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Fire Systems are in our DNA. The people that started Advanced are the people that spearheaded modern intelligent, addressable fire systems.
They still work at Advanced and we train talented engineers and technologists every year. 25% of our business is dedicated to R&D. Our knowledge is unmatched, anywhere in the world and we're determined to keep it there.
Our systems are found in applications from small, single-panel fire panel sites to huge multi-node networks, in many of the most prestigious and challenging locations. We realise our growth comes from the strongest customer relationships. We stay friendly, flexible and reactive to your requirements and our customer service is consistently rated excellent.
FSM provides readers with in-depth technical articles, which will share innovation and best practice to address key issues relating to life safety and property protection. Industry experts will provide case studies on how they have worked in a multitude of environments to limit or eliminate risk from fire, security, cybercrime, flooding and terrorism to name just a few.
We have more than 43,000 readers who receive a newsletter on a weekly basis that contains all the latest news and views from this website. FSM also has a great line-up of opinionated industry figures who will not pull any punches with their views, such as Fire Brigades Union general secretary Matt Wrack, leading fire safety lawyer Warren Spencer and the Secret Risk Assessor
AiS is a well known and respected body of individual risk control and reduction experts working in the insurance market throughout the UK.
Through its collective expertise and influence, it aims to seek continuous improvement in all aspects of protection of persons and property against insurable risks.
The main way this is done is through the collection, collation and dissemination of information on products and services and developments affecting best practice in the field of risk surveying and consultancy.
Supported entirely by members’ subscriptions, AiS is independent of the Insurance and Security industries, which allows it to focus completely, without fear of outside influence, on the improvement of its members’ skills and their job satisfaction.
The ASFP is dedicated to the protection of life, property,the environment and our heritage and promotes continuous improvement in all aspects of passive fire protection.
Working with Government and international standard setting bodies both directly, and via other sector group associations, the ASFP endeavours to increase the quality of installed fire protection within all forms of construction. The ASFP strives to promote excellence in the design and installation of fire protection products through high quality and technical expertise
The Fire Protection Association (FPA) is the UK's national fire safety organisation and is one of 28 similar national bodies worldwide. We work to identify and draw attention to the dangers of fire and the means by which the potential for loss is kept to a minimum.
Since our formation in 1946 we have attained an unrivalled reputation for quality of work and expertise in all aspects of fire including research, consultancy, training, membership, publications, risk surveying and auditing. Our products and services are designed to assist fire, security and safety professionals achieve and maintain the very highest standards of fire safety management.
The IFE is a registered charity working for societal benefit. Founded in 1918, the IFE assesses knowledge of fire and professional experience, awarding internationally recognised membership grades and fire-related qualifications. Through its Engineering Council licence as a Professional Engineering Institution (PEI), the IFE registers suitably qualified IFE members as Chartered Engineers (CEng), Incorporated Engineers (IEng) and Engineering Technicians (Eng Tech). Learning opportunities are worldwide within the IFE fire community and the IFE delivers over 6,000 fire-related exams each year which are required by many fire and rescue services for promotion both within the UK and internationally.
IFEDA, the Independent Fire Engineering & Distributors Association, was founded in 1989, to provide an independent representative body of fire trade companies. IFEDA is completely unaligned to any manufacturer.
The objectives of IFEDA, as a trade association, are to support members and promote quality industry standards and procedures within the fire safety industry.
The Institute of Fire Safety Managers is a professional body of highly respected individuals and companies who all share the same objective.
“To raise the awareness of fire safety at a local, national and international level, promoting fire prevention, fire protection and reducing the risk from fire as far as reasonable practicable”
Members benefit through technical conferences, training events and communication with 100’s of other like minded fire professionals.
The objectives of NAHFO are: To promote and encourage the furtherance of the highest standards of fire safety in healthcare premises; to improve the status and prospects of the Health Service Fire Officers, including a career structure; to afford facilities for training and the collation and dissemination of information to members; to establish liaison with other bodies on matters of common interest where this is consistent with the objectives of the Association.
To best achieve its objectives, NAHFO works very closely with other UK fire safety organisations and is considered as an authority in healthcare fire safety, NAHFO is made up of 13 regional Branches with a National Executive Committee that oversees the running of the organisation. The membership includes NHS Trust Fire Safety Officers and Advisors, NHS Fire Safety Managers, Local Authority Fire and Rescue Service Officers, private healthcare fire officers and others who have a direct responsibility for fire safety within, or associated to healthcare settings.
The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) is the leading certification body for organisations providing security systems and services, fire detection and alarm systems, telecare systems and services, manned security services and monitoring services.
SSAIB is a Security Industry Authority (SIA) approved certification body - in respect of the SIA Approved Contractors Scheme - that operates within the UK. We also offer certification for firms based in the Republic of Ireland as well.
Founded in 1994, the SSAIB is a company limited by guarantee, operating on a not-for-profit basis. It promotes high standards of service and is focused on serving the certification needs of organisations providing security and safety related services.