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Are you suffering from GDPR fatigue?

“How can we address GDPR fatigue two years down the line?” asks Colin Truran, principle technology strategist at Quest GDPR was introduced to drive a stronger culture of data protection and it came at a transformative time. Many organisations were facing the intersection of...
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The role of video in social distancing

How video can help with social distancing and offer a way out of lockdown by Neil Killick, Leader of Strategic Business (EMEA), Milestone Systems Now there is early talk of easing the lockdown, many governments and businesses are still working out how, in practical terms, this...
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Securing lower occupancy properties

With the recent increase in flexible working, facilities managers are seeing lower occupancy levels in properties across the country. Colin Campbell, Managing Director of Codelocks, talks about what this means for security – and how access control technology can help facilities...
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Learning security lessons from Manchester

A look at the implementation of a new assessment and planning policy by Peter Jackson, Managing Director, Jacksons Fencing Recently Manchester City Council took a step in the right direction by implementing ‘Martyn’s Law’. The new policy follows the Manchester Arena bombing in...
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The integrated future of access control

In today’s fast-paced digital age, we’re constantly subject to change – and it’s no different for access control. Trevor Ball of Allegion UK asks whether we truly understand the importance of seamless system integration in today’s shifting access control market. The world...
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The Real Living Wage and the Private Security Industry

Did you know that the private security industry suffers from some of the lowest pay rates in the UK? On top of that, are you aware that there are now over five million people living with the reality of in-work poverty? Bearing those two factors in mind, ‘a fair day’s pay for a...
Posted On 24 Feb 2020
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Security Convergence: Getting It Together

The convergence of security and other building technologies offers considerable commercial, operational and environmental benefits. Here, Alistair Enser explains how joining previously separate systems together avoids duplication of effort and increases efficiency, while at the...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Business Continuity Planning: Best Practice Guidelines

It’s absolutely no secret that today’s fast-paced world is driving an ever-increasing demand for ‘always-on’ services among businesses and end consumers alike. However, writes Mark Wass, in addition to being ‘always-on’ and keeping things running in the present, businesses of all...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Campus Fire Safety and Security: Making The Grade

In the wake of recent events at Bolton University, where a student accommodation tower went up in flames, Karen Trigg looks into how campus management teams must improve their fire safety and security strategies in an ongoing bid to keep students safe. University management teams...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020
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Best Practice in Managing and Reducing False Fire Alarms

The proliferation of false fire alarms places a huge burden on the Fire and Rescue Service. Understanding false fire alarm causes and taking steps to prevent them can help reduce false dispatches, as Jim O’Dwyer explains.  The threat of fire is known to all. There’s...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020