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Help Locks really is here to help
20th December 2021
Speak to almost all locksmiths and they love locksmithing. Whether someone has been picking locks and cracking safes for half a century (or even longer), is installing biometric access controls, programming car keys, replacing window locks after a burglary or … Continue reading
Setting The Standard For Nightlatch Security For 15 Years
26th November 2021
Leading home security provider, ERA, is celebrating the 15 year anniversary of its British Standard high security nightlatch, having sold over 500,000 units since its launch in 2006. The significant milestone demonstrates ERA’s longstanding commitment to providing security professionals with … Continue reading
Government Urges Householders to Use Master Locksmith Association’s Approved Scheme to Guard Against Rogues
29th October 2021
In a Parliamentary debate on Wednesday 22 September, Mark Pawsey MP urged the Government to look at regulation of the locksmith industry as a matter of urgency. The Conservative MP for Rugby said he is backing the Master Locksmiths Association’s … Continue reading
Reflections of an MD – A year of running a business during a pandemic
29th October 2021
At the start of 2020, I had big plans for Codelocks, and a clear vision of the year ahead. We had developed the largest new product initiative in the history of Codelocks – many of them aimed at rental markets, … Continue reading
Sale of Arran Isle Group to ASSA ABLOY
27th September 2021
Arran Isle today announces it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the Group to ASSA ABLOY Limited. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval in the UK and Ireland, and customary closing conditions. The deal is expected to complete … Continue reading
More click & collect points for IronmongeryDirect and ElectricalDirect customers
23rd September 2021
Leading specialist trade suppliers, IronmongeryDirect and ElectricalDirect have expanded their Click & Collect service, offering tradespeople more flexibility and convenience. 270 new pick-up points have been added to an expanding network of over 6,000 UK shops, with more planned for … Continue reading
Helping to shape the nation’s security and safety standards
16th September 2021
SSAIB (Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board) is the leading certification body for organisations providing security systems and services and/or fire detection and alarm systems. Founded in 1994, SSAIB promotes high standards of service and is focused on serving the certification … Continue reading
Instagram Influencer Gets Smart with Kubu
20th August 2021
Instagram influencer, Katrina @greygoosehouse, has upgraded her cherished home with a new Kubu equipped composite front door, that was manufactured and installed by Infinity Windows and Doors. With over 109k followers, @greygoosehouse has become a highly influential social media feed … Continue reading
A 30-year climb, but they haven’t stopped yet…
29th July 2021
A lot has happened at APECS in the past thirty years. Since the company was founded in Russia in 1991, the business has grown to include factories across the Far East and Europe, each with their own speciality when it … Continue reading
Boom, boom, boom
29th July 2021
By Victor Southern, Lockdecoders As we know the economy reopened in full on June 21st and every forecast from every authority says we are in for such rapid re-growth that it will be a boom, a serious boom. Some economists … Continue reading
Dr. Sachin Saigal, new Managing Director of Avocet Hardware Group
23rd July 2021
In what has been a pivotal year in the life of Avocet Hardware Group, the next phase of growth will be under the watchful eye of its new Managing Director, Dr Sachin Saigal. Dr Sachin brings years of business experience … Continue reading
Is modern security locking out locksmiths?
22nd July 2021
The Locksmith Journal is always on the lookout for stories of real-life locksmithing and ‘front line’ experiences. Recently, a locksmith of 16 years got in touch with a call out he had to deal with that left him wondering: can … Continue reading
Built to withstand all access needs, unlock smarter with the tough new SALTO Neoxx electronic padlock
9th July 2021
The SALTO Neoxx electronic padlock’s new features and enhancement keep it at the cutting edge of the security industry and access control ecosystem. SALTO Systems has invested years of working with some of the best minds in the security industry … Continue reading
New premium Forged range added to Fab&Fix from ERA
25th June 2021
ERA has expanded its premium Fab&Fix collection of suited door hardware with the launch of a new Forged range of finishes and handles, ideal for period and traditional properties. Expertly designed to replicate traditional forged iron hardware, combined with the … Continue reading