FIRE - 11.06.2020
Fire statistics: a good news story
The latest statistics for fire incidents in England have been released by the Home Office. It appears that the many years of hard work are starting to pay off. What do the numbers reveal?
FIRE SAFETY - 11.06.2020
Choosing a fire alarm system
You’re considering replacing your old fire alarm system and your fire engineer has advised (at significant expense) that it should have a fire control panel. Is this compulsory and what are the factors to consider?
FIRE SAFETY - 03.06.2020
Hotel group pays £250,000 for fire breaches
The firm which runs the Campanile Hotel group has been ordered to pay a fine of £220,000 and costs of over £30,000 after one of its properties was found to be operating without a working fire alarm. What circumstances led to the charges?
CORONAVIRUS - FIRE SAFETY - 07.05.2020
Protecting vacant premises from arson
A free guide to managing the risk of unauthorised occupation has been made available by the UK’s national fire safety organisation, the Fire Protection Association (FPA). Is it worth a look?
FIRE SAFETY - 27.04.2020
The Fire Safety Bill
A new bill going through Parliament should improve fire safety in buildings in England and Wales which are divided into flats. What changes will it introduce and what action might you need to take?
FIRE SAFETY - 30.03.2020
Don’t let your alterations burn down your building
If you’re considering an extension using a timber-framed construction it’s essential to ensure that the fire risks are managed throughout the build phase. What went wrong in a recent case?