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Accidental Injury & Death Insurance

Accidental Injury & Death Insurance

Tailored cover 24/7 for FRSA members, that provides protection to you and reassurance to your family.

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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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We're here for when you need us, 24/7

As an organisation solely focused on On-Call employees we have no conflict of interest.

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Emergency Services Show

The Association will be attending the Emergency Services Show later this year at the Birmingham NEC 19-20 September (Stand T38). During the event we will be able to provide information about the services we offer to members and discuss any fire service matter relating to your local service. As part of our benefits package, we are providing […]

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HMICFRS publish ‘Learning Report’

Following the conclusion of the three pilot inspections carried out by HMICFRS within Suffolk, Staffordshire and West Yorkshire, the inspectorate has published their ‘Learning Report’. The report sets out what the inspectorate has learned from the three pilot inspections carried out between March and May 2018. It also includes learning aspects from the public and sector consultations […]

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RFU to change its name

The Retained Firefighters’ Union (RFU) was formed 42 years ago in 1976, in response to the impending (first) national strike, which eventually took place the following year. Retained firefighters at the time who were members of the FBU wanted the protection of a union, but didn’t want to take strike action against the communities they served to protect. The […]

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