Previously on our blog, we have discussed with you the many benefits of choosing to work with a self-employed security engineer. We know that this is not always the best option for some people, so today we want to share two of the main benefits of working with a larger security company.
When you choose to work with a larger security company for your home or business security you are gaining more stability. With a sole trader, you never know when they are going to stop working or close their business. At least with a larger company you know there are a lot of workers, there is always someone to help you, and the business is less likely to just disappear.
Another benefit of working with a larger company is the experience. They will have more experience completing these jobs responding to call-outs and offering customer service. So, when working with them you know you will get the best experience possible.
When you want to protect your home or business, you may decide to work with a self-employed security engineer. There is a huge misconception that these are people who have trained themselves within the industry and people worry they may not know what they are doing. But the truth is, self-employed security engineers have the same training as everyone in larger companies if not more. They will have gone through college and potentially university courses. They may have even worked for a larger company to gain more experience within the industry.
When you choose to work with a seld employed security engineer you are supporting a small business. A business that this sole trader has set up to make a living. Remember they do everything from social media, customer support, to the job itself. You are supporting their every aspect, helping them to make a living rather than put more money in a big companies pocket.
When working in the security engineering industry, one of the main considerations you will need to make is who is going to be your supplier. By this, we mean where you are going to purchase your supplies from. Choosing the right supplier for your security business is a vital part as you want to ensure you are providing your customers with the best quality and best experience.
So, what considerations do you need to make when choosing a security equipment supplier?
One of the main considerations you need to have when choosing an equipment supplier is the quality. You want to ensure you are giving your customers the best possible quality. You want to know their products are not prone to breaking, setting off false alarms, or simply not keeping areas safe and secure. Ideally, you want to read reviews and view the products before you commit to purchasing and using the supplier.
Another consideration to have when choosing a security equipment supplier is their delivery time. Ideally, you want to go with a company that can offer fast and efficient delivery. This way you will be able to offer your customers a quick service without the need to wait for the goods to be delivered.
Returns/ Refund Policy
Finally, you will always want to consider their returns and refund policies. If an item is purchased but no longer needed for a project, what can you do with it? Do they expect you to keep it, or are you able to return it for a refund? This is something you will want to know, as even though it is not likely for you to need to return items, it is good to know their policies match your expectations.
These are just a few of the considerations you should make when choosing a security equipment supplier for your security business.
When you are looking to have any security added to your home or workplace, you will come across two main options. These are whether you should work with a large company or a sole trader. Today, we are going to discuss with you the benefits of choosing to work with a sole trader, also known as a self-employed security engineer.
One of the main benefits of working with a self-employed security engineer is that you will be supporting someone who needs the help. You will not be putting your money into a large business that is already made of money. You will be helping a small business, a family who needs the work to live their life.
Another benefit is the relationship that you will build with the security engineer. Working with a sole trader, you will be able to build a stronger relationship with them. It is more likely that the person you make your enquiry with is the same person you will speak to throughout and will come to your home or workplace to complete your project. It is very unlikely for there to be any miscommunication as you should only be in contact with one person regarding your project.
Working with a self-employed security engineer or sole trader comes with a wide variety of benefits. In our opinion, it can sometimes be better than working with a larger company. You are giving someone a chance to grow their business into something amazing. Supporting someone who needs the support and work more than others.
So, when you are looking to work with a security engineer. Highly consider who you are choosing to work with and who you want to give the greater opportunity and money to. Showing your support to your local self-employed workers in any industry is one of the best things you can do.
When you are looking to have security systems installed correctly, you must know these facts about the security engineer you are looking to hire!
1- Track Record
You want to know as much as you can about their track record. Looking into their reviews, seeing what others say about them and how pleased they are with the service. Are they known for being friendly and helpful?
2- Additional Costs
You will also want to discuss any additional costs. Knowing if the security engineer you are hiring is likely to charge any additional costs for the work they are completing can be at make it or break it moment.
Depending on the cost, you will likely be looking to hire someone with an excellent experience. Even if you a hiring someone through a company, you will want to know that your dedicated engineer has the vital experience for your task.
Make sure you find out these three facts about your security engineer before you choose to work with them.