15 November 2019


Increased collaboration between Fire & Security professionals, from across the industry, encouraged at the annual event held in London.

On Wednesday 13th November 2019, the Annual CSL Industry Forum took place at IFSEC's impressive HQ overlooking the iconic skyline of London. The Forum provided over 70 attendees with a series of valuable updates on topics including the latest industry trends, shared challenges and the ways collaboration can benefit us all.

The panel of expert speakers discussed a series of matters impacting End Users, Installers, Insurers, ARCs and Manufacturers. Below is an overview of each speaker’s presentation along with a link to download their presentations from the day: 

Simon Banks – Group MD of CSL & Chairman of BSIA – updates on the CSL Journey and the new DualCom Pro range. Importance of professionalism in our sector – embracing new technology at the standards we set.

Mike Reddington – Chief Executive of BSIA – the latest challenges faced by BSIA Members, including: insurance specification, standards and competency.

Chris Hanks – Chairman of NSI – the Insurers’ role as the gatekeeper to the standards & new opportunities in Fire & Security.

David Mudd – Global Digital & Connected Product Certification Director at BSI – Embracing the opportunities of IoT whilst understanding the challenges & why the Security Industry is best positioned to deliver this.

Jenny Cooper – Director of Private Clients and Insurance Liaison at Insafe International – case study of the new Halo project, an intelligent security solution integrating unique security features and services to protect cash and valuables up to Grade 5.

Simon Banks also discussed the latest updates to EN and UK standards, which came into effect on the 1st June 2019. Please click here to download our latest flyer for an overview of the old and new standards and how they apply to the new DualCom Pro range.  

Whether you attended the event or not, we would love to hear your feedback to help us improve it in future years. Please spare 2 minutes of your time to complete our survey and you will be automatically entered into our prize draw to win a wireless Bluetooth speaker!

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