Access control and contactless technology is constantly increasing in popularity as industries strive to improve efficiency and security. In an ever-growing market, it can be difficult to know where to go when sourcing a supplier if you’re looking to implement a contactless system in your establishment. As contactless technology continues to develop, more and more ways to use it are becoming available- most people use contactless technology in their daily life.
What is contactless technology used for?
Uses include contactless payments, gym passes, secure door access, vending and PC log-o..
ID Card Centre are today delighted to announce we now have Cyber Essentials Certification.
Cyber Essentials, operated by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is a UK government information assurance scheme.
Being awarded with this certification proves that we have adopted and routinely follow good practice with regards to information security.
Customers using ID Card Centre can be assured that their information is protected due to the processes, checks and controls that we have in place to protect against any threats coming from the internet.
“We have always been ext..
As the team here at ID Card Centre continues to grow, it’s our delight to introduce you to our newest addition to the sales team- Lauren! Lauren joins us as a business administration apprentice, studying for the qualification alongside her day to day duties in the office. Since starting, Lauren has been able to quickly develop key skills, learning all about how the business runs and dealing with daily enquiries over the phone and via email. Lauren also processes quotes and orders on a daily basis. Alongside Lauren’s day to day roles within the office, she balances her apprenticeship work a..
This is Ciaran, our new digital marketing apprentice! Ciaran joins William in working towards his digital marketing qualification and contributing to ID Card Centre’s social media presence. Much of Ciaran’s work, such as SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) is behind the scenes, but it’s in no way unimportant! He’s working hard to make sure our website and online performance is optimised, constantly monitoring the site and creating detailed reports. Ciaran is also responsible for adding new products and information to the website as well as heading up our presence on LinkedIn w..
Due to continued business growth, we finally had to concede that there was no more space available at Scirocco Close. We’d gone up into the roof, we’d reconfigured offices, we were using every last nook and cranny of available storage space and short of sitting on each other’s laps – we were at capacity!
In late Spring this year, a rare find of a unit became available – with a unique mix of lots of warehouse and office space. We quickly snapped it up and after 6 years at Scirocco Close, on the 19th October, we finally took possession of our new home at 53 Tenter Road.
Do you have a visitors’ book containing personal information such as names, car registrations and any type of contact details? Sometimes just adding the name of a business can be as good as giving out contact details – particularly if it’s a sole trader.
If you have a visitors’ book, please go through this checklist to see if you’re at risk of a GDPR breach.
Can visitors see information about earlier visitors when they sign in? This is probably a data privacy breach. Standard signing-in books do not comply with GDPR.
What happens if somebody walks off with your visitors..
We’ve got some exciting news to bring you here at ID Card Centre! After a long period of consistent growth, ID Card Centre have been selected as finalists for the Northamptonshire Business Awards! As a team we we’re extremely excited to discover this, and it’s rewarding to see our hard work and effort being recognised by an official award. We’re a very proud office right now!
ID Card Centre has seen a real period of growth in recent times, which has meant that the whole team has had to adapt to the changes that have come as a result. New processes and operations are always being introdu..
Following on from my recent piece surrounding security features today we’re going to take a more detailed look at encoding options and security cards/fobs.
At ID Card Centre we can supply, print and encode a wide variety of smart technology cards therefore we have a product to suit whichever systems you possess. Whether it be for access control, cashless catering, library management or print and copy release we have you covered.
Let's take a look at the ID Card encoding options you have available…
ID Card Encoding
There really is a mind boggling amount of d..
... cost effective solutions for Local Councils
Despite the digital nature of the world we live in, ID cards and passes are becoming more and more important. The need to identify personnel, limit services to permitted individuals like OAPs, and manage multiple work sites whilst keeping staff and visitors safe and secure has escalated. Now, more than ever, cost effective but simple-to-use ID card and pass solutions are required.
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Public sector organisations need both quality products and reliable customer service at value-for-money prices. At ID Card Centre we’re v..
It’s just one of those things. You never get a second chance to make a first impression. And when you’re signing a potential client into your building, that process will already have started. With that said, therefore, it’s worth bearing in mind that the ID security procedure you operate can really make a difference.
How can an ID card system affect first impressions?
An ID card system has impact because:
1. It can enhance your organisation’s professional image
An ID card system immediately implies that a business is substantial enough to warrant one. It also implies th..