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Fire risk assessments even more important as property owners face unlimited fines for non-compliance

News | April 2021

With building owners facing unlimited fines for fire safety breaches under the Building Safety Bill currently going through parliament, the need to ensure fire risk assessments are kept up to date is becoming even more important, says CDS. Stronger enforcement action for those responsible for fire safety in commercial and multi-occupancy residential buildings was one…

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CDS joins government’s Disability Confident scheme

News | March 2021

Fire detection and life safety specialist CDS has joined a government scheme aimed at encouraging employers to recruit and retain…

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CDS warns of importance of specialist help when undertaking ‘hot work’

News | March 2021

With ‘hot work’ causing around a fifth of fires on construction sites, ensuring foolproof fire safety systems are in place…

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CDS installs specialised detection systems at ground-breaking £65m aviation technology centre

News | March 2021

Fire detection and life safety specialist CDS has installed specialised smoke and flame detection systems at a £65 million centre…

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CDS opens Manchester office and appoints new regional director for the North

News | March 2021

Fire detection and life safety specialist CDS is expanding into the North of England and has set up an office…

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CDS acquires fire safety specialist with Wimbledon pedigree

News | February 2021

CDS has acquired a fire alarm systems company in the South East of England – the first of a number…

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Waking Watch Relief Fund claimants could benefit from CDS evacuation technology

News | February 2021

The launch of the government’s £30 million Waking Watch Relief Fund will take the financial sting out of fire safety…

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Commercial property owners urged not to forget fire safety amidst focus on Covid security

News | February 2021

Commercial property fires have risen alarmingly since the start of the first coronavirus lockdown, according to insurance companies which have…

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CDS strengthens its team with two regional sales manager appointments

News | December 2020

CDS’ commitment to grow its business has taken a step forward this week with the appointment of two new regional…

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CDS helps families in need with Christmas food bank donation

News | December 2020

Colleagues at life safety systems specialist CDS have been collecting food and toiletries to help families in need this Christmas.…

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