According to data released yesterday from insurer NFU Mutual – who insure three quarters of the UK’s farmers – the cost of crime to the UK’s rural economy reached £44.5m in 2013.
From the 28th of April to the 2nd of May, CIA hosted an in-house ‘cake-off’ whereby different departments were pitted against each other in a bid to raise money for the worthy Help For Heroes charity.
Every autumn, when the clocks go back and the days get shorter, we seem to hear of a rise in the number of burglaries. An article in the Daily Mail on 1 November supports this perception by revealing that Police data confirms November is the month when we are most likely to be burgled. They […]
In recent years, burglars have discovered a far easier way of stealing greater value from a burglary. Burglars have come to realise that it is not what’s inside the property that is worth the most money, but rather what is sitting in the driveway, or indeed, nearby under a lamppost now that keyless entry makes […]
With more than 50 people a year dying from the commonly-named ‘silent killer’ and quadruple that number becoming seriously ill from carbon monoxide poisoning, it is crucial to ensure that your homes have a reliable and effective CO detector device. As of October 1st, Scotland will legally recognise the need for the safe and monitored […]
On Sunday 21st July, CIA’s Personnel Director, Fiona Whittaker, took part in the annual fundraising event, Race For Life Portsmouth. Race For Life has so far raised over £493 million for Cancer Research UK’s since it started in 1994, that’s more than any other UK event series to fund cancer research. This year will see […]
CIA have been choosing greener working practices for many years now and we’re always looking for new ways to reduce our carbon footprint. This is not only better for the environment, it benefits our customers. By improving efficiency, we can maintain our exemplary level of service whilst keeping our charges competitive. Take, for instance, our […]
We are pleased to congratulate Trish Munday, our customer service administrator, on her 65th birthday! Trish has been with Christie Intruder Alarms since 2007 and in those 6 years she has provided excellent customer service for the organisation. She has a lot of challenges too; as she not only does a fantastic job in her […]
Two of our most valued employees, Colin and Fiona Whittaker, have recently been blessed with a beautiful baby boy and we’re all thrilled for them! Baby Benjamin David Whittaker was born at 11:15am on 19 December weighing 7’12lb. Colin met Fiona (was Hoile) when she came to work for CIA in 1995. Colin had been […]