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We are a leading Fire Safety company specialising in Fire Risk Assessments, Fire Safety Training, Fire Engineering and Consultancy. Working throughout the UK, across a wide range of business sectors, we can conduct your Fire Risk Assessment and help you manage your ongoing fire safety.

Our unique combination of innovation, expertise and technology enables businesses of all sizes to remain legally compliant 365 days a year. We work with many sectors, including:

  • National and International Events – sporting events, exhibitions, concerts and conferences
  • Education – universities, colleges, schools and nurseries
  • Commercial – shopping malls, retail chains and food outlets
  • Property – property/facility/maintenance management, care homes, housing associations, group/independent hotels
  • Office/ Industrial – offices, factories, multi-sited companies/businesses

Company Background

FCS-live was formed in 2011 by Bob and Emma Ward as a professional Fire Safety Company based in Newbury, Berkshire with assessor coverage throughout the UK. Bob recognised the need for a comprehensive Fire Risk Assessment system, to enable an assessor to complete a suitable and sufficient Fire Risk Assessment, and for our clients to easily understand and manage their ongoing fire risk.

Developed in-house, our proprietary software FCS Cloud enables our assessor to conduct a Fire Risk Assessment on their tablet whilst onsite and allows the client to access the completed assessment by logging in on a browser from any computer. This system and the completed reports are now a recognised market leader throughout the country and all Fire Officers that have worked with the system have highly commended FCS Cloud as consistent and simple to understand for both assessors and clients.

We are proud to have been the preferred supplier to complete Fire Consultancy Services and Fire Risk Assessments at all of the venues, training sites, and athletes’ accommodation in preparation for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Since then, the company has gone from strength to strength and now more than 36,000 Risk Assessments have been completed on the FCS Cloud System. As well as specialising in Fire Risk Assessments, we also provide Fire Engineering and Consultancy, Health & Safety and Legionella Assessments on FCS Cloud, plus Fire Safety training. As part of our ongoing commitment to providing a high level of quality FCS-live were one of the initial companies to gain approval to BAFE SP205: Life Safety Fire Risk Assessments.

Bob’s passion for fire safety has led him to develop an innovative solution to lighting and fire safety appliances – Lumi-Plugin. Whilst Bob is still involved with FCS-live as CEO and Founder, Ross Braidley is the Managing Director.

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