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FIA and NFCC release new Premises Information Box (PIB) Code of Practice for residential buildings

The FIA and National Fire Chiefs' Council have released a new Code of Practice for Premises Information Boxes (PIBs) in residential buildings. Read More

NBS and ASFP partner up to provide support in developing specifications for passive fire protection systems

NBS and the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) have announced a new safety-based collaboration. Read More

Harris County improves security via integrated and connected solution across region’s 150 buildings

How Harris County has reduced false alarms and improved security via an integrated solution of access control, alarms and monitoring. Read More

First report into Manchester Arena Inquiry highlights “missed opportunities” in identifying security threat

Volume 1 of the Public Inquiry into the Manchester Arena attack highlights several ‘missed opportunities’ in the security arrangements at the venue. Read More

Full inquiry to be held into Cameron House hotel fatal fire which led to two deaths and £500,000 fine

Cameron House Resort was fined £500,000 for breaches of fire safety legislation following a fatal fire in December 2017. Read More

QLS (QVIS Lighting and Security) becomes distributor of Dahua products in UK & Ireland

QLS (QVIS Lighting and Security), has been announced as the latest distributor for Dahua Technology’s products in the UK and Ireland market. Read More

Security Institute accepted for Royal Patronage by Princess Royal

The Princess Royal has accepted Royal Patronage of The Security Institute for an initial period of three years. Read More

Pro range, DMS and more all on show from Fireco at FIREX Connect

Fireco provides an overview of what FIREX Connect visitors can expect to see, with the team available for meetings throughout June. Read More

Continued investment in cloud security providers underlines growth in sector

Several cloud-based security providers and advocates continue to report significant growth and investment in the sector. Read More

Makita secures access points in Slovakian premises with ASSA ABLOY’s Incedo

Makita has selected ASSA ABLOY’s Incedo platform to manage its electronic lock access points at a newly built commercial premises. Read More

Online course for security operatives launched by PerpetuityARC Training

Designed for security and SIA operatives, a new online training course has been launched by PerpetuityARC Training. Read More

IFSEC Connect Day 3: Where does the future lie for intruder alarms and detection?

We round up day three of IFSEC Connect, which featured a live panel discussion on the future of intruder alarms and detection. Read More

Body cams for ambulance staff after rise in attacks

England’s ambulance trusts are expected to be given body cameras, as assaults on ambulance workers rise by almost a third in five years. Read More

IFSEC Connect Day 2: A deep dive into the latest access control tech and the impact of integration and the cloud on the sector

Check out our round-up of day two of IFSEC Connect 2021, which focused on new tech and trends in the access control sector! Read More

Heather Baily QPM appointed new Chair of Security Industry Authority

Heather Baily QPM has been appointed by the Home Office as the new Chair of the UK’s Security Industry Authority (SIA). Read More

Building a Safer Future Charter launches ‘Charter Champion’ initiative to “help drive systemic culture change in building safety”

The initiative has been designed to drive systemic culture change in building safety. Read More



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