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New Fire Safety Regulations in England to implement ‘most’ Grenfell Tower inquiry recommendations

The Fire Safety Regulations 2022 introduce new duties implementing recommendations of the Phase 1 report of the Grenfell Tower inquiry. Read More

Fire and the haunting impact of past decisions in building design

Iain Cox highlights the importance of looking at a building's design and use as a priority when considering fire safety. Read More

Kensington & Chelsea council found liable for effects of Grenfell Tower fire on nine people

The Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has been found liable for the effects of the Grenfell Tower fire on nine people, including four deaths. Read More

Firefighters attend blaze at a high-rise block near Grenfell

The London Fire Brigade has said eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters were sent to a tower block in Queensdale Crescent after a fire broke out on Tuesday morning. Read More

Five-year anniversary of Grenfell Tower fire marked by silent walk as Mayor of London and observers call for further change

14 June 2022 sees the fifth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, and is set to be marked by Grenfell United with a Silent Walk. Read More

Sadiq Khan is “extremely concerned” over lack of progress made by government since the first phase of Grenfell Inquiry

According to London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, ministers have “failed to complete a single recommendation” from the first phase of the Grenfell Inquiry. Read More

Can we do more to learn from major fires in other countries?

Ron Alalouff investigates the lack of examples of international action following fires in other countries. Read More

Ministers urged to reveal whether dangerous cladding tested in the early 2000s was used at Grenfell

Dr Jonathan Evans is demanding ministers disclose whether cladding that failed fire tests in 2002, was used at Grenfell Tower. Read More

LFB updates on progress in implementing its Grenfell Tower Inquiry recommendations

Two years after the Grenfell Tower Inquiry published recommendations, LFB has shared an update on its progress in implementing them. Read More

FIA Fireside Chat: Neil Gibbons on his appreciation for fire professionals and how CROSS is key to improving fire safety for all

We pick out some of the best bits from the FIA's recent fireside chat with Neil Gibbons, Fire Lead at Collaborative Reporting for CROSS-UK. Read More

Are industry professionals confident in the new Building Safety Bill?

Experts discuss whether they believe the proposed Building Safety Bill can prevent another tragic event like Grenfell from happening again. Read More

SCS Director discusses the importance of smoke control system maintenance

Allan Meek discusses the importance of smoke control maintenance and why it should only be done by industry professionals. Read More

Building safety management – moving forward with big data management solutions

Chris Miles and Simon Ince discuss the issues in building safety data management that have led UL to develop Built InForm. Read More

Worshipful Company of Firefighters lecture set to discuss the impact of Grenfell on Building Regulations

The upcoming Worshipful Company of Firefighters lecture, taking place on 25 March, is set to discuss the impact of Grenfell on Building Regulations. Read More

Delay in implementing Grenfell recommendations “abysmal”, says FPA

Jonathan O’Neill, Managing Director of the Fire Protection Association (FPA), believes the delays to fire safety legislation are "abysmal". Read More

‘Culture change towards competency still needed in construction’, highlights Dame Hackitt

After the ISSG's latest report, Dame Hackitt has reiterated the need for improved culture change and competency in the construction sector. Read More



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