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24-07-21

NFCC supports exemptions for officers, firefighters & control staff as daily contact testing rolled out to FRS

Further targeted daily contact testing is being rolled out in England to frontline emergency services and some transport workers, following the government’s close engagement with these sectors in order to avoid any potential disruption to cru…

23-07-21

NFCC launches water incident dashboard for Fire and Rescue Services

Ahead of World Drowning Prevention Day (July 25th), the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has launched a new water incident dashboard to help Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) gather information on incidents in their area. It uses li…

21-07-21

NFCC responds to the Second Reading of the Building Safety Bill: An important milestone contributing to essential developments in building safety

Responding to the Second Reading of the Building Safety Bill, NFCC Chair, Mark Hardingham said: “This legislation is an important milestone that will contribute to essential developments in building safety.  “The Bill req…

19-07-21

NFCC to mark UK’s first ASB Awareness Week

The National Fire Chiefs Council has joined a national campaign that is bringing together people and organisations from across the country to take a stand against anti-social behaviour (ASB) and make communities safer. Resolve membe…

14-07-21

NFCC's Executive Leadership Programme (ELP) is now open for applications

  Executive Leadership Programme You are invited to apply for the NFCC Executive Leadership Programme (ELP) This successful Programme is now in its 16th year and the next cohorts are due to commence in January 2022 and 2023. Th…

06-07-21

Building Safety Bill introduced in the House of Commons

The government's Buiding Safety Bill was introduced in the House of Commons on 5 July 2021. According to the government, this will overhaul regulations, creating lasting generational change, setting out a clear pathway on how residen…

25-06-21

NFCC launches its three year plan - setting out how it will 'Achieve More Together'

A comprehensive programme of activity designed to support fire and rescue services in improving service delivery in their local areas has been launched by the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC). The NFCC Plan 2021-24 sets out how the ambition…

24-06-21

New Fire Standard to bring consistency to Community Risk Management Planning

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) welcomes the launch of the Community Risk Management Planning Fire Standard. Published by the Fire Standards Board, the Fire Standard aims to bring consistency to the way Community Risk Management Plans …

16-06-21

"Welcoming the increasing focus on fire and fire reform". NFCC Chair updates on his first two months in the role

The first two months of being NFCC Chair has – as you would expect – been an exceptionally busy and interesting time. I welcome the increasing focus on the fire service and fire reform across the UK. Most notably, attention is bein…

14-06-21

NFCC remembers those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire

The Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) today remembers all who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire four years ago. Mark Hardingham, NFCC Chair, commented: “Today marks the fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fi…