Fire & Emergency

FRS report into Royal Clarence Hotel fire is full of holes – this is what’s missing

I always look forward to the publication of any report looking at serious fires and this was no exception. A […] Read More

Spring Statement: Funding boost for housing should have included fire safety fund, says BWF CEO

The Chancellor should have ring-fenced a portion of the funding pledged for affordable housing in his spring statement for vital fire […] Read More

Flammable cladding removed from just 3 out of 300 council-buildings since Grenfell

800 tower blocks across the country are estimated to still have flammable cladding, almost 9 months since the Grenfell Tower […] Read More

The 5 most common fire safety oversights in the UK manufacturing sector: video

Manufacturing body EEF sent fire risk assessors into industrial facilities around the UK to conduct fire risk assessments. The video […] Read More

Whitehall outlines council’s responsibilities after Hackitt review

The Government has written to council bosses, outlining their fire safety responsibilities in the wake of Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim […] Read More

Stormzy: “Where’s that money for Grenfell?”

Grime artist Stormzy used his appearance at last night’s Brit Awards at slam the Government’s handling of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Read More

Davis: UK will ‘continue to meet safety standards’ post-Brexit

David Davis has insisted Brexit will not lead to worse health and safety standards or plunge the UK into “a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction". Read More

Labour commits to sprinklers in all new schools

The Labour Party has promised to ensure all new schools will be fitted with sprinklers, as part of a £14 billion package of safety improvements. Read More

Grenfell: Campaign group perform three billboards stunt

Campaign group created three billboards to illustrate the lack of progress since the tragedy. Read More

Which?: Government must fix “Britain’s broken product safety regime”

Watchdog firm Which? has called on the Government to tackle “Britain’s broken product safety regime” after new figures revealed faulty white goods are causing 60 fires a week. Read More

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