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14th November 2018 Issue no. 433
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Selling door locks is a tough category, but F5 Shanghai has created an ad spot that far and away stands out. In the two-minute spot pitching how Kaadas intelligent lock fingerprint technology and how it recognises you no matter what, we see the bomb defuser protagonist consistently failing to do his job well and getting blown up again and again.
Each time he comes home different than before - often drastically different - and yet his parents still recognize him. Even when he's reduced down to only his hand...Full Story
Following the latest budget, which highlighted increased funding for terrorism prevention despite recent cut backs in other areas of police funding, the Small Business Network (SBN) of professional security companies has highlighted an opportunity for the private security industry to support public services.
"Whilst the budget saw extra money for the prevention of terrorism, the selling off of other police assets and the reduction in officers on the street has made life difficult when it comes to the prevention of other criminal activity," comments Abbey Petkar, spokesperson for the SBN and managing director of Magenta Security. "The police are doing a fantastic job with limited resources and we are perfectly placed to support them."
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What you can expect from Lockexpo 2019:
- 3 main exhibition areas showcasing around 70 exhibitors
Thomas House in Eccleston Square is a seven-story structure with a facade in Regency style and a distinctive timber-clad reception that leads to two wings. It has collaborative drop-in work areas, meeting rooms and facilities to suit present-day practices.
Everyone who pre-registered for ALEX and attended on the day was eligible. Don't worry - you can still be in with a chance of winning a tablet, because we're running the same promotion for the March show. All you have to do to be in the draw is pre-register and then attend LockExpo on the 2nd and 3rd of March 2019.
Magenta Security Services believes it is vital that the industry engage with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to develop the next generation of licencing qualifications. This follows the launch of a month-long consultation by the SIA which began on the 26th September.
The consultation hopes to re-establish a suitable framework and potential new content for the licencing qualifications of the future. The SIA has invited the private security industry to share its views, deeming it 'essential' for guaranteeing the new specifications are fit-for-purpose.
Mitie's security business has been awarded two contract wins with IKEA and Springfields, which together are worth £5 million per annum. The new contract with IKEA has been awarded for three years whilst Springfields has extended its existing contract for a further three years.
At IKEA, Mitie will offer a range of security services on sites across the UK including manned guarding, gate duties, vehicle and individual searches, and managing the security control room. This is the first time IKEA has changed its security provider in the UK in nine years and has chosen to adopt a different model to its other European operations.