off

SoloProtect and bpha announce partnership to boost lone worker safety

SoloProtect, the international lone worker solution provider, has announced an addition to its customer relationship with bpha, the Bedford-based Housing Association that manages over 19,000 homes across the Oxford to Cambridge arc. Keen to innovate and aware of the benefits that...
Posted On 24 Feb 2020
off

Get Licensed calls on private security industry to increase door staff pay rates

Security operative licensing expert Get Licensed is calling on private security companies to raise the minimum hourly rate for door supervisors. This follows an announcement by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) that it’s expanding the training package required as part...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
off

Meet The Security Company: Bidvest Noonan

This is the 24th instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our key questions...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019
off

Apprenticeship training made accessible thanks to Skills for Security-BMet College partnership

Skills for Security and the Birmingham Metropolitan (BMet) Collage are launching a partnership in a bid to make apprenticeship training more accessible in the West Midlands. The three-year Fire and Security Apprenticeship training course will see BMet College deliver as much of...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
off

BSIA Briefing

There are a reported 30,000 skilled engineers required in the fire and security industry to meet customer demand. This problem will worsen over the next five years (according to the Government), where the engineering sector as a whole will face a skills shortage of over 200,000....
Posted On 29 Nov 2019
off

Traka’s latest White Paper drives debate on future of logistics market

Traka has launched a new downloadable White Paper focused on the rising influences of new smart and automated technologies in the logistics market. The document, entitled: “Is Technology Driving The Future of Logistics’, looks at several factors impacting the sector from European...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019
off

Wearable Technology: Making Improvements to Workplace Health and Safety

There have been many arguments made about how the use of robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) could replace the role of workers across numerous industries, writes Axel Schmidt. However, the reality of the situation is that full automation isn’t a pragmatic approach and...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019
off

IOSH urges next Government to provide Health and Safety assurance for 2020s

The global Chartered body for safety and health-focused professionals has urged the UK Government to provide assurance and certainty on the future of the UK’s Health and Safety system. Following the General Election on 12 December, the Institution of Occupational Safety and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
off

ASSA ABLOY advises industry and practising professionals on fire safety liability

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland is advising all practising fire safety professionals on the importance of properly certified hardware and training following warnings from experts in fire safety law that they may now be deemed responsible for any breaches. Liability...
Posted On 18 Nov 2019
Richard Jenkins: CEO at the NSI
off

Working Together: Raising Standards in the Fire Safety Sector

Appointed by BAFE, the independent register of quality fire safety service providers, the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) provides third party certification to companies offering design, installation, commissioning and maintenance services for various fire protection and...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019