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BSIA Briefing

In this month’s BSIA Briefing, Craig Swallow discusses some of the safety challenges faced by those employing a mobile or lone workforce, addresses how a deploying organisation can use the latest technology to ensure a team is better educated about risk and approaches the...
Posted On 30 Sep 2019
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SMC completes “major upgrade” of Nottingham-based Alarm Receiving Centre

Security Monitoring Centres Limited (SMC) has completed a major refurbishment and re-fit of its Nottingham-based Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) to better deliver a complete and nationwide intruder, CCTV and fire monitoring solution all under the same roof. SMC is part of Carrier...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
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Mitie’s financials for year ended 31 March 2019 highlight revenue growth of 9.4%

Mitie Group plc, the facilities management (FM) and professional services company, has announced its financial and operational results for the year ended 31 March 2019. Revenue is up by an impressive 9.4% to £2.2 billion (the corresponding figure for the prior year being £2.0...
Posted On 06 Jun 2019
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BSIA Briefing

Recently, a story appeared in the national media about how a robbery was thwarted due to the in situ security measures which scared the criminals away. Situations like this make us reflect on the fundamental roots of security and the reasons why it exists in the first place. With...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019
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Luminite’s OCULi wireless PIR camera integrates with Sentinel’s security monitoring platform

Luminite Electronics, the British manufacturer of wireless and hard-wired PIR detectors, has announced that its popular OCULi wireless PIR camera now integrates with the Sentinel security monitoring platform. OCULi is a stand-alone PIR detector complete with a camera designed to...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Threat detection platform delivers 36% reduction in staff injuries for Post Office

An integrated security system that includes new IP cameras and two-way audio technology has seen the rate of injuries as a result of attacks on Post Office staff decline by 36% in just three years. This follows the deployment of a sophisticated monitoring and intelligent threat...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019
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Addressable fire alarm panel from Kentec protects Norfolk’s Grade I-listed Granary Court

A sophisticated addressable fire alarm panel manufactured by life safety control systems specialist Kentec is protecting employees, residents and property at Grade I-listed Granary Court in Norfolk. The two-storey medieval granary and cottage, now converted into office space and...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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Verisure “revolutionises” security market with £5 million investment in ZeroVision Alarm system

Verisure, the provider of monitored security solutions and a specialist in the development of new security alarms, has continued the company’s fight against burglaries and unwanted intrusions perpetrated against members of the SME business community with the launch of a new...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018
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Turnover and profits reported at “record high” by lone worker security specialist Send For Help Group

Send For Help Group – the largest dedicated lone worker protection firm in the world – has seen annual turnover break the £8 million mark for the first time (representing a rise of 30% on the previous year) as organisations across both the private and public sectors...
Posted On 09 Nov 2017
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Send For Help awarded certification to BS 8484:2016 for lone worker device services

Lone worker protection specialist Send For Help is one of the first companies to be successfully audited against the latest version of BS 8484:2016, the dedicated British Standard for the provision of lone worker device services. Bestowed following a rigorous audit, the award...
Posted On 24 Feb 2017
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