could be charged for using the Fire Service under reforms announced today
independent inquiry into pay and working conditions in the Fire Service, led by
Sir George Bain, finds that £300m could be raised towards improving the pay of firefighters
by charging firms for safety advice and false alarms.
also recommends that additional HR staff should be taken on at a local level to
help manage and lead the modernisation programme and Fire Service staff are
given additional medical training at a cost of £15m over the three years to
also highlights possible cost savings through lifting the overtime ban and the
introduction of flexible working.