Category: Industry Commentary
This section houses latest news from the industry sector and may include additional commentary / opinion from TouchStar personnel.
16 November 2018
According to research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), unplanned absence costs UK businesses £29 billion a year. For private sector companies, this equates to £522 per employee on average, while it costs public sector organisations £835 per employee. This is undoubtedly significant in itself, but there’s more that businesses should consider than just the financial impact of team members missing work. This feature takes a closer look at what staff absenteeism really means. Read More >>
09 November 2017
The methods businesses use to keep their property and people safe have changed significantly over the years. New technologies are constantly making their way into security strategies, promising to deliver stronger and more efficient protection. The industry is in no way standing still either – the future is bright, with various exciting solutions and trends on the horizon. Read More >>
29 September 2017
As much as we’d all like to fully trust those around us, there will always be some people who have malicious intentions – so you need to protect your premises. The key is to invest wisely in security, and more specifically, access control. Even when you have security in mind, though, there are pitfalls to consider; pitfalls that many organisations are still falling foul of today. This feature highlights some of the most obvious failings, and a few tips on how to avoid them. Read More >>