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Accidental Injury & Death Insurance

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Co-Responder Schemes

Co-Responder Schemes

The FRSA has always supported the use of Co-Responder schemes within the Fire Service.

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National E-Bulletin – November 2018

O’Brien decision (Part-time Judge) The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that a part-time recorder (fee-paid judge) should have his pension backdated to include his service prior to the introduction of a UK law that enabled him to accrue a pension (Part-time workers less favourable treatment (PTWLFT)) regulations. The PTWLFT regulations […]

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E-Bulletin – October 2018

Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 A new law protecting emergency workers from assault received Royal Assent on 13 September 2018. The legislation provides: maximum sentence for assault against them to double from 6 to 12 months in prison courts must also consider the strongest penalties for other offences against emergency workers The new […]

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Pay Award – further update

We understand that the National Joint Council (NJC) has finally come to an agreement to progress a pay award of 2% for Grey Book staff, backdated to 01 July 2018. You will recall from our previous communication regarding this issue that this mirrors what happened last year and continues to demonstrate that the current negotiation […]

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New Home Office fire statistics have been published

This latest publication presents detailed statistics on fire incidents which covers the financial year 2017/18 (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018) for fire and rescue services (FRSs) in England. These statistics cover the tragic events at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Key headlines There were 564,827 incidents attended by FRSs in 2017/18. Of these […]

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