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BS EN 16763:2017 Services for fire safety systems and security systems

By |2017-03-03T11:45:29+01:00March 3rd, 2017|News & Information|

New Standard Specifies Minimum Level of Education Required in Fire Safety Services Will you be able to meet this standard? A new standard has just been published – but unlike [...]

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BS EN 16763:2017 Services for fire safety systems and security systems

By |2017-03-03T11:31:27+01:00March 3rd, 2017|News & Information|

A fire-safety standard that defines ‘Competence’ A new fire standard has just been published, but unlike other standards, it does not specify technical aspects such as how a fire safety [...]

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Yearly Hazard Reviews – BS EN12845 and the LPC Rules for Automatic Sprinkler Installation.

By |2018-10-02T14:02:31+01:00March 3rd, 2017|Fire Defence News, News & Information|

Yearly Hazard Reviews TB203.3.2.2         Review of hazard The effect of any changes of structure, occupancy, storage configuration, heating, lighting or equipment of a building or hazard classification or installation design [...]

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Environmental Agency – Fire prevention: environmental permits – November 2016

By |2018-09-26T21:28:38+01:00February 24th, 2017|Fire Defence News, News & Information|

Guidance Fire prevention plans: environmental permits Updated 9 November 2016 Suppressing fires If you store waste in a building, you must install a fire suppression system. This system should be [...]

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Quantity surveyors fight back over payment rows

By |2018-09-26T21:28:40+01:00January 27th, 2017|News & Information|

Quantity surveyors have been hitting back following a series of stories about cash battles with subcontractors. Recent Enquirer stories about a “new breed” of aggressive QS have sparked huge industry [...]

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Subbies under attack from new breed of aggressive QS

By |2018-09-26T21:28:42+01:00January 20th, 2017|News & Information|

Subbies are coming under pressure on site from a new breed of “super aggressive” quantity surveyors employed by main contractors A number of specialists have been in touch with the Enquirer to [...]

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The Price of PFI? – Debt, Fire Unsafe Hospitals and Collapsing Schools

By |2018-09-26T21:29:08+01:00October 21st, 2016|News & Information|

by Joel Benjamin | Jul 5, 2016 | NHS, Schools | 0 comments The Price of PFI on BBC File on 4 features exclusive research by members of The People vs PFI exposing systemic failures in building and fire [...]

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