Guarding and Security Solutions

The impact of the pandemic on guarding, and security solutions in general, strongly depends on the business segment.

Since the lockdown stated the private security industry has seen an increasing demand in providing guarding and new IPC related services in supermarkets, hospitals and retirement homes. More clients have ordered cameras or access control kiosks. Meanwhile services for critical infrastructure protection were maintained with the start of summer season and the lifting of containment measures the industry saw an increasing demand in the tourism sector.

On the other hand, many clients scaled down property protection services during lockdown with employees working from home and continuing to do so in order to save fixed costs. Nonetheless, security services were on further demand due to securing the property even when it is non-functional.