Secure & Recruit Blog

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Our blog keeps you up to date with the latest UK Fire and Security Recruitment news. 

The Fire Safety Event 2024: a roaring success!

Last week, we had the pleasure of exhibiting at the Fire Safety Event at the NEC in Birmingham. It was an incredibly busy time, and it’s only now that I’ve had a chance to sit and reflect on how successful the event was for us during those non-stop 3 days!

CELEBRATING WOMEN IN FIRE & SECURITY ENGINEERING

Meet Faye, a Regional Service Manager with over 15 years’ engineering experience in the fire and security industry.

Navigating the 2024 Holiday Pay Reforms in the UK: Essential Tips for Employers

As of January 1st, 2024, significant reforms have been introduced in the UK regarding holiday pay entitlements. These reforms aim to ensure that certain workers are not financially disadvantaged when taking time off for holidays. Understanding and implementing these changes is crucial for Fire and Security employers to remain compliant with the law while effectively managing their workforce. So how can you ensure you’re effectively navigating the 2024 holiday pay reforms in the UK?

Fire & Security Engineer 
Hiring Outlook 2024

Check out our brand new guide in partnership with Uptick: Fire & Security Engineer Hiring Outlook 2024. In January, we collaborated with Uptick - Fire & Security Software, the leading software provider to Fire, Security, and HVAC maintenance companies. We...

Become a Fire & Security Engineer: Your Guide to a Rewarding Career

The UK’s fire and security industry is booming, driven by increasing demand for skilled professionals who can design, install, and maintain crucial fire and security systems. This translates to exciting opportunities for aspiring individuals.

Fire and Security Engineer UK Salary Guide 2024

Check out our brand new UK Salary Guide for 2024, covering regional Fire and Security Engineer salaries and package information.

Navigating the Lonely Road: Mental Health Support for Fire and Security Engineers

Fire & Security Engineers play a pivotal role in safeguarding our homes, businesses, and communities.

Their expertise and dedication ensure the safety of countless lives, but behind every successful installation or maintenance check lies a demanding and often solitary journey. Working across vast distances, travelling between remote sites, and facing the unpredictable nature of emergencies can take a toll on even the most resilient individuals.

Success Stories: Marlowe X Secure & Recruit

Marlowe were Secure & Recruit’s first national client, and we’ve worked with them ever since. We were quickly able to demonstrate our expertise and market reach within the fire and security sector.

Looking for a new Fire & Security role? It’s time to stop ghosting your recruiter!

Here’s our guide to effective communication with your consultant.  At Secure & Recruit, we're passionate about matchmaking in the Fire and Security industry. Communication is the backbone of this process, and we want to stress just how vital it is to maintain...

Luton Airport Fire: A costly lesson in fire safety investment

The recent Luton Airport fire serves as a stark reminder of the critical importance of investing in a robust fire safety strategy.

Secure & Recruit: Celebrating 5 Years

It feels like just yesterday that we took that leap into the world of recruitment, armed with a vision and a passion for doing things right. Little did we know that this journey would shape into what Secure & Recruit is today.  In those early days, we were no...

Reflecting on 5 Years of Ethical Recruitment: Our Journey at Secure and Recruit

Looking back on the past five years, it’s truly remarkable to see how far we’ve come since we founded Secure and Recruit in 2018.

Secure & Recruit Joins Elevation Training Academy to Tackle Fire and Security Skills Shortage

We are proud to announce our partnership with Elevation Training Academy, a leading apprenticeship training specialist in the fire and security industry. This collaboration aims to address the skills shortage and bring in new talent to shape the next generation of...

Top Employment Benefits for Fire and Security Engineers

In a recent LinkedIn poll, we asked our network: Engineers, When looking for a new role, what is the top benefit you look for in addition to base salary? The responses have given us a real insight into what matters most to our Fire and Security candidates. We...
Navigating the 2024 Holiday Pay Reforms in the UK: Essential Tips for Employers

Navigating the 2024 Holiday Pay Reforms in the UK: Essential Tips for Employers

As of January 1st, 2024, significant reforms have been introduced in the UK regarding holiday pay entitlements. These reforms aim to ensure that certain workers are not financially disadvantaged when taking time off for holidays. Understanding and implementing these changes is crucial for Fire and Security employers to remain compliant with the law while effectively managing their workforce. So how can you ensure you’re effectively navigating the 2024 holiday pay reforms in the UK?

Fire & Security Engineer 
Hiring Outlook 2024

Fire & Security Engineer 
Hiring Outlook 2024

Check out our brand new guide in partnership with Uptick: Fire & Security Engineer Hiring Outlook 2024. In January, we collaborated with Uptick - Fire & Security Software, the leading software provider to Fire, Security, and HVAC maintenance companies. We...

Navigating the Lonely Road: Mental Health Support for Fire and Security Engineers

Navigating the Lonely Road: Mental Health Support for Fire and Security Engineers

Fire & Security Engineers play a pivotal role in safeguarding our homes, businesses, and communities.

Their expertise and dedication ensure the safety of countless lives, but behind every successful installation or maintenance check lies a demanding and often solitary journey. Working across vast distances, travelling between remote sites, and facing the unpredictable nature of emergencies can take a toll on even the most resilient individuals.

Success Stories: Marlowe X Secure & Recruit

Success Stories: Marlowe X Secure & Recruit

Marlowe were Secure & Recruit’s first national client, and we’ve worked with them ever since. We were quickly able to demonstrate our expertise and market reach within the fire and security sector.

Secure & Recruit: Celebrating 5 Years

Secure & Recruit: Celebrating 5 Years

It feels like just yesterday that we took that leap into the world of recruitment, armed with a vision and a passion for doing things right. Little did we know that this journey would shape into what Secure & Recruit is today.  In those early days, we were no...

The Fire Safety Event 2024: a roaring success!

The Fire Safety Event 2024: a roaring success!

Last week, we had the pleasure of exhibiting at the Fire Safety Event at the NEC in Birmingham. It was an incredibly busy time, and it’s only now that I’ve had a chance to sit and reflect on how successful the event was for us during those non-stop 3 days!

Top Employment Benefits for Fire and Security Engineers

Top Employment Benefits for Fire and Security Engineers

In a recent LinkedIn poll, we asked our network: Engineers, When looking for a new role, what is the top benefit you look for in addition to base salary? The responses have given us a real insight into what matters most to our Fire and Security candidates. We...