A fire-proof investment

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2006 promises to simplify and consolidate existing rules and represents a welcome new emphasis on fire prevention and risk reduction. It will mean businesses themselves must in future take responsibility for carrying out fire risk assessments on their premises. For those of us in the insurance industry this has to be welcome news; anything which encourages those we insure to reduce their risk must be a good thing.The legislation also provides those i