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Abloy UK unveils 2020 Academy Foundation course dates for end users

Security expert Abloy UK has just announced the dates of its 2020 Academy Foundation courses as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to set the standard when it comes to emergency and panic escape compliance.  The free courses are designed to train security managers,...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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Global revenue at BSI climbs for nineteenth consecutive year to reach £512 million

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2018. Global revenue has climbed for the nineteenth consecutive year to £512 million – representing an increase of 8% on 2017’s £473 million – following a year of significant...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019
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British Standards Institution secures full membership of CEN and CENELEC post-Brexit

On Friday 23 November, the General Assemblies of the European standards organisations CEN and CENELEC approved a plan that secures BSI’s full membership post-Brexit. BSI welcomes the outcome as a “pragmatic solution” that provides stability for the European standards...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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Martin Harvey appointed President of Euralarm at organisation’s 50th General Assembly

During the 50th General Assembly of Euralarm, the European association representing the fire safety and security industries, the members chose Martin Harvey of Johnson Controls to be the organisation’s new President. Harvey succeeds Enzo Peduzzi who has served in the role...
Posted On 29 Jun 2018
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BSI performs strongly with continued global growth mapped out in 2017 financials

BSI, the business standards and improvement company, has announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2017.  Global revenue has risen for the eighteenth year in a row to £473 million, representing an increase of 18%, while underlying operating profit has grown by 19% to...
Posted On 27 Apr 2018
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Robert Yates steps into technical manager’s role as FIA’s Graham Simons retires

The Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) technical manager Graham Simons has retired from his post after a long career in the fire industry and over six years of service with the FIA. Simons joined the FIA’s technical team back in February 2011. With a specialism in...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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prEN 16763 approval by CEN/CENELEC heralds “game-changer” for fire and security sector

Approval of the prEN 16763 standard has been announced by CEN/CENELEC in the wake of “overwhelmingly positive” votes cast by national standardisation bodies. Euralarm welcomes the adoption of this European standard which it has long supported, with its members now...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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Euralarm Symposium 2016 shows new technology “disrupting” electronic fire safety and security industries

A must-attend event for practising professionals operating within the electronic fire safety and security industries was the Euralarm Symposium 2016, which took place on 9 May in Lisbon, Portugal. The day focused on challenges and opportunities for businesses due to the impact of...
Posted On 27 May 2016
340 members and guests attended the FIA's 2015 AGM
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“Growth and development” recorded by Fire Industry Association in 2015 Annual Report

The Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) 2015 Annual General Meeting recently took place at The Brewery in London’s Chiswell Street. During the AGM, the organisation announced the key points detailed in its just-published Annual Report and, for the benefit of over 340...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015