Education & Training

PerpetuityARC launches Principles of Security Management course


PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group, has launched its new Principles of Security Management course. The three-day classroom-based course uses case studies and group work to provide a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of corporate security management. It is the first course to be hosted at PD Ports’ training facilities in Teesside, North East England.   The Principles of Security Management…

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PerpetuityARC Training’s Paul Barker made life member of ASIS International and life CPP

PerpetuityARC's Paul Barker

Paul Barker an associate trainer at PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group, has been made a life member of ASIS International and life CPP. The accolade acknowledges his significant contribution to the international success of its Certified Protection Professional (CPP) qualification. In 1993 Barker became the third security professional in the UK to be awarded the CPP qualification, and…

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Nittan’s collection of technical guidance videos now available on YouTube


Manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products, Nittan Europe has released seven new Technical Guidance videos on its YouTube channel, “NittanChannel”.  These follow on the back of its previous highly successful videos, which form part of Nittan’s customer experience, enabling them to connect with customers via different mediums.   Presented by Nittan’s Product Support…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Security

Classroom security

A safe school environment is a prerequisite for productive learning. When students feel as though their safety is compromised, this affects their learning performance. To enhance levels of security, it’s important to know which methods of lockdown are suited and which should be avoided. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion, discusses the importance of bespoke…

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College apprentices secure place at national engineering competition

College led skills competition

A college-led skills competition for apprentices has been hailed a huge success by industry leaders, after four students won a sponsored place to a prestigious national engineering competition. New College Lanarkshire hosted its annual Electrical Fire and Security Skills Challenge to coincide with Scottish Apprenticeship Week from 5-9 March. Over 30 Electronic Fire and Security…

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Is the UK choosing the correct GDPR solution?

Secure shredding from HSM

The change in data protection is almost here. With GDPR introducing new regulations in May, many businesses have now started to make the necessary strides towards compliance. However, questions can be raised as to whether or not UK businesses are preparing in the right way. This uncertainty could lead to compliance issues in May when…

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The Stress Factor – What can businesses do?

Work-related stress, depression or anxiety was blamed for 11.7 million working days lost in 2015/16 – just one of the outcomes of mental illness in the UK. Stress accounts for 37% of all work-related ill health cases. When a problem is this common, why isn’t more being done to prevent and treat it?   We…

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