Fire sale, going cheap – anyone want to buy enough fire engines and kit to run a large fire service?

June 16, 2011 The Fire Brigades Union has condemned the ‘for sale’ notice placed on the floundering company which owns all London’s fire appliances. The company, Assetco, has seen its share price and profits plummet and is facing court action … Continue reading

Two FBU victories

April 5, 2011 Sticking by victimised members pays off We have recently been able to celebrate two fantastic victories against [...]

ASSETCO meeting to discuss crisis – infighting begins – brigade’s “smoke and mirrors” over back-up plans

From the London FBU The crisis engulfing AssetCo – the company which owns London’s fire engines and provides strikebreaking fire [...]

London’s fire engines owned “by a company in meltdown”

March 7, 2011 The chairman, chief executive and finance director of AssetCo, the company which owns and maintains all of [...]

Breaking News: ASSETCO facing winding-up order – London may lose Fire Engines

From the London FBU News is reaching us that AssetCo, the firm contracted to maintain London’s fire engines and provide [...]

London Fire dispute ends with FBU members voting for Option 2

FBU members in London have voted heavily in favour of Option 2 of the Resolution Advisory Panel’s recommendations – shifts [...]

English Regional Firecontrol Project Scrapped

On Monday 20th December the Westminster Fire Minister issued a written Ministerial Statement to the House of Commons which terminated, [...]