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Summer Time Security: Your Top 5 Tips

As the summer days approach we look forward to warmer conditions and longer daylight hours, and often don’t think about the change in security needs. There are a few things to consider during the British Summertime so we have come up with our top 5 security tips to ensure your premises stays secure! 1. Clear […]

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Top 3 Tips For Fire Protection

80% of businesses that have a major fire cease trading within 18 months. With figures such as this it’s easy to see the importance of having a competent and reliable fire alarm system in place to ensure you have adequate fire protection. Therefore, it is important to consider your fire prevention/protection strategies. These should be […]

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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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Selecting an Access Control System in 5 Steps

The safety of your employees and business environment is paramount and deciding on the best way to secure your premises is not to be taken lightly. Installing an access control system gives you a number of benefits, one of which is peace of mind – allowing you control of who can enter your facility. Here […]

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Disabled Refuge – What’s Your Responsibility?

The Equality Act made it the responsibility of all businesses to ensure that access is available to everyone, and there is no discrimination. Provisions must be made for the safe evacuation of all persons in an emergency. In some cases, those that are physically impaired can be assisted by others. However, in most emergency situations this […]

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