Checkmate Fire gain ISO27001 International Information Security Standard
Checkmate Fire is delighted to announce that the company has gained the ISO27001 International Information Security Standard.
‘Path to Passive Fire Compliance’ CPD a Huge Success!
Checkmate Fire enjoyed another successful CPD event, hosted by our insurance partners, Aviva, in Bristol this month.
Checkmate Fire Introduces App to Solidify Reputation for Quality and Compliance
For the past eight months, our internal compliance department has helped us to go above and beyond the standards set by industry bodies and provide both double the protection and double the value to our clients.
Compartmentation in Residential Buildings
Passive fire protection regulations can be traced back as far as the 17th century, but there is still work to do to ensure modern standards are correctly implemented.
Lakanal House: The Verdict
On 3 July 2009, six people died in a fire at a council-owned tower block in south London. The inquest into their deaths found opportunities to prevent the tragedy were
Simplifying the Fire Safety Act
So, – what are your responsibilities? At Southwark crown court, Judge Jeffrey Pegden ordered Southwark council to pay a £270,000 fine plus £300,000 costs. London fire brigade (LFB) brought the.
Your Money or a Life?
Correctly specifying and installing fire resisting systems and fire protection construction products (also known as passive fire protection products) is fundamental to fire safety in buildings.
New Birmingham Office Announcement
With established offices in Yorkshire and Essex, our new offices located at Fort Dunlop in the heart of Birmingham,
Protecting Your Building Against Fire: Certifications and Regulations
We are in unsettling times regarding building fire protection. There have been many changes in fire regulations over time and potentially more are ahead following many recent tragedies.
Checkmate Fire Solutions’ Expansion Continues With Harlow Move
Checkmate Fire Solutions, the UK’s biggest passive fire protection specialist, is relocating its south-east office to larger premises in Harlow as a result of ongoing growth.
Why Third-Party Certification is Crucial for Fire Door Installations
Checkmate Fire are long-time advocates of the benefits of third-party certification for all passive fire protection and our belief has been further strengthened by the Government’s ongoing investigation
100 Miles for Charity!
Please join us in congratulating Damien Ward, our Technical and Compliance Manager, for completing the grueling 100 mile bike ride this month for Charity.
Compartmentation - Ceilings and Walls
It’s something you hope will never happen: a fire roaring through your building...
Workplace Fires: More Common Than You think?
Checkmate Fire are committed to helping companies and public sector bodies protect their staff, customers and the general public by reducing the risk of a devastating fire at their premises.
A Door's a Door - Right?
Well no, actually, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Your average, every day door serves the primary purpose of security and control. Ingress and egress. It’s an access point, or a barrier, allowing the movement of people and goods.