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Understanding Fire Safety Sprinkler Systems and Dispelling the Myths

In a recent study conducted by the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA), 22% of those respondents surveyed felt there was no necessity to include sprinkler installations in industrial and commercial buildings. The reluctance to install automatic fire safety sprinkler systems in...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
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British Woodworking Federation and Building Research Establishment collaborate to raise standards in fire safety

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) and the Building Research Establishment (BRE) have joined forces in a bid to raise awareness of the importance of fire doors and to help advance standards in their design, manufacture and installation. Fire doors are the first line of...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018
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IFSEC International 2018: Risk Xtra’s Solutions Guide for End Users (Part Three)

Organised by UBM, IFSEC International’s 2018 edition takes place at ExCeL London from Tuesday 19 June until Thursday 21 June. As always, Risk Xtra will be there for the entire event. Ahead of the doors to the exhibition opening, here’s the third instalment of a...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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IFSEC International 2018: Show Preview

IFSEC International is Europe’s leading security event and the only global stage committed to co-creating the future of integrated security. The show represents the critical, measured response to a world of ever-evolving threats, inviting every vertical of the security...
Posted On 24 May 2018
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BRE Global/LPCB Attack Testing Zone set for expansion at IFSEC International 2018

Security is the biggest challenge the world is facing at present, with the need to safeguard people and property arguably now greater than at any point in the past. On that basis, end users need to know the products and solutions about which they’re making critical...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017
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IFSEC International 2017: Borders & Infrastructure Expo makes triumphant debut at ExCeL

No less than 27,658 security professionals and 578 exhibiting suppliers joined forces at IFSEC International 2017. Taking place at ExCeL in London’s Docklands from 20-22 June, the only large-scale security event running in Europe this year offered three days of product...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017
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Carol Atkinson and John Pownall appointed Board directors by BAFE at 2017 AGM

BAFE – the independent registration body for third party certified fire protection companies across the UK – has announced the appointment of two new directors to the Board. Carol Atkinson and John Pownall’s appointments were approved at the organisation’s...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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BRE Global to launch new certification scheme for property flood resilience surveyors

In direct response to a key recommendation emanating from Defra’s recent Property Resilience Action Plan, BRE Global is launching a new certification scheme for independent property flood resilience surveyors. Certificated surveyors will provide property owners with impartial...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
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UBM EMEA previews Borders & Infrastructure “show within a show” for IFSEC International 2017

UBM EMEA, the organiser of IFSEC International, has announced the launch of a new “show within a show” dedicated to border security, counter-terrorism and the protection of Critical National Infrastructure. Borders & Infrastructure, which takes place between 20-22 June 2017...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
Graham Orme of BRE Global
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BRE director Graham Orme appointed Chairman of the European Fire & Security Group

The European Fire & Security Group (EFSG) has appointed Graham Orme, director at BRE Global, as Chairman for a three-year term of office. The EFSG is an association of established certification bodies in Europe specialising in the fire and security sectors. It provides a...
Posted On 27 May 2015