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Enforcement activity will continue to fall “until Fire and Rescue Services are allocated sufficient additional resources”

Fire safety inspections in buildings have fallen by 40%, leaving thousands of people at risk. According to the Fire Protection Association (FPA), that statistic “should be a source of deep shame for this Government”. “What value do we place on the lives of our...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019
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Hackitt Review Update Seminar organised by Fire Protection Association

On Monday 3 December, the Fire Protection Association (FPA), the UK’s national fire safety organisation, will be hosting a Hackitt Review Update Seminar to discuss the imminent Government response to the Hackitt Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety energised in...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Jonathan O’Neill, Martin Harvey and David Murfitt honoured at 2018 FIA AGM

The 2018 Fire Industry Association (FIA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and luncheon was again one of the standout industry events of the year to date, bringing together more than 300 industry leaders. Each year, the AGM offers the ideal platform to highlight the many achievements...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018
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Fire safety and construction issues under the microscope at 2018’s Build Show

Fire doors failing to meet standards… Concerns that the Hackitt Review was “too light”… Calls for a wider ban on combustible cladding… Fire safety and construction issues are never far from the headlines, but with media prominence comes conflicting...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018
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FIREX International reflects present national agenda on fire safety in built environment

Over 18,000 visitors (representing a 12% increase on the 2017 event) and more than 140 exhibitors – 70 of which were new this year – came together from 29 countries at FIREX International in June to drive and reflect on the life safety landscape in the UK. For three days at ExCeL...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018
Paul Tennent receives the 2017 Peter Greenwood Award from Deborah Ward-Johnstone, Group event director at Revolution Events
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Industry champions Paul Tennent and Tony Maskens win coveted FSA Awards for 2017

Two industry leaders – namely Paul Tennent and Tony Maskens – have been recognised by the Fire & Security Association (FSA) at the IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards 2017 for their outstanding contributions to their respective industry sectors. Paul Tennent...
Posted On 24 Nov 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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Fire Protection Association announces return of LPC Training brand to UK’s security market

The Fire Protection Association (FPA), the national fire safety organisation which delivers over 250 training courses annually across the UK, has announced that it’s re-establishing the insurer-backed LPC Training brand as a response to increasing numbers of enquiries for...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017
Fire has decimated the Selsey Academy, the main building of which dates back to the 1960s
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Fire Sector Federation urges Government to reconsider school fire safety design proposals

The Fire Sector Federation is calling on the Department for Education (DoE) to re-introduce the concept of property protection into its proposed revisions to Building Bulletin (BB) 100: Design for Fire Safety in Schools*. The move follows the devastating fire that occurred at The...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
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FIREX International 2016 welcomes over 16,000 attendees at ExCeL London

UBM EMEA has described “another successful year” for FIREX International, the leading industry event for fire protection, prevention and detection professionals. Hosted once again at London’s ExCeL from 21-23 June, FIREX International welcomed 16,290 attendees across...
Posted On 12 Aug 2016
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