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Government launches £1bn Building Safety Fund to replace cladding on high rise residential buildings

The Government has launched its £1 billion building safety fund, initially revealed in the most recent Budget announcement by Chancellor, Rishi Sunak. Read More

ASFP offers free access to key fire safety guidance documents

To support the construction and fire sector during the Coronavirus pandemic, the ASFP has removed charges for pdf downloads of its key guidance documents. Read More

New fire safety system installed for re-opening of Headley Court COVID-19 hospital

Headley Court was recently the recipient of a new fire safety system from Apollo Fire Detectors to complete its transformation into a community-style hospital for use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

IFSEC and FIREX International partner with Skills for Security to launch exclusive digital career development programme

IFSEC and FIREX have partnered with Skills for Security to deliver an exclusive programme of digital training and career development: Training Week. Read More

Comelit commits to ‘The Italian Jog’ for NHS Heroes

Comelit team members have committed to running, walking and cycling the equivalent miles from its UK Luton offices to its Italian HQ in Lorenzo di Rovetta, Italy. Read More

Firestopping: Getting it right for the future

Simon Ince examines the future of fire safety and firestopping, as well as touching on the impact of the Hackitt Review and the new proposed building safety regulations. Read More

FIA exams to be available online from June

From 1 June, the FIA will be providing online examinations to give fire professionals more choice on how they wish to sit their exams for their qualifications. Read More

Another high-rise building fire in UAE, while South Korean construction blaze results in deaths

Concerns over fire safety continue across the world, as 12 were injured in a recent high-rise building fire in UAE, while 38 were killed in a fire at a warehouse in South Korea in late April. Read More

Over 25% of FSO prosecutions involve domestic premises

This figure is despite the Fire Safety Order not being intended to apply to domestic premises. Read More

The 1985 Bradford City Stadium fire remembered

A wooden stand, supporters freely smoking, a pile of flammable rubbish beneath; the staggering lack of fire-safety measures at Valley Parade in 1985 shows how far UK fire safety has come. Read More