Whilst legislation doesn’t directly instruct a company or organisation to purchase evacuation chairs, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 gives the “Responsible...

These are just some of the many issues experienced by builders and the construction industry when it comes to maintaining necessary fire safety equipment. Finding space to store equipment between...

Landlords are now required by law to install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties.  Failure to do so could lead to a penalty of up to £5000.

The Government has...

Risk Assessment

This has been designed to provide a technical reference for the risk assessor using the international standard for bodies operating certification of persons; BS EN ISO/IEC 17024: 2003.  Fire...

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As well as the prospect of prosecution and a fine, landlords face having to pay 12 months of rent for letting a property which should have been licensed.

Some 3,500 private tenants are...

William Lao owned 16 properties in the London Borough of Waltham Forest and had built a large roof and garden extensions to seven of the properties to convert them into flats, some of the...