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British Security Industry Association to poll security products end users
The changing attitudes towards access control systems, CCTV surveillance systems and other security products among end-users are set to go under scrutiny as part of the British Security Industry Association latest survey.
Council surveillance system helps police make more than 400 arrests
A local council’s CCTV system has managed to help the local police officers make more than 400 arrests over the course of 2013, a news report in the local media was able to reveal.
Workforce management software issues alerts when manning levels drop below expected levels
More than one million public sector workers went on strike today over pay and pensions, including teachers, civil servants, coastguards, civilian police staff and prison staff, with services across England and Wales being severely affected as a result.
Majority of UK managers work above their contracted weekly hours
The vast majority (over 94%) of managers in the UK work above their contracted hours each week, either in the office or at home, new research from the Institute of Leadership Management (ILM) was able to reveal.
ONVIF and SIA partner for developing new access control standards
The next-generation of highly secure access control standards will be developed as a result of the collaborative efforts of the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) and the Security Industry Association (SIA).
Flexible working rules to cost SMEs time and money
The new flexible working rules that came into effect on the 30’th of June will make administrative tasks even more difficult and time consuming for small and medium enterprises, the Forum of Private Business has recently warned.
Absenteeism linked to employee stress or tiredness, study reveals
Over one in six (17%) of British employees who have called in sick, despite not being ill, did so because they were tired, while 12% needed time off due to work-related stress but didn’t want to admit it, figures obtained from recent Canada Life Group Insurance research suggest.
Care worker should receive minimum wage for sleepover shifts, Employment Tribunal decides
A senior care assistant who carried out sleepover shifts was entitled to receive the national minimum wage for all her nights shift hours, regardless of whether or not she was actually working during that time, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently decided.
Biometric access control systems now targeting the luxury home segment
Biometric access control is traditionally associated to the security, corporate and research environments, where making sure that only authorized members of staff are allowed to access specific areas is of utmost importance. Nevertheless, it seems that this high-security technology might be heading towards another important segment – luxury homes.