Fire

Fire Safety Bill set to become Law

After much deliberation and passing back and forth through parliament, it was announced on Thursday 29th April that the Fire Safety Bill will finally become law. This is much anticipated news and means that the proposed requirements we have all been preparing for are now actual requirements by law. The Read more…

By Katie Mooney, ago
Fire

Stay Put or Evacuate?

Fire Safety in a building cannot be managed without knowing the building’s fire emergency strategy. ‘Stay put or Evacuate?’ is a question that has raised a lot of conversation since the Grenfell Tower tragedy in June 2017 and is still discussed today. Fire Risk Assessments form the foundation on which Read more…

By Katie Mooney, ago
Fire

The Draft Building Safety Bill

On Monday 20th July 2020, the Government published a draft of their highly anticipated Building Safety Bill, which introduces extensive reforms and fundamental changes to current building safety legislation. The Building Safety Bill is a long-awaited response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety; following Read more…

By Katie Mooney, ago