Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005


Holiday apartments owner fined for serious fire safety breaches

Holiday apartments owner, Philip Hunt, has been ordered to pay a £12,800 fine for failing to put in place suitable fire safety measures. Read More

New code of practice for external wall fire risk assessment published

A new code of practice for the fire risk appraisal of external walls and cladding of multi-occupancy residential buildings has been published by BSI. Read More

BUPA ordered to pay over £1m for fire safety failings following death of care home resident

A care home business, run by private health care provider BUPA, has been fined £1.04m after a resident died in a fire while smoking at one of its care homes. Read More

Property management company fined over £80,000 for fire safety failings

A property managing agent has been ordered to pay more than £80,000 for safety failings which “exposed a potentially large number of people to risk of death or serious injury from fire”. Read More

Landlord receives £50,000 fine for fire safety breaches in converted house

A landlord has been handed a suspended prison sentence and a fine of £50,000 for fire safety breaches. Read More

Protecting the most vulnerable from fire risk

Nick Rutter, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at FireAngel takes a look at how connected technology can help improve fire safety for disabled people. Read More

Poor lighting leads to fire escape death and £80,000 fine

Aberdeen Market has been fined £80,000 after admitting to safety failures, following the death of an 80-year-old man Read More

UK Government continues to review fire safety as it opens consultation into Regulatory Reform Order

In partnership with the Draft Building Safety Bill that was published earlier this week, the UK Government is doubling its efforts to review fire safety by launching an open consultation into the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Read More

Fire Safety Bill introduced by the Home Office

The Home Office has introduced a new Fire Safety Bill, in an effort to improve fire safety in buildings in England and Wales Read More

Property management firm fined after fire

A resident who was unable to access an emergency escape route during a fire was found standing on a windowsill hanging from guttering and had to be rescued by firefighters. Read More



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