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Home Office looks to externally commission updates to Fire Safety Order guidance documents

As part of its overhaul of guidance, the Home Office is seeking to externally commission new guides and updates to fire safety documents. Read More

Government to update legislation on fire safety in purpose-built blocks of flats

The Home Office is currently working on a revised version of the fire safety legislation, with intended publication in early 2022. Read More

Fire safety regulation breaches could lead to unlimited fines, according to new regulations

The Government has announced new regulations to boost building safety and £16 million for fire and rescue authorities. Read More

2019/20 England fire and rescue incident statistics show ‘lowest number of fatalities in annual series’

The Home Office has released its latest fire and rescue incident statistics, for the year ending March 2020, with some of the key results summarised here. Read More

Almost 1,000 potential human trafficking reports made in five months at car wash sites

A number of issues have been flagged up by users of the Safe Car Wash app, including lack of protective clothing and workers living on site. Read More

Protecting shop workers from threats and violence

There are signs that a growing number of shopkeepers and others working in retail are facing assaults and threats from customers. Read More

Modern day slavery: New scheme launched to improve car wash safety

A Home Office minister has backed a new scheme designed to protect vulnerable workers in car washes. Read More

Working Time Directive: Time for change?

The European Commission’s decision to review the Working Time Directive (WTD) has to be seen as a timely and welcome Read More

Health and safety used as excuse by harried border-control staff

A parliamentary select committee has criticised a major Government agency for using health and safety as a "routine" excuse for not following recommended procedures. Read More



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