A pub or bar is the ideal place for friends, family and work colleagues to relax, chat and catch-up. They offer a great place for people to meet, to celebrate, commiserate and remember. They also offer entertainment, a place to eat – even a community of sorts. As such, they are a part of our culture and for publicans and bar owners, the work placed into operating a well-run establishment will be rewarded with high profits margins.
Like any public place though, they will need to be protected – something that CCTV in pubs can help with. If the above is the light side of running such an establishment, the dark side is definitely the anti-social behaviour that so regularly rears its head. Such incidences do not just cause short-term monetary damage to the business, but it can also create a negative reputation, that may in turn, affect long-term profits through diminishing customer numbers.
The usage of CCTV in pubs is becoming more-and-more commonplace throughout the last decade. Aside from the obvious benefits in monitoring, recording and storage, improvements in how the technology is manufactured has also led to better systems to become realistically affordable for businesses of all sizes.
As part of their licensing agreements, many pubs and bars may be already obliged to install CCTV in their establishments. Sadly, many may be operating outdated systems that make it difficult to capture any incidents as they happen. Without any useable evidence, it will be extremely hard to prove any criminal liability to the police, local authorities and insurance companies alike; a situation that should never occur. Thankfully, it is something that can be solved with well-placed, modern CCTV in pubs and bars.
The obvious improvement of CCTV in recent years, has been their ability to generate better images, in high-definition that are just as sharp and clear as our television sets. Aside from recording hard evidence of any incidents, here are some other benefits provided by CCTV:
Aside from the monitoring and recording abilities of CCTV, another reason that could result in ineffective coverage is the placement of cameras. By understanding the best areas in which to place their CCTV, building owners can take full advantage of modern cameras – which is why it's always best to get them installed by a professional security company.
If you're looking to improve the CCTV capabilities of your establishment, then you've found the right place here at Maxtag. For over 20 years, we have been monitoring the industry, bringing our clients the means to protect their pubs and bars with the very latest in CCTV security technology. No matter the type of public establishment you operate, we can say with some confidence, that thanks to the quality of the technology available to us, there previously has never been as better a time to upgrade your CCTV security.
If you would like to learn more on how we're able to implement an effective CCTV system in your establishment, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with our security experts today. You can give us a call on 0800 044 3160, or alternatively, you can send an e-mail to us at email@example.com
“Maxtag have added an new dimension to our retail loss prevention strategy. We can now connect to all of our stores remotely via an App on our phones and view live incidents or look back at recorded events from anywhere. The loss prevention team can now truly do this on the move. Investigations have been dealt with in record time and the new CCTV systems have helped to drive down losses within each store.”
- Head of Security - Chanel -