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21st November 2018 Issue no. 434
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Natural forces - whether that's storms from the sea, burning sun, biting frost or desert sand and dust - subject high security installations in a range of sectors to extreme stress.
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So many very good locksmiths are struggling today with cheap competitors doing substandard work with substandard materials. And then the host of "national" companies with 50 phone numbers. Lockdecoders, right from the start, has concentrated on development of specialised equipment for auto locksmiths. That is the field where fly-by-nights have problems to function.
The firm is now offering a package for established domestic locksmiths to move successfully into auto work. With other reputable suppliers in the field and our friends at Kennet Leasing we have put together a mighty package of key-cutting, transponder cloning and key programming tools which can be leased over 5 years for just £16 per working day so you don't need to use up your working capital. Not hard to make a profit out of that!
* Only one Internet connection is required for the whole building
For new-build apartment blocks, IPercom by Urmet provides a cost-effective solution to an increasingly common request from residents: to be able to receive video entry calls on their smartphone or tablet, in addition to retaining a traditional fixed station in their apartment.
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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.