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4th March 2020 Issue no. 497
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With only a few weeks left until Lockexpo, we're getting everything ready for a great show. We've packed the trailer; we've got more bags and lanyards than we know what to do with; we've got it all covered! All you need to bring is yourself, and your printed ticket.
ABM UK is strengthening its senior leadership team with the appointment of Chris Middleton as director of security. Chris brings with him over 17 years’ experience in both hard and soft services within the facilities management industry, ten of which he spent focused on security, specialising in the corporate security and risk sector.
Joining from global insurance firm Marsh McLennan via Mitie where he worked as head of operations, Chris has a wealth of knowledge and experience in delivering facilities management services to prime real estate locations across the UK and Europe.
Care home safety and security is a big issue, and ensuring the safety of patients, staff, visitors and assets is a top priority but also a challenge, so by installing access control systems workers are able to easily manage areas around a building.
Videx has strengthened its presence in the access market by launching a new web server access control system. The WS4 can manage up to 20 entrances locally or remotely from anywhere via a mobile phone, tablet or PC using a web browser to connect to the system.
Additionally an app is available for both iOS and Android.
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On the news that Google is planning to move its UK users' data from the EU's control to US jurisdiction, Toni Vitale, partner and head of data protection, JMW Solicitors, says that Brexit should not affect UK to EEA data flows:
Part of the Police Crime Prevention Initiatives, SBD plays an important role in the planning process for a wide range of building sectors to help stop crime.
At the end of 2017, a number of UKAS accredited authorities withdrew certification for almost all door closers used on uninsulated metal fire doors.
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