Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hull March & Demonstration, 29/3/14

The Fire Authority in Humberside recently voted to AXE one fire appliance from East Hull station and more worryingly voted to reduce the ridership on all appliances in Hull from 5  down to 4! As a result of these dangerous

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! URGENT ! Buying Back Your Pension Contributions During Strike Action

We understand that members in some fire and rescue services have been informed by their employer that they will not be given an opportunity to buy back their contributions until after the conclusion of the trade dispute and at that

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RDS Pension Victory

The Fire Brigades Union has this week heralded victory in the fight for access to fairer pensions for retained firefighters in England — but warned the campaign against government attacks continues. Retained, or part-time firefighters who worked between 1 July

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Matt Wrack’s Response To Contribution Increases

Government green lights third successive annual pension contribution hike despite firefighters’ “serious concerns” The Department for Communities and Local Government has said that it will raise the amount Firefighters must pay towards their pensions from 1 April 2014 despite the

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Pension Contributions To Increase Again From April!

New Pension Contributions From April 2014 FPS 1.3%  for Firefighters, taking them up to 14.2 % 1.5%  for CC & WC earning between £30-£40,000, taking them up to 14.7 % 1.7%  for Station managers, taking them up to 15.2% NFPS  0.8% for Firefighters, taking them

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Insurance Benefits for FBU Members

FBU MEMBER BENEFITS – HOME, MOTOR, TRAVEL AND PET INSURANCES UPDATE The FBU has been working with UIA Insurance for several years now and it is appropriate that updates are issued from time to time to remind our members of

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