Government guidance

Government Guidance

All UK governments have produced guidance to help those with responsibility for fire safety to comply with the requirements of the law.  This page sets out the guidance available to duty holders from the various UK governments and includes guidance on technical compliance and solutions, assessing fire risks and general guidance about the law.


‘Guidance on the Application of Fire Safety Law in Scotland’ briefly explains the duties imposed by fire safety law in Scotland and the types of relevant premises.

Fire Safety Guidance – Alternative Languages
England and Wales

This series brings together all documents relating to Fire safety law and guidance documents for business.

Fire safety in purpose-built blocks of flats

Further guidance documents produced by the Department for Communities and Local Government can be found on the Gov.UK website 

Northern Ireland