Fire and rescue

We provide the secretariat to the Employers' Sides of the National Joint Council for Local Authority Fire and Rescue Services, the Middle Managers' Negotiating Body, and the NJC for Brigade Managers of Local Authority Fire and Rescue Services.


3 April 20

The National Employers, Fire Brigades Union and National Fire Chiefs Council have issued a further joint statement in respect of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

27 March 20

Covid-19 - The National Employers, Fire Brigades Union and National Fire Chiefs Council have reached agreement on a number of additional duties and a process to take forward introduction of any other activities that may be required and to keep matters under review.

24 March 20

The National Employers, Fire Brigades Union and National Fire Chiefs Council have issued a joint statement in respect of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and a risk-based approach to fire and rescue functions.  

Emergency Medical Response by Fire and Rescue Services

Following trials undertaken by a significant number of services through the auspices of the National Joint Council for Local Authority Fire and Rescue Services, it commissioned a report by 'New Economy' which illustrates a cost benefit model on a UK-wide footprint, with a specific focus on the impact of cardiac arrest response on long-term health and social care outcomes.

Read the Executive Summary and the full Technical Report, showing the financial and economic modelling of impact.