The Institute of Fire Safety Managers: The Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) has been accepted and now registered and certified as a fully incorporated and limited company. "This is a prestigious occasion as it heralds the Institute as a leading professional body in the worlds of both fire safe and security," reports the Institute's General Secretary.(Safety Managers)

THIS ACCEPTANCE BY Companies House means that the council of the Institute can now get on with its business plan of bringing long needed services to both members and non members alike as well as making a mark in the fire safety and security forums at both national and international level.

Another initiative and service to members that the Institute is now providing, in order to encourage members to operate competently and correctly, is in the provision of professional indemnity and public liability insurance and an agreement has been reached with Sennet Insurance services for members to get favourable rates and a 7.5 per cent discount on PI and PL insurance. The link is through the IFSM website to Sennet.

Following the latest council meeting of the IFSM on January 18, it was agreed that strategic partnerships were needed in order to best serve the fire safety and security/protection of industry, commerce and the public, and that the Institute was best prated to deliver these in conjunction with a number of partnerships.

The liaison and partnerships that we have already forged, such as those we have already made with Lancashire Partners Against Crime (LANPAC) and the Joint Oil and Industry Fire Forum means that the good work has already been started. …

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