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Mitie Security acquires security tech specialist Global Aware International Group

Mitie Security has acquired the Global Aware International Group (GAIG), the provider of niche intelligent software and security solutions, for an undisclosed sum. This move further accelerates the growth of Mitie’s premium technology-enabled and intelligence-led security...
Posted On 05 Aug 2019
Klaus Allion
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Is an ARC the Best Way to Manage Critical Alarms?

External Alarm Receiving Centres (ARC) are employed by a number of organisations to monitor their alarms around the clock, or after hours when few or no staff are physically on site. With robust procedures in place, ARCs can be used effectively and provide reassurance to...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
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Body-Worn Video: The Way Forward for Protecting Lone Workers?

Is body-worn video the way forward when it comes to protecting lone workers? Certainly, the police service has recognised its positive impact for some time. Here, Chris Allcard (lone worker services director at Reliance High-Tech) outlines precisely why he believes body-worn...
Posted On 19 Jul 2019
Klaus Allion
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Critical Alarms: The Risks of Not Responding in Time

Klaus Allion explores the moral duty and legal responsibility of particular industries that operate within a high-risk environment. Critical alarms are a fundamental component to assure the safety of staff and continuity of operations, and by failing to respond appropriately to...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019
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Lone Worker Technology: Towards Ensuring Increased Productivity

Ensuring staff safety is a crucial requirement for all businesses, and particularly so for those who require a cohort of their employees to work alone, writes Klaus Allion. With an estimated 6.8 million people working alone in the UK and over 600,000 injuries to employees at work...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Kings Secure Technologies collaborates with Lone Worker Solutions to protect front line staff

Safety is at the forefront of Kings Secure Technologies’ activities at all times. With this in mind, from next month all of the company’s remote workers will be using the Safe Hub App from Lone Worker Solutions on their smart devices. Statistics show that workplace violence...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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Embracing lone worker technology “has potential to save millions for public purse”

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) reports that an increase in organisations using accredited lone worker devices is reducing unnecessary call-outs to alarms by police forces, impacting significantly on costs to the taxpayer and enabling an effective response to...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018
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SoloProtect launches “groundbreaking” lone worker safety device designated ID Pro

International lone worker safety company SoloProtect has launched a key addition to its product range with the SoloProtect ID Pro, described as “a highly innovative new product in the lone worker device space”. The ID Pro offers “the most comprehensive platform for lone worker...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
Andy Neal
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Cardinus Risk Management’s all-new Security Division to be led by Andy Neal

Cardinus Risk Management has acquired the talent and expertise of Protaris founder and expert Andy Neal to head up the company’s all-new Security Division. This move actively expands Cardinus’ solutions to cover the risks presented to its clients’ assets and workforces from...
Posted On 22 Feb 2018
Officer Connect's director and founder Steve Kennedy
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Officer Connect launched to deliver ‘virtual engagement’ solutions for security guarding sector

Officer Connect is a new company that has been launched in order to deliver an “innovative” security officer engagement solution for the security guarding sector by dint of using cutting-edge technology.  The brainchild of director and founder Steve Kennedy, an...
Posted On 02 May 2017