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Autumn Is Prime Time For Bike Thieves
17th December 2013
Locksmiths should ensure they offer a full range of security measures for all types of bikes at this time of year. According to TRACKER’s annual stolen motorbike recovery figures, 31% of all bikes it recovered in 2012 were stolen in … Continue reading
Arge Explains Epds
17th December 2013
Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are the most effective way for communicating a product’s verifiable and accurate environmental information, and following the introduction of the new Construction Products Regulation (CPR) these are becoming increasingly imperative. EPDs are designed to offer a … Continue reading
Gb Locking Systems – A Century Of Experience
17th December 2013
One of the predicted future main growth areas in the Locksmiths trade is Access Control. The Locksmith journal caught up with one of the Companies that specialises in this field, North-East based GB Locking Systems Ltd. Choosing a name for the company … Continue reading
Act Crossing Bridges
17th December 2013
An access control solution from Access Control Technology (ACT) is being used on the main crossing points between England and South Wales. The two bridge crossings are the (suspension) Severn Bridge and the (cable-stayed) Second Severn Crossing. The client, Severn … Continue reading
Cash Limits For Safes – Who Decides?
17th December 2013
  Our expert safes consultant Mike Palmer, tells us more about this sometimes controversial issue. Almost every risk assessor will have encountered this problem at some time or other.  You ask the client if they have a safe – they … Continue reading
Burglar-Proofing Homes Against Winter Burglars
17th December 2013
Winter is the peak time for break-ins, when the dark, longer nights provide more cover for burglars on the prowl for cash, jewellery and other valuable belongings. Yale offers householders advice on how to burglar-proof their homes this winter and … Continue reading
Trophex 2014 Is Fast Approaching!
3rd December 2013
  Trophex is the exhibition for the trophy, awards and personalisation industry whether you are an exhibitor or a visitor. Trophex is an essential exhibition for the industry and the perfect show for exhibitors to give live demonstrations, launch new … Continue reading
Selling Online Is The Way Forward
3rd December 2013
Is the internet good or bad for our industry? It is a question that has often been asked when a locksmith has quoted a price to replace a lock only to find the customer says, “thanks, but I can get … Continue reading
Ifsec Istanbul Conquers The Region
3rd December 2013
IFSEC Istanbul, organised by UBM Live, has closed its doors for 2013 following a very successful launch event on 30 September – 2nd October. The inaugural IFSEC Istanbul welcomed more than 2,000 visitors from across South eastern Europe, Central Asia … Continue reading
Sterling & Burg-Wächter Offer Strength & Depth At The Mla Show
3rd December 2013
  This year’s MLA Expo show offered Locksmiths the opportunity to see the strength and depth of products soon to be available from the newly combined Sterling Locks and Burg Wächter company. Locksmiths visiting the stand were delighted with Burg-Wächter’s … Continue reading
Predicting Crime Trends – Is It Crystal Ball Gazing?
3rd December 2013
Trying to second-guess crime trends is a thankless task; you may as well gaze at a crystal ball.  Frequently, a widely disconnected event will have a far reaching and totally unforeseen effect on crime levels, both positively and negatively.  In … Continue reading
Tommy Walsh Urge’s The Industry To Look After Their Feet Through Autumn
3rd December 2013
Autumn is officially here. The weather’s getting colder and the darkness is drawing in, but it doesn’t mean that your feet have to suffer. Protecting yourself whilst working in difficult conditions is of paramount importance for all construction and engineering … Continue reading
Celebrating Record Sales In Milestone Year
3rd December 2013
Pioneering safety company, Jackloc, has celebrated its 10th anniversary with record sales. The British family-run firm launched the Jackloc, the original universal cable window restrictor, in 2003. It has since gone from strength to strength, selling more than half a … Continue reading
Job Opportunities At Surelock Mcgill Ltd
19th November 2013
We are currently looking to recruit a full time technical standards and group design and accreditations manager to work with technical team on product design and development, and lead the testing and certification of new products to latest international security … Continue reading