Business and building safety

Businesses have a legal duty to ensure their premises are safe for everyone who uses or visits them. If you own, run or are a responsible person for a business, Kent Fire and Rescue Service is here to offer you help and advice on understanding your responsibilities and how to take precautions, minimise the risk and meet the legal requirements.

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For our farming community - please take a look at our up-to-date farming information 

Check out our latest updates for news and information that may relate to your business or premises.

What would you like to know about?

The Building Safety Act 2022

Learn about the new Act

Fire Risk Assessments

Your Fire Risk Assessment

High rise buildings

High rise buildings

Licensing & licensed premises

Licensed premises

Event Fire Safety

Event fire safety

Fire alarms

Fire alarms

Business safety advice

Business Advice

Cost of living and business

Read what you can do

If your business has a fire

What to do if your business has a fire

Using artificial or dried foliage

Artificial foliage

Safer Care Service

Safer Care Service

Need help? Contact us

If you have  questions or need advice or guidance, our Business Safety Team are here to help with free, friendly advice on making your business or regulated building compliant with fire safety regulations.

Business safety helpline

Public event safety enquiries - advice and information for public event organisers

Building regulations consultations

Enquiries for the general public and approved inspectors on planning matters and building design:

Please note: Any electronic consultation submission to us via email is restricted to a maximum file size of 35 megabytes including attachments and should not contain Zip file attachments.

Primary Authority Partnerships

A Primary Authority Partnership is a legally recognised partnership between a business and Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS). The partnership provides the business with assured tailored advice which is respected by other enforcing authorities.

Learn more on our Primary Authority Partnerships page.

Primary Authority Partnerships