GSA and Altia Join Forces

We are delighted to announce that we have entered a partnership with Altia that will see our CycComms communication data acquisition tool, integrated with Altia’s suite of investigation software solutions. This partnership will improve the accessibility and effectiveness of communications data in investigations.

Read the full press release here.

Find out more information about Altia click here.


CycFirearms - All new for 2023

Geoff Smith Associates Ltd are proud to announce the successful launch of our new HTML5 Cloud Hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) of CycFirearms.

CycFirearms is now operating in a live environment within Cumbria Constabulary’s Firearms Licensing team.

Further to the feedback from our existing customers and ongoing working relationship with Cumbria Constabulary, GSA Ltd are proud to showcase our new and improved modern operating solution, improving efficiencies within the Firearms Units across UK Police forces.

We look forward to hopefully onboarding many more existing and new customers to the latest Firearms Licensing technology and continuing to work closely with forces on future version releases of our CycFirearms software.

CycFirearms What’s new:

  • Cloud Hosted Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Brand new HTML5 Browser Based Solution
  • Intuitive case management solution to process all Firearms Licensing applications, renewal and queries with full document management capabilities
  • Ability for remote working of FEO’s on toughbooks (Wi-Fi connectivity required)
  • Individual user preferences including high contrast for visual impairment and pre saved filter settings
  • Homepage user and group lists
  • Checklists page with ability to bulk update and create new checklists
  • Linking of documents to specific pages
  • Holder and application statuses
  • Ability to upload holder image to the main page
  • Browser based document management capabilities
  • Email and document templates
  • Linking and unlinking of weapons
  • Ability to create markers against holders
  • Full main page overview of holder details, applications, weapons, markers, identifications, NFLMS details and review/disposal details
  • Weapons data included within the NFLMS daily download
  • Ability to easily store documents and emails without installing client plugins
  • Linking of holders
  • Searching of holders and persons data
  • Enhanced searching capabilities with simple search, advanced search and pre saved searching within common query
  • Common query designer
  • Group maintenance allowing super users the ability to manage users access
  • Audit viewer
  • Holders name present on each page within the application next to their unique CycFirearms reference number
  • Information and data can easily be exported or shared from each page

GSA at 2023 IRMS Conference

GSA is delighted to be part of the Ricoh stand at the 2023 IRMS Conference on 14-16th May in Manchester.

The IRMS Conference is the “go-to” event on the information management calendar, bringing together 400 practitioners from across the UK and beyond.

For 2023 the Conference theme is “Embracing a New Information Generation” and is all about new people, new skills, new ways of working and of course new technologies.

In step with this theme, GSA will be show-casing the latest version of the popular Information Rights and Disclosure Management software – CycFreedom, as well the ScanIT secure document scanning bureau, which is helping organisations achieve a seamless transformation from paper to data.

GSA representatives Joe Bettaney and Jason Owen would like to extend an invitation to all IRMS Conference delegates to find out how CycFreedom and the ScanIT bureau are making positive differences to their peers within the information management and data protection worlds. 

For more information about the GSA range of software and scanning solutions please contact a member of the Business Development Team on 01455 299100 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit

For more information about IRMS23 please visit:

We hope to see you in Manchester for IRMS 2023!



GSA and RICOH – Supporting Digital Transformation across the UK

GSA are once again delighted to support headline sponsor PFU – A RICOH Company at AIIM FORUM EUROPE 2023.

Taking place on the 20th June at the Grand Connaught Room in Covent Garden, you can find us in the PFU/RICOH Solutions Lounge.

The theme for 2023 is The Future of Information Management – Trends, strategies, tools and technologies for digital transformation. 

In synergy with this theme, speak to us about:

  • Our Secure Document Scanning Service – Operating from a Police Approved Secure Facility (PASF), we are experts in handling material of a sensitive nature.
  • The latest RICOH scanning solutions  
  • Our CycFreedom Request Management Software – which is helping many organisations across the UK to effectively manage FOI, DSARs and more.

More information about AIIM FORUM EUROPE can be found:

For more information about GSA, please visit our website:

We look forward to engaging with you on the day!


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