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Government promises to go beyond Hackitt recommendations

Government plans to implement all recommendations made in the post-Grenfell review of building regulations and fire safety have been cautiously […] Read More

Hackitt’s ‘golden thread’: Steps to true transparency and accountability

Can we get the entire supply chain to agree on a common process to achieve true transparency of information across our buildings? And how do we get there? Read More

The future of fire risk assessment and management post-Hackitt

Competency was a recurrent theme as FPA principal consultant Howard Passey explored the implications for fire risk assessors (FRAs) of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety at FIREX 2019. Read More

Grey areas of Hackitt Review implementation the focus of forthcoming FPA seminar

Due to the sell-out success of the Fire Protection Association’s 'Building a safer future' seminar in Gloucestershire in February, a similar event has been planned to take place in London in April. Read More

Hackitt and housing: From “unconscious incompetence to conscious incompetence” – and beyond

The steps the housing sector must take to achieve accountability, competence and traceability post-Grenfell have been mapped out by speakers from Frankham RMS, LABC, National Fire Chiefs Council, Gerda Security, ASFP and ENGIE UK & Ireland at an event at Westminster. Read More

Hackitt implementation plan to be focus of forthcoming FPA seminar

Sweeping reforms of building regulations and standards announced by the government will be under the spotlight in a forthcoming seminar […] Read More

Hackitt plan prescribes changes the fire community called for long before Grenfell: ASFP

Responding to the government’s pledge to implement Dame Judith Hackitt’s recommendations in full, ASFP CEO Niall Rowan said: “We strongly agreed with [Dame Hackitt’s] conclusions, many of which reflect what the fire community, including the ASFP, has been saying for some years.” Read More

FSF welcomes government pledge to implement Hackitt recommendations in full

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) has broadly endorsed the government’s plan for implementing recommendations resulting from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety. Read More

Third-party certificated products “should be mandated”: FPA responds to Hackitt plan

Commenting after the government had published its implementation plan for the recommendations, Housing Minister James Brokenshire said reforms would have four pillars: improving regulations and accountability, clarifying guidance, prioritising residents and inviting input from stakeholder industries. Read More

Hackitt Review: Seminar to consider implications for testing, standards and regulation

The government’s response to the Hackitt Review will be the focus of a seminar taking place in London on Monday 3 December, with places still available. Read More

Government ignored our warnings pre-Grenfell and Hackitt doesn’t go far enough: FPA

Grenfell was “predictable and preventable”, attendees at the FPA's annual Fire Summit heard recently. The impact on trade of Brexit was also addressed by speakers, who were broadly alarmed at the range of possible implications. Read More

Dame Judith Hackitt: “Simpler and more robust regulatory framework required”

Speaking in a recent webinar the leader of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety emphasised that her report was “just the beginning”, with her remit to “analyse the system, not getting into the details or how it evolved, but to look at how it can be improved going forward.” Read More

Hackitt report too narrowly focused on fire prevention, says former HSE chief

“I think no one should doubt what Dame Judith is trying to do and in terms of her diagnosis of what is wrong she pretty much got it right," said Geoffrey Podger. “But when all is said and done, is what she is proposing actually going to work?" Read More

Webinar: Dame Hackitt explains her recommendations in The Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

Monday 16 July 2018, 11.00-12.00 (BST) It is now one year since 72 people lost their lives in the Grenfell […] Read More

Fire risk assessment sector must undergo cultural change in wake of Hackitt report, says safety expert

Speaking at FIREX 2018, Brian Gregory from Safety Management UK told delegates that “somebody needs to stand up and do […] Read More

WATCH: Cladding, Hackitt Report and other FPA Infozone talks previewed by BT Redcare

Nick Whiting, head of product at BT Redcare, sits down with Melissa Harrison, events coordinator at the Fire Protection Association, to preview the sessions taking place on each day of FIREX 2018.  Read More

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