Protection and Building Safety News

01-10-20

Updated guidance launched: Simultaneous Evacuation  

Following extensive consultation, updated guidance from the NFCC led stakeholder group on simultaneous evacuation introduces key changes.  Advises consultation with residents and leaseholders to e…

11-09-20

NFCC Chair calls for sustained funding as Home Office releases latest Prevention and Protection statistics

Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council Roy Wilsher has called for sustained funding for England’s Fire and Rescue Services, following the release of the Home Office’s latest Prevention and Protection statistics  The fi…

09-04-20

NFCC warns campaign to light sky lanterns is ‘misguided’

The National Fire Chiefs Council has warned a campaign encouraging the public to light sky lanterns in a show of solidarity for NHS workers is ‘misguided’. All emergency services are currently under increased pressure due to COVI…

02-04-20

NFCC responds to building safety announcements

NFCC Chair Roy Wilsher has today welcomed Ministerial announcements on sprinklers but expressed disappointment as the final scope of the new regime was revealed. Following the consultation Building a Safer Future, Government has an…

19-03-20

NFCC: pleased to see new Fire Safety Bill announced

The National Fire Chiefs Council is pleased to see today’s announcement of the new Fire Safety Bill, which includes measures NFCC has been calling for since 2017. The new bill – which amends the Fire Safety Order (FSO) 2005 –…