Christmas is the perfect time for people to get together, celebrate, reminisce and have fun – all needs that can be met by a pub. Naturally then, Christmas is a busy time of year for public houses, bars and nightclubs, as the season provides them with the opportunity to play host to an increased number of patrons – and gaining them some much-needed profits.
Unfortunately, the other side to the season of goodwill is that excesses are often 'enjoyed' and occasionally, may spill over into anti-social behaviour. Often affecting people, property and the business itself, those establishments without the advice of security camera installers may suffer.
How Security Camera Installers Can Help Pubs With Their Security
Whilst CCTV in pubs is nothing new, it may be the case that the business is operating an outdated, unresponsive or broken down system – not helpful in ensuring the safety of everyone who visits.
If you're responsible for running your own drinking and/or dining establishment and are searching for bona-fide reasons to get yourself a new CCTV installation as an early Christmas present, here are some great reasons:
- Evidence Provision . The primary function of a security camera is to obviously capture footage of the area it is assigned to monitor. If the pictures it records aren't of a great quality, then the evidence it provides may prove to be unusable – with high-definition recording and cloud storage abilities, CCTV systems have never been as high in quality and easy to use.
- Deterrent Provision . Another (often overlooked) benefit of having security cameras in a public building is that they provide a deterrent to crime happening in the first place. By making your patrons aware that their actions are being monitored and recorded, this may help to simmer down any heat that may arise. In the event that any incidents do occur, the very least the business will have is useable footage that can be inspected by local authorities and the participants identified.
- A Constant Eye For Staff. Regardless of whether you employ specialist security staff or not, nobody can have their eyes trained on everyone all of the time. This is why many pubs and bars make use of security cameras to constantly monitor the floor(s) of the property in case of any incidents that may arise. This provides staff with a better opportunity to nip anti-social behaviour in the bud before it spills over and causes damage.
- Capacity Control/Building Organisation . With Christmas especially being busy it may be the case that your pub or bar could max out its capacity; modern security camera can work with analytic software to count how many people enter the premises. Not just that but thanks to the clear footage it provides, it gives you the opportunity to assign staff to areas that may need additional assistance, making for a more organised operation and ultimately, a better experience for all.
Improve Your CCTV Security With Maxtag
If you're searching for a way to help your business to establish a bettersecurity set-up in time for Christmas, why not get in touch with the expert security camera installers here at Maxtag? For over 20 years, we have been providing the latest cameras to a vast array of public and private establishments – from pubs and bars to retailers, hotels, schools, colleges and many more. As such, we have grown a reputation and attained a knowledge that is unrivalled in the industry.
One of our recent projects has been to work alongside our partner Hikvision to install a varied range of security cameras across a number of properties owned and operated by the well-respected pub and hotel chain, Fuller's. Please feel free to have a read of our case study , where we go into depth about the work our security camera installers have done and the systems we've used to meet the unique needs of their properties – and how it may relate to the solutions that you are looking for.
To discuss how we can help you to transform your business's security, please do not hesitate to give us a call on 0800 044 3160 or send an e-mail enquiry to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.