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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
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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
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Ashridge Group wins new security guarding contract with APAM UK for Leeds and London sites

Ashridge Group has been successful in winning a three-year security guarding contract at multiple sites across the UK, reinforcing the group’s continued national growth. Working with long-term strategic partner First Choice Facilities, Ashridge Group has taken on new facilities...
Posted On 30 Aug 2017
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“Attention must now focus squarely on quality of fire risk assessments” urges BAFE

British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE) – the independent not-for-profit organisation that creates schemes for the fire protection industry based on UK and European Standards and Best Practice for third party certification – considers it “imperative”...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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NSI welcomes record number of service providers to IFSEC International 2017

The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) stand located within Installer World at IFSEC International was a busy place to be last week, with the organisation welcoming a record number of service providers to London’s ExCeL, all of whom were keen to discuss their...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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BSIA celebrates “marked increase” in membership growth during 50th Anniversary year

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) reports a “marked increase” in membership growth during this committee year, with the organisation welcoming on board 26 new members since July 2016. These figures represent an impressive 37% year-on-year increase, with...
Posted On 31 May 2017
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“Secure data destruction now absolutely essential” state BSIA member companies

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Information Destruction Section are warning organisations from all sectors to ensure that they comply with the Data Protection Act. This follows on from the news that Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has been fine...
Posted On 08 May 2017
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CSL confirms deal to acquire Emizon Networks and accelerate plans for new sectors

CSL – the specialist provider of M2M and Internet of Things solutions in both the security and health sectors – has announced the acquisition of Emizon Networks. The deal is the first since CSL’s management team reinvested with Norland Capital, ICONIQ Capital and RIT...
Posted On 25 Apr 2017
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British Security Industry Association announces new ‘probationer’ membership scheme

For the first time, the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is offering a new ‘probationer’ membership across all 17 Sections of the Trade Association’s membership. The new category allows companies that don’t yet possess their ISO 9001 certificate, but...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017