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Prioritising digital solutions in the housing industry
29th April 2021
For installers across the housing industry, the past twelve months have not been without their challenges – new ways of working and processes have been adopted, while social distancing and stay-at-home orders have added a new layer of complexity to … Continue reading
240 years of Squire
16th April 2021
As British lock maker Squire celebrates 240 years, we recall some of the many defining moments in the company’s remarkable history starting with the World War years. This article is based on archive material and personal memories documented by the … Continue reading
CDVI Launches Mobile Credentials for ATRIUM
16th April 2021
Smartphone-powered access control with five validation methods Leading access control technology manufacturer CDVI has announced the release of its new Mobile-PASS product. It enables smart devices to be used as access tokens. Mobile-PASS works alongside the new ATRIUM A22K controller … Continue reading
Safe installers: how to make ‘working from home’ work for you…
16th April 2021
With Covid-19 restrictions slowly but surely easing, a certain amount of normality seems to be on the horizon. However, one aspect of the pandemic has been predicted to outlast any other, and that’s working from home. On top of extra … Continue reading
Looking back at the ‘locky’ ones…
16th April 2021
Ravi Kotecha It was only six months ago I wrote an article in The Locksmith Journal assessing the “beginning” of the pandemic, now over a year after the first lockdown we can see the light at the end of the … Continue reading
Hickleys locksmith training back in full flow
16th April 2021
Our locksmith training for both auto locksmiths and domestic locksmiths is in full flow with courses running this week. Our training centre offers the very best training for Auto locksmiths including user training on leading makes of programmers, vehicle opening … Continue reading
One Year On: DHF welcomes a new way of working following a year of unexpected ‘positives’
16th April 2021
‘Thriving, not just surviving’ has been the mantra at DHF HQ since last March, and following a year of extraordinary change and uncertainty, to which it has responded superbly, the organisation is looking to the future. “If anyone had said … Continue reading
Mul-T-Lock presents new look for its patented platforms
1st April 2021
Security specialist Mul-T-Lock has unveiled a new, integrated branding strategy to boost brand recognition and create clear product hierarchies for consumers, with the aim of driving sales for locksmiths. The new branding strategy includes a united logo, new platform names, … Continue reading
Enhanced Visibility and Safety
1st April 2021
A Superior Range of Hi Vis Protective Wear – for all kinds of light conditions. Snickers Workwear takes personal wellbeing at work very seriously. That’s why this range of Hi-Vis protective wear is streets ahead of anything else. With updated … Continue reading
Flexible and futureproof access control at Hean Castle Estate
1st April 2021
ASSA CLIQ® Remote has proven to be the perfect partner for the Hean Castle Estate in southwest Wales, delivering assured key control and much-needed flexibility when managing access control across the site. Covering over 1,200 acres, the Hean Castle Estate … Continue reading
Birmingham entrepreneur unlocks key to residents’ calls for increased home security
1st April 2021
A Birmingham-based locksmith has opened a new home security shop following evidence that householders have become more security conscious during lockdown. Tony Harris (43), became a franchisee of Burton-based national locksmith firm LockFit at the start of 2019 and soon saw … Continue reading
Building a business of UPVC lock repair
1st April 2021
With approximately 15 years experience in the locksmithing industry, Craig Andres has been building up his expertise in the hardware and security industry since he was a teenager. With a genuine love of locks and in particular, a passion for … Continue reading
‘Cat thieves’ beware
1st April 2021
Catloc has been specifically designed to address the theft of a vehicle’s catalytic converter or exhaust system, with over 55 bespoke fitments, each having been carefully designed to offer the best protection to deter a thief. Multiple vehicle manufacturers have … Continue reading
ASSA ABLOY Door Group’s whole-life approach to timber and steel doorsets
19th March 2021
ASSA ABLOY Door Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, offers a cradle-to-grave approach for its steel and timber doorsets while the UK prepares for a year of recovery. With the UK expecting a slow movement … Continue reading