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Help locks with a recipe for sales success
9th October 2018
Leeds-based Help Locks are enjoying strong sales, thanks to how they market their business with social media, with support from Brisant Secure through their Ultion and Lock Lock marketing materials. To put the story into perspective, there have been a … Continue reading
APERIO® 2018 Training Course Dates Announced
5th October 2018
ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has released the latest dates for its free Aperio® technical training course, which provides an invaluable insight into the innovative wireless locking technology’s … Continue reading
Squire’s new Inigma BL1 takes gold
5th October 2018
Security specialist Squire has launched the world’s first Bluetooth bike D-lock to achieve a Sold Secure Gold rating. Called Inigma BL1, this clever keyless D-lock lets cyclists lock and unlock their bike via smartphone app. It’s the trailblazer for Squire’s … Continue reading
Homeowners unaware insurance premiums raised by lower-quality locks
5th October 2018
Many UK homeowners don’t realise that failing to include locks which meet British Standards can invalidate an insurance policy or lead to higher premiums. National Home Security Month in October reminds us all, however of the importance to remember that … Continue reading
Big ideas for small businesses
5th October 2018
Astra Door Controls MD Phil Gallagher has been working with Small Business Standards (SBS), the European Commission organisation representing the interests of SMEs in Europe, to help improve the way in which European Standards can help small businesses innovate and … Continue reading
Keylex locks for security on any door
5th October 2018
Retrofitting access control security to an existing door should be quite straightforward with a wide choice of systems to choose from – depending on the age and style of the door. But if you are confronted with an old, even … Continue reading
Construction Site Theft
5th October 2018
VPS Site Security backs campaign as equipment theft rockets 35% VPS Site Security, responsible for Europe’s largest fleet of CCTV Towers, has backed a ‘Secure It, Keep It’ campaign to reduce a rising trend in construction crime. Ireland’s Construction Industry … Continue reading
UNION Exhibits at Screwfix Live 2018
20th September 2018
UNION, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, will be showcasing its certified, durable and easy-to-fit locks, cylinder systems and door closers at Screwfix Live 2018. Taking place … Continue reading
SMARTair® now available through ASSA ABLOY Access Control
13th September 2018
The easy-to-manage SMARTair® system is now available to professional security installers from ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions. SMARTair® is an effective, fully-scalable access control system that can be … Continue reading
Introducing the 145 Kasp Marine Padlock Range – Designed to Weather any Storm!
10th September 2018
Kasp, the leading brand in security from Carl Kammerling, is launching a superb high quality Kasp 145 Marine Padlock Range.  Specifically designed for outdoor use – even in extreme weather conditions – the 145 Marine range is perfect for withstanding … Continue reading
A safe at home is no longer just for the super-rich
9th September 2018
Throughout many parts of Europe such as The Netherlands, Belgium and to a slightly lesser extent Germany, having a safe in your home is as natural and common as having a TV.  It is just one of life’s necessities to … Continue reading
ERA plugs into electrical wholesaling market
9th September 2018
ERA, the UK’s leading home security specialist, is breaking into the electrical wholesale market following a new business win supplying smartware security products to electrical wholesaler, Electricbase. Electricbase branches are incorporated alongside Buildbase and Plumbase branches and form part of … Continue reading
The importance of CE marking
9th September 2018
Douglas Masterson, technical manager at the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI), provides guidance on CE marking, what it is, why it is necessary and whether it will still be required post-Brexit. What is CE marking? It is a declaration by … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY UK launches thought-provoking whitepaper in response to Hackitt’s Independent Review
6th September 2018
ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, has issued its whitepaper in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, following the Grenfell Tower incident of 2017. The whitepaper summarises practical recommendations … Continue reading