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Paxton begins fundraising for mental health charity Mind

Sussex-based Paxton has partnered with the charity Mind in Brighton & Hove, to raise funds for those suffering from mental health issues. Read More

Scotland highlights £900m funding gap for cladding remediation

The Scottish Government has identified a £900million shortfall to carry out cladding remediation work on high-risk buildings. Read More

UK Government scraps plans to move Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner functions to ICO

The Government has scrapped plans to move several key functions of the Commissioner’s role into the hands of the ICO data regulator. Read More

Could the ECHO intruder alarm system be coming to UK fire and rescue services?

The ECHO automated alarm signalling system could be graduating to fire and rescue services, delegates at FIREX International 2022 heard. Read More

BSIA unveils security equipment manufacturer’s cybersecurity registration scheme

The BSIA has launched a security equipment manufacturer’s cybersecurity registration scheme through its special interest group. Read More

Leicester nightclub security operatives undergo counter terror training exercises as part of operation SENTRY

Security operatives underwent simulated emergency exercises to ensure preparedness in the event of a mass casualty scenario. Read More

Emirates Stadium housing development invests in new fire detection system

The Ashburton Triangle has recently installed Nittan’s addressable fire detection system installed to protect against false alarms. Read More

39% of businesses experienced a cyberattack in 2021, as UK Government releases its Cyber Security Breaches report

The UK Government Cyber Security Breaches Survey found that 39% of UK businesses had experienced a cyberattack in the past 12 months. Read More

Pass rates on the rise for FESS assessments

Pass rates for FESS (Fire, Emergency and Security Systems) assessments have seen improvements in recent months. Read More

Distribution agreement signed between Quanika and CIE UK

CIE Group has signed a partnership deal with Quanika to support the delivery of a range of silo-free security and site management solutions. Read More

Surveillance Camera Commissioner warns against use of facial recognition for witness identification following Police guidance

Professor Fraser Sampson, has warned police forces across the country against using facial recognition technology for witness identification. Read More

Fire and construction industry experts discuss: The Spring Statement 2022

IFSEC Global discovers what the fire and construction sector makes of the Spring Statement, including the prospect of a 'digital future', and more. Read More

Human impact of fire investigated in new study

The Centre for Economics and Business Research, Aico, and the Housing Safety and Wellbeing Taskforce, is conducting research into the human impact of fire. Read More

Fire services across UK donate kit and equipment to support Ukrainian firefighters

Fire services across the UK are donating thousands of items of kit and equipment to support firefighters on the frontline in Ukraine. Read More

Why are apprenticeships so important?

Andy Reakes discusses the increasing importance of apprenticeship programmes in the UK, outlining some of the pathways into the industry. Read More

Amthal obtains majority shares in Integrated Protection Maintenance Services Ltd.

Amthal has completed its acquisition of majority shares in Integrated Protection Maintenance Services Ltd (IPMSL). Read More



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