FBU briefing on Scottish Fire and Rescue Service pay proposal


Following the rejection of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service's (SFRS) pay proposal in June 2019, the FBU received a further revised document in December 2019. After full consideration, discussion and debate in relation to all aspects of the proposal, the Scottish Regional Committee and...

Firefighter magazine, December 2019/January2020

Dec 2019/Jan 2020 Firefighter magazine front cover

This issue of Firefighter reports on: phase 1 of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry and how the report missed the point; the first of a series of meetings where senior union officials met with members to hear their views on the fire service; a 2019 round-up of the Firefighters 100 Lottery and news of the...

FBU good practice guidance for menopause

Female firefighter

World Menopause Day is held every year on the 18th October. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness on the menopause and support options for improving health and wellbeing. However, the advice, support and assistance we provide for FBU members relating to the menopause is not, and must not be...

The Grenfell Tower fire: a crime caused by profit and deregulation


The FBU believes that the terrible loss of life at Grenfell Tower was ultimately caused by political decisions made at the highest level. For at least 40 years, policies relating to housing, local government, the fire and rescue service, research and other areas have been driven by the agenda...

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