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Are locksmiths up to the mark on UKCA and UKNI?
22nd January 2021
Richard Bromley, Business Development Director at UNION, part of the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Group, discusses what the new UKCA and UKNI product marking system means for locksmiths and how these updates are affecting door opening solutions. Now that the … Continue reading
2020 A Year In Review And What To Expect From 3D Group In 2021
22nd January 2021
What a year 2020 has been for all of us. I think many of us are glad it is over; however, it wasn’t all bad. Here is a quick look back at what we accomplished in 2020 and what is … Continue reading
Hitting the brakes on the rise of vehicle thefts
22nd January 2021
Last year saw vehicle thefts rise by a staggering 50% in the UK[1], and again by a further 20% so far this year[2] – the highest level in four years. Here, Claire Blakemore, Managing Director for Mul-T-Lock UK explains how … Continue reading
The NEW FlexiWork Neon Jackets and Fleeces
19th January 2021
NEW Neon Jackets and Fleeces from Snickers Workwear for the flexible working environment – delivering visibly superior comfort and freedom of movement. While Fabric, Functionality and Fit are hallmarks of Snickers Workwear, it’s the innovation and fabric technology in the … Continue reading
Bigger Brisant adds years of capacity for continuing fast growth
18th January 2021
Brisant Secure, the hardware house behind Ultion has moved to a new unit which enables it to expand capacity by two-thirds above 2020 operations. The move will secure Brisant’s long-term growth and make room for what the company says are … Continue reading
SAFEty first – Burg-Wächter unveils revised safe range
11th January 2021
Burg-Wächter, Europe’s largest manufacturer of safes and post boxes has updated its entire range of market-leading safes with redesigned modern locking mechanisms and improved security ratings. Mark Pearson, Commercial Director at Burg-Wächter UK said: “The COVID-19 lockdowns have seen most … Continue reading
A touch of class: new Smart Padlock replaces keys
11th January 2021
A new fingerprint-activated padlock has been launched to offer a simple and practical alternative to carrying keys or remembering codes. The padlocks from the new AR90/54 series from ARRONE, the sister brand of HOPPE (UK), can be unlocked using just … Continue reading
Solving the Challenges of Access Control
11th January 2021
With advances in access control technology, it is now easier and more cost effective to create security solutions that meet customers’ needs in a range of sectors from education to manufacturing. John Hardman, Product Marketing Manager at dormakaba looks at … Continue reading
The New BSVTA
11th January 2021
British Safe and Vault Trade Association (formerly Eurosafe UK) was established in February 2011 as the UK associate of its parent organisation, Eurosafe in mainland Europe. Over the last 18 months we have undertaken a series of updates to better … Continue reading
Working from home – by Vic Southern
11th January 2021
“Working from home”, buzz-phrase in these Covid days for a phenomenon that is millennia old.  There have always been home workers and not just at house-keeping. Many industries such as hat-making in Luton or Bethnal Green or lace-making in Nottingham … Continue reading
ERA Donates £8,000 to Hope House Children’s Hospices
8th January 2021
ERA, the Wolverhampton-based security expert, is donating £8,000 to Hope House Ty Gobaith Children’s Hospices, and making it the company’s nominated charity for 2021, for the second year running. Hope House Ty Gobaith Children’s Hospices supports families in Shropshire, Cheshire, … Continue reading
Christmas Time Mistletoe and Crime
23rd December 2020
Properties full of unwrapped Christmas presents are prime targets for burglars, according to the findings of a study by the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA). In a survey of its members, the MLA, a not-for-profit organisation established to promote skills and … Continue reading
Research Reveals Surge in Rogue Locksmiths
21st December 2020
The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) has issued a stark warning after worrying new statistics reveal the extent of the problem which looks set to worsen as the pandemic continues. In a survey of its members, 66% have been called to … Continue reading
Chubbsafes – Trusted the world over. A complete range of home and residential safes
21st December 2020
Chubbsafes the safe brand that is ‘Trusted the world over’ has just become even better with exciting changes and innovations to its market leading range of home and residential safes. Chubbsafes is arguably the only brand of safes that your … Continue reading