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TESTED – Union DoorSense

In order to prevent the spreading of fire, smoke and heat and to keep fires contained, internal fire doors are designed to be closed at all times. This is why when you open a fire door it closes behind you (courtesy of the door closer) to maintain its closed position. However in...
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Meet the installer – Nicola Gant

Nicola Gant is the Quality Manager at CVL Systems in Wellingborough. With areas of expertise including CCTV, access control, intruder alarms, barriers, bollards, gates and AV the company is list accreditations such as ISO9001, NSI Gold, CHAS, SafeContractor, Gate Safe and CompEX....
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Cash for crash plot foiled by CCTV

Britain’s biggest single ‘crash for cash’ insurance plot was foiled after conmen were seen grabbing their necks on CCTV when the ringleader drives into the back of bus in a slow-motion collision in Cardiff. Footage released recently by the Police exposed the...
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Survey reveals current domestic security attitudes

A third of us would do nothing to help our neighbours if their burglar alarm goes off, a survey commissioned by Direct Line Home Insurance has revealed. In fact, nearly 1 in 6 will totally ignore it in the hope it will stop on its own. The survey crowned London respondents as the...
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IoD says leaders unaware of GDPR rules

New research from the Institute of Directors (IoD) reveals that many business leaders are still in the dark about new data protection rules. With only months to go before the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018, the IoD survey shows that a worrying...
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IDIS launches compact four channel NVR

IDIS has launched is latest network video recorder, the DR-1204P, which supports up to 5MP high definition (HD) recording and one month’s footage retention and utilises IDIS Intelligent Codec reportedly delivering savings on bandwidth and storage particularly when used with...
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FIA now taking training bookings online

Following the launch of four new fire detection and alarm qualifications in designing, installing, maintaining, and commissioning of fire detection and alarm equipment earlier this year (as reported here) the Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced that bookings can now be...
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CCTV keeping UK hospital staff safe

King’s College Hospital in Lambeth is located in amongst the highest concentration of gang culture within the UK.  This, along with having one of the busiest Emergency Departments in Britain means that the safety of its 12,000 staff who treat around 1.5 million patients a year at...
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Harper Morgan to deliver security status service

Security consultancy Harper Morgan has signed an exclusive partnership with Highlight to introduce its network and application performance services to the security market. Wes Harper, Founder and Managing Director of Harper Morgan says, “Highlight is an ideal addition to the...
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Appointments at Assa Abloy Access Control

Assa Abloy Access Control, a UK division of Assa Abloy, has strengthened its team by appointing a new Regional Sales Manager and Business Development Executive. In his new role as Regional Sales Manager, David Smyth will be responsible for identifying and qualifying new sales...