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10 Apr 2017

SABRE & Arup partner for next security breakfast event

Over the past few months, BRE have been partnering with leading security engineering practices to run a series of security themed breakfast events in and around London for design and construction professionals. The next event will be held in partnership with Arup on 27 April 2017...
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13 Mar 2017

Property & Business Interruption Insurance – Get recognised for good practice

Property protection insurance is not a legal necessity but without it a building owner will have to pay for any damage their property suffers. In addition, a business may lose income and might even face third party compensation claims related to property damage or injury through...
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07 Jul 2016

Security and Fire Engineering Masterclass

On the 7th September, at BRE’s Innovation Park in Ravenscraig, BB7 and BRE Scotland will be holding a Masterclass giving an insight into the latest joined up thinking in resilience strategy. Experts will deliver sessions discussing innovative solutions to mitigate risk through...
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05 Jul 2016

IFSEC Interview with LPCB’s Richard Flint

LPCB participated at this year’s IFSEC with a dedicated Red Book Security Pavilion specifically aimed at the professional security sector. Mirroring the successful Red Book Pavilion in FIREX International, LPCB’s Security Pavilion promoted its expertise and guidance in third...
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04 Jul 2016

Procuring an effective security system

Buildings protect what is important to us and given that there will always be threats to building security, there is a need to deploy appropriate and proportionate protective security to protect people and assets from losses.  Gavin Jones, Director of SABRE has recently written a...
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01 Jul 2016

The world feels far less secure today than it did only a few years ago but has this influenced security in the built environment?

Gavin Jones, Director of SABRE at BRE Global discusses his views. It’s true, there isn’t a day that goes by without the media reporting on terrorism on our streets or cyber-attacks targeted at our largest and most treasured institutions and companies. Terrorism by its very nature...
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05 Apr 2016

How secure is your building?

BRE’s Gavin Jones talks about the research that has gone into the new standard SABRE (Security Assurance by BRE). SABRE provides a framework that helps measure, understand and improve the security performance of facilities.    
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05 Oct 2015

DESIGNING TO REDUCE THE CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL VULNERABILITY OF NEW BUILDINGS

  A free to download Information Paper from authors Vina Kukadia and Alan Abela looks at how buildings can be made more resilient to chemical, biological and radiological threats. Buildings are currently not designed specifically to offer protection against chemical,...
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