Why Your Small Business Needs Video Monitoring

Your company’s security is paramount to its success. If you suffer a break-in and there’s no CCTV in place, not only will this tell the criminals that did it they can potentially come back for more, but it could have a significant effect on your confidence. It’s hard to run a business at the best of times, but when you think it may be genuinely unsafe to do so, it can be a challenge to get out of bed every day and open up. Read on to find out more about the importance of video monitoring, and how it can stop security threats in their tracks. 

As a Deterrent

The first job of a video monitoring system is to deter people that might come to cause trouble on your property. If a potential wrongdoer comes onto your property and they see the cameras in action, there’s a likelihood that they won’t go forward with whatever they were going to do. After all, having their misdemeanors caught on camera can be a big problem for them, and they’ll avoid it wherever possible. Without having caught a single moment on video, you’ve already made your premises significantly safer by simply looking like you’re better protected. 

To Find Suspects

If you have been the victim of a burglary, the first thing you want to do is to be able to take steps forward in catching out whoever wronged you. Watching video footage can be difficult as you’re witnessing people cause you financial and emotional harm, but it’s an important move if you want justice. By handing video footage to the police in the case of a break-in, you can be safe in the knowledge that it will be dealt with thoroughly, with evidence that you would otherwise be missing out on. 

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For Insurance Purposes

If you have suffered a break-in and something belonging to your business was stolen, you may need to file an insurance claim. Sometimes it can be impossible to gather all of the evidence you need to make a claim stick or to prove that something was done by an outside party that is actively trying to do you harm. With an effective and comprehensive video monitoring system that covers the majority of your property, you can gather all of the evidence that an insurance company could ever need to confirm your claim. Video monitoring can protect you before an incident occurs, help you to file charges, and ensure that you are protected from any financial losses. 

A Bespoke System

By installing a bespoke monitoring system for your company, you can be assured of safety for all of your property going forward. Your business will be much more secure, and you’ll be financially covered for the risks of any criminal activity that occurs against you. Getting set up with a bespoke monitoring system can be an easy way to make your premises safer and more secure for a long time to come.

Give the Sophia Consulting call today to find out what we can do for your professional security needs.