CCTV in nurseries

CCTV in Nurseries – Should you install it?

Is CCTV allowed in nurseries? CCTV in nurseries can be a divisive debate. Some believe it is a great way to increase security and safety for children. Whereas, others feel that it can be too intrusive and can sometimes be seen as an unethical form of surveillance. We assess the pros and cons to nursery cctv.


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Corona virus Covid-19

With the worldwide impact of the Coronavirus pandemic multiplying exponentially, it seems very relevant to consider viruses, bacteria and transmission. What is the difference between a viral infection and a bacterial infection? What steps can we all take to stay healthy? And how can biometric readers help prevent the spread of disease? Almas is committed to supporting all of our customers during this period of uncertainly. Our readers are designed with safety in mind, and we believe that they are a practical solution which can help to prevent the spread of disease. Read on to find out more.

Biometrics fingerprints banking retail security

Using a PIN to unlock your phone, make a payment or enter a building are fast becoming a thing of the past. Biometric authentication is the future, and it is much more than just fingerprints. From maintaining your employees’ attendance records to combating the challenges of fraud, biometric recognition systems offer the highest level of security. Let’s review this unique system and what makes it so sought-after.

Construction court case gravel litigation

A recent legal decision in a case within the construction sector in Australia has highlighted just how important time management is when running a construction site. White Constructions, a developer, bought a legal action against sewer designer, IWS in connection with the development of a 100-lot site in the Illawarra region of New South Wales. White Constructions lost the case because the paper-based site diary they used to track the movements of everyone on site was proved to be inadmissable as evidence of a delay. Read on to find out how using a biometric access control system could have prevently this costly court case from happening.


Biometrics are now a part of everyday life for most people. You may well own a mobile phone that you unlock using your fingerprint or use a smart speaker in your home which responds to voice commands. But have you ever thought about using biometrics in your business? In this article we look at the benefits that biometric access control systems have to offer child care businesses.

empty school classroom

Over the past decade, the UK security sector has witnessed a dramatic increase in the number of CCTV solutions that are being operated in an intelligent, proactive, way so that suspicious activity can be identified and tackled as it happens. There has also been more attention given to the carefully controlled application of CCTV within schools. Read on to find out how CCTV can be used to help schools change for the better.

computer technology data storage

You probably use biometrics data every day without realising that it’s your unique genetic makeup that is enabling you to access your phone, clock-in for work, or authorise a financial payment. If you are a smartphone user – and there are an estimated 2.87 billion of these worldwide – it’s likely that you use your fingerprint or face to access your device. But have you ever stopped to question who holds your biometric data and how?

coffeeshop small business security

If you are one of the 5.8 million people who run a small business in the UK, was security a priority for you when you started your business? Maybe you have been running your business for a few years but haven’t thought about security. Read on to find out why getting the right security is key this year.


Safety is one of the top priorities for parents when they are choosing a nursery for their children. A nursery can have superb staff, play facilities, and excellent safeguarding, but if they don't get the fundamentals of security right, none of that matters. Do you always know who is in your nursery?

GDPR data protection

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a major step forward for data protection and privacy with a truly international impact. Back in 2018, many people said that it would change the face of the digital world. In this article, we will have a look at GDPR and assess the impact of the regulations since their inception.