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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

Welsh Government invites responses to role of Fire & Rescue Authorities in planning applications

The Welsh Government is inviting views on proposals to make Fire and Rescue Authorities (FRAs) statutory consultees on planning applications relating to specified developments. Read More

UK Government continues to review fire safety as it opens consultation into Regulatory Reform Order

In partnership with the Draft Building Safety Bill, the UK Government is doubling its efforts to review fire safety by launching an open consultation into the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Read More

WATCH: FIREX Digital Week ‘Life after Grenfell’ webinar

In this webinar, experts including Andy Taylor from the ASFP and Colin Todd discussed the recent changes to regulations in the fire safety sector. Read More

Post-Grenfell regulation aims to transform fire safety in buildings

Nearly three years after the devastating Grenfell Tower fire, the Government has published its proposals for what it calls “the biggest change in building safety for a generation”. Ron Alalouff highlights the main features of the wide-ranging provisions. Read More

Thermatech launches app to support compliance with Regulation 38

A new app from Thermatech Fire Consultants is set to launch to support the process of complying with Building Regulations requirement, Regulation 38. Read More

Budget 2020: £1 billion Building Safety Fund announced to tackle Grenfell-style cladding

The newly-appointed Chanceller, Rishi Sunak, has announced that extra funds will be made available from the Government to support the removal of combustible Grenfell-style cladding on tower blocks. Read More

Government proposes fire door checks every quarter

The upcoming fire safety bill is set to stipulate that fire doors in all blocks of flats will need to be checked every three months. Read More

Cladding concerns in tower blocks continue

Concerns over cladding in tower blocks continue post-Grenfell, demonstrated by two recent examples in the north of England. 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



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