Protection and Building Safety News

16-04-18

NFCC responds to fire safety concerns in short term lets

Following the popularity in the number of hosting platforms and websites for adhoc accommodation across the UK, the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has some concerns about this type of accommodation in relation to fire safety. This is mainly du…

03-04-18

NFCC Chair gives a video update

Following last week's meeting of the NFCC Coordination Committee Chairs, Roy Wisher provided a short update from what was a very busy and informative session. Roy gave an update from the meeting where subjects such as government funding were d…

28-02-18

Grenfell Tower: Procedural Hearing

The Prcoedural Hearing for Grenfell Tower is set to be held on March 21st and 22nd and will take place at Holborn Bars. According to the Inquiry website, the Inquiry is keen to ensure the views of all Core Particiants are taken into accou…

02-01-18

NFCC responds to Daily Mail

The NFCC would like to comment in response to an article which appeared in today's (2.1.18) Daily Mail, regarding firefighters (not 'firemen' as reported) being sent to medical emergencies. There are a number of inaccuracies within the a…

09-11-17

NFCC responds to today's new Home Office fire statistics

The latest statistics from the Home Office show a 14 per cent increase in the number of fires attended by fire and rescue services across England. The figures also reveal a 7 per cent increase in the number of incidents attended. Responding to…