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Best Practice in Managing and Reducing False Fire Alarms

The proliferation of false fire alarms places a huge burden on the Fire and Rescue Service. Understanding false fire alarm causes and taking steps to prevent them can help reduce false dispatches, as Jim O’Dwyer explains.  The threat of fire is known to all. There’s...
Posted On 05 Feb 2020
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Fire Risk: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

A recent study conducted by the Business Sprinkler Alliance – entitled ‘UK: Commercial and Industrial Attitudes Study 2018- – confirmed that the uptake of fire safety sprinkler systems is low, with 68% of those interviewed having been involved in a decision not...
Posted On 19 Aug 2019
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Churches Fire acquires Fire Safety Services in move to strengthen national footprint

As part of the business’ commitment to realise even more comprehensive care for existing customers, Churches Fire – a provider of fully-integrated fire prevention services – has just announced the acquisition of Fire Safety Services, a complete fire safety...
Posted On 19 Mar 2018
The Fire Industry Association was formed in April 2007
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Ian Moore to succeed Graham Ellicott as CEO at the Fire Industry Association

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has announced the appointment of Ian Moore as its new CEO with effect from 1 September 2015. Moore, who joins from Elmdene International where he served as managing director, succeeds Graham Ellicott in this highly important role. Moore served...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015
Innovation Trails will be at the heart of IFSEC and FIREX International 2015
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UBM details visitor Innovation Trails for IFSEC and FIREX International

Innovation is the key theme at this year’s IFSEC International, which runs from 16-18 June at ExCeL, London. The annual security gathering will host the Benchmark Innovation Awards along with the launch of the new Innovation Arena. In addition to that, the Innovation Trail...
Posted On 11 May 2015
FIREX International 2015 runs at London's ExCeL from 16-18 June
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UBM unveils further strategic content plans for FIREX International 2015

With just over two months to go before FIREX International opens its doors at London’s ExCeL, organiser UBM has unveiled further details in terms of what visitors can expect at the show this year. Not to be missed is the Expertise & Guidance Theatre, offering a free-to-attend...
Posted On 17 Apr 2015
Chris Plimley
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Security integration goes viral

The ever-increasing integration of human, physical and electronic security measures is gathering pace on the crest of a technological tidal wave, an ever-evolving terror threat, Government demands and the day-to-day expectations of consumers. Chris Plimley offers his views on...
Posted On 17 Mar 2015