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We’ve Moved!

Following several years of steady growth and expansion, we are pleased to announce our move to larger warehouse and office premises in City Grove Industrial Estate, Eastleigh.   While our previous offices in Hiltingbury Road served us very well for a number of years, new contracts coupled with the retention of...

Fire Safety and Security at Christmas

It’s been a challenging year, but before heading off to enjoy your Christmas, it’s important to give a little bit of thought to the potential fire and security risks to your premises, particularly if your offices will be empty over the Christmas and New Year break. We've created a handy...

Sector Focus – Fire Safety in Offices

Office environments are full of fire risks, with an abundance of electrical equipment, flammable materials, and a large concentration of people in a small area. For business owners, the potential loss of files and data and the cost and inconvenience of moving to a temporary location could badly affect your...

Fire Safety & Security Guides

Click here to read and download our free fire safety and security guides, and start the process of keeping your people, premises and property safe today.

What are the Different Types of Fire Alarm Systems?

Fire alarms can be what makes the difference between a near miss and a disaster for your workplace or business premises. But as an employer, which fire alarm is right for your building? At FireCare, we know that you have enough on your plate, which is why we take care...

How Often Should Fire Extinguishers Be Checked?

With many businesses operating with reduced staff due to working from home, furlough, self-isolation and quarantine, fire equipment maintenance is probably the last thing on the minds of business owners and managers. With fewer people in the workplace due to government-enforced social distancing guidelines, the responsibility of checking your fire...

Fire Safety fines have rocketed since Grenfell tragedy

A recent review of 200 cases brought under the Fire Safety Act 2005 has identified a 35% increase in fines resulting from breaches of the Fire Safety Order (FSO) since the 2017 Grenfell Tower tragedy. In particular, deficiencies in emergency exits and routes were found to be the most heavily...

Tax-Free Year for Electric Company Cars in 2020

Welcome news for electric company car owners! In July, the government announced that, from April 2020, drivers of emissions-free electric company cars will pay zero benefit-in-kind (BIK) tax for a year (reduced from 2%), followed by 1% from April 2021 and 2% BIK from April 2022. BIK tax, also known...

Fire Safety in Schools and Colleges

It is essential that all organisations take their fire safety obligations seriously, but this is particularly true for schools and educational establishments, for whom effective fire risk assessments, fire prevention and fire safety are imperative given the vulnerability of children and teenagers. The large numbers of pupils and staff that...

Are YOUR Fire Safety signs putting lives at risk?

In the event of a fire or other emergency, fire exit signs help to lead people who are unfamiliar with their surroundings to safety. For employers and businesses to comply with current fire safety legislations, it is vital that correctly located and well positioned fire safety signage is displayed throughout...