Commercial & Retail

Over ten million people are employed in the UK retail and commercial sectors and every one of them must be protected from the risk of fire.

In both these sectors, we know that “business as usual” is the message you need to communicate.  It’s a message that can be communicated confidently when the safety and wellbeing of those working on their premises are taken care of.

We know that retail brings with it specific challenges that can complicate fire safety management, not least the fact that the workforce is often made up of short-term and part-time workers.

We understand that this can make maintaining a consistent level of compliance and awareness particularly difficult. 

And if you manage a city centre office block, a shopping centre or an entire portfolio of properties, we have the expertise to help you take care of your fire responsibilities swiftly and safely.

We understand the need to minimise disruption to the day-to-day operations of your business – and for the need to handle things discretely. We respect the sensitivities of the
commercial and retails worlds and operate with the professionalism you’d expect.

We also know other compliance challenges include:

  • The balance required between maintaining retail space and providing adequate time and space for remedial works
  • the need to carry out work while preserving the cosmetic face of the store or offices
  • the presence of staff, contractors and the public on a daily basis
  • periodic refurbishments connected to sales campaigns  or seasonal initiatives

We’ll work closely with you to ensure maximum protection with minimum disruption to your day-to-day business.

We have worked with many well-known high street retailers and commercial brands to help them manage their fire responsibilities. We’ve also developed sector-specific training to ensure all employees have the fire safety awareness, knowledge, and competencies they require.

Want more?  Our free cloud-based Client Portal system makes it easier than ever to be compliant even when managing multiple properties. Real-time status reports and compliance documentation for your whole property portfolio are available at the touch of a button, whenever and wherever and you need them.

Got questions about your Fire Safety Compliance?

Call today on 0800 054 6658 or email


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