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FIA Announces Update to the BS 5839-1:2017

The FIA has announced that the BS 5839-1:2013 has now been replaced and the new and improved BS 5839-1:2017 has taken its place. The BS 5839 provides recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around non-domestic premises. The revised version takes into account the changes […]

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What Brexit Means for BS and EN Standards

Brexit Following the Brexit result of the UK referendum, the triggering of Article 50 on 29th March 2017 marked the beginning of the UK’s withdrawal negotiations with the EU. BSI has been working closely with the stakeholders of the FIA to communicate the key messages about the vital role of standards in supporting trade, growth […]

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