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

Gerard Cooper honoured as Liveryman of WCoSP

Allcooper Group Director, Gerard Cooper, has been admitted as a Liveryman to the Worshipful Company of Security

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 &

Evolution maintains standards with ISO certification

Integrated fire and security business Evolution has achieved ISO 9001:2015 accreditation for Quality Management

Openview and Bold announce new technology partnership

Bold Communications has announced a new technology partnership with Openview Security Solutions which aims to

Upgrading security at historical school

Amthal has created a scalable programme of works to upgrade security at St Albans School and ensure a secure

Communal garden secures access control

Abloy UK and Barry Brothers have supplied and installed a CLIQ Go electronic cylinder solution to a communal garden

Mike Reddington named as new BSIA Chief Exec

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed Mike Reddington as its new Chief Executive. Mike has

Primark using door solution to improve safety

Retailer Primark is using Traka’s dock door and management solutions to ensure efficiency and safety across its

Alarm helps wrapping company meet insurance needs

Stanley Security has installed an intruder alarm system at Wraps & Tints’ new premises, which not only protects

New Vice Chairman of BSIA Export Council announced

Elmdene International has announced that Elmdene’s Director of Sales – EMEA Distribution, Kevin Coulson has

Lodge Security acquires Ladbroke Security Services

Lodge Security has acquired Ladbroke Security Services, which has 120 staff and sales of £2.25 million. The company

Protecting a Grade I-listed medieval granary

An addressable fire alarm panel manufactured by Kentec is protecting employees, residents and property at Grade

Qognify completes acquisition of OnSSI Group

Qognify has completed the acquisition of the IP video management software (VMS) company On-Net Surveillance Systems

Assa Abloy announces two UK acquisitions

Assa Abloy has announced two acquisitions this week with Exidor and Lorient being added to the portfolio. UK

Keri Feeney joins the Inner Range team

Access control manufacturer Inner Range has hired Keri Feeney to join its UK sales team. Keri is the Regional Sales

Christmas retail theft issues identified

The risk to retailers’ margins from theft is greater than ever before, according to the Lodgic Intelligence Centre.

Paxton Wins International Business of the Year

Electronic IP access control and video door entry solutions manufacturer Paxton was recently awarded International

Boston Networks acquires 2020 Vision Systems

Boston Networks has completed the acquisition of 2020 Vision Systems as it accelerates its plans for UK growth. The

Steve Moody brings security expertise to RWS

RWS has appointed Steve Moody as High Security Sales Manager. Steve joins the business with more than 20 years’

Survey reveals concerns about Xmas security

A survey of 1,000 UK adults carried out by lighting supplier LED Hut, as part of the Brighter Britain report, found

Pyronix launches Enforcer all-in-one protection kit

Pyronix has released a new early-detection perimeter security kit constructed around the Enforcer control panel to

The costs and consequences of false alarms

As the countdown to Christmas gets well and truly underway with offices and places of work getting into the festive

Survey reveals the impact of burglary

New research commissioned by Verisure has revealed the impact of burglary upon families across the UK. Conducted by

OpenView awarded services framework agreement

OpenView Security Solutions has announced the award of one Lot of the new national police and emergency services

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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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Meet the installer – Peter Goodchild

Peter Goodchild is Managing Director at Welwyn Garden Alarms and Welgard with head offices in Hatfield, but working nationwide. Areas of expertise cover all aspects of electronic fire and security systems with accreditations including NSI Gold, BAFE, ELECSA, SafeContractor and...

PSI Product Tests

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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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TESTED – Seagate ST14000VX0008

The 14TB ShyHawk is a conventionally packaged 3.5” hard drive with SATA connection. It is promoted as a surveillance optimised drive with “superior image integrity”. Multi-Tier Caching allows for up to 64 HD video streams to be handled. Hard drives for DVRs and NVRs have...

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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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Is your exit strategy lacking direction?

PSI’s resident business expert Jim Rathbone advises how you could prepare for exit with eight drivers that optimise business value. Especially with all the uncertainty of today’s political climate, how ‘saleable’ is your business? If you would like to have the choice of selling...

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Why aren’t we more prepared?

Abbey Petkar, managing director of Magenta Security Services reacts to the latest Brexit challenges. “I find it strange just how quiet the security industry is on the subject of Brexit.  Whether you voted to leave or remain, whether you believe in the PM’s plan or think she is...