Original temporary electric security fencing “now deploys even faster” states Zaun

The original rapid-deploy anti-vehicle and electric barrier fencing system first used at the London 2012 Olympic Games is now even quicker and easier to roll out with pre-configured ‘ends’ to pulse-protected ‘zones’. Three leading names in perimeter security have collaborated to...
Posted On 17 Dec 2018
Alastair Henman: co-founder of Zaun

Shareholders dispute at Zaun resolved with co-founder Alastair Henman free to fly solo

The long-running shareholder’s dispute between the co-founders of perimeter security systems manufacturer Zaun has been resolved. The company has now bought back Paul Painter’s shares with support from the Lloyds Banking Group. Remaining co-founder Alastair Henman is now the sole...
Posted On 03 May 2017
Andy Hollinson

eResponse Group to host International Crowd Safety and Security Conference

eResponse Crowd Safety, part of the eResponse Group, is set to host the International Crowd Safety and Security Conference on 17 March. The free-to-attend all-day event at the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham will see renowned experts discuss everything from...
Posted On 22 Feb 2016
Michael McDonagh: joining the team at Securitas

Michael McDonagh appointed director of policing development at Securitas

Securitas has now appointed a new director of policing development who’ll be directly responsible for building and strengthening the company’s strategic partnerships with leading crime prevention organisations. Formerly a Detective Chief Superintendent with the...
Posted On 08 Dec 2015
Trade Association ADS' latest Outlook Report paints a very bright picture for the UK's defence and security sectors

ADS Outlook Report highlights £8.5 billion turnover for UK’s security sector

The annual Outlook Report published by Trade Association ADS shows that the UK’s security sector continues to demonstrate growth, almost doubling in size in the last five years with 2014 figures highlighting turnover at £8.5 billion and exports increasing to a total value of £3.4...
Posted On 17 Sep 2015

Security’s scrum down for the 2015 Rugby World Cup

On the eve of the 2015 Rugby World Cup – and, with it, perhaps the UK’s last major sporting event requiring temporary security solutions for some years to come – Chris Plimley shares some valuable lessons learned on providing security overlays for global sports stars...
Posted On 16 Sep 2015
Binns Fencing's managing director Adam Binns (left) and Alastair Henman of Zaun sign on the dotted line

Zaun buys majority stake in high security perimeter solutions business Binns Fencing

Two of the biggest names in high security fencing and prison-based security solutions have announced that they’re joining forces. Binns Fencing has just sold a majority stake in the business to Zaun, supplier to Binns of the bespoke fencing to be installed for the new £250...
Posted On 24 Apr 2015
Mark Brown: Vice-President of Product Strategy at Sword Active Risk

Security risk cannot operate in isolation

Due to greater focus by the international news agencies on terrorism-related events and easier access to global information, our awareness of the risk of physical and non-physical threats to the things we hold precious in our lives is becoming more of a concern to us as...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015