Property & Business Interruption Insurance – Get recognised for good practice

Property protection insurance is not a legal necessity but without it a building owner will have to pay for any damage their property suffers. In addition, a business may lose income and might even face third party compensation claims related to property damage or injury through negligence. So insurance can be a wise investment, particularly … Continue reading “Property & Business Interruption Insurance – Get recognised for good practice”

Special Event (Limited Availability): Securing Buildings and Infrastructure

Are you involved in the design and construction of new buildings and infrastructure? How do you address your clients’ security needs? Have you followed the right process and have you identified appropriate solutions that offer value for money? Over the coming months, BRE will be partnering with leading security engineering practices to run a series … Continue reading “Special Event (Limited Availability): Securing Buildings and Infrastructure”

Security Glazing: is it all that it’s cracked up to be?

The BRE Trust-funded research project ‘Security glazing: is it all that it’s cracked up to be?’ followed a spate of ‘smash-and-grab’ attacks to steal expensive goods such as jewellery and designer clothing from window displays. These attacks showed that in some cases glazing offers the least resistance to forced entry in situations where criminals are … Continue reading “Security Glazing: is it all that it’s cracked up to be?”

Learn more about BRE Global’s new security certification scheme for buildings and built infrastructure

SABRE Essentials is a series of publications aimed at breaking down the technical requirements of SABRE – BRE Global’s new security assessment and certification scheme for buildings and built infrastructure – into bite-size portions, helping users of the scheme to better understand its component parts and identifying the benefits that certification offers to a wide … Continue reading “Learn more about BRE Global’s new security certification scheme for buildings and built infrastructure”

The world feels far less secure today than it did only a few years ago but has this influenced security in the built environment?

Gavin Jones, Director of SABRE at BRE Global discusses his views. It’s true, there isn’t a day that goes by without the media reporting on terrorism on our streets or cyber-attacks targeted at our largest and most treasured institutions and companies. Terrorism by its very nature is highly visible and can make people feel very … Continue reading “The world feels far less secure today than it did only a few years ago but has this influenced security in the built environment?”

How secure is your building?

BRE’s Gavin Jones talks about the research that has gone into the new standard SABRE (Security Assurance by BRE). SABRE provides a framework that helps measure, understand and improve the security performance of facilities.