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ASFP’s new office and academy officially opens

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) hosted the official opening of its office and training Academy on 15 May. ASFP staff, members and guests were joined by Lord Mayor of Coventry Cllr Jaswant Singh Birdi and Lady Mayoress Krishna ...

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Training recognition service launched by ASFP

A new training recognition service to offer an independent third-party evaluation of training courses specific to passive fire protection (PFP) has been launched by the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP). ASFP Recognition ensures that all recognised providers work to ...

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The evolving landscape of legislation and regulations impacting FM

The last few years have seen notable changes in legislation and regulations within the FM space such as the Fire Safety Act 2021, The Building Safety Act 2022 and the Fire Safety Regulations (England) 2022, to name a few. These ...

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ASFP appoints new Council

A new 12-strong Council has been appointed at the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP). Following a successful election held in February-March in which 21 nominations were received, the new Council was announced at the Association’s 2024 Annual General Meeting ...

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KST appoints new MD for its fire & life safety division

Kings Secure Technologies (KST) has appointed Matthew Blakey as Managing Director for its group companies, EFire and Silver Group. In his new role, Blakey will be pivotal in developing the companies into becoming the UK’s leading fire & life safety ...

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Updated guidance calls for second staircases in all new high-rise residential buildings

The government has updated its guidance calling for second staircases in all new tall residential buildings over 18 metres from 30 September 2026. The change in guidance adds to a package of recent fire safety measures and reforms including the ...

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From eco-improvements to fire safety, is 2024 the year of compliance changes?

In the wake of the Grenfell disaster, the Government introduced the Building Safety Act 2022 which represents the latest phase in the effort to reduce the risk of a repeat occurrence of the fire. Rik Firth, Head of Operations at ...

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Finding the right fire stopping fit for your needs with Nullifire’s new Solutions Selector!

Nullifire, a leading name in fire stopping technology, is proud to introduce the highly-anticipated Nullifire Solution Selector – Nullifinder. This digital tool promises to set new standards in the fire safety industry by providing a comprehensive, user-centric approach to accessing ...

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ROCKWOOL develops CPD to promote fire safety of multifunctional roofs

CPD helps to deal with fire risks for flat roofs utilised for additional social and practical applications ROCKWOOL®, the UK’s leading stone wool insulation manufacturer, has launched a new CPD (Continuing Professional Development) module to help roofing contractors and specifiers ...

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Compliance Group announces merger with Fire Safe Services

Fire Safe Services Ltd has joined Compliance Group’s Fire Division to provide high quality fire detection and alarm systems and associated services to its customers. Coming from larger corporate organisations the founders of Fire Safe Services set up the business ...

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