- Fire Stats -
Each year there are over 1000 fires in retail businesses, 500 fires in restaurants, 300 in industrial premises.
- Do businesses recover? -
85% of businesses affected by arson never fully recover. Most close down within 12 months.
- High Quality Fire Risk Assessment -
A high quality fire risk assessment won’t stop you from having a fire; but it will mean that everyone is safe, and that business interruption will be minimised.
- 200 Hotels Affected -
200 hotels are affected by fire each year, disrupting business and leisure equally.
- £2.3 billion -
Arson costs the UK economy around £45 million each week – that’s £2.3 billion each year
- False Alarm's? -
There are almost 225,000 false alarms of fire in business premises in the UK each year. These disrupt business production and increase the risk to everyone in the community; whilst firefighters are dealing with false alarms they cannot be fighting fires!