The first word…Editor’s comment

The first word…Editor’s comment

Welcome to our second ‘proper’ online edition – if you have subscribed there is a lot to see beyond your password. Subscriptions continue at a good rate and if you have not yet signed up, now is a good time, especially with the 50/50 offer from UAP/Tradelocks. The PLF has been resonating with threads of…

SUMMER SECURITY SOLUTIONS

SUMMER SECURITY SOLUTIONS

Lisa Richardson, brand manager at Kasp Security, explains why garden security is paramount. As the clocks changed, signalling the start of British Summer Time, many are making the most of lighter evenings, spending quality time in the garden. Outdoor living doesn’t come cheap however, with the contents of a garden shed worth an average of…

MLA Launches “Registered Locksmith” membership category

MLA Launches “Registered Locksmith” membership category

The Master Locksmiths Association, the largest locksmithing association in the UK, was delighted with the reception to the launch of its “Registered Locksmith” category of membership held at The Locksmiths Exhibition in Nottingham on the 1st of March 2012. The “Registered Locksmith” category is for those locksmiths who want to join as personal members and…

Body Language in Business

Body Language in Business

Did you know that body language accounts for over 90% of a conversation! Body language can be used to help conduct an interview, give a presentation or make that important sale: a conversation stretches so much further than speech. Body language is the reason why selling face-to-face has a huge advantage over selling by phone,…

3 Wheel Combination Lock Change Instructions

3 Wheel Combination Lock Change Instructions

You will need: Appropriate change key for model of lock         Sargent and Greenleaf           LaGard Rules: • Record the new combination before it is changed • Use a secure combination, e.g. no birthdays or easily guessed combinations • Do not force the dial, lock or change key…

INVESTIGATION INTO THE USE OF ASBESTOS IN SAFES

INVESTIGATION INTO THE USE OF ASBESTOS IN SAFES

Due to increasing public awareness of the hazards of asbestos, safe suppliers frequently receive calls concerning the possibility of asbestos being present in their safes, particularly those described as ‘fire resistant’. The replies they receive are often misleading or simply false. They are told no asbestos was used or wrongly advised that they featured ‘white’…

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Basic BS3621 Mortice Lock Identification Hints and tips

This is a subject ive been asked to give some basic tips on, which surprised me a little as so many good lock id books exist, and it really takes less time than many believe to learn and master. Yet despite this, many still struggle with this simple but crucial skill, especially when you come…

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What to do if your customers don’t pay on time

Late payment advice for small businesses Late payment is a significant problem for many businesses. Research this year has revealed that there is a huge £63 billion in unpaid bills affecting UK small businesses. But as a business owner a major part of your job is to ensure sufficient and smooth cashflow. Late payment is…

LASM Issue 14 March 2012

LASM Issue 14 March 2012

LASM Issue 13 February 2012

LASM Issue 13 February 2012

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