With its head office in Peterborough, Business Watch is a leading supplier of state of the art security alarms, fire alarms, CCTV camera systems and manned security guarding. The company currently focuses on protecting businesses located in the Cambridgeshire, East of England and East Midland areas. The acquisition adds further expertise to BusinessWatch’s customer offering to protect businesses within Cambridgeshire, the East of England and the East Midlands with state-of-the-art security systems and fire alarms.

The acquisition of Trust Security Systems, a Derbyshire based, family run business established in 1979, will enable BusinessWatch to offer their unique, complete security solution service to a larger customer base of local businesses.

BusinessWatch was advised by the commercial and employment law team from
Genus Law a modern law firm with a passion for transparency and dynamism. Genus Law doesn't operate under the traditional partner structure. Under the SRA’s Alternative Business Structure, Genus can respond deftly with agility and consideration to their clients’ needs. Genus Law say they meet the needs of growing businesses throughout their life cycles both on a day to day basis and at times of opportunity and change. The firm delivers a fresh approach through their thorough understanding of the challenges that face businesses.

Jonathan Wakerley, director of BusinessWatch commented; "The acquisition of Trust Security Systems forms part of BusinessWatch’s planned growth strategy. The integration of Trust Security will enable us to offer our comprehensive security systems to a larger geographical region. I anticipate further acquisitions over the coming months as we continue to expand". 

David Le, corporate and commercial solicitor at Genus Law added "helping growing businesses to expand their portfolio is where we excel at Genus Law. We are proud to have supported BusinessWatch through their initial acquisition and look forward to assisting them with future strategic expansion."

BusinessWatch has been trading since 1994 and was voted business of the year in The Peterborough Evening Telegraph Business Awards, 2007. In 2015 5 members of the BusinessWatch sales team will be taking part in 
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