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Protect your buildings this summer
Nothing would spoil a holiday more than coming back to find that you and your property has become the victim of a crime. Those hard-earned hours of relaxation and sun can be quickly undone if you have...Read more
Do you know how insurance works with vacant buildings?
Empty buildings are at risk to illegal occupation, criminal damage and fire and theft which usually attracts high insurance premiums, a...Read more
Think piece: Do you know what BS 7984:2008 is?
This British Standard 7984:2008 gives recommendations for the management, staffing and operation of an organisation providing keyholding and response serv...Read more
Do you have the Right to Light?
Firstly you might be wondering what is the ‘right to light’? A right to light may be acquired by ‘anyone who has had uninterrupted use of something over someone else’s land for 20 ...Read more
Unlawful Eviction - The ifs and buts!
Illegal eviction by a landlord or someone acting on behalf of a landlord is a criminal offence and can result in prosecution and a criminal record. The Protection from Eviction Act 1977 protects re...Read more
Global Guardians respond to The Observer's article on the worsening UK housing crisis
Data revealed this weekend has lifted the lid on Britain’s bleak outlook on the housing crisis. An opinion poll commissioned by the Observer revealed: Almost four in ten people ...Read more
We are VOA Specialists!
Global Guardians Management (GGM) employs an internal Valuation Office Agency (VOA) specialist team to reduce empty business rates to zero on all vacant commercial prope...Read more
Think piece: The risk of fires in empty buildings 🔥
Did you know that 60 fires occur a day in or beside vacant or derelict buildings? The latest figures show there were 21,700 fires in empty buildings. The main cause of accidental fires in non-residen...Read more
Think Piece: Squatters' rights - and wrongs
Squatting is when someone deliberately enters property without permission and lives there, or intends to live there. This is sometimes known as 'adverse possession'. Under Section 114 of the Legal ...Read more
Think Piece: All you need to know about business rates!
Business Rates is a statutory tax levied by central Government on those responsible for commercial property and is collected locally by the Council. Every five years, the rateable values of commerc...Read more
Easter donation to CRASH Charity!
CRASH is the construction industry’s charity. They are a unique, practical charity that creates caring environments for vulnerable people in homeless and hospice charities. Global Guardians took pa...Read more
Global Guardians are excited to announce that we are operating in the Midlands!
Are you or any of your friends/family/colleagues looking for cheap accommodation? Global Guardians can help you! G...Read more
Global Guardians - Press Release
Global Guardians Management is the market leader in providing Property Guardian Solutions to protect and secure vacant buildings. Our fully vetted, professional Guardians are placed strategically wit...Read more
Global Guardians are extremely proud to be working alongside the Albert Kennedy Trust
Global Guardians are extremely proud to be working alongside the Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT) with one of the projects they are working on for the homeless. ...Read more
Global Guardians are delighted to announce the launch of our new event called 'Enhancing Croydon', where you will be able to come and see how we are managing Electric House, within the Croydon area. ...Read more
Global Guardians hit the UK!
Global Guardians are delighted to announce that we are now managing properties throughout the whole of the United Kingdom. Due to the hard work and diligence from all of the Global team members, we...Read more
Secure Your Front Door to Deter Thieves
Whether or not there are waves of theft and break-ins occurring in your area, home safety should always be one of your most important priorities. Your home is the place you return to after a long day’...Read more
How to Keep Your Home Safe This Winter
Criminals love winter. The long, dark nights and events from Halloween, to Bonfire night, Christmas parties and New Years Eve mean that many people are out of their homes and thus easier to burgle. Ob...Read more
How to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter
At Global Guardians, our live-in guardians ensure that your home stays safe not only from potential thieves and burglars, but they make sure your home doesn’t fall to a lack of care. Through the winte...Read more
Security Director Stuart Woolgar celebrates 10 years in the Security Property Industry
Stuart has been at the forefront in the Vacant Property Security Industry for the past 10 years, including the recent development of BS 8584 Vacant Property Pro...Read more
Citation Employment Law
Global Guardians Management has become a member of Citation Employment Law. This means that our HR department now has access to the latest employment law updates at their fingertips and our staff rece...Read more
British Security Industry Association (BSIA)
Global Guardians Management is a member of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA). The BSIA is the trade association for the professional security industry in the UK. BSIA members are res...Read more
BS 8485 Vacant Property Protection
Global Guardians Management is pleased to announce that we assisted with the development and adhere to the newly created British Standard BS 8584 Vacant Property Protection – Code of Practice. Our ...Read more
Global Guardians Help Crash Appeal
In the spirit of the festive season, Global Guardians Management Ltd has donated to the CRASH No Christmas Card Appeal. Please click onto the link belo...Read more
Global Guardians Management exhibited at the prestigious MIPIM UK event for the second year running. This was held over an amazing three days with high quality discussions, talks, conferences and netw...Read more
5 Common Plumbing Problems You Need To Be Aware Of
Regardless of whether you are a landlord or a tenant there are a number of common plumbing problems everyone should be aware of. Many plumbing issues can be solved prettil...Read more
How To Keep Your Home Safe When You Are Away
Holidays and business trips are not exclusive to just the summer. With people travelling all year round, temporarily empty homes are becoming the target for thefts. ...Read more
The Worst Things About Renting A Property
Renting a property currently seems like the best financial solution to many people due to the rising costs of housing. However, there are a numbe...Read more
The History of Squatters [Infographic]
Since 2012 it is a criminal offence to squat in any empty home in the UK. But there was a time when ‘Squatters Rights’ was present and people cou...Read more
Global Guardians Attains CPD Membership
Global Guardians Management has attained membership of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as a specialist in the field of vacant property security, and property guardiansh...Read more
Landlord alert: Test your CO alarm for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Awareness week
Its every landlord’s worst nightmare – you’ve spent heaps of time and money making your property safe and attractive for your tenants, then a carb...Read more