News

News: (singular verb) a report of a recent event; intelligence; information. The presentation of a report on recent or new events in a newspaper or other periodical or on radio or television.

Rise in UK Business Theft

Businesses should be taking better safety measures Ebuyer, the UK’s largest independent tech retailer, recently released figures that show UK business theft has increased from £43,342,507 to £45,425,928 since 2015. This comes with a 9% overall increase in reported...

UK sees dramatic increase in knife-crime

Knife Crime Epidemic makes Security Guards more necessary than ever All UK Police forces have recorded a clear rise in knife crime from 2011. From March 2018 to March 2019, there were 43,516 knife crime offences, the highest number since knife crime data was compiled...

Poor Garage Installation proves Fatal

The importance of correct garage installation   In Cambridge during August 2016, Heidi Chalkley and Susan Gilmore were in an underground car park near Susan Gilmore’s home. The friends were intending to go on a night out and so made their way towards the barrier...

Hotels must take Fire Safety seriously

The Need to Improve Fire Safety in UK Hotels A visible increase in hotel fires in the UK, most recently a Holiday Inn in the West Midlands that was gutted and required a significant fire operation, has raised some questions. It has caused concern over whether hotels...

Cannon Fire Sprinklers welcomes Thomas Sutherland

Growing expertise in specialist planned preventative maintenance of all types of fire sprinkler systems. We are pleased to welcome to the team Tom Sutherland. Tom has a wealth of experience in the fire sprinkler industry in particular in relation to service and...

Cannon publishes various arguments for sprinklers in schools

We have hit the books to show you all the benefits of having sprinklers in schoolsKey • How common are school fires? • What is the impact of school fires? • How do sprinklers improve an educational facility? • How much do sprinklers cost? • What is the Government’s...

Quality management maintained by Cannon

Cannon’s ISO9001:2015 Quality Management accreditations has been recertified by BSI with no non-conformities! We are pleased to announce that Cannon Fire Protection has passed their ISO 9001:2015 recertification audit. Cannon works hard to maintain our Quality...

VRC and APG support Surveillance Camera Day

The aim of the day is to start a nationwide conversation about all aspects of surveillance technology. How does VRC use surveillance cameras? VRC doesn't install CCTV cameras, they receive the footage being recorded by a CCTV camera at their Remote Video Response...