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SSAIB and FIA collaborate to assist security companies in gaining fire certification

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has entered into partnership with the Fire Industry Association (FIA) to help registered security firms gain fire detection and alarm certification. The innovative project is available for the next six months and has been...
Posted On 12 Jan 2018
Jeremy Waud: chairman of the Incentive FM Group
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Incentive FM Group launches Incentive Tec subsidiary focused on life safety systems

Incentive FM Group has launched a new specialist company which will operate as a subsidiary of Incentive Tec, the business’ building services operation. Incentive Tec – Fire & Security Systems Ltd will deliver cost-effective and bespoke design, installation and...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Fire Industry Association’s all-new fire detection and alarms courses open for bookings

Following the launch of four brand new fire detection and alarm qualifications in the design, installation, maintenance and commissioning of fire detection and alarm equipment earlier this year, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced that bookings for these courses can...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
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Etienne Ricoux appointed head of sales by intelligent fire systems specialist Advanced

Global fire systems leader Advanced has appointed Etienne Ricoux as the company’s new head of sales. Previously Advanced’s regional sales manager for Europe, Ricoux will now oversee sales across all of Advanced’s territories outside North America. Commenting on...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
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Apollo Fire Detectors appoints Charles Lombard as EMEA region managing director

Fire detection systems manufacturer Apollo Fire Detectors has announced the appointment of Charles Lombard as the company’s new managing director with regional responsibility for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Having built a career while working in many European...
Posted On 07 Sep 2017
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Fire Industry Association to offer further guidance on new qualifications at FIREX

On Tuesday 2 May, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) announced that the organisation would be launching four brand new formal qualifications in fire detection and alarm systems. Those qualifications will be officially launched at FIREX International (which runs at ExCeL in...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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Apollo Fire Detectors awarded CPD accreditation for duo of fire safety training courses

Apollo Fire Detectors has reinforced its commitment to promoting Best Practice in industry training by achieving Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation for two of its courses. Delivered at the company’s Havant headquarters, the two courses aim to help boost...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Euralarm’s 2017 Symposium focuses on future of fire and security services in Europe

The next Euralarm Symposium will be held at the Holiday Inn in London’s Kensington on Monday 8 May 2017 and focus on the future of fire and security services across Europe, in turn outlining ways of making sure that the future is full of business opportunities. In recent...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Industry research highlights “significant improvements” in life safety maintenance regimes

Comprehensive research conducted by Hochiki Europe shows improvements in building owners and managers’ knowledge of maintenance requirements for life safety systems. A detailed study of European installers carried out by the life safety solutions manufacturer finds that the...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016
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BAFE SP203 fire protection certification scheme registers 900th company as growth continues

This month, BAFE registered the 900th company that has achieved SP203 certification. It’s a milestone of great significance in terms of illustrating the importance of third party certification and the aspiration of quality fire protection companies all across the UK to have...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016