How Often Should Fire Risk Assessments be Reviewed?

How often should fire risk assessments be reviewed? The law states that all business premises and the common area of blocks of flats need to have a fire risk assessment conducted regularly. This should be the foundation of all of your fire safety plans. Without a fire risk assessment, you won’t be able to protect […]

How Often Should You Service Fire Extinguishers?

How often should fire extinguishers be serviced? Well, the Fire Safety Order 2005 contains extensive regulations regarding fire safety equipment and the legal requirements that are in place when it comes to fire protection for your building. One thing you need to concern yourself with is fire extinguisher servicing. A fire extinguisher is one of […]

Fire Safety Signs and Fire Exit Signs: a Guide to UK Regulations 2024

Fire safety signs: engineer with his back to the camera fitting a fire safety sign above a door.

All business premises need at least 2 or 3 fire safety signs, but working out which ones you need and where you should put them can be confusing. That’s why we wrote this simple guide. If you are responsible for any type of commercial premises, you may already know that you need fire safety signs.  […]

Fire Regulations for Offices: a Simple Guide to Office Fire Safety

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Having the right fire safety measures in place in your office is vital for the safety of the team and the office building itself. All office buildings in the UK are legally required to comply with UK fire regulations, so it’s important to understand Fire Regulations for Offices if you are responsible for your office’s […]

Fire Safety in High-Rise Flats with Flammable Cladding

Waking Watch or Fire Alarm System Fire safety in high-rise flats: What is the EWS1 form? In recent years, there have been changes in fire safety protocol and guidance for blocks with flammable cladding. One important modification is the introduction of the EWS1 form. The EWS (external wall system) comprises the outside wall of the […]

What is a Fire Risk Assessment and Do You Need One?

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All business premises and every block of flats must have a Fire Risk Assessment by law. Not everyone understands this important fire safety measure. We are often asked the question ‘what is a Fire Risk Assessment?’.  The fact is, your Fire Risk Assessment should be the cornerstone of your fire safety plans for your specific […]

Fire Safety for Landlords

Fire safety for landlords is an important legal requirement At a time when more and more people in the UK are renting rather than buying their homes, there are an increasing number of individuals taking on landlord duties – these should include fire safety. Fire Safety responsibilities for landlords are enshrined in law in the […]