SPÄRKA, a leading provider of high-quality architectural ironmongery and specialist supplier of fire-rated door hardware, has expanded further by appointing a sales representative into its team. Jack Samples has joined the team as a Sales Development Representative to promote the full range of SPÄRKA products and develop relationships with builders’ Continue Reading

New guide to conformity marking and third-party testing published by GAI and DHF

A new technical briefing has been launched to keep door hardware professionals at the forefront of changes to conformity marking. The Guidance on conformity marking, third party testing, assessment and certification technical briefing, written by the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) and the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF), gives a comprehensive overview of the changes door Continue Reading

Care Homes market suffer short term effect from Covid-19 pandemic

The care homes industry was hugely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic during 2020, with mortality rates disproportionately high amongst the care home population and the UK’s older age groups (those aged 70+). This led to a sharp drop in the care home population and hence occupancy levels during 2020. Total care home sector revenue in 2020/2021, Continue Reading

Experts in connected safety, FireAngel, launch the most technologically advanced gateway in the safety market

Continuing to fulfil its mission to protect and save lives with innovative, cutting-edge home safety technology, FireAngel has launched its New Generation Cellular Gateway enabling social housing landlords to offer a level of protection and prevention measures never seen before in fire safety. Using FireAngel’s Smart RF technology, the New Continue Reading