Businesses encouraged to get fire doors checked after months of closures

With many businesses having been closed throughout much of 2020, this year’s Fire Door Safety Week (20–26 September) offered a pertinent reminder for duty holders to ensure their fire doors are checked – especially if the annual assessment was missed…

Bureau Veritas urges developers to prepare for major regulation shake-up

Leading building control and regulation expert Bureau Veritas has welcomed the publication of the Government’s Building Safety Bill and its 53 recommendations to drive cultural change and safety improvements within the industry, hailing it as a ‘crucial step’ in overhauling…

Bureau Veritas launches Fire Safety Awareness Week

Reflecting Bureau Veritas’ continued commitment to educating businesses on regulatory best practice in fire safety, the health and safety expert has announced its first-ever Fire Safety Awareness Week. The awareness week will feature daily themes – including Building Regulations and…

Time for focus on Fire Door Safety

As Fire Door Safety Week 2020 draws to a close, Bureau Veritas is taking the opportunity to give another reminder about the importance of properly fitted and maintained fire doors to enhance safety in the event of a fire. Fire…

Bureau Veritas listed on procure partnerships framework

Bureau Veritas has secured a place for Fire Engineering services on the Procure Partnerships Framework, designed to simplify procurement for the public sector. Structured around 11 regional framework lots, the Procure Partnerships Framework provides local delivery with national governance to…

BUREAU VERITAS appoints New Divisional Director for Electrical and Mechanical

In continuing to lead the way as the UK’s leading compliance, testing and inspection authority, Bureau Veritas has appointed Stephen Lea as the new Divisional Director for its expansive mechanical and electrical divisions.  Stephen brings with him a wealth of…

Bureau Veritas urges Education Sector to take a more studious approach to safety amid shocking statistics

Amid shocking recent statistics around the very real safety risks presented in UK schools, Bureau Veritas is urging all education institutions to add a more diligent approach to safety and compliance as a priority focus this year. According to a…

Bureau Veritas Recognised As Top Employer For Seventh Consecutive Year

Leading testing, inspection and certification (TIC) firm Bureau Veritas is proud to announce that it has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee conditions, for the seventh year running. The announcement means Bureau Veritas UK is…

Bureau Veritas Welcomes Government’s Hackitt Response But Reveals ‘Gaps Remain’ In Implementation

Bureau Veritas has welcomed the Government’s recent response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee’s proposals on the Hackitt report, stating that many of recommendations on fire safety and construction will “undoubtedly” result in a safer built environment. Following the publication in…

BUREAU VERITAS PROVIDES VITAL AIR MONITORING SERVICES DURING SADDLEWORTH MOOR BLAZE

With the sprawling wildfire on Saddleworth Moor finally under control, Bureau Veritas’ air monitoring services proved essential in helping the local authority and fire service tackle the worst moorland fire in living memory. The fire, which broke out on 24 June, engulfed…

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