The British Fire Consortium News

Grenfell Highlighted Need For Greater Competency Of Fire System Installers

One lesson of Grenfell is how many fire system technicians operate without the appropriate qualifications. Since the Grenfell tragedy, Dame Judith Hackitt has called for all relevant trades to hold formal qualifications, and for industry to implement a system in which clients and end users can be assured that operatives are fully competent. Another lesson is that fire service audits of buildings are no longer fit for purpose. For instance, the current system does not require proof that a fire s...

The British Fire Consortium Supports Firex North 2010

Graham Newman, BFC President The British Fire Consortium (BFC) has announced its plans to exhibit at the UK’s premier Fire industry exhibition and seminar Firex North 2010. The event represents an important component in the BFC’s drive to grow its membership over the next 48 months to make it Britain’s premier trade association representing the interests of fire industry professionals and their end-users. The recruitment drive comes at a crucial period for...

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