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SoloProtect and bpha announce partnership to boost lone worker safety

SoloProtect, the international lone worker solution provider, has announced an addition to its customer relationship with bpha, the Bedford-based Housing Association that manages over 19,000 homes across the Oxford to Cambridge arc. Keen to innovate and aware of the benefits that...
Posted On 24 Feb 2020
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ECHO service officially launched at CSL Industry Forum in central London

The Electronic Call Handling Operations (ECHO) digital service was launched at the CSL Industry Forum held at the Informa Building in London. Introduced around the campaign ‘Go Digital, Get ECHO’, the ECHO project aims to deliver a centralised, fully automated electronic call...
Posted On 19 Nov 2019
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Is an ARC the Best Way to Manage Critical Alarms?

External Alarm Receiving Centres (ARC) are employed by a number of organisations to monitor their alarms around the clock, or after hours when few or no staff are physically on site. With robust procedures in place, ARCs can be used effectively and provide reassurance to...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
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Body-Worn Video: The Way Forward for Protecting Lone Workers?

Is body-worn video the way forward when it comes to protecting lone workers? Certainly, the police service has recognised its positive impact for some time. Here, Chris Allcard (lone worker services director at Reliance High-Tech) outlines precisely why he believes body-worn...
Posted On 19 Jul 2019
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Hidden Figures: Is Critical Alarm Management Fuelling a Productivity Gap in UK Manufacturing?

‘Industry 4.0’ – characterised by new technologies that enable automation, data exchange and machine-to-machine communication – is billed as being the answer to manufacturing’s productivity challenge. The potential opportunities are great, but as industry moguls ponder headline...
Posted On 08 May 2019
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CONXTD Technologies launches to provide digital intelligence solutions for risk professionals

CONXTD Technologies Ltd, the specialist developer of digital intelligence solutions for Enterprise Risk Management, small businesses and, indeed, domestic applications, has now officially launched. Thanks to years of experience gained by working within the security industry, the...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018
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BSIA Briefing

As part of a global transformation of telephony services, the UK is undergoing the transition from an analogue to an ‘all-IP’ platform. The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is working closely with Ofcom and communication service providers (as well as other...
Posted On 31 Aug 2018
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Assets Recovery Community Scheme opened for applications by Department of Justice

The Department of Justice in Northern Ireland is inviting public sector bodies, voluntary and community sector organisations alike to bid for a share of the £700,000 fund made available from recovered criminal assets to help in crime prevention or help reduce the fear of crime in...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018
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Security and fire industries take up challenge of new Electronic Call Handling Operation project

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and the Fire & Security Association (FSA) are set to play a key role in the development of an all-new Electronic Call Handling Operation (ECHO) project. The dedicated ECHO project aims to...
Posted On 24 Aug 2017
A brand new ARC Village will be a feature of IFSEC and FIREX International 2016
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IFSEC and FIREX International organiser UBM launches ARC Village for 2016 Protection and Management Series

UBM EMEA, the organiser of IFSEC and FIREX International, has announced the launch of the first-ever ARC Village at this year’s shows, which take place at London’s ExCeL in Docklands between Tuesday 21 June and Wednesday 23 June as part of the dedicated Protection and Management...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
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