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e-Cigarettes and Vaping: Setting Off Fire Alarm Bells

The Health Act 2006 prohibited smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces, on public transport and in vehicles used for work. The legislation was justified on conclusive scientific evidence that smokers put others around them at risk by exposing them to second-hand smoke....
Posted On 02 Oct 2019
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Zaun partners with Rimal Global Group to access growth markets in Middle East

One of the world’s premier high-security perimeter protection integrators has struck a partnership agreement to better access growth markets in the oil, gas and military sectors across the Middle East. British-headquartered perimeter security specialist the Zaun Group has...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019
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Perimeter security specialist Zaun develops ‘world-first’ 20-minute security fence

A key customer requirement has driven one of the UK’s steel mesh perimeter fencing manufacturers to a probable world-beating performance in security tests. A development fencing system largely based on Zaun’s popular CorruSec product has resisted serious attempts at forced entry...
Posted On 17 May 2019
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Perimeter protection specialist Zaun develops ‘world-first’ 20-minute security fence

A key customer requirement has driven a steel mesh fencing manufacturer to a probable world-beating performance in security tests. A development fencing system based on Zaun’s CorruSec has resisted serious attempts at forced entry for over 20 minutes with tools including...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Standards agencies afford fencing systems firm Zaun “resounding” bill of good health

Production and customer processes at steel fencing systems manufacturer Zaun have been through the mill of audits in recent weeks – by customers, the Security Ratings standards body and an international certification agency. At the end of the various checking procedures the...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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BRE Group reports increased revenues of £54.1 million in 2017-2018 at AGM

“The BRE Group of companies delivered increased revenues of £54.1 million in 2017-2018, bringing a net profit of £2.1 million,” said chairman James Wates CBE when introducing the BRE Trust’s 21st Annual General Meeting and announcing the publication of the BRE’s Annual...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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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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Building Evacuation: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Despite the clear benefits of integrating voice evacuation as part of a life safety infrastructure, there’s no mandatory requirement in the UK to do so. Ian Bridgewater explains the standards that relate to the design, specification and installation of voice evacuation...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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The Security Institute appoints new Board directors at 2018 Annual General Meeting

Following on from the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 17 April, The Security Institute has announced the election of five new members of the Board with immediate effect. The individuals concerned will each serve a term of three years alongside the familiar...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018
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“Conclusive evidence” shows multi-sensor detectors to be better at false alarm rejection

Research pioneered by the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and its members has realised some “momentous discoveries” in the field of fire detection and alarms, with the firmly-held belief that more sophisticated multi-sensor detectors really are more effective at...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
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