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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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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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SoloProtect launches “groundbreaking” lone worker safety device designated ID Pro

International lone worker safety company SoloProtect has launched a key addition to its product range with the SoloProtect ID Pro, described as “a highly innovative new product in the lone worker device space”. The ID Pro offers “the most comprehensive platform for lone worker...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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National Security Inspectorate moves to strengthen in-house auditing team

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) – the independent certification body specialising in the security, guarding and fire sectors – has appointed Ron Panter as security and fire systems auditor and lead auditor for ISO 9001. Panter will be based in Surrey and...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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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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Lone worker companies call for Health and Safety policy reviews due to new Sentencing Council guidelines

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Lone Worker Section have called for companies to review their Health and Safety policies in light of new guidelines that have just been issued by the Sentencing Council relating to Health and Safety, food and corporate...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015
Lodge Service is offering retailers some excellent practical advice on how they can stem the tide of theft at their stores during the Christmas period
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Lodge Service outlines Top 5 tips for retailers in combating theft at Christmas

According to the British Retail Consortium (BRC), crime cost the UK retail industry £603 million last year. That figure represents an 18% increase on the previous 12 months. Of course, the period covering the run-up to Christmas brings with it a particular risk of retail losses...
Posted On 04 Nov 2015
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