Trade body seeks construction sector’s views on security

  • 6 May 2015

British Security Industry Association (BSIA)

The BSIA is seeking to understand the factors which influence security procurement and investment in the construction sector through an online survey launched this week.

The survey which is open to all individuals involved in the procurement and management of security products and services aims to provide the BSIA and its members with a better understanding of the needs of the construction sector.

James Kelly, Chief Executive of the BSIA: Keeping construction workers and the general public safe is of paramount importance to the construction sector. By gaining an understanding of our industrys clients and their security needs, we can ensure a closer relationship between buyers and suppliers throughout the procurement, implementation and maintenance of security products and services.

We know that construction companies take security extremely seriously to provide safe working environments and to protect highly valuable items of plant and materials. We want to make sure that those responsible for the procurement of security solutions are receiving the goods and services they need, which are fit for purpose now and for the future.

With questions covering a wide range of topics, including the impact of economic recovery on security spending, the survey will ultimately identify emerging trends in buying behaviour, and how these relate to perceived security threats facing a number of business sectors, including retail, transport, healthcare and education.

The survey will be open for responses until Friday 12th June and the results will help to underpin a campaign to ensure that security buyers are making informed procurement decisions on quality, future proof solutions.

Industry clients, buyers and procurement professionals can access the survey online via the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BSIASECURITYSURVEY

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