Two-thirds of UK companies never test security

Almost two-thirds (63%) of UK companies have admitted to never testing their physical security according to Setting

Tom Clarke is appointed by Reliance High-Tech

Reliance High-Tech has announced the appointment of Tom Clarke to its senior management team. As the company’s

Mayflex agrees Xanview distribution deal

Distributor Mayflex has formed a distribution agreement with Xanview, a British hybrid cloud-based video

New partnership for lone-worker protection

Protection provider Orbis Protect has joined forces with workforce tech specialist TBS in a move that integrates

Certification enables further export opportunities

Vimpex’s Identifire TriTone sounder has recently been certified by UL Laboratories, an important move that marks an

UK fire & security software provider is acquired

Asolvi has acquired PC Data, an independent supplier of service management software for the fire and security

JM Security Systems celebrates apprentice success

A Birmingham-based security systems company is celebrating after the first one among its apprentices completed all

Miniature railway updates analogue CCTV to IP

A Wisenet video surveillance system manufactured by Hanwha Techwin is being used by the operators of the Audley End

Motion sensitive floodlight for professional installation

EZVIZ has launched a smart home security device to help families and business owners sleep soundly in the knowledge

New showroom and training facility opens

Tyco, the security products division of Johnson Controls, has announced the opening of its new interactive showroom

TDSi announces Lynne Allen appointment

TDSi has appointed Lynne Allen as Distribution Channel Manager North. Lynne’s new role involves increasing the TDSi

Kentec installer programme is launched

Kentec has launched its new installer scheme, providing its registered customers with a programme of bespoke

Oprema named Dahua Distributor of the Year

Oprema has been awarded Dahua UK & Ireland Distributor of the Year for 2018. Having won the award in previous

BAFE releases revised document for SP205

Following a review and a five week public consultation period, BAFE has launched the revised document for Fire Risk

Paxton announces autumn roadshow series

Paxton is to host a series of interactive roadshows this autumn to preview the release of its new single platform

Tyco conference goes “beyond security”

The delegates who attended the recent Tyco Engage Conference 2019 saw how Tyco, the security products division of

Store owner cuts shoplifting by 25%

Facewatch has won the support of Budgens shop owner Paul Wilks after a successful trial at his store at Jubilee

TDSi is acquired by Vitaprotech Group

TDSi has announced that it has agreed to be acquired by Vitaprotech Group. The acquisition continues Vitaprotech’s

OpenView invests in new training facility

OpenView Security Solutions has opened a new technical Training Academy at its Romford head office.  The facility

Urmet UK is awarded Secured by Design status

Urmet UK has been awarded Secured by Design certification, joining the UK’s official police security initiative

Chubb extends social housing contract

Chubb Fire & Security’s Community Care business has extended its contract with social housing provider North

New company for Panasonic security business

Panasonic has announced that it is to establish a new company to operate its security systems business in Japan and

Johnson Controls enters Grade 3 intrusion market

The new EN Grade 3-compliant PowerSeries Pro completes the JCI intrusion product portfolio with integrators now

Updates to PD 6662:2017 are highlighted

The NSI has outlined changes published in the latest edition of PD 6662, effective from 1st June 2019. PD 6662 is

Time running out for award nominations

Have you used a piece of kit or a supplier that has been mightily impressive over the last twelve months? As a



Meet the installer – Bobby Dhunay

Bobby Dhunay is the Head Engineer at Tel Cam Security Systems in Hanwell, London and has been working in the security industry for six years. Bobby’s areas of expertise are intruder alarms, CCTV, fire alarms, access control, and home automation. The company is NSI Gold accredited...

Meet the installer – Mark Gray

Mark Gray is Sales Director at Sitewatch Fire & Surveillance based in Halesowen, West Midlands. Areas of expertise for the company include CCTV, access control, barriers & gates, intruder & fire alarms and the business boasts NSI NACOSS GOLD, NSI FIRE GOLD and BAFE...

PSI Product Tests


TESTED – Ajax Alarm System

The Ajax alarm system is a wireless based EN50131 Grade 2 range of components that can be mixed and matched to suit a variety of home and office environments. Components are available in white or black finish to suit the décor of the site. Smartphone setup, management and...

TESTED – Hikvision DS-K1T604MF

The Hikvision Face Recognition terminal is a self-contained image capture and display device that can be used to authenticate individuals by their facial details to allow access to buildings or facilities. In addition, there is a built-in Mifare card reader and the ability to add...



Discussing the future for facial recognition

Facial recognition took a hit recently with a case in Cardiff going to Court because South Wales Police allegedly captured the face of a member of the public without his consent twice during an operation to spot known lawbreakers. He described this as “a fundamental invasion of...

Security should not be an afterthought

Integrated fire and security solutions business Evolution has said that the security industry is being too slow to adopt and adapt to BIM – Building Information Modelling – and reap the benefits it can bring in the design and commissioning of new security installations. Evolution...



Families should get 24/7 access to CCTV

Allowing worried families access to CCTV could help prevent abuse cases at care homes says Jonathan Ratcliffe of Thanks to the undercover journalism by programmes including BBC Panorama, we have all become aware of the harrowing abuse suffered by residents in a small...