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Safe working from home
7th August 2020
Since the March lockdown, a huge number of people have made the tremendous effort of transitioning work from the office to the home.  Despite the gradual easing of restrictions, for a significant number, this is going to be a long-term … Continue reading
The MLA Expo 21 will be back, and bigger than ever
7th August 2020
Following on from the successful 2019 Expo the MLA is proud to be sharing further information about the Expo’s return in 2021. The MLA recently announced ABUS as the main sponsor for the Expo 2021. This marked the start of … Continue reading
DOM door hardware now with a ‘Silver Lining’
7th August 2020
Today, implementing hygiene regimes and social distancing has become the new norm for society. Door handles and knobs are the most frequently touched surfaces in a building and are considered one of the worst areas to harbour harmful microbes. DOM … Continue reading
Seven Things – Door & Hardware Federation (DHF)
7th August 2020
DHF is the UK’s oldest trade association… Longevity and sustainability are two words most associated with DHF.  Afterall, it is the UK’s oldest trade association with a rich history and heritage dating back to 1897.  It started life as an … Continue reading
Help Protect Van Owners Against Van & Tool Theft
7th August 2020
Van Guard’s high quality, British-manufactured van locks and security products help protect van owners from the growing van and tool theft epidemic by giving them a vast amount of security solutions to choose from. With van security the fastest growing … Continue reading
You Are Not Alone: Three in Five Tradespeople Say Pandemic Has Negatively Impacted Their Mental Health
7th August 2020
New research from home improvement and repair service, Local Heroes, has today revealed that three in five (60 per cent) skilled tradespeople across the nation feel the COVID-19 outbreak has caused a negative effect on their mental health. To mark … Continue reading
Kenrick Makes Smart Locking Available Now
24th July 2020
Kenrick has signed an exclusive deal to become the UK distributor of BeeSecure – a revolutionary app-based smart home security solution, which allows homeowners to monitor their home from anywhere with their smartphone. The move follows many months of research … Continue reading
Snickers Workwear – Cool and Smart this Summer
24th July 2020
Lightweight Shirts, Shorts and Trousers make working on site a breeze this summer. Everyone needs to be cool, dry and safe at work this summer – to maintain wellbeing and working efficiency on site. That’s why Snickers’ new Topwear will make work … Continue reading
SALTO achieves BSI Enhanced Level IoT Kitemark™
24th July 2020
SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has become the first company to achieve the BSI Enhanced Level IoT Kitemark™ for access control systems. The IoT is typically a network of smart devices and systems that can … Continue reading
Letter To The Media
24th July 2020
Like all UK businesses, we found out last week that for every member of staff furloughed whom we still employ in January 2021, we will receive a £1,000 bonus.  Because every member of the Brisant team is back from furlough, … Continue reading
Some Reflections on the “New Normal” by Vic Southern
24th July 2020
I’ve been associated in one way or another with the locksmith trade for 41 years and have seen so many changes that it would take 100,000 words to detail them so change is not new to me nor is disaster … Continue reading
AB Glass unit Access Control rolls out facial recognition/temperature check integrated workplace solution
24th July 2020
AB Access Control, the access control unit of aluminium manufacturing and installation company AB Glass, has rolled out an innovative solution that will help companies get their workforces up and running again as the COVID-19 lockdown ends – safely. The … Continue reading
ASSA CLIQ® Remote secures plant control rooms for Loughborough University
14th July 2020
Loughborough University has selected the ASSA CLIQ® Remote system from the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group to help secure its plant control rooms. With more than 18,000 students at Loughborough University for 2018-19, the award-winning ASSA CLIQ® Remote technology has … Continue reading