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  • PRA urges government action as forecourt crime up nearly 40%
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    PRA urges government action as forecourt crime up nearly 40%

    2020-05-27T00:00:00Z

    The PRA is pushing the government to help stem the soaring crime rates on forecourts during the pandemic as thieves use face masks to prevent identification. Amid reports of a 37% increase in the number of drive-offs and no means to pay for fuel - with many perpetrators wearing ...

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    New Eco Staysafe Shield defensive aid

    2020-05-26T00:00:00Z

    Eco To Go Food Packs has developed a disposable and recyclable cardboard face visor, the Eco Staysafe Shield, designed as a defensive aid in situations where increased protection or infection control measures are required. The company says the face shield is based on existing designs, but overcomes the necessity ...

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    RS Sales & Distribution offers Covid-19 response product range

    2020-05-22T00:00:00Z

    RS Sales Distribution has developed a Covid-19 response product range to support its customers throughout the pandemic crisis. The new range is designed to help retailers operate within the social distancing directives and keep themselves, their staff, and customers safe. The range includes: Social Distancing floor ...

  • Beaverswood launches new range of PPE
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    Beaverswood launches new range of PPE

    2020-05-15T00:00:00Z

    A new range of PPE from industrial visual communication solutions specialist Beaverswood aims to provide improved levels of retail workplace protection during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visusafe Personal Protection combines high-performance materials, comfort and durable design to offer improved levels of safety for people working in stores. The range ...

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    Gunnebo introduces new range of access control measures

    2020-05-15T00:00:00Z

    A new family of access control solutions with built-in infection control measures has been introduced by Swedish company Gunnebo. The new H-Sense range offers three levels of protection: Body temperature detection integrated into the gate combines image analytics with infrared thermal monitoring to deliver contactless temperature measurement to an ...

  • Ergonomic Solutions develops low-cost screen for till area
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    Ergonomic Solutions develops low-cost screen for till area

    2020-05-06T00:00:00Z

    While many larger retailers already have many social distancing measures in place for staff and customers, this isn’t necessarily the case with other retail businesses, according to Ian Dewar, group managing director, of technology mounting and mobility solution specialists, Ergonomic Solutions. “Most retailers offering essential items and groceries who have ...

  • APG Cash Drawer launches plastic screen to protect till area
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    APG Cash Drawer launches plastic screen to protect till area

    2020-04-03T00:00:00Z

    Newhaven-based APG Cash Drawer, a global manufacturer of cash management solutions, has launched the Guardian Countertop Shield for convenience, petrol forecourts, supermarkets, pharmacy and doctors surgeries. The Guardian Countertop Shield is designed to help reduce the spread of contagious, airborne germs commonly caused by coughing or sneezing. “During these uncertain ...

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    Vista and Facewatch partner to deliver facial recognition

    2020-02-14T00:00:00Z

    Vista CCTV and Facewatch have formed a new partnership to deliver facial recognition software to the security industry. According to the new partners the alliance offers large and small business owners the opportunity to secure their establishments against low level crime without needing to replace any current cameras or systems. ...

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    Stanley Security Solutions offers retailers equipment rental option

    2019-08-23T00:00:00Z

    Stanley Security Solutions’ Stanley Assure Scheme gives forecourt owners the opportunity to rent security systems rather than pay for them outright. This is how it works: Stanley buys back your existing equipment at its residual or market value and takes over that security system (regardless of whether they supplied ...

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    An eye on crime

    2019-07-09T00:00:00Z

    The BOSS (British Oil Security Syndicate) Payment Watch scheme is about to be massively improved as it will include drive-offs as well as no means of payments (NMoP). The digitally integrated drive-off and NMoP solution has been trialled successfully with two regional police forces and will now be rolled out ...

  • Metro Analytic Retail Solution wins Queen’s Award
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    Metro Analytic Retail Solution wins Queen’s Award

    2019-04-26T00:00:00Z

    The new Metro Analytic Retail Solution (MARS), developed by Metro Security (GB) to help forecourt site operators and other high street retailers, has won a 2019 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. The MARS system combines loss prevention to combat shrinkage issues, while simultaneously providing forecourt service ...

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    Displays that pay

    2019-03-11T00:00:00Z

    If you’re looking to make changes to your forecourt perhaps by investing in new equipment or are considering a move to a different fuel brand, then a trip to The Forecourt Show 2019 is a must. The Show takes place at the Birmingham NEC from April 8-10 and will ...

  • Forecourt Eye introduces debt recovery service
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    Forecourt Eye introduces debt recovery service

    2018-11-07T00:00:00Z

    The news that police forces are questioning whether they should have to respond to fuel thefts, coincides with Forecourt Eye announcing a partnership with a UK debt recovery specialist. The service is available to all petrol forecourt retailers from £15 per month. Michelle Henchoz, Forecourt Eye sales and ...

  • ATM supplier steps up security measures
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    ATM supplier steps up security measures

    2018-10-26T00:00:00Z

    The world’s largest independent ATM operator, Cardtronics, has announced it is ramping up measures at its machines in the UK to counter the increasing number of attacks on its machines. The announcement follows reports of ATM attacks moving from urban centres into suburban and rural locations. Data from the European ...

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    Security firm says rise in drive-offs results in more interest in unmanned fuel stations

    2018-09-17T00:00:00Z

    A recent spike in drive-offs from forecourts has prompted renewed interest in unmanned fuel stations, according to Metro Security, which provides technology that integrates CCTV and ANPR for both kiosk-driven and pay-at-pump service areas. "We have seen a lot of interest in the pay-at-pump solutions where we monitor re-fuelling, ...

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    Metro Security sees rise in interest from unmanned stations

    2018-08-17T00:00:00Z

    A recent spike in drive-offs from forecourts has prompted renewed interest in unmanned fuel stations, according to Metro Security, which provides technology that integrates CCTV and ANPR for both kiosk-driven and ‘pay-at-the-pump’ service areas. The BOSS (British Oil Security Syndicate) crime index recorded its biggest ever rate of non-payment ...

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    Making them pay

    2018-07-06T00:00:00Z

    At a time when fuel theft is not always taken that seriously by the police, it was interesting to read a report in last month’s Sunderland Echo which said police deployed a helicopter in their hunt for fuel thieves. Northumbria Police said a fuel theft was reported by a forecourt ...

  • Forecourt Eye launches new subscription structure
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    Forecourt Eye launches new subscription structure

    2017-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Fuel loss recovery expert Forecourt Eye has unveiled a new subscription structure which aims to match different service options to evolving customer needs. A new entry-level £15 monthly option has been created for forecourt customers wanting a more effective way of addressing No Means of Payment (NMoP) incidents. The announcement ...

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    ADT launches smart business security

    2017-10-31T00:00:00Z

    ADT has launched a new smart business solution as it claims the total average cost of burglaries across the lifespan of a business has reached £13,570. More than half (51%) of small and medium sized businesses in the UK have been targeted by crime, costing owners up to £25m – ...

  • Co-op cuts ATM crime with Smartwater
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    Co-op cuts ATM crime with Smartwater

    2017-08-04T00:00:00Z

    A programme to splash the cash and criminals if ATMs come under attack is being rolled-out UK-wide after slashing crime by more than 90%. The Co-op has teamed-up with award-winning forensic technology company SmartWater to roll-out the new deterrent, which links criminals back to the scene of a crime. SmartWater ...