Fire and Safety for Growing Businesses (Sheffield)


9:00 am - 12:00 pm

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Training and Development Centre, Beaverhill Road, Sheffield , South Yorkshire, S13 9QA

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About The Event
Date: Wednesday 7 November 2018
Time: 09:00 – 12:00pm
Venue: South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Training and Development Centre, S13 9QA

This Masterclass is designed to provide an overview of legislative fire safety requirements within non-domestic premises. Provided by members of the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Business Fire Safety team, the session will provide information on:

• Legal responsibilities – a guide to compliance
• What to expect when the fire service call
• Fire risk in business – Fire Risk Assessment basics
• Fire and its effects in buildings

Who is the Masterclass for?

This Masterclass is for all growing SMEs within the Sheffield City Region, as long as the below eligibility criteria are met. All SME’s will find this Masterclass beneficial in order to understand what compliance they must adhere to with fire safety. Businesses looking to expand their teams, their premises or purchase or build additional premises will find this particularly useful to avoid severe penalties.


Only one registration per business via Eventbrite will be confirmed. If additional people from your business would like to attend, they can be added to a waiting list by emailing with the business name, the name of additional attendee and contact telephone number. If this Masterclass isn’t fully subscribed upon the closure of registrations, we will contact you to offer the additional place. The waiting list will be prioritised on a first come first served basis. Businesses that register more than one attendee via Eventbrite will be contacted and asked to nominate one person to attend.

This Masterclass is open to small and medium-sized enterprises based in the Sheffield City Region. If you are unsure whether you fall into this region you can use the postcode checker.

A part of your business must be based in one of the following districts: Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire. Rotherham or Sheffield.

Find out if your business meets the definition for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME).

Please note that if your firm that is part of a larger Group you may need to include staff headcount, turnover, balance sheet data for the Group too, to ascertain whether it is eligible.

We are pleased to be able to provide this masterclass free of charge due to funding from the European Regional Development Fund. There are a number of eligibility criteria for attendees which we will check using the online registration questions and in a phone call to every attendee prior to the event.

More Sheffield City Region Growth Hub Enhancement Project Masterclasses.

Contact us for more information.