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21-04-21

NFCC launches its new project - Supervisory Leadership Development Programme.

NFCC is delighted to announce the  launch of its project: Supervisory Leadership Development Programme (SLDP). The programme was commissioned through the NFCC Leadership project, alongside several other initiatives to support the developm…

14-04-21

NFCC launches its Direct Entry Scheme project

NFCC is delighted to announce its Direct Entry Scheme (DES) project has now launched. The scheme was commissioned through the NFCC Leadership project, alongside several other initiatives to support the development of leaders within t…

12-04-21

NFCC launches Coaching and Mentoring toolkit

NFCC's Coaching and Mentoring toolkit has been created to support a national approach and culture of coaching and mentoring within the fire sector. The toolkit provides support, guidance and templates, whether it’s setting up a programme, or …

09-04-21

NFCC Chair pays tribute to His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council, Mark Hardingham, expressed his sympathy: “I am greatly saddened to hear about the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.  “Prince Philip served our countr…

01-04-21

NFCC welcomes new Chair, Mark Hardingham, to the role

The new Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has said it is a “huge honour’ to be taking up the role, which begins today (April 1st) for an initial two-year period. Mark Hardingham, formerly the Chief Fire Officer for S…

25-03-21

Reflections from the last four years: NFCC Chair looks back at his time in the role

So here we are, my final blog as the first NFCC Chair; where have the last 4 years gone? Come to think of it, where have the last 39 and a bit years gone! I still distinctly remember going through the selection process for London Fire Brigade back …

24-03-21

Fire and Rescue Services administer more than 100,000 C-19 vaccines 

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has praised the compassion, commitment and hard work of hundreds of UK Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) staff who have collectively administered m…

17-03-21

We respond to HMICFRS's latest State of Fire report

Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) across England have today been praised in the latest State of Fire Report. This includes their ability to respond to a broad range of emergencies - with commendable skills and professionalism – while highlightin…

17-03-21

NFCC responds to The Government's PCC Review

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has today responded to the first part of the Government’s review into the role of Police and Crime Commissioners (PCC). The written ministerial statement made a number of recommendations for P…

17-03-21

NFCC welcomes the Fire Safety Bill returning to the House of Lords

Commenting on the Fire Safety Bill returing to the House of Lords today, NFCC Chair Roy Wilsher said:  “The Fire Safety Bill is a short bill, but an important one that we welcome.  “The Bill itself provides an import…