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WATCH: Critical importance of security personnel during COVID-19 showcased by Securitas

Three videos have been produced by Securitas, all designed to showcase the importance of security personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Fire Fighters Charity launches urgent appeal for support

The Fire Fighters Charity has launched an urgent appeal for new donors after its usual fundraising income fell by around £200,000 a month during the lockdown period. Read More

Reducing the fire risk with thermal cameras at a waste management facility

ADJ Fire and Security has provided a solution to improve fire safety via Hikvision’s thermal bullet cameras for Recycling Lives. Read More

Grenfell Inquiry resumes with limited attendance

The Grenfell Inquiry resumed on Monday 6th July after chairman Sir Martin Moore-Bick suspended the process due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More

Hotel owner sentenced for ‘extremely serious’ fire safety failings

The owner of a hotel has been handed a nine-month sentence after putting ‘anyone staying on the premises at risk of death or serious injury’. Read More

BSIA announces winners of the 2020 British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has announced the winners of this year's British Security Awards via an online broadcast. Read More

Euralarm calls for associate members to join organisation

Prior to organising its Extraordinary General Assembly and following a decision of its members, Euralarm has opened the doors for Associate Members to work with the organisation. Read More

Dedrone and BlackBerry partner to counter unauthorised drone activity

BlackBerry has announced it has partnered with Dedrone to deliver advanced counter-drone technology to secure the world’s most critical sites. Read More

New sprinkler threshold welcomed by Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas has pledged its full support to the Government’s recent introduction of a new 11m threshold for sprinklers – asserting it marks a vital step forward in the journey towards enhanced fire safety regulation. Read More

FDIS finds three quarters of fire doors failed inspections in 2019

In worrying news for the fire safety industry, the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) has found that more than three quarters (76%) of fire doors it inspected in 2019 were condemned as not fit for purpose. Read More



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