Author Archive | Kate Aldridge

Oxford Crime Spree as Five Businesses Raided

A crime spree targeting shops and businesses in Oxford has sparked an urgent appeal by police. The force is urging people to come forward following the city centre thefts, which they believe to have been carried out by two men. A number of firms were raided, with the intruders forcing open, front and back doors and stealing […]

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Caesars Centralise Their Maintenance Contracts

We are extremely pleased to be taking over the maintenance contract for Caesars Entertainment. Caesars have multiple sites nationwide including Flagship properties such as Empire Casino and Playboy Casino in London. Caesars had several contracts with a number companies across the UK, and wanted to consolidate their Fire and Security Maintenance contracts. This meant that […]

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5 Need to Know Facts About the New FIA Qualifications

1. The FIA Has Announced Four New Qualifications The FIA have identified four main job roles within the fire detection and alarm services sector as Designer, Installer, Maintenance, and Commissioner. It is from this that they have developed a qualification for each of the four job roles. The qualifications are an advanced level, equivalent to […]

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What Brexit Means for BS and EN Standards

Brexit Following the Brexit result of the UK referendum, the triggering of Article 50 on 29th March 2017 marked the beginning of the UK’s withdrawal negotiations with the EU. BSI has been working closely with the stakeholders of the FIA to communicate the key messages about the vital role of standards in supporting trade, growth […]

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