Karen Uppal

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner AFR new technologies

Data protection and new technologies: Extra care needed

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Advanced surveillance systems using new technologies have spread beyond simply cameras. This has implications for the data protection obligations of security system and CCTV operators. ICO identifies increased risk from.. Read More

Automatic Gate

Gate Safety: Charity calls for action to reduce accidents

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As an access control provider, including systems for automated gates, we are supporters of the charity, Gate Safe, and its gate safety campaigns. We believe that all automated gates should.. Read More

Halo Smart Sensor smoke detection

Smoke Detection added to Halo Smart Sensor

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Schools that have installed the HALO Smart Sensor need to ensure they are keeping their devices up-to-date especially as recent improvements include the addition of smoke detection. This recent firmware.. Read More

Three Recruits 2024

Three recruits strengthen the Ecl-ips team

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We are excited that we have had three recruits joining our team in recent weeks helping us support our customers better. Our operations team has been bolstered by the appointment.. Read More

Easter Egg Donation

Ecl-ips helps to make Easter special for local children

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We are always keen to support the local community and when there was a shout out for donations of Easter eggs to support families in need we answered the call... Read More

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Contaminated vapes: Concerns highlight THC detection need

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There have been worrying news reports and alerts circulated by schools recently which have highlighted issues with contaminated vapes. These are sold as THC (the chemical component of cannabis) vapes.. Read More

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Avigilon H5A IR PTZ camera: Helping you see in the dark

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If you are responsible for the security of a large property that needs protecting day and night, but fixed auxiliary lighting would be inappropriate or just too expensive, we can.. Read More

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BT Redcare closure sparks security industry concerns

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BT Redcare, which provides fire and signalling alarm signalling, is to close all its operations on 1 August 2025. Currently the company provides monitoring of BT telephone lines linking commercial.. Read More

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Retail crime increases despite money spent on prevention

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The latest British Retail Consortium (BRC) Crime Survey figures confirm the warnings made last year by retailers that theft from shops and abuse of retail staff are on the rise... Read More

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Government consulting on Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill

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The government has launched its public consultation to finalise details of the Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill, known as Martyn’s Law, on the duties of those responsible for smaller premises... Read More

Business park bespoke intruder alarm system

Cattani Esam benefits from bespoke intruder alarm system

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Installing a bespoke intruder alarm system is is important if you want truly effective security for your business premises. Making sure you keep the system up to date is important.. Read More

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Protecting students: Detecting anti-social behaviour and aggression

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Creating a calm learning environment where all children feel safe is a challenge for secondary schools, and for new students, in particular, they can be an intimidating place. Badly behaved.. Read More

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Disposable vapes to be banned in the UK

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Disposable vapes will be banned across the UK, as the government says they have been a key driver in the rising numbers of young people vaping, and following concerns about.. Read More

Advanced surveillance with Avigilon Unity 8

Avigilon Unity Video 8: Step into the future

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If you are in charge of security on a retail park, entertainment venue or large private property then advanced surveillance can ensure you can work smarter. This means being able.. Read More

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What is an Intruder Alarm system?

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An intruder or burglar alarm system is a security system that will protect your property from a break-in. A range of sensors, that can be placed externally and internally, will.. Read More

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New Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner: Tony Eastaugh

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The government has appointed Tony Eastaugh as the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner (BSCC) who will continue in post until the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill comes into effect.. Read More

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Christmas crime: Steps to prevent theft

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Recently there were a number of burglaries from homes in Kidderminster which included Christmas presents, jewellery, cash and mobile phones. Meanwhile, West Mercia police have reported on a spike in.. Read More

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Protect customers and spectators: How the HALO 3C can help

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The King’s Speech last month, confirmed the government’s commitment to enacting legislation that will place a duty on those managing large spaces, such as retail or entertainment venues, to ensure.. Read More

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Vaping in Schools: A guide to the problem & solving it

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There has been a large rise in the numbers of young people vaping over recent years which has had a huge impact on secondary schools, in particular. The schools are.. Read More