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Oracle Vision’s newest Junior Engineer, Sam Brown

Oracle Vision’s newest Junior Engineer, Sam Brown

It’s our pleasure to welcome another new hire to Oracle Vision. We’re pleased to introduce you to Sam Brown, our newest Junior Engineer who joined us in June 2022. We sat down with him to find out more about who he is and what he’s looking forward to as an Oracle team...

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Tom Lakin joins the family business

Tom Lakin joins the family business

With brothers Chris and Tim Lakin already heading up Oracle Vision, and Christine in finance, it’s fair to say we really are a family business. So perhaps it’s not a huge surprise that one of our latest arrivals is a Lakin. Tom joined the Projects team just before...

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A New Paige for Processes

A New Paige for Processes

Here at Oracle Vision, we pride ourselves on the processes we put in place to help our customers. Our latest recruit, Paige White is here to help make them even slicker, as she’ll be taking on the role of Coordinator. Even three weeks in she’s already making waves,...

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2022 Security Trends, Technologies and Teamwork

2022 Security Trends, Technologies and Teamwork

The year is already off to a bit of a weird start, with Covid hanging over us, the PM hanging on by a thread and the rest of us just hanging on in there, waiting for it all to get better. There is good news for businesses. We spoke to Chris Lakin, co-founder and...

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The Rise and Rise of Arran Barton

The Rise and Rise of Arran Barton

Arran Barton is one of Oracle Vision’s rising stars. Starting as an engineer just seven years ago, he has moved up through the business, taking on more responsibility. Recently, he joined the management team as our Contracts Manager. We caught up with Arran to learn...

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The travelling salesman: meet Jack Chatburn

The travelling salesman: meet Jack Chatburn

Jack Chatburn has only just celebrated his one-month anniversary here at Oracle Vision, but we’re ready to pounce and find out more about our new starter. In this quick interview, we meet our Commercial Field Sales Executive, find out exactly what that fancy job title...

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Protect Duty: Security in Hospitals Roundtable

Protect Duty: Security in Hospitals Roundtable

In autumn 2021, we started organising an event for senior security, estates and operations folks who look after our hospitals and healthcare sites here in the North. We wanted to create an opportunity for them to meet, to chat, and to discuss one of the most important...

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Women In Security in 2021

Women In Security in 2021

Oracle Vision Account Manager Annette Daniel recently attended the Women In Security Awards in London, organised by Professional Security Magazine. It was a great night out, with many women from across the profession being celebrated for their work. But it did make us...

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Switching Security Contractor: A 3 Step Guide

Switching Security Contractor: A 3 Step Guide

If you’re an organisation with large, complex sites (sometimes multiple sites), security is serious business. Protecting your people and your premises requires extensive knowledge of your site, appropriate equipment and critically, a well-designed approach. With that...

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Meet Amy Blendell – Coordinator of Calm

Meet Amy Blendell – Coordinator of Calm

Amy Blendell is Oracle Vision’s Service Coordinator, which makes her something of a dynamo when it comes to keeping the good ship Oracle running smoothly. In fact, on the day we did this interview, our phone lines went down – no problem for Amy, who was straight on...

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CCTV West Yorkshire: Supporting Retail Security and Operations

CCTV West Yorkshire: Supporting Retail Security and Operations

As a security and fire contractor, we’re seen as an essential service to the businesses we support. When a company has a breach of their security systems, ours is a critical service that they need straight away. Whilst we do use remote response to support clients up...

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