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Yale Begins The Search For The Ultimate Breakfast

Yale is launching a competition to find the nation’s favourite breakfast. The home security specialist will be asking tradespeople across the UK to submit photos of their favourite breakfast via social media from 25th Feb to 25th March. Simply tag your photo with #Yalebreakfast, and they’ll showcase the best entries across four categories (Sweet-Heart, Protein…

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M&C’s fully modular cylinders – the benefits for locksmiths

M&C’s fully modular cylinders – what are the benefits for locksmiths? by Nigel Tolley, M&C UK Technical Lead We’ve all been there – your customer wants some new euro cylinders, so you explain to them the risks of snapping and bumping, and upsell them to a high security cylinder. But of course, no-one can afford…

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Introducing the Next Gen of Smart Lock – the Nuki Smart Lock 2.0

Award-winning Smart Lock introduces a range of new features including Apple HomeKit and Zigbee compatibility. Nuki, the market-leading name in smart locks proudly announces the arrival of Nuki Smart Lock 2.0, the next generation of smart lock that turns your smartphone into a key. Featuring a plethora of new features, the Smart Lock 2.0 includes…

ABLOY UK CLIQ Competence

ABLOY UK achieves CLIQ® Competence Certification

Abloy UK is delighted to announce that its Digital Transformation team has been awarded CLIQ ® Competence Centre by ABLOY certification, becoming the only approved centre of excellence for CLIQ ® in the UK and Ireland, and one of only six certified CLIQ ® Competence Centres globally. Plan to extend competence centres globally in 2019…

Lock Lock Secures a Good Design Award

Lock Lock Secures A Good Design Award

The Lock Lock security handle that is part of the Sweet range of door furniture from Brisant Secure has just won an internationally acclaimed GOOD DESIGN ® Award for 2018 in the category of Safety and Security. The GOOD DESIGN ® awards are one of the world’s oldest design awards programme which is organised by…

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A Guide to Successful Bumping by Mark Ward

I have been practicing and developing the art of bumping for the last 20 years or so. Some of you may have come across me in the last 10 years at the various locksmith trade shows up and down the country where I run a 2-3 hour lock bumping course. Many of the locksmiths who…

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Tried and tested a bit more! M&C modular cylinders

As I said in my last article Lockexpo is just around the corner and the sponsor this year is new to the UK, M&C BV from the Netherlands – Holland to you and me. A fantastic never-before-seen cylinder and key system. The whole range is modular, meaning any size cylinder can be made on site…

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Videx Expands GSM Offering

Videx, the experts in door entry and access control, has expanded its GSM range, introducing a new device compatible with its flagship VX2200 system, both 2 wire audio and 6 wire video versions, that enables audio calls to be made from any of the VX2200 entrances to a mobile phone or land line. Strengthening Videx’s…

ERA supports Midlands Air Ambulance

ERA raises over £11,000 for Midlands Air Ambulance

2018 saw ERA, the Wolverhampton-based security expert, raise £11,262.86 for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, having made the organisation its chosen charity for the year. At the outset ERA had set a £10,000 target, and staff at the company are over the moon to have exceeded this figure. Each life-saving mission undertaken by the Midlands…

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Smart doorbells! Tried & Tested – ERA Doorcam

With the influx of smart systems, better WiFi speeds and easy connectivity it is becoming normal to be able to control your whole life from a pocket device. When I was a boy – oh so far away now – TV, telephones and gadgets were a boy’s dream. I was nine before we got a…

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