TechnologyOne provides seamless support to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

As the world’s fourth largest fire and rescue service, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has faced maintaining a 24/7 emergency response during the current COVID-19 outbreak and Cloud based technology has played a significant role in ensuring they have maintained services to support their operational response. Emergency services around the world have been… Read more »

New Pronto Mobile apps help police forces practice social distancing

As a result of the urgent need to protect the safety of the public, alongside demand from UK police forces to be able to do so while respecting social distancing, Motorola Solutions is now offering new Pronto mobile applications to allow engagement with the public, while respecting 2m of distance, with the first going live… Read more »

Holmatro introduces new series of high-tech cordless rescue tools

Holmatro has launched a new series of high-tech cordless rescue tools, designed to outperform all other tools on the market, regardless of whether these are battery-powered or connected to an external pump by means of a hose. The Pentheon Series offers a much higher speed than other rescue equipment. This is thanks to a new… Read more »

Panasonic produces prototype breathing devices to assist COVID-19 patients

The team at Panasonic Manufacturing UK’s facility in Cardiff have produced 80 prototype breathing devices to assist hospital patients suffering from COVID-19. The emergency breathing aid – a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) device – was designed by Dr Rhys Thomas at Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen and Maurice Clarke of engineering firm CR Clarke &… Read more »

Derbyshire Chief Constable Peter Goodman announces retirement

After 32 years in policing Chief Constable Peter Goodman has announced his retirement. Mr Goodman, who has been Chief Constable for the last three years, is due to retire at the end of July after serving 13 years in Derbyshire as part of the chief officer team. He said, “It has been my privilege and… Read more »

Durabook unveils first rugged tablet with 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor

Durabook, the global rugged mobile solutions brand owned by Twinhead International Corporation, has announced significant updates to its popular 11.6in U11I fully rugged tablet to deliver more power, reliability and functionality. It is the first rugged tablet to include the 10th generation Intel® Core™ Processor, which boosts performance by up to 260% on the previous… Read more »

New site for Birmingham-based manufacturer, Evac+Chair International

UK manufacturer, Evac+Chair International is investing to futureproof the business as it relocates to Blythe Valley Park (BVP) in Solihull, Birmingham, near Junction 4 of the M42. From Monday 25 May, Evac+Chair International will begin manufacturing and distributing its products worldwide from the new 38,223sqft site. The increased space will allow the manufacturer to continue… Read more »

Government’s police recruitment campaign enters new phase

The Government’s campaign to recruit an additional 20,000 police officers enters a new phase today with a clear message: make your difference. TV commercials highlighting policing’s central role in the community will air today, alongside fresh social media adverts designed to attract applicants from a variety of backgrounds. The campaign aims to capitalise on the… Read more »

Oscar Kilo launches new self care campaign

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW), Oscar Kilo has launched a new self care campaign. This year the theme for MHAW is kindness. The week will be used to celebrate the thousands of acts of kindness that are so important to our mental health. Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, we have seen so many… Read more »