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Alpro squares the access control circle in historic quarter of London’s Finsbury Square

IDF Aluminium has installed transom closers, solenoid locks and hook locks supplied by Alpro Architectural Hardware at a building in an historic section of London’s Finsbury Square.  4 Chiswell Street backs onto the Artillery Ground which has seen archery in Tudor times, some of...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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BAFE issues new instructional video focused on benefits of third party certification

BAFE, the independent register of fire safety service providers, has released a new instructional video promoting the benefits of third party certification. The video, entitled ‘What is Third Party Certification?’ and available either on the BAFE website or...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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Property developers warned by London Fire Brigade to stop ignoring sprinkler advice

The London Fire Brigade has made numerous warnings about the importance of fitting sprinklers in property developments, but it seems that its advice is still being ignored. An audit of purpose-built flats refurbished in 2016 found that only two out of 15 blocks had sprinkler...
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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“Unparalleled” conference programme announced for NSI’s 2019 Summit

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has unveiled an “unparalleled” conference programme for the organisation’s forthcoming NSI Summit supported by IFSEC International and which takes place on Thursday 21 March at The Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham....
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
Nittan's EV-PYS smoke detector
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Nittan launches enhanced photoelectric smoke detector featuring integral sounder

In line with the business’ ongoing commitment to continuous improvement, fire detection product manufacturer Nittan has launched its EV-PYS photoelectric smoke detector complete with integral sounder. Building on the success of the EV-PS, the EV-PYS features a new advanced...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019
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Nottingham Building Society renews contract with Incentive FM for three-year term

Nottingham Building Society (NBS) has renewed its contract with Incentive FM for a further three-year term which includes the remit to include its recently expanded network. The deal is worth in excess of £4 million and builds on a 16-year partnership that has consistently...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019
Maidstone Studios
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Taktis fire panel from Kentec protects broadcasting facilities at Maidstone Studios

A sophisticated Taktis panel supplied by life safety control systems manufacturer Kentec and installed by DPJ Fire and Security Ltd is helping to protect visitors, staff and performers alike at Maidstone Studios in Kent, one of the UK’s largest independent broadcasting...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Improving Life Safety in the HMO Sector: Better Protection for Properties and Occupants

Fire episodes and general life safety issues within Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) are being discussed more so now than ever before. With a number of high-profile events casting a spotlight on the overriding importance of the subject, leaders from a multitude of sectors and...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
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Registration now open for National Security Inspectorate’s 2019 Summit

The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) Annual Summit 2019 will take place on Thursday 21 March at The Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham. Now in its sixth year, this highly popular, informative and free to attend one-day event offers an opportunity for NSI approved...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Enforcement activity will continue to fall “until Fire and Rescue Services are allocated sufficient additional resources”

Fire safety inspections in buildings have fallen by 40%, leaving thousands of people at risk. According to the Fire Protection Association (FPA), that statistic “should be a source of deep shame for this Government”. “What value do we place on the lives of our...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019