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BAFE, FPA, NSI and SSAIB move to support Fire and Security Association Awards

A series of leading bodies from across the fire, emergency and security sectors are now supporting this year’s Fire and Security Association (FSA) Awards, which are currently open to nominations from the entire industry. In addition to leading electrotechnical Trade Associations...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017
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Prestigious Peter Greenwood and Ian Marsh industry awards now open for nominations

Security, fire and emergency response sector professionals are being urged to nominate “outstanding” individuals for this year’s Peter Greenwood Security Award and the Ian Marsh Fire Award. Nominated individuals must, through their own determined efforts, have...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
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British Standards Institution launches all-new Kitemark for Customer Service

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has launched the BSI Kitemark for Customer Service. The Kitemark has been developed to help consumers easily identify organisations that are proven to deliver an excellent customer service experience, as well as...
Posted On 08 May 2017
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Experts to give local businesses free advice at North West Security Procurement Conference

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is encouraging local businesses to register for their free place at the upcoming North West Security Procurement Conference, which takes place at the Holiday Inn in central Liverpool on Wednesday 3 May. Sponsored by ATEC Fire &...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017
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British Security Industry Association announces new ‘probationer’ membership scheme

For the first time, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is offering a new ‘probationer’ membership across all 17 Sections of the Trade Association’s membership. The new category allows companies that don’t yet possess their ISO 9001 certificate, but...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017
Max Linneman and Margaret Durr of the NSI
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National Security Inspectorate re-appointed by Regulator as ACS assessment body

Subject to contract, from 1 April 2017 the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has been re-appointed as an assessing body for the Security Industry Authority’s (SIA) Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) and as a provider of a ‘Passport’ route to ACS compliance. As...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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Landmark international standard for collaborative business relationships introduced by BSI

BSI, the British Standards company, has launched ISO 44001: Collaborative Business Relationship Management Systems – Requirements and Frameworks. The new International Standard replaces BS 11000, and provides guidance for identifying, developing and managing collaborative...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
Carl Meason
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The World As We Don’t Know It

Is there a future for the security sector as we understand it? What’s more, is that sector fully prepared for what the future is already throwing its way? With due consideration of the sheer pace of technological advance, Carl Meason maps out what the 4th Industrial Revolution...
Posted On 20 Jan 2017
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BAFE SP101:2017 consultation on portable fire extinguisher maintenance now live

Early last year, with the agreement of both the Board and Council, BAFE launched a major review of the BAFE SP101/ST104 Contract Maintenance of Portable Fire Extinguishers Incorporating Registered Fire Extinguisher Service Technicians scheme. This is now ready for public comment....
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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Salford University receives Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s certification mark

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third party certification scheme enables organisations to clearly demonstrate that they comply with the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. For relevant authorities (such as local authorities and police forces) this is particularly...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016