a CCTV Monitoring Centre.

The Importance Of Fire Alarm Monitoring

The Importance Of Fire Alarm Monitoring

In this week’s blog, we outline what fire alarm monitoring is, why it’s so important and how it can benefit your business.

What is An Alarm Receiving Centre?

What is An Alarm Receiving Centre?

In this weeks blog post we explain exactly what an Alarm Receiving Centre is, how it works and how we can help your business.

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First County Monitoring is an ARC Remote Monitoring Centre and supplies services nationwide across the UK.

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Our Alarm Receiving Centre & Remote Video Response Centre provides 24 hour Alarm and CCTV Monitoring Services.

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Approved by the NSI, the leading certification body for the security & fire protection industries in the UK.

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Bespoke
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Bespoke monitoring including; instant notification of machinery & equipment, system process failures.

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Web portal, daily reports & enhanced management information features to benefit both installers and end users.

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