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Full programme unveiled for 2020 OSPAs Thought Leadership Summit

The third Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) Thought Leadership Summit, organised in association with the National Security Inspectorate, takes place on Wednesday 26 February at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in central London. Details of the full programme have now been...
Posted On 18 Feb 2020
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Why Your Security Strategy Needs An Analytical Upgrade

Last year, an increase was reported in the number of violent crimes, robberies and burglaries occurring in the UK. This should act as a wake-up call for companies, as well as individuals, that it’s time to enhance their security operations, asserts Kevin Waterhouse. Crime against...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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C-TEC’s ZFP addressable fire panels protect Gates Power Transmission facility

A subsidiary of the giant US corporation whose motto is: “If it moves you, there’s a good chance Gates has a part in it”, Gates Power Transmission is a specialist manufacturer of power transmission belts designed for use within the automotive and industrial markets. The business...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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Hydrosense: “the new standard for business continuity” from Vimpex

Delivering what the company describes as “the new standard” in water leak detection, Hydrosense from Vimpex offers a solution to one of the greatest threats to business continuity: water damage. UK insurers confirm that water leakage is now the costliest and most...
Posted On 10 Oct 2019
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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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False Alarms: Making Sure the Level of Alert is Right

Safety alerts elicit an urgent response with good reason. Put simply, the cost of not responding in time is potentially astronomical. Fire, for example, can destroy equipment and entire buildings and have catastrophic human cost. Businesses are naturally committed to keeping...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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Nittan Europe helps protect iconic Bristol church from fire outbreak

Nittan Europe, the dedicated UK manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products and systems, has had its Evolution analogue addressable fire detection system installed into St Nicholas Church in Bristol. The system was supplied and commissioned by Coomber...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
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FIA Technical Briefing

When selecting a detector there can be a number of issues that arise from choosing the wrong type of detector for the area it needs to protect from fire. For those that perhaps have less experience in this area, it can become confusing. Do you use an optical smoke detector,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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RISCO Group introduces updated Agility 4 wireless security system for end users

RISCO Group has released Agility 4, a wireless, modular and multi-layered security system which includes a new range of accessories available immediately with more add-ons expected to follow. With an enhanced choice of communication modules ranging from IP to 3G, the new solution...
Posted On 25 Feb 2019
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ReconEyez launches wire-free video verification system that removes false alarms

A battery-powered alarm system complete with video verification has been launched by ReconEyez, in turn providing a new high quality and flexible solution for outdoor security with a particular emphasis on mobile/temporary security as well as permanent outdoor asset and...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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