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Supply challenges, new offices and huge determination


It's been a while since we posted to our blog so thought we'd do a small update.
The period since December has been challenging in regards to the installation of the heat & smoke alarms required to be in place by February 1st. Issues around availability of stock has been challenging for everyone in the sector.
Quite simply, there has not been the supply of product to meet the demand. 

At Edinburgh Alarm Company we've been working so hard to get through our job sheets, whilst facing the challenges both supply and Covid head on as best as possible.  We cannot thank you all for your continued patience.

We can say hand on heart that we are doing our utmost to get to everyone - not helped in the least by some suppliers sending us the wrong products!
However we take a positive mindset at EAC. We recently moved into a new office space on Ferry Road. This space in run by Edinburgh Palette and People Know How, two fantastic organisations doing so much for the people of Edinburgh.
If you know us, you know that supporting young people is a fundamental principle of what we want to do. 
This new office space will allow us to really support the new staff coming on board through the Kickstart programme, giving them a base to develop and grow as young people and employees.

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Edinburgh Alarm Company has joined the Kickstart Scheme

18th October 2021

The Kickstart Scheme is a new programme launched by the government to deliver funding for employers offering new job roles for 16-24 years olds who are currently in receipt of Universal Credit. The programme is aimed at preventing young people who are currently unemployed facing long term unemployment.

Edinburgh Alarm Company will be hiring a trainee alarm engineer in addition to an administration assistant to support the continued growth & development of our business.

We look forward to welcoming the successful applicants  into the business.

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New Scottish Fire Alarm Laws - Edinburgh Alarm Company becomes Scottish Government partner

8th September 2021

Edinburgh Alarm Company is delighted to be partnering with the  Scottish Government to raise awareness of the new fire alarm standards coming into effect in February 2022.

We will be helping raise awareness through our social media platforms over the coming months, through posting info graphics, videos and further information.

We will also be distributing information leaflets to homes, as well, of course, by installing these life saving alarms into homes.

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Edinburgh Alarm Company player sponsorship with Spartans FC

18 August 2021

Edinburgh Alarm Company is delighted to sponsor Spartans FC player, Jamie Dishingston, U20's player, Aaron Cameron & Spartans Women's FC & Scotland star, Robyn McCafferty for the upcoming season. 

We wish all the teams, and the club every success.

Find out more about Spartans FC & Spartans Women's teams by following the links.

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Study finds smoke alarms may not wake up children

30 July 2021

An investigation by the BBC has found as many as 7 out of 8 children may show no signs of waking up when a smoke alarm sounds.

It is vitally important to  upgrade your home smoke alarm system to adhere to new Scots laws which comes into effect in February 2022. 

The new laws state that there should be interlined heat and smoke alarms in each home, as well as adequate carbon monoxide protection.

The key thing to remember about these life saving alarms is that should one sound, they all sound, providing a nice early warning to everyone in the house that they need to escape.

Read the report here.

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Edinburgh Alarm Company wins Scottish Prestige Award for Security Alarm Company of the Year

29 July 2021

We are thrilled to announce that we have won the Scottish Prestige Award for Security Alarm Company of the Year 2021.

We are pleased that the judges noted our "personal touch, consistency of reviews and community feel". 

They also highlighted that we "go over and above for your customers".

The judges feedback means so much to everyone at Edinburgh Alarm Company, as it is our mission to provide the very best service to our fantastic customers.

Huge shout out to the team, particularly Andy, Paul & John for their professionalism and customer care in the field.

Why not find out for yourself how we value our customers? Get in touch to arrange a site visit and let us provide you the peace of mind you are looking for for your home, family & business.