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Post Office reduces security incidents

The Association of Convenience Stores recently published its Annual Crime Survey and some of the top trends highlighted were verbal abuse, robbery and ATM attacks. 72% of stores across the country experienced verbal abuse to staff, with just under 40% of incidents turning into...
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Meet the installer – Tim Lamb

Tim Lamb is the Director of FSE Security Systems and FSE Fire Safety Systems in Nottingham. Areas of expertise include the design, installation, maintenance and monitoring of electronic fire and security systems backed with NSI Gold, BAFE, Safe Contractor, BAFSA and LPCB...
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False alarms and video verification

Anna Sliwon, security analyst, IHS Markit looks at the use of video alongside alarm systems In 2017, nearly 23 percent of residential intruder alarm systems were sold globally with some form of video verification, including professionally installed systems, connected...
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Registration now open for NSI Installer Summit 2019

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) will this year host its annual Summit on 21st March 2019 at The Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham and registration is now open. In its sixth year, the free to attend one-day event offers an opportunity for approved companies to gain...
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Gerard Cooper honoured as Liveryman of WCoSP

Allcooper Group Director, Gerard Cooper, has been admitted as a Liveryman to the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals. Since co-founding the Gloucestershire-based security business in 1987, Gerard has earned a reputation for his knowledge and expertise when it comes to...
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New names for Assa Abloy businesses

Assa Abloy UK has unveiled its new name with the business now being known as Assa Abloy Opening Solutions UK & Ireland. Alongside the launch of Assa Abloy Opening Solutions, the Group has also launched two other business descriptors – Assa Abloy Entrance Systems and Assa...
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Evolution maintains standards with ISO certification

Integrated fire and security business Evolution has achieved ISO 9001:2015 accreditation for Quality Management Systems. The previous ISO 9001:2008 accreditation was integrated within Evolution’s processes and procedures, enabling a smooth transition to the new standard which...
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Openview and Bold announce new technology partnership

Bold Communications has announced a new technology partnership with Openview Security Solutions which aims to enable clients, particularly in the public sector, to take advantage of the expertise and capabilities accumulated by both companies in the deployment of alarm and...
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TESTED: Master Lock CHW30300EURHR0

While most of the work installers carry out will be invoiced at a later date there are still people that occasionally pay cash for work carried out at their premises, especially when the work is a domestic job. In this scenario it is possible that the trade van could not only be...
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Upgrading security at historical school

Amthal has created a scalable programme of works to upgrade security at St Albans School and ensure a secure environment. With an architectural mixture of buildings dating back from the Roman-era cellar, to extensions built in the 1990s, alongside a field study centre and sports...