No More Meetings


With the dissolving of the Society there will be no more meetings.

If you are interested in being part of a simailr forum going forward then we recommend you consider the AiS  


Past MSRS Programmes - for information:


  • April - Extraordinary General Meeting
  • February  - BSIA - PD6669 - Guidance for provision of Alarm Transmission Systems
  • January - UL (United Laboratories) and Standards for Access Control and Connected Security 


  • December  - John Livermore - BT - IP transformation
  • November - Niall Rowan - Association for Specialist Fire Protection - Ensuring best practice in passive fire protection and a few thoughts on Grenfell
  • October - Gary Rogers from Pyronix Limited discussing current trends in intruder alarm systems including IA1501:2015 and the growing use of apps.
  • June - Mark Rowe the Editor of Professional Security Magazine gave a (Crystal ball gazing) talk outlining his views of various topical security issues/concerns
  • May - Gavin Jones of the Building Research Establishment (LPCB) outlined details of their important new ‘SABRE’ scheme, which aims to help clients impartially assess the security levels/regimes in place at high risk sites. 
  • April - David Chapman of International Tools talked about their innovative new [Sold Secure tested] device* for securing high value wheeled motor trade/workshop toolboxes
  • March - Paul Phillips, Technical Manager British Security Industry Assoc (BSIA) discussed the new standards regime coming into being for Alarm Transmission Systems in the UK.
  • February - Roger Kay, Head ARC Operations at Banham Group discussed ARC procedures/processes and problems re: Intruder alarm/CCTV systems
  • January - Chris Auger (Schemes Support Manager) from BAFE presented about their registration schemes, e.g. for fire alarms, extinguishers and Fire risk Assessment 


  • Dec  - Guy Fox from the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) talking about effective use, and possible pitfalls, of social media - Facebook, Twitter and Linkd-In, etc.
  • Nov  - Proposed 'speed dating' style presentation by selected [volunteering] members. Contact our Secretary if you wish to be involved, limited spaces.
  • Oct  - National Security Inspectorate (NSI). Paul Condliffe and Graeme Hazelwood talking about their alarm/CCTV accredited company inspection process; e.g. why and how it's done, what common problems and issues arise with site audits and paperwork - and what we can perhaps learn from the process.
  • Jun – AGM + Lee Wallace (TH March) talking about the (hopefully then concluded) industry agreement on Security Fogging systems - which should be essential learning for insurers and installers. 
  • May – Burton Safes - Ben Lewis (Chair of UK Eurosafe) talking about topical safe issues, e.g. Eurosafe and testing/certfication bodies, the trend to electronic locks/links to alarms, etc. 
  • Apr – CSL Dualcom - Simon Banks talking about cyber threats to the security industry
  • Mar – Selectamark - James Brown talking about forensic spray and asset marking systems
  • Feb – RFID Secure - Robin Rager talking about access control card cloning and precautions 
  • Jan – Smokecloak - Richard Beale presenting an update on the use of this technology.


  • Dec - Gray Rohloff talking about the 'Facewatch' crime prevention/reporting initiative.
  • Nov - Tabitha Morton of Yale talking about 'smart homes' - 'phone app control of locks ansd security systems
  • Oct - Davantis talking about uses of video analytics.
  • June – AGM - Presentation of John Burge Award to John Moore, retiring West Midlands Police's Alarms Manager
  • May – Rob Green, ISIS Technology Ltd – RFID tagging/tracking systems for high value assets
  • April – Dave Wilkinson, BSIA Technical Manager – Impact of new technologies/Telecomms networks on intruder alarm systems
  • March – Richard Flint BRE – Meaning and value of independent physical security product testing
  • February – BT Redcare – Product update
  • January – Meesons – Access Control


  • December - Committee Open Forum - Members will have the opportuity to present questions to a panel on Insurance, CCTV, Intruder Alalrms, Fire, Policing - we are alos looking to have a buffett lunch at the event, so please come along.
  • NovemberMichael Anderson - Fike - talking about video fire detection
  • October - Road Transit Chain Security - Mobile Telephones & Other Thief Attractive Goods   - Case Study review and Practical Lessons
  • June - Society AGM - Meal and talk by Professional Security Magazine Editor Mark Rowe
  • May -  Mike Tolley - Cogent - Piecing together the Jigsaw of Integrated Security Solutions
  • April -  Members Networking Presentations Lunch
  • March - Warrior Doors - Security rated Doors and BRE testing 
  • February - Emizon - LPS 1277 ATE products
  • January - Justin Freeman of MLA talking about ‘Cylinder lock snapping issues – progress/update’


  • December -Property Security Specialist from Aviva talking on ‘Choosing Alarm Transmission Systems – An insurers’ view’
  • November - PANIU (Plant & Agricultural National Intelligence Unit) - Barry Mudie (Met Police)
  • October - Smartwater - Maisy Owen
  • June - Society AGM
  • May - BPT - Access Control and Biometrics - Controls, Measures and Benefits
  • April - Deloitte - Cyber Security -Risks and Impact of Cyber Attacks -
  • March - RemoteZone - Temporary Alarms and Protection of Vacant Buildings -
  • February - Connexions2 - Lone Workers, Protection Devices and Police Response -