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ECHO service officially launched at CSL Industry Forum in central London

The Electronic Call Handling Operations (ECHO) digital service was launched at the CSL Industry Forum held at the Informa Building in London. Introduced around the campaign ‘Go Digital, Get ECHO’, the ECHO project aims to deliver a centralised, fully automated electronic call...
Posted On 19 Nov 2019
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Open forum Question Time at SiX seeks to tackle key security and fire issues

On the afternoon of the first day of SiX in Manchester (which runs on 5-6th November at Event City), Risk Xtra’s sister title Professional Security Installer (PSI) magazine will be hosting a security industry panel discussion that will be conducted very much in the lively...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019
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First cohort pass new Fire, Emergency and Security Systems apprenticeship assessments

The first cohort of candidates undertaking the new Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) Apprenticeship Trailblazer have successfully passed their endpoint assessment. This marks an important milestone for the rigorous apprenticeship standard designed to replace the...
Posted On 01 Apr 2019
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‘Strengthening Partnerships’ proves popular theme for attendees at 2018 NSI Summit

More than 200 representatives from National Security Inspectorate (NSI) approved companies gathered at the NSI’s fifth annual Summit on Thursday 22 March, which was held at The Vox, the state-of-the art Conference Centre in Resorts World, right next door to the NEC i...
Posted On 29 Mar 2018
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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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Fire and Security Association to celebrate 10th Anniversary at IFSEC and FIREX International

Fire and security business sector representatives are being urged to attend the Fire and Security Association’s (FSA) 10th Anniversary celebrations next month during IFSEC and FIREX International, which run at London’s ExCeL in Docklands from 20-22 June. The FSA will be...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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BSIA’s Information Destruction Section members speak out against “irresponsible” shredding

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Information Destruction Section are reminding organisations of their obligations under the Data Protection Act and the importance of secure data shredding. This warning follows in the wake of allegations that a...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017
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Government approves Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship Assessment Plan

The Government has now approved the Assessment Plan for the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technician Apprenticeship. The Assessment Plan sets out how fire, emergency and security systems-focused apprentices will be assessed, and specifically detail...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016
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FIREX International 2016 welcomes over 16,000 attendees at ExCeL London

UBM EMEA has described “another successful year” for FIREX International, the leading industry event for fire protection, prevention and detection professionals. Hosted once again at London’s ExCeL from 21-23 June, FIREX International welcomed 16,290 attendees across...
Posted On 12 Aug 2016