Last month the RFU, at the invitation of the Japanese Firefighters’ Association, attended a conference held in Tokyo on Disaster Prevention in Communities and the Volunteer Fire Service (International Symposium). Executive RFU officer Sean Cooke from Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue, attended the event which was fully funded by the Japanese government where he gave a presentation on […]
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Back in August 2014 the then Fire Minister, Penny Mordaunt MP, commissioned an independent review into the fire service that would: ensure the conditions of service that firefighters enjoy continue to support their frontline work of preventing fire and protecting the public for years to come. Adrian Thomas led the review who had experience in the field of […]
Back in 2014 the RFU ran a survey asking all serving RDS personnel their view on the Retained Duty System. The results were collated into a report which was published on our website and sent to every Chief Fire Officer, Fire Authority Chair in the UK and to the Fire Minister at the time. Two […]
As part of its reforms, the Home Office has for the first time published procurement data as part of transparency agenda to make the fire service more accountable to the public.