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How Can A Security Camera Installation Help To Curb The Potential Of Aggression Towards Shop Staff?

How Can A Security Camera Installation Help To Curb The Potential Of Aggression Towards Shop Staff?

Posted in CCTV by Maxtag on 6th June 2018

When you hear the words ‘theft’ or ‘shoplifting’ your thoughts may immediately go towards the products that are stolen and the resulting profit loss. The other side of theft is a dark one that may not be considered when we hear the word – aggression against staff who try to prevent it from happening.

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Common Mistakes Made With Commercial CCTV Systems – And How To Avoid Them

Common Mistakes Made With Commercial CCTV Systems – And How To Avoid Them

Posted in CCTV by Maxtag on 30th May 2018

Despite having a number of CCTV cameras mounted in all the right places, some retailers are still failing to catch shoplifters, or effectively capturing images of antisocial behaviour. Most of the time, this is because their CCTV cameras are installed incorrectly, or even not functioning at all.

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Cutting Down On Staff Theft, With Retail Loss Prevention Devices

Cutting Down On Staff Theft, With Retail Loss Prevention Devices

Posted in News by Maxtag on 18th May 2018

When it comes to retail loss prevention, there’s something uncomfortable that we need to talk about. The prospect of staff theft. In an ideal world, we’d love to trust everyone, especially those people we work alongside for most of the week. Sadly, despite our best intentions, the nature of work sees us busy, too busy to get to know someone, what they’re thinking, what they’re going through.

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The Constant Rise of Security Cameras In The UK: How Can CCTV Installers Ensure Their Effective Use?

The Constant Rise of Security Cameras In The UK: How Can CCTV Installers Ensure Their Effective Use?

Posted in CCTV by Oaktree Interiors on 11th May 2018

In one of the plot points in his seminal novel ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’, George Orwell tells us about how ‘Big Brother’ would be used to spy on citizens, gathering evidence to potentially use against them in order to uphold their totalitarian regime. Released in 1949, long before the mass commercial availability of security cameras, the usage of ‘telescreens’ in the novel to survey citizens has been compared to the work of today’s CCTV installers and the cameras they set up.

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