Latest News

We try and keep you up to date with the latest news, tips and advice from in and around the security industry. This section is also used to keep you informed on the latest developments within our company. Please check back regularly, follow us on social media and please let us know if you have any stories that you feel might be relevant.

    When self-defence goes horribly wrong…

    28th February 2013

    The world was in shock last week upon hearing that Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius had been arrested on suspicion of murdering his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Whether the crime was premeditated...

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    What is the Purple Flag Standard?

    21st February 2013

    The night time economy contributes £66bn annually to the UK and employs about 10% of the total UK workforce.* The Association of Town Centre Management (ATCM) recognises that this is a significant...

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    ‘CCTV: Looking Out For You’

    15th February 2013

    We’re delighted to announce the recent addition of CCTV monitoring to our comprehensive range of security services. For us, this is the icing on the cake, providing our clients in Basingstoke...

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    Do you need protecting?

    8th February 2013

    The following article is of particular value to those individuals or organisations who are of high net worth. The world is changing. Of course, you don’t have to believe everything you read in the...

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    Operation Tornado tackles metal theft

    1st February 2013

    This week has seen yet more cases of metal theft in our region with Stockbridge Primary School being one of the latest targets. Rain poured through the roof causing further damage inside and the...

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    Are you turning over a new leaf?

    4th January 2013

    It’s that time of year again where we all vow to make changes for the better. According to a recent study, a whopping 78% of us fail to stick to our New Year’s resolutions, with many not even making i

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    Venture’s Christmas message!

    14th December 2012

    2012 is coming to a close and what a year it’s been! On a national level, the Olympics exceeded everyone’s expectations, and of course we’ve also had a Diamond Jubilee to celebrate and more...

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    Real security men don’t bounce

    7th December 2012

    The origins of the term ‘bouncer’ date back to 1883, when the London Daily News gave the following definition: “’The Bouncer' is merely the English 'chucker out'. When liberty verges on license and...

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    Venture specialise in close protection

    29th November 2012

    There’s nothing wrong with being top of the class, as any of the Venture team will tell you! We are currently one of the top 5% scoring SIA Approved Contractors, and one of only thirty-eight...

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    Venture lights up Christmas!

    26th November 2012

    The festive season is upon us and the Venture team have been busy with the provision of security for several big Christmas light switch-on events in Hampshire.

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    Venture achieves CHAS accreditation

    23rd November 2012

    Further to qualifying with the SAFEcontractor scheme back in May 2011, we’re delighted to have recently been awarded CHAS approval for our security services in Andover and beyond.

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    Group running for local life-saving scheme

    2nd November 2012

    A group from Hampshire have been training hard in preparation for this year’s Great South Run. Danny Windust, Emma Corcoran, Jo Symons and Lee Baker aim to raise much-needed funds for the Andover...

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    Venture in top 5% of all SIA Approved Companies

    9th October 2012

    Venture Security, Hampshire's premier manned security provider, has celebrated another huge achievement in retaining its status as a member of the Security Industry Authority (SIA) Approved...

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    Venture more than doubles score for accreditation success

    8th October 2011

    Venture Security, the Andover based manned security company, continues to excel in the industry having received re-accreditation in two of the most highly sought after quality certifications in the...

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    New website for Venture Security

    15th August 2011

    After nearly five years of trading Venture Security’s Managing Director, Paul Howe, decided it was time to re-vamp the company website to reflect the developments and growth of the business..

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    University student joins Venture on one year placement

    25th July 2011

    University of Surrey student Artur Granatyr has joined manned security providers Venture Security on a one year placement as a Trainee Finance Manager.

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    Top Safety Accreditation for Hampshire Security Company

    13th June 2011

    Venture Security, a key provider of security services within Hampshire, is one of the latest companies to join a leading edge scheme designed to help industry improve its safety record.

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    Recognised Quality Accreditation for Venture

    14th November 2010

    As the South’s top performing supplier of manned security services, Venture Security is committed to providing its clients with a high quality service. As testament to this we have been accredited...

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    Experienced Training and Guarding Manager joins Venture’s growing team

    14th August 2010

    Venture is pleased to announce the appointment of Eddie Sidaway as the firm’s Training and Guarding Manager. Eddie brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in retail and static guarding...

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    Year 2 ACS success for Venture Security

    14th August 2010

    Venture Security has continued to demonstrate its commitment to customer service, staff training and professional security provision by receiving its second year Security Industry Authority’s...

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