Author Archive | Annelies Kowzan

Free Security Advice for Businesses

The North West Security Procurement Conference is a free event taking place in Liverpool on the 3rd May. The conference is organised by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) and gives delegates the chance to hear advice from a range of expert speakers on ways in which taking a value-based approach to procurement can help […]

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Shisha Bar Fined £300k for Fire Safety Breaches

The bosses of a Manchester based shisha bar have been ordered to pay £300k to the authorities. Wali Yaqub and Tajamal Khan ran the Oasis lounge which repeatedly breached fire safety regulations. The breaches included: No working fire alarm at the premises Barrels of diesel, bags of rubbish and cardboard boxes blocking fire escapes Both bosses […]

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The Benefits of Sprinklers

The London Fire Brigade have encouraged business to install sprinklers after they helped prevent the spread of a fire in Camden. The sprinkler system helped keep the fire under control until the fire brigade could arrive. It is thought that the cause of the fire was an electrical fault. A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: “In […]

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5 Unique Benefits of CCTV

Whilst CCTV is usually used for security purposes, consumers and businesses are finding numerous non-security uses for cameras. Here are the top five ways we think security cameras can benefit you at home or at work. Identifying Visitors As smart homes are becoming increasingly popular, more people are installing security cameras that connect to their TV […]

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Faceless Recognition Vs Facial Recognition

Faceless recognition is a way of identifying people based on clothing and general appearance. It is able to track a person of interest in situations when biometric facial recognition fails, the face is covered or the person is viewed from the back. It works by taking a picture of a person of interest and can […]

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5 Innovations in Drone Security

Back in September we answered the question of whether drones will become the future of security. Following on from the popularity of the article and the increasing use of drones as a security measure, we thought we’d give you a round up of the top 5 innovations happening in drone security right now: Drone “Hacking” […]

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Carlisle Hospital Warned Over Fire Safety

A Carlisle hospital has been handed an enforcement notice over fire safety concerns. As a result, the hospital is starting a three-year project to improve measures at the premises. They will start by fitting a sprinkler system at the Cumberland Infirmary next week. The sprinkler system means that in the event of a fire, flames can […]

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