Bank vs Private Safe Deposit Centres


Safe deposit boxes in banks are few and far between…

Over the past decade, many banks have closed the doors of their safe deposit box facilities to new customers which created a gap in the market for the rise of private safe deposit centres.

While banks were phasing out their safe deposit box services, many former users where left worried about where they would store their valuables. Most didn’t feel confident that their homes were secure enough to store items of that value so they turned to private...

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5 Benefits of a Virtual Business Address

Hundreds of people and businesses around the world use virtual business addresses to receive their mail. Sometimes they regularly collect what mail has been received and other times they may request for the mail to be scanned and sent over via email. There are a number of reasons you could benefit from having a virtual business address and today we’re going to run through five of the best.

1.Have your mail received through a secure postal address.

If you work from home or share an office building with a number of other businesses, a virtual...

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The Top 5 Safe Deposit Box Myths

safe deposit box myths

1. Unusual items are kept in safe deposit boxes

A long-missing painting by Vincent Van Gogh was discovered in Spain by tax collectors who were going through the contents of a safe deposit box. The work of art, entitled "Cypress, Sky and Country," is thought to have been missing for about four decades.

This is a very unusual case. Most people who rent safe deposit boxes don’t have items of priceless, rare art. Safe deposit boxes are often used to store family jewelry, important documents and expensive electrical items.

2. It’s just like...

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A Beginner's Guide to Safe Deposit Boxes


A Safe Deposit Box? What’s That?

Safe deposit boxes, commonly misnamed as safety deposit boxes, are boxes ranging in size from just big enough to fit a ring box to large enough to store a wealth of precious items. They are often found in high security vaults guarded by a range of access control technologies. But it wasn’t always like this…

A Brief History

Safe deposit boxes have been around for centuries, since not long after the banking system was brought in and, in the early days, only the banks offered them....

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​Safe Deposit Box vs Home Safe

As police forces advise individuals to be more vigilant this winter, families and households are considering different ways in which to secure their valuables and important items at home.

Greater Manchester Police are calling on communities to be more vigilant, take greater care in the evenings and keep valuables safe and secure.

The public are being asked to lock their windows and doors, look out for their neighbours and report suspicious activity in an attempt to drive down burglary rates as the nights get darker.

Assistant Chief Constable Garry...

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