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Multi-sensor fire detection for students

For some lucky university students, gone are the days when they would reside in ramshackle accommodation in the less salubrious parts of towns and cities. Damside in Lancaster is a £3m five-storey studio development with 79 apartments designed with stylish, modern interiors....
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Kings Security officially opens academy

Finding that good engineers were in short supply, Kings Security decided to take the plunge and invest in an academy where they will train their own apprentices. Kings has now taken a total of 60 apprentices and the latest intake of 19 was selected from over 1,000 initial...
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Euralarm briefing on market driven standardisation

One of the top priorities of the European electronic fire and security industry is to establish a functioning internal European market. The industry, represented by Euralarm, wants to ensure that the European fire safety and security industry fulfils its potential to contribute...
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Dedicated Micros in UK enters administration

Change is on its way according to information coming out of AD Group.  A company statement says: “On 18 March 2016, a newly formed company Aghoco 1389 (to be renamed NV) acquired all of AD Holdings indebtedness of some £4.7m to Barclays Bank and Mike Newton. AD Holdings was...
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Meet the installer – Robert Truesdale

Robert Truesdale is the Fire and Security Systems Manager at Securi-Guard Fire and Security in Plymouth. Areas of expertise for the company include intruder and fire alarm systems, CCTV, access control and fire extinguishers. Do you use a distributor or buy direct from...
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Code of Practice certification scheme launched

The Surveillance Camera Code of Practice provides guidance on the appropriate and effective use of surveillance camera systems by relevant authorities (as defined by section 33 of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) in England and Wales who must have regard to the code when...
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MBSS expands management team

Marsh Barton Security Services (MBSS) has expanded its management team to include Joe McGough, Chief Operating Officer and Harry Smith, Operations Manager, both security specialists with international expertise. Joe spent 16 years in the Royal Marines, seeing active service all...
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Fancy investing in a security business?

Secure Logiq has announced the launch of a crowdfunding initiative that gives installers, partners and consumers the opportunity to own a share of the business. The crowdfunding initiative, hosted on the ShareIn platform, seeks to raise £450,000 to allow Secure Logiq to ramp up...
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Paul King joins The Shield Group as Regional Director

Paul King has been appointed as Regional Director at The Shield Group bringing with him 25 years of security industry experience, of which 15 years have contributed to his leadership and expert client relationship abilities through senior management positions. Paul will be based...