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ECA uncovers disappointing apprenticeship stats

Fewer than 1 in 12 students (8 per cent) aged 15 to 18 in school or college in 2016/2017 are being advised to seek a work-based apprenticeship afterwards, according to new YouGov survey findings commissioned by the trade association ECA, apprenticeship training organisation JTL,...
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Texecom launches its new connectivity platform

Texecom has announced the launch of its new connectivity platform, Texecom Connect, which allows security installers to deliver smart solutions for both commercial and residential customers without compromising on core security principles. With the platform, security installers...
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John Houghton joins the Elmdene sales team

Elmdene International has announced a new addition to complete their sales team in the UK; John Houghton has now joined as the new Regional Sales Manager, looking after Northern UK. John comes to Elmdene with over 20-years’ experience in the UK security industry, having worked in...
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New VSaaS service offers unlimited cloud storage

Launched this week, Ocucon is a Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) system providing unlimited storage for unlimited cameras within the cloud. Launched in the UK partnership with Google Cloud, the new technology will remove physical limitations on the amount of surveillance...
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Senstar and Aimetis to become one company

Senstar has announced the beginning of a transition period to bring Aimetis under the Senstar brand. Senstar acquired Aimetis in April 2016 and since that time the two companies have worked in parallel to continue to provide PIDS and VMS solutions, but over the coming months,...
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Tom Brookes confirmed as new FSA Chair

Tom Brookes has been appointed as the new Chair of the Fire & Security Association (FSA). Tom has over 25 years’ experience within the fire industry, having started work as a fire engineer in 1992. He bought Lindum Fire Services in 2002. His career has also involved...
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NSI announces automated alarms research project

National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has announced research into “Maximising the public benefits of automated alarms”, having commissioned Perpetuity Research to lead a far reaching industry-wide initiative commencing in October 2017. NSI’s Chief Executive Richard Jenkins...
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Record export order book for British company

ATG Access began exporting ten years ago from its St Helens headquarters and since then the company’s export business has increased 30-times in value and now supplies 42 countries, manufacturing security products across five different global locations. The business’ Asian success...
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TDSi appoints new Director of UK Sales

TDSi has appointed Alex Rumsey as Director of UK Sales. Alex’s promotion sees him take on the new role having previously been Channel Partner Manager at the company. Reflecting upon the promotion, TDSi Managing Director John Davies commented, “We are very excited to announ...
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TESTED – Flir CC-3103-01-I

This is an IP66 rated corner mounting 3MP IP camera from the Flir Ariel range with a lens viewing angle designed to provide wall to wall and ceiling to floor coverage of the surveyed area. It has a curved front plate to ensure no grip is possible and that no ligature can be...