IFE News


Nominations for Board of Director vacancies are now open

Nominations for two vacancies on the Board of Directors are now open. Read the full article to find out how to submit a nomination.


IFE supports Cheshire Fire and Rescue Services' young people drama project

The IFE was delighted to support a unique theatre performance which delivered safety messages and was presented by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Manchester Camerata orchestra.


Royal Charter - answer to members' questions

I am really grateful for the huge response to my note about the Board’s proposals for applying for a Royal Charter. Thank you to everyone who replied, either with a comment on the website or, by far the larger number, by means of the ‘Reply’ button on my note.


Royal Charter - recognising the status of fire professionals

The Chair sets out the Board's ambition to secure a Royal Charter for the IFE, in the process conferring upon all fire professionals the status currently enjoyed by most of the other contributors to the built environment.


Independent Steering Group to take forward Dame Judith Hackitt's recommendations on competence

The Industry Response Group’s Steering Group on Competences for Building a Safer Future has released information in relation to taking forward Dame Judith Hackitt's recommendations on competence. The IFE is involved in all of this work, in particular Working Group 3 Fire Engineers, of which Mostyn Bullock BEng CEng FIFireE is Chair and Neil Gibbins QFSM NDipM FIFireE is Secretary.