FIA Survey reveals impact of Grenfell

The FIA (Fire Industry Association) has released the results of the Market Conditions Survey, Wave 10.  This survey

Study reveals retailer reliance on connectivity

CSL has published the results of a study that highlights how UK retailers are failing to address connectivity

Security Dynamics expands its sales team

Security Dynamics has announced the addition of Claire Gabites and Tony Norton to the external sales team, as Area

Research uncovers worrying house key behaviour

Research from MoneySuperMarket reveals that 1.9 million Brits regularly leave their front door unlocked when they

Axis awarded full SBD membership

Axis Communications has been awarded full membership of Secured By Design (SBD), part of the Police Crime

Vimpex opens new UK manufacturing facility

Vimpex has officially opened its new manufacturing production facility in Great Wakering, Essex. At the event,

Security upgrades planned for Manchester Arena

New security and surveillance upgrades have been announced at Manchester Arena, with the first phase expected to be

Aico commences apprenticeship programme

Aico has commenced its flagship Apprenticeship Programme after receiving over fifty applications from potential

John Baillie takes on new role at Evolution

Evolution has appointed John Baillie to the role of Head of UK Sales with a focus on increasing new business

Vigilant Solutions announces Edesix acquisition

Vigilant Solutions has announced that it has entered the body worn camera market by acquiring UK manufacturer

Tavcom and Banham offer training pathway

Tavcom Training has partnered with Banham Academy to provide a professional training pathway for apprentices on the

Fire alarm installation at IBCC in Lincoln

Working with Freedom Fire and Security Maintenance, Hochiki Europe has provided a range of solutions to The

Brian Foster is promoted at C-TEC

C-TEC has announced the promotion of Brian Foster to the newly-created role of UK Sales Manager. Reporting directly

British success in the Security Essen Awards

360 Vision Technology won a Bronze Award at the Security Essen ‘Security Innovation Awards 2018’ this week. Out of

Oprema adds Carl Spencer to sales team

Oprema has expanded its national sales team with the acquisition of Carl Spencer as Business Development Manager.

Collaboration for open platform solutions

Bosch Building Technologies, Hanwha Techwin, Milestone Systems, Pelco by Schneider Electric and Vivotek are the

Luminite announces Concept Pro integration

Luminite Electronics has announced that its range of Genesis PIR detectors now integrate over IP with the new

NSI appoints new auditor in Northern Ireland

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has appointed Clare McIntyre as security and fire systems auditor, and

Further improving the safety of automated gates

Eight years after Gate Safe, the charity established to drive awareness of the required safety protocols associated

Matt Hackworthy joins the Securi-Guard team

Experienced fire and security specialist Matt Hackworthy has been recruited as Business Development Manager for

New access solution for professional installers

The SMARTair system is now available to professional security installers from Assa Abloy Access Control. SMARTair

ACRE forms strategic alliance with AlertEnterprise

It has been announced that ACRE, Vanderbilt and its subsidiaries have entered into a strategic alliance with

Mark Rees confirmed as new Managing Director

360 Vision Technology has confirmed the promotion of Mark Rees from Business Development Director, to Managing

Lincoln upgrades its city-wide surveillance

A 300-plus camera city centre video surveillance scheme in Lincoln has been installed and commissioned using

Nortech achieves ISO 9001 recognition

People and vehicle access control specialists Nortech is heading into the second half of 2018 on a high as the



Meet the installer – Ashley and Lewis Foster

Ashley and Lewis Foster are two members of the family behind Mercury Fire & Security in Nottingham. We caught up with Director Ashley and his son, General Manager Lewis, to talk about working life in the business that counts intruder alarms, CCTV, fire, door access, risk...

Meet the installer – John Ketteridge

John Ketteridge is Sales Director at Dragon Security Systems based in Wroxham, Norfolk. Company areas of expertise include all forms of electronic security – CCTV, access control, intruder alarms, fire alarms and Refuge systems, barriers and gates. The business boasts...

PSI Product Tests


TESTED – Milesight MS-C9674

This is a low-profile 180° “Fisheye” ONVIF compliant camera based around a 12MP 1/1.7” CMOS sensor, a 1.98mm F2.8 lens and inbuilt infrared LEDs providing up to 15 metres coverage. Alarm input and output connections are provided along with an audio output. An internal microphone...

TESTED – Uniview IPC3635ER3-DUPZ

This IP “Eyeball” style Day /Night IR camera is based around a 5MP “Starlight” 1/2.7” sensor and has a 5x motorised zoom lens. It is IP67 rated and ONVIF compliant. Operating temperature is stated as an impressive -40° to +60° C. Getting started The camera is PoE fed (8.16W) or...



How to increase your sales in ten steps

PSI’s resident business expert Jim Rathbone reveals the ten essential steps for increasing sales from your customers Your customers are the easiest, most profitable group to which you can market your business. They are your fastest source of additional revenue and profit. So when...

What will Alexa Guard mean for you?

Announced last week by Amazon, Alexa Guard turns any Amazon Echo into a security device, using what the company calls “guard mode.” Once in guard mode, Echo devices will send an alert and audio recording to the user’s mobile phone, if it “hears” the sound of breaking glass or if...



Accredit where it’s due…

No matter the trade you operate in there will have been times you have lost business to someone who is operating without proper accreditation or training. In our industry it can be dangerous as well as infuriating There’s no problem with people coming into the sector. A little...