3 ways CCTV can pay for itself in a shop
Every business can benefit from CCTV. This includes offices, warehouses and builders’ yards. It’s especially vital in shops. While such surveillance is fairly affordable as it is, the high-tech system can actually pay for itself in a store. This is because over long periods of time CCTV can help save shops huge sums of money. Here are just three ways this can happen.
Health and safety
It only takes one accident for a shop to be left with a massive financial issue. Whether it’s a staff member or a customer being injured, the result can seriously dent the cash flow of a business. Meanwhile, CCTV can help stop any incidents occurring on the premises because the surveillance can identity hazards – such as a spillage on the floor – before an individual can be hurt. Over time this quick acting can save large amounts of money that would justify the price of the cameras.
Staff’s wages can be one of the biggest outgoings for shops, so it’s important that all employees are pulling their weight and earning their hourly rate. CCTV can detect those who are slacking off and lacking in efficiency. As a result of this, employees could either be re-trained for purposes of productivity, or replaced. This process stops money needlessly being wasted on inadequate staff.
CCTV doesn’t just catch crimes being committed – it prevents them altogether. Any would-be thief who has their eye on stealing stock is likely to be deterred by the sight of cameras watching their every move. Once a shop eliminates the chance of stock being stolen, this could lead to record breaking profits for them.
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All shops can use CCTV for business, security and monetary purposes. Once this system has been installed, stores can also benefit from add-ons such as intruder alarms and fire detection systems.
Freya is the content writer here at Brunel Fire and Security. She is passionate about the industry and provides our customers with all the information and advice they need.