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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does the new law apply to me?
    • Yes – The new law applies to EVERY business, and places a duty of care on the Employer, Occupier or Owner as the Responsible Person to appoint a Competent Person to carry out a Fire Risk Assessment of the premises.
  • What if I have no-one suitable or available within my business – or I just don’t have the time to deal with this?
    • The new law recognises the fact many small and medium sized businesses do not have the resources in time or money to have an employee committed to this work and therefore allows for the use of professional, external assistance to complete the Fire Risk Assessment.
  • Will I be fully covered under the new law if I have a Fire Risk Assessment done?
    • Yes – we will supply a comprehensive Fire Risk Assessment Report, which you will be able to use to demonstrate that you comply.
  • How much will it cost?
    • This will depend on the size and complexity of your premises, but the average small to medium size premises will cost in the region of £285.00 inc VAT, if you require a more detailed costing Contact us, and you may be pleasantly surprised how inexpensive a service we offer.
  • What will we get?
    • A survey of your premises will be carried out by one of our qualified assessors, you will receive a comprehensive report on your premises, which will include:
    • Identifying all the fire hazards and risks in your workplace
    • A recommendation on the control measures that are required
    • Recommendations on appropriate training for you and your employees, including a training record
    • An Action Plan for any risks identified.
    • A detailed floor plan of your premises showing fire exits, extinguishers positions and any fire loading
    • An evacuation plan
    • An emergency plan