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Securitas supports Emergency Services and military operations with additional patrols

Following the explosion on a tube train at Parsons Green London Underground Station on the morning of Friday 15 September, which resulted in 30 people being injured, the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre increased the terrorism threat level posed in the UK from ‘Severe’...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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“Attention must now focus squarely on quality of fire risk assessments” urges BAFE

British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE) – the independent not-for-profit organisation that creates schemes for the fire protection industry based on UK and European Standards and Best Practice for third party certification – considers it “imperative”...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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BAFE, FPA, NSI and SSAIB move to support Fire and Security Association Awards

A series of leading bodies from across the fire, emergency and security sectors are now supporting this year’s Fire and Security Association (FSA) Awards, which are currently open to nominations from the entire industry. In addition to leading electrotechnical Trade Associations...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017
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Carol Atkinson and John Pownall appointed Board directors by BAFE at 2017 AGM

BAFE – the independent registration body for third party certified fire protection companies across the UK – has announced the appointment of two new directors to the Board. Carol Atkinson and John Pownall’s appointments were approved at the organisation’s...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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BAFE SP101:2017 consultation on portable fire extinguisher maintenance now live

Early last year, with the agreement of both the Board and Council, BAFE launched a major review of the BAFE SP101/ST104 Contract Maintenance of Portable Fire Extinguishers Incorporating Registered Fire Extinguisher Service Technicians scheme. This is now ready for public comment....
Posted On 10 Jan 2017
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CSL’s tenth annual Insurers’ Forum at UBM plays host to record attendance figures

The tenth edition of CSL’s annual Insurers’ Forum, organised and run in association with Vodafone, witnessed a record attendance of over 60 senior insurers and fire and security sector consultants from leading companies at UBM EMEA’s headquarters in London’s Blackfriars. Expert...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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BAFE SP203 fire protection certification scheme registers 900th company as growth continues

This month, BAFE registered the 900th company that has achieved SP203 certification. It’s a milestone of great significance in terms of illustrating the importance of third party certification and the aspiration of quality fire protection companies all across the UK to have...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016
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BAFE fully supports Chief Fire Officers Association’s UK Business Safety Week 2016

The Chief Fire Officers Association’s (CFOA) UK Business Safety Week 2016 ran from 5-11 September, highlighting the importance of fire safety for businesses all over the UK. As always, the main aims of the week were to help the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) explain what...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016
FIA CEO Ian Moore addresses the audience at the House of Commons
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Fire Industry Association celebrates double anniversary with honorary event at the Houses of Parliament

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) celebrated a double anniversary on Tuesday 12 April with a special honorary event held at the Houses of Parliament. The prestigious gathering of industry professionals and representatives of the media was hosted by Sir David Amess, the...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
340 members and guests attended the FIA's 2015 AGM
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“Growth and development” recorded by Fire Industry Association in 2015 Annual Report

The Fire Industry Association’s (FIA) 2015 Annual General Meeting recently took place at The Brewery in London’s Chiswell Street. During the AGM, the organisation announced the key points detailed in its just-published Annual Report and, for the benefit of over 340...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015