Firefighter magazine, April May 2020

April May 2020 Firefighter magazine front cover

This issue’s features are about the winter’s devastating floods and firefighters' rescue response, despite the lack of statutory duty in England and proper resources; the union’s defence of the right to collective bargaining for firefighters’ pay and conditions: and an interview with Nicholas...

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...

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