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How to protect yourself ahead of the BT’s UK PSTN network switch off and BT Redcare closing!

How to protect yourself ahead of the BT’s UK PSTN network switch off and BT Redcare closing!

BT’s UK PSTN Switch Off What is the BT Switch Off? BT Openreach announced back in 2015 that come December 2025, they would have permanently switched off the UK’s old analogue telephone network systems. Why is the BT Switch Off happening? The current system consists of copper wiring used to connect phones, the current system is too old and difficult to maintain and is more than due an upgrade! The system is out of touch and cannot keep up with the demands of the new technologies we have in the 21st century. The switch is an opportunity for organisations to reduce…

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We’re Hiring! Fire Sprinkler Designer

We are looking for an experienced Sprinkler Engineer / Sprinkler System Designer, to estimate, design and project manage. The successful candidate will be living within commuting distance of the business. They will also have a good level of prior experience and be well versed in relevant fire industry regulations. Role: To design and project manage sprinkler projects Commercial and Residential Provide hydraulic design calculations where required using company Canute package Candidate should be FHC or equivalent FIRAS qualified to Basic Level as a minimum If you are an experienced Designer or Engineer with the appropriate LPCB / FHC or FIRAS Certification,…

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We’re Hiring! Fire & Security Engineers Required

Due to exponential growth and an increasing order book, we are looking for two experienced Fire & Security Engineers to join our expanding team here at Protect and Detect. Our successful candidates must have experience working with fire protection, intruder, CCTV and door access systems. A competitive salary is available depending on the candidate’s experience. Company vehicle and mobile phone provided On-call and overtime available If you’d like to apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to Michael Hadley.

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Introducing Our New Temperature Screening Solutions

Here at Protect & Detect, we’re committed to enhancing the safety and wellbeing of premises across Ipswich. Part of this means responding to changing times and the needs that come with it – in this case, COVID-19 has seen businesses take stricter measures to safeguard the health and safety of their staff and visitors. That’s why we’re now supplying innovative Hikvision Temperature Screening Solutions, which are designed to rapidly detect skin-surface temperature. Let’s explore more about how this technology works and how it can benefit a public space. Why use temperature screening technology? With the current coronavirus pandemic, it’s never been…

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Protect & Detect teams up with Residential Sprinkler Protection (RSP)

Here at Protect & Detect, we’re pleased to announce our new collaboration with Residential Sprinkler Protection Ltd (RSP), who will give us expert support in fire projects going forward.  The operations manager for Protect & Detect, Michael Hadley, said of the new collaboration: “We are pleased to be announcing this exciting partnership. Both companies are family-run with shared values and passion for delivering a high level of service. We look forward to working with RSP to deliver the very best in fire protection services for local businesses and organisations.” About RSP The RSP team are based in Wales, and are a…

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Iain Duncan Smith Visits DPL

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith paid a visit to our sister company, DPL Group, this week to discover first-hand how our successful apprenticeship scheme has helped our business evolve. Since DPL Electrical was set up in 2001, we have dedicated our time and expertise to recruiting apprentices so that they have the opportunity to develop their skills. Comprising of 86 employees and 15 apprentices, DPL Electrical even has original apprentices still working on the team who now feature as the company’s most experienced members of staff. Mr Duncan Smith arrived at our Greenwich Close office along with the Tory…

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Welcome to our new blog!

The whole team at Protect & Detect are delighted to welcome you to our brand new blog! In line with our dedication to maintaining good communication with our customers, we will be posting news and information both from inside the company and from the wider world of fire safety and security. From information regarding home security techniques to effective use of fire safety equipment – you’ll find it all here. So check back regularly for new posts, and continue to browse the Protect & Detect website for more information about our services.

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