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Economy 7 and Off-Peak Tariffs: Money Saver or Hidden Danger

October 19, 2023

Economy 7 and Off-Peak Tariffs: Money Saver or Hidden Danger Economy 7 tariffs are currently offered by all major energy companies and work on the premise that you will pay less to use energy during off-peak hours. But is it encouraging people […]


BBQs and Wildfires: How to Stay Safe

October 2, 2023

The increasing danger of wildfires across the UK and around the globe have been widely reported. If you type the words wildfire or disposable BBQ into a search engine there will be thousands upon thousands of results, news articles, and discussion pieces. […]


Student Fire Safety in PBSA: What you need to know

September 26, 2023

Student fire safety week highlights both the risks and innovations in the student housing sector. For many, going to college, university, or placements will be the first time they live away from home. For others, it will mean that it’s the first […]


Different types of BBQs and their fire risks

September 19, 2023

BBQs are a mainstay of British summertime. Even when the weather is terrible, you’d be able to find a family huddled under a gazebo enjoying a burger or two and complaining about the rain (that’s probably happened more often than we’d like […]


What workplace fire safety products do I need?

September 11, 2023

Trying to keep employees, visitors, and workers safe is both a legal and moral obligation for business owners, health and safety officers, and the dedicated ‘responsible person’. But workplace fire safety can be a confusing issue! Different regulations, options, and innovations can […]

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How can fire safety in schools be improved?

February 17, 2023

It might surprise many to learn that schools in England are nearly twice as likely to suffer from a fire as other types of commercial buildings, according to research from insurance company, Zurich Municipal. Fire risks in schools The insurer attributes this […]

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5 Reasons why fire extinguishers need regular maintenance

October 24, 2022

Fire extinguishers perform a vital role in the suppression of small fires. As one of the first lines of defence against fire, it is the responsibility of the responsible person (RP) of a premises to ensure that all extinguishers are serviced in […]

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Why is Business Safety Week important?

September 7, 2022

This week is Business Safety Week* (5th – 11th September) and an opportunity for fire industry professionals to talk to their customers about complying with fire safety law and reducing their risk of fire. It’s probably not a question that many businesses […]

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What fire safety documents should be displayed in my workplace?

August 31, 2022

Those responsible for fire safety in workplaces and other buildings to which the public have access can avoid fire incidents by adopting the right behaviours and procedures. Here we take look at five of the most important fire safety documents which should […]

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What is a Fire Safety Logbook?

August 18, 2022

The Firechief Fire Safety Logbook enables business and premises owners to record and maintain fire safety procedures and equipment required by legislation. It is a simple and effective way of ensuring faults are highlighted, equipment is tested regularly, and actions are taken […]

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How to manage fire safety in student accommodation

August 1, 2022

Student accommodation brings with it a number of risks and requires a range of precautions to keep people safe. Fire safety in student accommodation can be easy to overlook but it is paramount in keeping people safe. Risks for fire safety in […]

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Staying BBQ safe this summer!

July 18, 2022

With the heatwave continuing, it is a perfect opportunity to get out the BBQ and invite friends and family over to enjoy it. However, as great, and tasty BBQs are, they can also be dangerous if not used with caution. To avoid […]