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Digital transformation in banking – how to adapt physical branches

Is the extinction of the bank branch inevitable? Maybe, but although their numbers have significantly and somewhat rapidly reduced recently, the final death of the branch network is unlikely to be as soon as is being forecast.Why? If customers still need...

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Banking industry challenges [How automated SDLs can offset them]

The challenge that probably impacts many European commercial banks at the current time is the effect of negative and low interest rates dictated by their central banks. Whilst it is impossible to ignore the directive, it is possible to take full...

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What is vital when choosing a partner for a safe deposit centre investment project?

Successful entrepreneurs rarely work alone. Some of the secret of their success lies in appreciating that it pays to partner with the right people, with the exact experience, knowledge, expertise and vision that they need, when they need to. Those with...

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How quickly will a safe deposit locker centre give a good return on investment?

What is the most important consideration before making an investment? It is probably how quickly you are going to get your money back and then start making a profit. Nobody is interested in investing in something unless it is going to generate a profit,...

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What makes a safe deposit centre such a good investment opportunity?

There are so many factors that can affect the success of an investment. A thorough appreciation and understanding of the commercial conditions surrounding a business venture will help mitigate the risks involved. Our blog looks at the key drivers.

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Secure storage solutions for precious metals

Last week we read of a new investment scandal in Cologne, Germany where investors entrusted an unknown company with 45 million Euros to buy gold and, yes, you guessed it, now nobody can reach anyone at the company anymore. Read the full article here. ...

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Controlled drug storage requirements: What you need from a strong room supplier

Getting a strong room for medicine storage that fully fits your business needs, and also meets all legal requirements for security, is not as easy as it looks. Here we list some key aspects to consider when choosing a vendor.

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What design changes are allowed when building safe storage for medicines

To be practical, some deviation from the official government design regulations for storage of controlled drugs can sometimes be accepted, provided they are proven to be secure. Here we cover some of the most important ones.

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6 important considerations when designing a strong room for medicine storage

Strong room design can be complex. Here we go through some major design aspects that can help make sure your new strong room for safe storage of medicines fully meets your needs – for a smooth logistical operation. 

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Safe custody of controlled drugs: Why UK pharma logistics companies need strong rooms

Any company working with or handling controlled drugs (CDs) in the UK pharmaceutical industry, including manufacturers, packaging companies, distributors, wholesalers and regional depots, must obtain a license which ensures they are following correct...

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How banks can differentiate their service offer through automated SDLs

Mechanical safe deposit lockers can provide suitable protection for valuables, but they often lack the flexibility and convenience that bank customers who are accustomed to a 24/7 service would expect. 

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How should retailers and restaurants approach security during a crisis?

In many countries around the world, businesses providing non-essential goods and services have either been advised to close or have been ordered to do so by the local authorities.

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EMP Attacks: What they are & how to protect against them [Video]

In a new video series, Gunnebo safes expert, Mark Brookes, talks about the effects of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) on servers and what you can do to protect against it.

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How banks increase profitability with self-service safe deposit boxes

Increasing demand for digitalisation and services available at all times is gradually transforming the relationship between banks and their customers. While safeguarding valuables is still a physical business, always-on availability is already a reality.

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How EMP protection for servers works

How IT cabinets protect against EMPs

It is possible to install IT cabinets or server safes which shield servers from the irreparable damage an EMP causes.These effectively work as a Faraday cage. A Faraday cage, named after 19th century English...

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Why self-service is a fast-moving trend in safe deposit lockers

Safeguarding client valuables in safe deposit lockers (SDLs) is a service offered by banks as well as hotels, cruise ships, casinos and other operators in the hospitality industry. Security and client convenience are their top priorities.

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7 reasons banks prefer self-service safe deposit lockers

Self-service safe deposit lockers are robotised systems which bring a bank customer's deposit box from the vault to a terminal in a secure room.

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Server safes and how they protect your business from digital espionage

Technology used to pick up the signals emitted by computers and servers is becoming more sophisticated and more widely available. As a result, companies are finding it necessary to protect the business-critical data housed in their IT systems from...

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