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Fire Risk Assessment for holiday lets

Fire Risk Assessment for holiday lets If you own and run a holiday let business in the UK, there are numerous considerations that demand your attention.  From providing top-notch customer service to maintaining your property's charm.  However, one aspect that should never be overlooked is fire safety.  The need for a comprehensive Fire Risk Assessment […]

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Does my business need a Fire Risk Assessment?

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 applies to almost all types of businesses and premises. However, there are some exemptions and exceptions where it doesn't apply regarding fire risk assessments. There are so many answers to the question "Does my business need a Fire Risk Assessment?" this it's probably easier to answer in the […]

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Published by Peninsula Business Services, this is and extract from an update which explains that higher penalties are on the way for health and safety prosecutions. Higher Penalities Document Fire safety doesn't need to be expensive, time consuming or a necessary evil.  Getting it right first time is less expensive than prosecutions for not doing […]

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Fire Safety Prosecutions

Recent Fire Safety Prosecutions This morning I received links to 3 fire safety prosecutions which have cost the business owners dearly, and even resulted in a 27 month suspended jail sentence. Town centre takeaway owner sentenced after ignoring orders to improve fire safety THE owner of a town centre takeaway who admitted a series of […]

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£45k fire safety fine

MDS Recycling £45k fire safety fine  A £45k fire safety fine (the largest ever fine) handed to a Welsh company for flouting fire safety regulations has been given to a Torfaen recycling firm. Cwmbran-based MDS Recycling was ordered to pay £45,000 plus £3,207 costs at Cwmbran Magistrates' Court. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service brought the case […]

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Landlord Given Prison Sentence

Landlord Given Prison Sentence Students had to be rescued from the multi-occupancy premises at Nine Tree Hill in Cotham after a fire in January 2012. Landlord Garreth Wilson was found to have breached fire safety regulations and afterwards was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence and told to pay £10,000 costs. But Bristol Crown Court heard […]

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Arson Destroys 200 Year Old Building

Arson Destroys 200-Year-Old Building. The roof of the 200-year-old church was completely destroyed in the fire(Hampshire Fire and Rescue service) A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a 200-year-old Grade II listed church caught on fire in Hampshire. A 17-year-old boy was arrested following the fire at the All Saints Church in […]

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Bar Managers Jailed

Hulme Shisha Bar Managers Jailed in Fire Safety Prosecution. Bosses of a Manchester shisha bar which posed such a risk to the public it had to be demolished have been sent down for their ‘blatant disregard for fire safety’. In one of the ‘most complex fire safety prosecutions in the UK’, six defendants from The […]

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