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Fire and the haunting impact of past decisions in building design

Iain Cox highlights the importance of looking at a building's design and use as a priority when considering fire safety. Read More

Is wireless fire tech the answer that fire and building safety professionals are looking for?

With the fire industry facing unprecedented challenges, we hear how wireless technology could be the answer to many prayers. Read More

“Human behaviour must be a key consideration for Protect Duty legislation”

Why human behaviour in crisis situations will be an important facet to consider as the Protect Duty progresses in 2022. Read More

Lack of government commitment to PEEPs in high rise residential blocks is a ‘kick in the teeth’ for disabled people

Speaking during the Tall Buildings Conference at FIREX 2022 in May, Elpseth Grant underlined her view on the importance of PEEPs. Read More

Campus gun threat – what’s the right response?

Darren Chalmers-Stevens reflects on the firearms challenge facing universities and colleges in the United States. Read More

Marking the fifth anniversary of Grenfell – The importance of cultural change within the industry

Marking the fifth anniversary of the fire, Quelfire’s Rebecca Croton underlines the importance of cultural change within the UK industry. Read More

Airspace security takes the stage at IFSEC 2022

We explore the key takeaways for the counter-drone technology and airspace security sector from discussions held at IFSEC International 2022. Read More

“Adherence to ‘stay put’ policy doesn’t work without a credible backup” – experts say at the Tall Buildings Conference

Various views on the stay put policy were debated in a panel discussion session at the 2022 Tall Buildings Conference at FIREX in May. Read More

How can security partnerships help to mitigate the increasing cyber threat?

Why forging trusted partnerships is integral to the future of physical security in a world of networks, systems and the cloud. Read More

How people will power business security in 2022 and beyond

Matthieu Le Taillandier provides a view on why people will be just as important as technology in shaping the future of physical security. Read More

“We are not alone” – Embracing change and transition to empower mental health conversations

During Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, Francesca Boeris, talks about focusing on the need to embrace change and transition. Read More

The history and development of converged security

Alison Wakefield, Louisa Schneller and Cody Porter detail how the significance of converged security has developed over the years. Read More

“Plan, what plan? I just like to see what happens…” Why a business plan can help your fire and security business grow

Why a business plan should be a fundamental aspect of all fire & security businesses, outlining seven key aspects to focus on. Read More

“Fire safety for offices must start with clued-up specification”

Peter Long outlines his concerns over office and commercial property fire safety standards, highlighting that appropriate solutions are available. Read More

Security lessons across the pond: What US and British universities are teaching each other

We explore the key similarities and differences in security challenges across the pond for the higher education sector. Read More

Embracing digital transformation in physical security: “Using cyber security as the example to follow”

Why the physical security sector needs to embrace digital transformation techniques to ensure it keeps up with today’s sophisticated threats. Read More



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