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Euralarm raises concerns over data sharing provisions of proposed European Data Act

Euralarm has raised concerns over specific provisions in the proposed Data Act from the European Commission that may generate security risks. Read More

FIREX International 2022 eBook – Evolving opportunities, same challenges for the fire industry

Download this exclusive eBook from IFSEC Global, providing a summary of the key debates and discussions that took place at FIREX 2022. Read More

Evacuation of disabled people – What are the existing legal liabilities responsible persons and fire safety professionals must consider?

Elspeth Grant outlines the legal liabilities associated with the evacuation planning of disabled people that professionals should consider. Read More

New plans for fire and rescue service reform introduced by Home Secretary

The government has announced a consultation to introduce “system-wide reform” to strengthen the fire and rescue services in England. Read More

Latest on the Building Safety Bill – Receives Royal Assent to become the Building Safety Act

The latest news on the Building Safety Bill, said to be a "key step in an extensive overhaul to building safety legislation" in the UK. Read More

Scotland to ban combustible cladding on high-risk buildings over 11 metres

Legislation to ban the use of combustible cladding in Scotland on high-risk buildings above 11m has been laid before Scottish Parliament. Read More

Human impact of fire investigated in new study

The Centre for Economics and Business Research, Aico, and the Housing Safety and Wellbeing Taskforce, is conducting research into the human impact of fire. Read More

Exploring the intersection of physical and cyber security

Jane Waterfall explains how systems from video surveillance to smoke alarms can connect to analyse data and improve effectiveness of service. Read More

Fire Safety in 2021 eBook – Is the industry ready to embrace systemic change in building safety and fire risk management?

Download this free eBook from IFSEC Global and FIREX International, covering the must-know developments in the fire sector throughout 2021. Read More

Legislation in Wales set to change to ensure private rented properties are fit for human occupancy

From 15th July 2022, the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 will change to ensure that private rented properties in Wales are fit for human habitation. Read More

Construction professionals reflect on 2021 and predict what’s to come in 2022

Here, several construction industry professionals provide their viewpoint on last year and what's to come in 2022. Read More

The National Security and Investment Act comes into force

From 4th January 2022, the government can question and intervene in certain investments that could harm the UK's national security through the NSI Act. Read More

Promises to better protect UK consumers against insecure IoT products with launch of Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill

The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill is designed to better protect citizens against threats from insecure IoT products. Read More

Law changes require all social housing providers to fit smoke alarms in rented accommodation

Law changes will now require all housing providers to install smoke alarms in social housing and CO alarms where fixed appliances are present. Read More

Wisconsin tragedy highlights growing need for tighter security at public events this Christmas

Professionals are stressing the importance of implementing increased security measures during the festive period. Read More

Evacuation policies and technologies for high-rise residential buildings

We summarise the thoughts on current evacuation policies and procedures in tall buildings from an expert panel at FIREX Connect 2021. Read More



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