One home broken into ‘every 7 seconds’ in England and Wales alone

We might like to think our homes are as ‘safe as houses’, but security emergencies are worryingly commonplace, with tens of thousands of household crimes occurring every day. Research into the Office for National Statistics’ Crime Survey for England and Wales by Churchill Insurance found that in England and Wales alone, there are 11,620 household…

Infographic – Intruder ALERT!

How safe is your home? Many home-owners feel their home is fairly safe, but as you can see from this infographic by Glo-Bell Fire & Security, burglars can get into your home without you even noticing. The graphic as you can see includes a burglary hotspots section, so you can see which areas are most…

Electrical Safety First calls for garden appliance manufacturers to prioritise safety advice

Gardening equipment manufacturers ought to make safety equipment on their products clearer, after research has shown that 300,000 people are injured seriously enough to require hospital treatment while gardening every year. The study, from Electrical Safety First, also found that one-third of gardeners have had some form of electrical accident in the garden, and that…