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Installer businesses show increase in value

As the UK economy continues to gain confidence, there seems to be some more encouraging news for the UK’s largest security system installers. A new study from UK business analysts Plimsoll, which has analysed the financial health of the largest 834 security system installers...
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Closer collaboration is essential for security

Addressing the growing cyber-threat landscape, HID Global has advised that it is increasingly important for physical and IT security teams to work together closely. This is in order to develop a comprehensive strategy for combatting both physical and cyber security threats. As...
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Remote monitoring for personal gas detectors

Securi-Guard Monitoring is to monitor Blackline Safety Europe’s latest G7 range of connected safety devices, which will be brought to the UK and European markets early in 2017. Traditional personal gas detector systems operate much like smoke alarms, which rely on calling for...
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Tiny wireless contact for discreet security

Texecom has announced the Micro Contact-W, the smallest wireless contact that the company has ever made. The unit is so small (57mm x 27.5mm x 8.2mm) it can be concealed within most uPVC window frames for unobtrusive, discreet protection of windows, doors and other items such as...
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Hikvision announces Spring 2017 roadshows

Hikvision is set to tour the UK and Ireland for its Spring 2017 Roadshow with the theme “Innovating technology, partnering for success”. The roadshow will take place from the 7th till the 23rd of March in five locations including Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and...
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This CCTV is easy to fit…

For those who think that installing CCTV is an easy job, just take a look at this chap captured fitting a camera in Birmingham. Using his phone to check images from the unit in order to position it he takes a tumble from his step ladder then looks about to make sure he wasn’t...
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Dardan Security recruits terrorism specialist

A specialist in counter terrorism security and hostage and crisis negotiation has joined Dardan Security. Ross McDermott spent 14 years with Norfolk Constabulary, rising to the rank of Inspector, working in both detective and uniformed disciplines. He worked in several specialist...
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Detection and evacuation system at The Capitol

Following a refurbishment, art deco building The Capitol is now one of Aberdeen’s most sought after commercial spaces and life safety products from Gent by Honeywell have been installed to protect its occupants. When it first opened in 1933 The Capitol was a cinema, before going...
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Wisenet showroom opened by Hanwha Techwin

Hanwha Techwin officially opened its Wisenet showroom with an open day at its new European headquarters in Chertsey. Distributors, installers, systems integrators, many of whom were accompanied by end-user clients, accepted an invitation to see the new demonstration and training...
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New managing director for VPS UK

Property solutions company VPS Group has appointed former G4S, Securicor and Chubb employee Ian Nisbet to be the Managing Director of VPS UK. Ian combines previous global business experience as Managing Director for G4S International Logistics and before that, Securicor Aviation,...
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