White Papers

Dynamic Site Security: guards versus technology (Special Construction Site edition)

Outlining the strengths and limitations of manned guarding solutions compared with technological alternatives, and summarising current best practice in the protection of construction sites.

Guards versus technology - Protecting vacant commercial property (Vacant Property edition)

This white paper outlines the strengths and limitations of manned guarding solutions commpared with technological alternatives with particular reference to protecting construction and building sites.


Although squatting of homes is illegal, vacant commercial properties remain prone to invasions of several kinds. This article, that appeared in the leading Facilities Management journal, Facilitate, has been adapted from a presentation by VPS at an RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) event last year.

How to tackle condensation on windows and doors

Advice on tackling condensation in the home.

VPS cold weather plan for vacant properties

Advice on protecting vacant property from winter weather.

The Vacant Property Risk List - A focus on Inspections

VPS, the country’s leading vacant property specialists, have issued The Risk List, explaining why we recommend inspections as a minimum, and why the majority of insurers will insist upon these being carried out.