Posts by Locks & Security Magazine

Master Lock launches a fireproof, water resistant and customisable Digital Security Chest

American super-brand Master Lock has announced a robustly safe Digital Security Chest that combats against fire, flooding and theft, protecting your family or business even in the most extreme emergencies. Master Lock’s 90-plus years of security expertise means users can rely on a product that has been perfected and designed from the ground up by…

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SUPRA UK RECEIVES TRADING STANDARDS ACCREDITATION

Specialists in independent living and security solutions, Supra UK Ltd trading as The Key Safe Company, has been recognised as an approved member of Trading Standards’ Buy With Confidence scheme. The scheme, which was created in response to concerns about rogue traders, has strict test criteria, which businesses have to pass in order to be…

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SD Cards – Video surveillance unsung heroes

Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, sings the praises of SD cards and provides some useful guidelines on what to look out for when buying them. They are small and tucked away, but we should never take them for granted. SD cards can make a significant contribution towards end-users achieving…

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2 weeks til ALEX 2018!

ALEX at the Nottingham Belfry

With ALEX 2018 fast approaching it’s time for a round-up of what’s in store. The show will again be returning to the Nottingham Belfry, a modern yet friendly conference and spa hotel on the edge of the city. Located just a mile from junction 26 of the M1 and only 15 miles from East Midlands…

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Spire Hospital Improves Staff and Patients’ Safety with Mul-T-Lock SMARTair

Mul-t-Lock has supplied a private hospital in Cheshire with its innovative SMARTair access control solution, helping to manage access in critical areas and therefore improving security on site Spire Cheshire Hospital is a private hospital that offers high quality medical and surgical care to patients throughout Warrington and the surrounding Cheshire area. The private hospital…

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Huge Increase in Cancer Claims

Acting as a stark warning to seek diagnosis and treatment at the earliest opportunity, ECIS, the employee benefits company for the construction and related trades such as locksmithing sector, has published figures showing that the cost of health insurance claims for cancer treatment among contractors and tradespeople has increased by 84% since 2012. Research. The average claim cost is now in the region of £7,363…

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Care Protect Highly Recommends Manything Pro

Oxfordshire, U.K. (9th July 2018) – Manything Pro, the British video monitoring software company with more than 850,000 registered global users, has received a glowing review from one of its UK partners, Care Protect. The Manything Pro software allows security professionals to offer offsite cloud recording and remote viewing to their customers, and in turn creates a…

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70% Of Us Forget If We’ve Locked Our Doors

New research reveals extent of carelessness around property security, impact on insurance claims Seven in ten of us have left a property and been unable to remember whether we locked the doors, while six in ten of us have left a property and returned to find we had left a door unlocked. These are the findings from…

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The True Cost Of Losing Keys Highlighted By Prison Blunder

Abloy UK is highlighting the need for key security, following recent revelations that HMP Northumberland Prison incurred costs of up to £1million to change the facility’s locks after a guard was reportedly taken hostage and had his keys stolen. The Security systems had to be reviewed and locks changed, at an estimated cost of more than £500,000. In addition to this, moving…

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