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NSI granted ISO 45001:2018 Health and Safety Standard accreditation by UKAS

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has been granted accreditation by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for BS EN ISO 45001:2018 – the world’s first International Standard for occupational Health and Safety which replaces the British Standard OHSAS 18001....
Posted On 19 Jul 2019
James Chittil (left) and Will Adams
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String of new contract wins delivers perfect 10th Anniversary for Integrity Security Group

One of the West Midlands’ fastest-growing independent security businesses is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in style by securing a clutch of new contracts. The Integrity Security Group, which was formed by local entrepreneur and managing director Will Adams, has seen its...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Meet The Security Company: Verifile

This is the fourteenth 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...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018
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FIA Technical Briefing

Whether your business is a fire detection and alarm company, or a security operation looking to expand into fire alarms, becoming third party certified is an extremely worthy consideration. After all, certified companies do help to build trust with potential clients. However, the...
Posted On 16 Nov 2018
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The Value of Certification in the Security and Fire Safety Supply Chain

Security and fire safety are very much at the forefront of the public consciousness in 2018. Questions are now being asked more frequently than ever before as to how people, properties and assets can be best protected. All purchasers, from domestic to commercial and community...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
Steve Bell
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Investing in Quality Security Systems: How Can You Prove ‘The Gold Standard’?

Quality is now a big selling point for security systems, due at least in part to increased corporate and personal liability in today’s workplaces. All solution manufacturers will claim that they produce quality products for their customers, but how can purchasing end users...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
Ron Panter
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National Security Inspectorate moves to strengthen in-house auditing team

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) – the independent certification body specialising in the security, guarding and fire sectors – has appointed Ron Panter as security and fire systems auditor and lead auditor for ISO 9001. Panter will be based in Surrey and...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
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National Security Inspectorate certificates 500th approved company for BAFE scheme

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has reached the significant milestone of recently certificating its 50oth fire approved company for a BAFE scheme. The 500th NSI approved company to be registered with BAFE is LogiScan Fire and Security based in Wellington, Somerset having...
Posted On 10 May 2018
Stephen James
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Stephen James appointed in all-new compliance manager’s role at BAFE

BAFE, the independent register of quality fire safety service providers, has just announced the appointment of Stephen James as compliance manager. This new role has been introduced to acknowledge the substantial growth in BAFE-registered company numbers in recent years and also...
Posted On 30 Jan 2018
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Ashridge Group offers SME security companies new model for enhanced customer experience

When an emerging company in the security sector changed its business model to read ‘People First, Security Second’, a good many ‘traditionalists’ were somewhat taken aback. Now, with a growing international portfolio of clients across sectors as diverse as corporates,...
Posted On 29 Jan 2018