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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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National ‘On-Call’ firefighter campaign launched

The Association has for many many years lobbied central government for a national recruitment campaign for Retained/On-Call firefighters as one of the methods of overcoming the ongoing national recruitment and retention issue. We have on occasion, been of the view that progress had been made only for the government of the day to ‘cool’ over […]

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Firefighters providing amazing resilience during hot weather

The hot summer, which looks to continue for at least another week across the UK, brings with it a huge increase in outside fires. While fire services across the country continue to cope admirably with the spate conditions, it must be acknowledged that On-Call firefighters, the majority of which have separate primary occupations, are  being […]

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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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