G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK) News

Digital Barriers and G4S announce technology partnership for enhancing event security

ThruVis is a highly sensitive camera that is mobile, discreet, and rapidly deployable G4S, a security company, has entered into a strategic partnership with AIM-listed technology specialist Digital Barriers, which will see G4S deploy the company’s ThruVis solution at major UK events to protect against the threat from concealed weapons and explosives. G4S will use ThruVis to provide enhanced security at public and private events to detect potential threats concealed unde...

Ian Duncan Smith visits G4S’s Work Programme contract

G4S works with a network of 17 small and medium-sized businesses and charity organisations to deliver the contract Last Friday, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith visited Royal British Legion Industries, a key partner in G4S’ Work Programme contract. The contract, which G4S has operated since 2011 on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions, supports long term unemployed people back into work. G4S works with a network of 17 small and...

SSAIB welcomes Andrew Osborne and David Taylor as new manned services assessors

The appointments come in the context of future regulation through mandatory business licensing SSAIB, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary as the UK’s leading fire, security and telecare certification body, has recruited two new manned services assessors to join its team headed by Manned Services Scheme Manager Stephen Grieve. Their appointments come in the context of future regulation through mandatory business licensing – the most significant factor affe...

ASSA ABLOY to showcase new products and solutions at IFSEC 2014

ASSA ABLOY will demonstrate proof-of-concept for its Aperio® range at IFSEC 2014 ASSA ABLOY, the largest global supplier of intelligent locking and security solutions, responsible for one in every 10 lock and security installations worldwide, is focusing on innovation on Stand D1700 in Hall S17 at IFSEC 2014 (Excel, London, UK from 17-19 June, 2014.) Recently named by Forbes as one of the world’s 100 most innovative companies, ASSA ABLOY will showcase new products a...

G4S to help ensure safety of Edinburgh revellers at Hogmanay 2014

G4S will have more than 500 of its staff available to give safety and security advice and help everyone enjoy the festivities Events specialists G4S will be on hand this Hogmanay to help ensure the 80,000 revellers in Edinburgh’s world-famous streets enjoy a safe start to 2014. This will be the 20th year G4S Events has provided security and safety management services at Hogmanay, and the company will have more than 500 of its staff available to give safety and security...

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games announces list of 19 security suppliers, including 8 members of the BSIA

BSIA members will play an integral role in delivering solutions at the Commonwealth Games Security arrangements for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have taken a major step forward, as the event’s organising committee announced a list of 19 security suppliers who have been invited to tender for a range of Games-specific security contracts. Among the 19 companies invited to tender are eight members of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), whose proven trac...

G4S integrates its Symmetry security management system with ASSA ABLOY Aperio range of wireless locks

G4S' integration with ASSA ABLOY's Aperio will allow for seamless replacement of existing manual locks G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK), the leading integrator of fire and security solutions, launches its new seamless integration with ASSA ABLOY Aperio range of wireless locks. The integration between Aperio and G4S Fire & Security Systems’ Symmetry Security Management System allows security and IT managers to conveniently and cost effectively replace existing ma...

G4S combines business capabilities to create single entity, G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK)

The creation of Fire & Security Systems (UK) will expand the host of solutions available G4S Technology (UK), G4S Fire Security and G4S Monitoring Services have combined their capabilities and started the transition to become G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK), part of G4S Secure Solutions (UK), the nation’s largest provider of security solutions. This process will be completed by the end of the year. G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK) is the leading integrator...

G4S Technology releases Casi Rusco upgrade solution

G4S Technology has announced the immediate availability of a new Access Control product range which allows an easy upgrade from legacy Casi Rusco systems. Centred around G4S Technology’s existing Symmetry software the new solution comprises a range of control panels which are a direct plug and play fit into existing Casi Rusco enclosures. The new SR Series controllers have already gained a lot of interest around the world prior to their release and are being trialled by some of the largest...