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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On the back of the BBC Panorama programme, "Crisis in Care", this month LaingBuisson Care Markets magazine features an in-depth article on why we need safety monitoring. Alistair Kleebauer examines the debate surrounding CCTV in care homes The latest revelations of abuse within the care sector will give further impetus to those arguing for mandatory CCTV in the system.

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The bill to replace the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) has been agreed by Parliament, meaning a new system for authorising deprivations will likely come into force in 2020. If you own or manage a care home, then it’s important to understand what this new system means as it could have a major impact on the care that person receives.


We are more aware than ever of how our personal data is being stored and handled due to the arrival of GDPR. To that end, it’s understandable that some employees may have qualms over the use of biometric time and attendance systems in the workplace. When a workforce has been used to accessing sites using key fobs, PIN numbers or swipe cards, it’s normal for them – and you – to have a few questions about the security of biometric data, so let us put your mind at rest…


According to industry estimates, there are between 8 and 9 million dogs in the UK. In most households, they are one of the family. So, when you decide to put your best friend and loved one into a kennel it’s all about trust, safety and security.


The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) confirmed that the number of recorded cargo crimes in Europe, the Middle East and Africa was the highest count in their 21-year history. What has contributed to this massive increase in supply chain crime? And what can you do as a supply-chain business owner to prevent it affecting you?

ATM theft Dungiven, Co Derry

There have been over 10 ATM robberies on both sides of the Irish border in less than 12 months, in the north and south, including the latest raid which occurred in the early hours of the 8 April in Castleblaney, Co Monaghan. The Gardaí are investigating if the spate of robberies is linked to some efforts by dissidents, such as the New IRA, to increase their resources in a bid to assist terrorist activities.