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Three quarters of tenants would not follow ‘stay put’ advice during a fire

Present fire safety guidance states that if your flat is not affected by fire or smoke then ‘staying put’ cuts the risk of being overcome by smoke in a corridor as well as keeping access routes clear for firefighters. Read More

SMARTair® is improving student life across Europe – and this is just the start

Students at a prestigious Madrid university now open doors with smart MIFARE RFID cards, while Escutcheons monitor and ease access without expensive wired door locks. "Generation Z students expect convenience, not a mechanical solution used in Ancient Egypt,” said Felix Moran of ASSA ABLOY. Read More

Parking restrictions are putting cash-in-transit couriers in harm’s way, says BSIA

The BSIA says that vehicle traffic and access restrictions proposed for Rochdale town centre could put couriers in the (CViT) industry, as well as the general public, at serious risk of harm. Read More

SIA recommends mandatory business licensing conditional on ACS compliance

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has recommended a systematic overhaul of its licensing and regulations following a parliamentary review. Read More

Electronic guards: The future of manned guarding?

Businesses today face more sophisticated threats than ever before. And although cybersecurity is top of the media agenda, physical security […] Read More

Inner Range marked 30th anniversary at IFSEC 2018 with new Guard Tour feature

A new feature of access control system Integriti that makes patrols harder for attackers to predict was one of the main attractions on Inner Range's stand at IFSEC 2018. Read More

7 new security products showcased at Speakers Corner at IFSEC 2018

Speakers Corner, which made its IFSEC debut during the security show's 2018 edition, saw companies present their latest innovations in CCTV, access control, intrusion detection, manned guarding and more. Read More

Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2018 now open for entries and table bookings

You can now enter yourself or your company for one or more of the categories in the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2018. Read More

Don Randall MBE wins lifetime achievement award at OSPAs 2018

The black-tie Awards evening is part of a global awards scheme currently running in eight countries to recognise and reward outstanding performance within the security sector. Read More

Magenta Security Services slashes energy usage by 75%

Magenta Security Services, the first manned guarding company in the UK to be awarded ISO:14001 in 2001, has reduced its energy usage by 75%. Read More