5 Reasons Why Hiring a Professional Key Holding Service is a Good Idea

Aug 7, 2018 | Security

With all the stress of work piling upon you and your employees, worrying about security and spare keys can be an added stress. Getting a key holding service can take care of this hassle for you.

What is key holding?

A key holder is an individual or a firm with the responsibility of keeping hold of your spare keys. Another major responsibility of a key holder is to respond to an incident after the alarm has been triggered from the site’s security system.

Why hire a key holding service?

1. It reduces additional security responsibilities

As a business owner, you are the main key holder. However,  a phone call in the middle of the night informing you that your alarm has gone off, only to find out it was false is frustrating.

Furthermore there might be risks visiting the site in the middle of the night if there is indeed an intruder present. With professional key holders, this will be taken care of for you.

2. Key holders are always available

Even if there is someone else besides you who is a secondary key holder, there is no guarantee that they will be available at all times.

On the other hand professional key holders will be always available no matter what the time is and they will have your keys on hand 24/7.

3. Key holders know proper security procedures

Key holders also have the responsibility to reach the site if the alarm goes off. If an intruder is present at the site, a professional key holder will know what to do, and will handle the situation properly.

4. Key holders have technical knowledge

False alarms are also a possibility, for example, there may be a technical problem in the alarm system. Professional key holders will usually know how to fix the problem and will be able to reset the alarm system thereby reducing unwanted tension and saving time.

5. Key holders are professional

A key holder’s responsibility is to hold spare keys for you. Giving a spare key to a trusted employee is what most companies would do, but they may lose the spare key.

A professional key holder has the responsibility to look after the spare key for the company and hence makes them the perfect candidate for this responsibility.

Looking for Professional Key Holding services for your company?

innovatefm provide a range of security services including patrolling, manned guards, access control, key holding, alarm response, and more. Our team of security experts are recruited, vetted and trained in-house, and are SIA certified, and can guarantee the safety of your business and employees.

Give us a call on (0161) 724 8999 (option 1) or email us at enquiries@innovatefm.co.uk for more information.