Consultation on proposed amendments to Approved Document B

It is the start of the consultation process of ‘all things’ that will come out of the Hackitt review. It is highlighted for members information but as you can see, you can comment directly on the document (there are 12 questions they ask) but also, Council will be putting in the Institute’s corporate response. So, … Continued

Statement issued following Industry Summit

Dame Judith Hackitt held an industry summit the other day following her interim report. We weren’t directly invited to the summit but a representative from the FSF attended.  Following this summit a statement was issued and the link if you care to read it is https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dame-judith-hackitt-hosts-industry-summit. Things are moving really fast at the moment so … Continued

Dame Judith Hackitt, Interim Report

The Hackitt Review Interim Report was published on Monday 18th December 2017 and provides a ‘first step’ critical analysis of the building regulations system and fire safety provisions including regulation. The Institute welcomes this report along with all its key recommendation for improvement and we, together with our other colleagues in the fire sector will … Continued

Please share your views on Approved Document B

Since 2012, the Fire Sector Federation (FSF) has been working to shape future policy and strategy related to the UK Fire Sector.  The Institute has been a very pro-active member and participant in this work and I would urge all members to do the survey.   I have also added a page of FAQ’s just … Continued

Why does Approved Document B need to be reviewed?

Please find below the latest document issued by the Fire Sector Federation.  It is very prescient in the light of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, but the Institute has been a very active participant with a small committee from the Fire Sector Federation looking to press for the review over the past 12 months.  This committee, … Continued

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