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  1. Worried About Vehicle Theft? Learn How A GPS Tracker Could Help You Sleep At Night

    Worried About Vehicle Theft? Learn How A GPS Tracker Could Help You Sleep At Night
    If you’ve just bought a new car or kitted out all of your employees with new company vehicles, it’s only naturally to have concerns about keeping you new cars safe. A vehicle is a valuable commodity after all, which could potentially make it a target for thieves. To help you rest easier at night, you don’t need a Fort Knox-style...
  2. 4 Reasons Why You May Want To Start Recording Your Phone Calls

    4 Reasons Why You May Want To Start Recording Your Phone Calls
    Thanks to fantastic new technology, it’s now easier than ever to record conversations and phone calls. There are some rules to follow to ensure that you’re on the right side of the law, such as only recording calls on your own phone, keeping the data private and only using the recording for its intended purpose. If you’ve never considered it...
  3. Workplace Surveillance: How To Keep Your Employees On-side

    Workplace Surveillance: How To Keep Your Employees On-side
    Workplace surveillance can have many benefits, both for employers and staff, but it can be a tricky issue to navigate. As an employer, you naturally want to protect the business and keep a close eye on its day-to-day running, but you don’t want to upset anyone. The last thing you want to do is to make your employees feel that...
  4. How To Win The Fight Against Rogue Tradesmen Using Smart Tech

    How To Win The Fight Against Rogue Tradesmen Using Smart Tech
    Accidentally inviting a cowboy builder into your home to wreak havoc and then disappear with your money is everyone’s worst nightmare, as is buying a product or service and discovering you’ve not got anything near the quality you paid for. We all hope it won’t happen to us, but research from 2015 revealed that four out of ten British people...
  5. Rise In Social Media & Technology Used As Damning Divorce Evidence

    Rise In Social Media & Technology Used As Damning Divorce Evidence
    A mounting body of recent research has revealed that social media and technology are increasingly being used in divorce cases in the UK and all over the world. In 2013, over 80% of the divorce attorneys included in a survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers said that they had noticed an exponential increase in the amount of evidence...
  6. How Call Recording Can Help Your Business Provide Fantastic Customer Service

    How Call Recording Can Help Your Business Provide Fantastic Customer Service
    There can be a number of reasons for recording phone calls, from gathering evidence for a legal case to giving yourself some security when making verbal agreements. However, one of the benefits that is often overlooked is how call recording can help companies improve their customer service and a few other things too. By recording calls both made and received...
  7. Honest Hacking: 1 in 10 have Hacked Someone's Email or Social Media for Ethical Reasons

    Honest Hacking: 1 in 10 have Hacked Someone's Email or Social Media for Ethical Reasons
    New research from Online Spy Shop can reveal that a significant number of Britons are hacking one another's emails and social media. The study also revealed: 2 in 3 of us are ‘accidental hackers,’ having inadvertently logged into someone else’s account 90% of ‘accidental hackers’ failed to log out immediately And half who stayed logged in performed at least one action...
  8. Spy Cameras And The Law - The 10 Essentials You Need To Know

    Spy Cameras And The Law - The 10 Essentials You Need To Know
    If you’re planning to use surveillance cameras, it’s important to familiarise yourself on the legal side of things. Here are the 10 key points you need to know: If you share your recordings without the subject’s consent, you could be in breach of Data Protection laws. This means sharing it online or with third parties, or even losing the footage...
  9. Practical Tips For Preventing & Dealing With Theft In The Workplace

    Practical Tips For Preventing & Dealing With Theft In The Workplace
    Theft in the workplace can be a very tricky situation to deal with. On the one hand, business owners will obviously want to limit losses, get to the bottom of whats happening and punish wrongdoers. However, you also need to tread incredibly careful to avoid creating an atmosphere of distrust in the workplace, accusing the wrong people and perhaps even...
  10. 10 Times Motion-Activated Cameras Could Come In Very Handy

    10 Times Motion-Activated Cameras Could Come In Very Handy
    Surveillance cameras come in many different types, and with lots of different features. One of the most useful features is motion activated filming, which can help to save power, extend the life of the device and make reviewing footage much easier. Here are just 10 of the many examples of times motion-activated cameras can come in very handy indeed: Alerting...

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