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It’s time for third-party certification within the UK fire safety sector


Improve safety and recognise reputable fire systems support businesses

Pressure is building towards a change in the UK fire systems market whereby, as with security systems, compulsory third-party certification of fire systems support businesses is being called for. In the light of Grenfell Tower and other tragedies, in July 2020 the government launched an open consultation into the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and published a new Draft Building Safety Bill (as reported by Ifsecglobal). At the same time The National Security Inspectorate has recently argued the case for fire certification in The Parliamentary Review 2020. Read more...

New fire safety responsibility video

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Are you a Responsible Person?

The UK Fire Industry Association, to which Choice belongs, has produced a 5-minute video explaining the identity and the role of the Responsible Person – deemed to be accountable for fire safety within organisations according to fire safety law – along with the benefits of using Third-Party Certification to ensure compliance. Read more...

Choice systems’ expertise helps client contain serious fire incident

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Apartment fire in central London

Choice Fire & Security’s systems expertise played an important part in minimising the consequences of a recent incident at client Dolphin House. The prestige multi-storey, short to long term let development in central London has a Choice-maintained analogue-addressable fire detection and alarm system. Read more...

Choice Awarded Fire Maintenance Contract For The Ark

The Ark, Hammersmith, West London

Contract awarded by Mitie Technical Facilities Management

Choice Fire & Security Solutions has been appointed by the leading strategic outsourcing business Mitie Technical Facilities Management to provide an array of fire protection maintenance services, under a rolling annual contract, for The Ark – the landmark, 10-floor, multi-tenanted office building in Hammersmith, West London with 168,000sqft of lettable floor space. Read more...

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