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07-06-21

Updated: NFCC's COVID-19 fire safety guidance for quarantined hotels

We have recently updated our Quarantined hotel guidance in relation to COVID-19. This follows government changes to countries people can and cant travel to without quarantining.   It provides general information t…

03-06-21

NFCC 'delighted' to have been chosen as a finalist for the Regulatory Excellence Awards

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) announces the Regulatory Excellence Awards 2021 finalists The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is delighted to have been chosen as a finalist at the OPSS Regulatory Excellence Awards in the Pri…

02-06-21

Latest update from our People Programme - Direct Entry Project Board

NFCC's People Programme held its first Direct Entry Project Board last month. CFO Dawn Whittaker and CFO Rod Hammerton - as joint Project Executives - are now joined by a group of dedicated board members. The People Programme is delighted t…

27-05-21

NFCC-LABC Fire Protection Learning Portal goes live! A new learning portal for protection-based fire and rescue service staff has been launched today

The NFCC Protection Policy and Reform Unit is pleased to announce a new learning portal for protection-based fire and rescue service staff has today gone live. NFCC has partnered with the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) to enable fire …

27-05-21

UK Cadets Twitter Soars

This week the number of followers of the UK Fire Cadets Twitter page (@UKFireCadets) exceeded 2,000 for the first time.  Set up in 2015 to promote the work of the cadets and to enable instructors to share information and p…

27-05-21

NFCC is now partnering with Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service to deliver a newly enhanced end-point assessment service for fire and rescue services

In an exciting development, NFCC is now partnering with Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service to deliver a newly enhanced end-point assessment service for fire and rescue services. Under the EPA Partnership, Cornwall FRS will continue to offer…

18-05-21

NFCC Council meeting took place this week, more information and the agenda can be found on the 'meetings' section of the website.

The NFCC Council meeting takes place on May 26th.  The meeting will take place virtually and the agenda and papers are available. There will  be an update from the Central Programme Office on its work, an update on the…

18-05-21

New Core Code of Ethics to be at the heart of Fire and Rescue Services

A new Core Code of Ethics for Fire and Rescue Services launched today by the Local Government Association (LGA), the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) and the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC), pledges to be at the heart of eve…

17-05-21

Latest fire statistics show a reduction in number of incidents attended

Latest figures from the Home Office show a five per cent reduction in the number of incidents English Fire and Rescue Services (FRSs) attended, 11 per cent fewer fire-related deaths and a three per cent fall in fires. However, the National Fir…

06-05-21

Find our more about our national programmes & portfolio work. Working to ensure the delivery of our strategy.

The National Fire Chiefs Council’s strategy contains four strategic commitments. NFCC's Programme Office manages the programmes which helps to ensure the commitments are delivered and supports the delivery of the NFCC’s improvement…