The FBU have experienced representatives willing and ready to help you. View contribution rates.

Download the application form (England, Scotland or Wales)

Download the application form (Northern Ireland)

The FBU offers a number of services to members.

Help and support

Ensure you have help and support if you have a grievance with your employer.

Free legal services

Receive free legal advice and representation from the union.

Health & safety

Prioritise health and safety in your workplace.

Protect pay and conditions

Protect nationally agreed pay and conditions.


Access a range of free, nationally recognised education courses.


Tackle discrimination in the workplace and promote equal opportunities.

Firefighter magazine

Receive industry specific members’ magazine Firefighter.

Membership benefits

Including insurance and car sales.

A unionised workplace provides many benefits for all employees. Workers who are members of trade unions earn more, have better job security and are less likely to be involved in an accident whilst at work.