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ERA Launches New Installer Scheme

ERA, the UK’s leading home security expert, has announced the launchof its exciting new Installer Scheme – brand new for 2019. With the ever-growing demand for reliable people to fit traditional security products and, increasingly, smartware, ERA identified the importance of installers and wanted to commit to a meaningful business relationship supporting their work. This…

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Master Locks Recieves the Sold Secure Stamp of Approval on Innovative Bike/Scooter Lock

Master Lock has been awarded yet another accreditation to bolster its vast product range, this time to the 8239EURDPRO electric scooter/bicycle padlock and chain. Now covered by insurance companies, this lock provides customers tried and tested robust protection against theft. Sold Secure is a trusted review institution dedicated to reducing the risk of crime by…

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SALTO Opens New Experience & Training Centre

SALTO Systems UK, world leaders in wire free, wireless and cloud based access control solutions, has opened a new training facility at its Southam office to support end users, installers and partners. The modern open plan working space is divided into a number of product themed areas and modelled on that found at SALTO HQ.…

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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…

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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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