Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
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Welcome to our policies and publications section. You can find various policies and guidance from how we conduct our business through to sustainability. Please click on the links below for further information:
Our Integrated Risk Management and Corporate Plan 2015-18 summarises how we consider all the fire and rescue related dangers that could affect our communities and how we aim to tackle them. It considers the new emerging corporate threats and opportunities that we face and the innovative new approaches we are developing to continue to deliver our purpose and aims; and it explains how we will engage with our communities and stakeholders as we make changes going forward.
Our Annual Report looks at how well we performed against our purpose and aims and celebrates some of our many achievements and success stories.
An explanation of how me model risk and allocate our resources.
Operational Strategy 2011-2014 (PDF: 22.5MB)
The Operational Strategy 2011-2014 outlines some of the proposed changes to operations over the next three years. This includes how we manage our resources across Greater Manchester to help to keep people safe.
This Prevention Strategy outlines how Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) will help to prevent death and injury as a result of fire and other emergencies, prevent the occurrence of fires and other emergencies and support our wider commitment to the health and wellbeing of the people that live in, workwithin and visit Greater Manchester.
Strategic Intent Document
In 2008/9 GMFRS's Management Team embarked on an extensive staff consultation exercise which recognised the full implications of the global financial crisis, as well as making a commitment to staff to engage them in designing the Fire and Rescue Service of the future, in a manner not previously attempted.
We maintain this document to help us to identify and mitigate the opportunities and threats that might impact on our ability to deliver our functions.
Unwanted Fire Signals Strategy (PDF: 102 KB)
Despite the efforts of the Fire and Rescue Service and businesses, unwanted fire signals may still occur. Please click on the above to view our strategy...
We recognise the need to make sure that all buildings are safe both for the public and our firefighters in the event of a fire or other emergency occurring.
How to do Business Guidance Document (PDF: 144 KB)
GMFRS has to buy a large range of goods, services and works to enable it to deliver an effective service to the citizens of Greater Manchester...
Take a look at the accounts for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority, as well as the North West Fire and Rescue Management Board plus related financial documents...
Pay Policy Statement
English and Welsh local authorities are required to produce a senior pay policy statement for 206/17 and for each financial year after that.
Read about the duties of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority, asset management, financial and procurement details plus other useful information...
Equality and Diversity
Read about what GMFRS is doing to ensure that the service reflects the communities it serves and continues to respond in a way that is understood and fair to all...
Freedom of Information
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority's procedure for dealing with requests that are covered by the Freedom of Information Act 2000...
As a result of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 public authorities must produce a Publication Scheme to be clear and proactive about the information which they will make public...
Sustainability Policy and Information
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is committed to providing our service in a sustainable manner that enables us to continue to work effectively within the community.
Getting the Information in Different Formats!
If you would like any of the above information in another format, please do not hesitate to contact us by filling in the contact form.