fire alarms


Fire Safety Act 2021: How can businesses prepare for the incoming legislation?

Simon Molloy explains what Responsible Persons can do now to ensure they prepare ahead of the Fire Safety Act becoming law. Read More

EA accepts CertAlarm Scheme

EA has successfully evaluated and accepted the CertAlarm Scheme as a Conformity Assessment Scheme (CAS), operating in EA member countries. Read More

Changes to fire safety laws in Scotland require all homeowners to have interlinked alarms

New changes have been introduced by the Scottish Government where all homeowners will be required to have interlinked fire alarms. Read More

BAFE and NAPIT announce competency scheme for Domestic Fire Detection and Alarms

The new scheme will assess the competency of organisations who provide design, installation, commissioning and maintenance services. Read More

£16.5m of successful applications for fire alarms under £30m waking watch fund alternative scheme

The Government has released figures on the number of successful applications for funding of fire systems under its Waking Watch Relief Fund. Read More

Considerations for alarm systems at remote locations

Here, the team at Ajax Systems details what security and fire systems installers should think about when specifying alarms for such locations. Read More

£240,000 awarded to employee who suffered hearing damage from faulty fire alarm

A woman who required hearing aids after her ears were damaged by a faulty fire alarm at her workplace has been awarded over £241,000 in compensation. Read More

Protecting the Riverside TV studios with Hochiki’s multi-sensors

To ensure the safety of users, London’s Riverside TV and film studios has upgraded its fire detection systems with Hochiki Europe’s offering. Read More

Aico selected as alarm supplier to UK Fire and Rescue Service

Aico has been selected as a supplier of smoke, heat and CO alarms for the West Midlands Fire Service Framework. Read More

Why raising standards through training is the key to unlocking the fire industry’s potential

IFSEC Global speaks with Kentec about why the company places such importance on training for its customers, and its response to the pandemic. Read More

Apollo Conventional MCP improves fire alarm testing at Scottish volunteer hall

Apollo’s new Conventional Manual Call Point (MCP) has been utilised to improve the operation of a volunteer hall in Duns, Scotland. Read More

FireAngel launches AI gateway to ‘connect alarms, enhance data and improve fire safety in social housing’

FireAngel has launched its New Generation Cellular Gateway to offer improved levels of fire safety for social housing properties. Read More

Aico launches new eco-fit range of alarms as part of sustainability drive

Aico has launched its new eco-fit range of alarms, as part of its drive to be more environmentally conscious and sustainable. Read More

Futureproofing fire alarm systems – Apollo’s Salvy Vittozzi on Waking Watch replacements and the future of fire safety

Salvy Vittozzi discusses the latest guidance in high-rise residential, the need for clear legislation and what lies ahead for fire safety. Read More

Manchester luxury development specifies Aico 3000 Series of fire and CO alarms

The Aico 3000 Series of Fire and CO alarms have been specified for a new development in Trafford to help protect residents from fire. Read More

Union Chapel receives new fire detection system from Hyfire

Products from Hyfire were recently specified to upgrade the fire system for Union Chapel, the grade-I listed religious building in London. Read More



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