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The Fire Standards Board has been set up to oversee the identification, organisation, development and maintenance of professional Standards for fire and rescue services in England.

Fire Standards Board

The Board is responsible for approving Standards and the approach to their development. It will set the priorities for Standards development work. It will commission work based on proposals from third parties, monitor progress with ongoing work and approve completed work.

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Digital and Cyber Security Fire Standard now out for consultation

The Fire Standards Board are pleased to share the draft Digital and Cyber Security Fire Standard for consultation. The draft Fire Standard has been developed with subject matter experts from the network of Fire and Rescue Service ICT Managers, Home Office specialists, representatives from the National Fire Chiefs Council Digital, Technology and Cyber Board, as well as other key stakeholders. The Board are keen to receive feedback from all Fire and Rescue Services, as those the Standards will apply directly to, but we also welcome responses through our online consultation questionnaire from any stakeholders.

Fire Standards Review 2023-24

The Fire Standards Board are pleased to present the 2023-24 Fire Standards Review which highlights the Board’s work and achievements over that period and looks forward to 2024-25

Consultation on the latest Fire Standard is now open

The Fire Standards Board is now drawing closer to completing the initial suite of Fire Standards based on the activity of fire and rescue services. The working title of the standard now out for consultation is Internal Governance and Assurance. We anticipate the consultation on the accompanying Procurement and Asset Management Fire Standard will be open shortly.

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