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What does the New Standard for Visual Fire Alarm Devices mean for my business?

In January of this year, the new standard for Visual Fire Alarm Devices (EN54-23) came into force.  Designers of fire alarm systems must ensure their systems meet this new legislation,  the requirements for which have  been driven by the Equalities Act.  The product standard is designed to ensure that, as far as is practical, the […]

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Do I need Fire Extinguishers by Law?

There are 2 questions that we are asked every day: “Is it a legal requirement to have fire extinguishers?”, and “Do I need them in an empty building?”.  It’s not always possible to give a straight yes/no answer and here’s why…

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Fire Safety Legal Requirements for Business Owners

Whilst running your own business may seem like the ideal job, it comes with a great deal of responsibility. One of the areas sometimes overlooked by small business owners is the need for correct fire protection.

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