National Security Inspectorate (NSI) News

BSIA CCTV Seminar and Exhibition 2015: Exhibitors set to showcase innovative products

The exhibition will let delegates get hands-on with some of the most innovative products in the CCTV industry A number of companies involved in the design, installation and operation of CCTV systems will be exhibiting as part of a sell-out seminar in London next week. Organised by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the event will take place at London’s Emmanuel Centre on Marsham Street – close to the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey &ndash...

BSIA’s David Wilkinson new Chair of British Standards Institute’s GW/1 committee

With 25 years’ experience in electronic security sector, David has been involved in standards development for a number of years David Wilkinson, Director of Technical Services at the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), has been appointed Chair of the British Standards Institute’s GW/1 committee, which oversees standards development in the UK’s electronic security sector. Committee oversees UK electronic security standards development As the UK&rs...

StaySafe Business receives NSI Guarding Silver approval for lone worker safety

StaySafe tracks a lone worker’s location and alerts their manager if they do not check-in within a specified time Following an independent audit by the National Security Inspectorate, Lone worker safety solution StaySafe Business has been awarded NSI Guarding Silver status for the provision of lone worker device services in accordance with British Standard BS8484. BS8484 defines stringent guidelines regarding lone worker devices and is only awarded to solutions that are...

Security organisations produce industry agreement on interim update of PD 6662

A number of BSIA’s security systems and equipment manufacturer members provided their knowledge during the consultation Key organisations from across the security industry have produced an industry agreement on an interim update of the PD 6662 scheme for Intruder and Hold-up alarm systems. The agreement was written with the input of trade associations, insurers, inspectorates and the police and has taken around four months to produce. The decision was made to produce th...

NSI Guarding Gold approval for Sodexo’s control room services

NSI robustly assessed facilities and procedures of Sodexo’s national control room against relevant industry standards Sodexo, the world’s largest services company, with over 420,000 employees, has gained further recognition of its commitment to employee safety and security, by seeking independent certification of its control room services by the National Security Inspectorate (NSI). As the UK’s premier certification body for the security and fire sectors, NS...

How should integrators manage disposal of systems at end-of-life?

Rapid technology innovation in the physical security market comes with it a commensurate need to dispose of older systems as they are replaced. Some technologies can help minimise the waste, providing, for example, the ability to use existing coaxial cable with newer IP video systems. However, absent the ability to reuse equipment, how should integrators manage disposal of systems at end-of-life? Here are some responses from our Expert Panel.

NSI approves companies to claim 20% discount on Tavcom Training programmes

Tavcom’s Group Sales Director - Paul Tennent expressed satisfaction for this initiative From 26th May, 2015, National Security Inspectorate (NSI) approved companies, are entitled to claim a 20% discount on all Tavcom Training programmes. A partnership arrangement between Tavcom Training, the UK’s leading supplier of practical and e-learning electronic security systems training and NSI, the specialist Certification Body for the UK’s security and fire safe...

GJD Manufacturing to unveil Clarius® Plus LED illuminator at the NSI Installer Summit

GJD will be unveiling the new Clarius Plus professional LED illuminator at the summit GJD Manufacturing Limited is attending the NSI Installer Summit at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on March 10th this year. GJD will be on Stand 35 and the company’s sales team will be unveiling the new Clarius® Plus, a technologically advanced professional LED illuminator, available in both Infra-Red and White-Light versions. Clarius® Plus is manufactured with a n...

ISD Tech achieves BAFE accreditation

ISD received certification through the NSI Gold scheme for design, installation and maintenance of fire detection systems ISD Tech, an agile and fast growing Surrey-based security systems integrator, recently announced that it has achieved BAFE accreditation for the design, commissioning, installation and maintenance of fire detection systems. “The extension of our capability into fire enables us to offer turnkey fire detection and alarm systems together with integrated...

COP Security to exhibit at The NSI Installer Summit, Manchester

COP will be showcasing its new "Nexus" range of "Plug & Play" IP cameras and NVR products Professional trade only CCTV security products distributor, COP Security, will be exhibiting at The NSI Installer Summit, Marriott Hotel Country Club Worsley Park, Manchester. The daylong conference being held on Thursday 20th November brings together security manufacturers, industry experts, business solution providers and NSI approved installers. At the conference, COP will be sho...

NSI announces departure of its Chief Executive Jeff Little OBE

Jeff will remain with NSI to assist the Board with the selection of his successor during the transitional period NSI has announced recently the forthcoming departure of Jeff Little OBE, after three years in the role as NSI Chief Executive. Jeff joined NSI in December 2010 having previously worked as Business Development Director for a company specialising in the design and manufacture of components for safety critical environments. Prior to this appointment Jeff had served a...

Security Excellence Awards 2013 acknowledges best people, projects, and processes of the UK security industry

Winners were commended for their achievements by a highly respected Judging Panel With close to 1,000 attendees, the highly coveted Security Excellence Awards, organised by UBM Live, took place during a Black Tie gala ceremony at London’s prestigious Hilton Hotel, Park Lane on 23rd October 2013. Produced in association with IFSEC Global.com, the Security Excellence Awards highlight the very best people, projects and processes the UK’s security industry has to...