New rates announced! – Living Wage Week 2019

New rates announced! – Living Wage Week 2019

We’re Supporting the New Real Living Wage Rates! To kick-off 2019’s Living Wage Week (11th-17th November), the Living Wage Foundation has announced the new Real Living Wage Rates. The UK Living Wage is now £9.30 an increase of 30p per hour. The London Living Wage has...
Our Guide: Living Wage Week 2019

Our Guide: Living Wage Week 2019

It’s Living Wage Week, all companies in the APG Group are Living Wage Employers so we’re joining the celebrations of the Living Wage Movement! The Living Wage network has benefitted 93% of businesses, to show our support and commitment to the Living Wage campaign...
National Home Security Month: Dark Nights Descend

National Home Security Month: Dark Nights Descend

More Crime is Committed in Winter, Don’t let your Home Become a Target. The clocks have gone back, the evenings are darker and it’s the perfect time to secure your home for winter. Burglaries spike more than a third during this time, with burglars less likely to...
National Home Security Month: Start Smart

National Home Security Month: Start Smart

89% of Ex-Burglars Believe Smart Homes are an Effective Criminal Deterrent.  There are now over 15 million ‘smart homes’ in the UK, with some sort of smart device to control lights, security, putting the kettle on or the vacuum cleaner. However, 75% of non-owners are...
Staying Safe this Halloween

Staying Safe this Halloween

Have Fun this Spooky Season, Using these Safety Hints   Half of UK residents spend money on Halloween, cumulatively £320 million annually, £25 million of which dedicated to pumpkins alone. The increasing popularity of Halloween has meant increased demand for the...
National Home Security Month: Beat the Burglar

National Home Security Month: Beat the Burglar

Three-Fifths of Burglaries occur Between 6 pm and 6 am. As it gets darker earlier, burglaries are increasing with one occurring every 40 seconds, with 422,870 burglaries taking place last year. London homes are three times more likely to be burgled, particularly homes...