Category Archives: About RFU

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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RFU Positions Statements

The following are position statements on a variety of subjects, if you require further information please contact RFU HQ.   Tax on Ill-health and Injury Pensions Emergency Medical Response withdrawal National Fitness Standards Migration – On-Call to Wholetime Independent Review of Conditions of Service (Adrian Thomas) Police and Crime Commissioners Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Incidents […]

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RFU Position Statements

There are two subjects that are regularly raised with us by both members and non-members, these being the issue of Fitness Standards and Migration to the Wholetime Duty System.   As an organisation, we predicted as far back as 2008, that the issue of a national fitness standard had the potential to create a massive problem […]

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Executive Board

Chief Executive – Tristan AshbyPresident – Anthony MorganPast President – Adrian HughesExecutive Officer – Rikki NobleExecutive Officer – Phil GrimesNational FInance Officer – Jenny AmosExecutive Officer – Mark PalmerExecutive Officer – Sean CookeExecutive Officer – Richard FryerExecutive Officer – Kenny PearceExecutive Officer – Justin GoodchildExecutive Officer – James CollinsHonorary Vice President – Tom Radford  

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