Inspectors to shine spotlight on culture in fire and rescue services

His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) will produce a spotlight report on values and culture in all 44 fire and rescue services in England based on its existing evidence. The report we will give particular focus to evidence collected from the second full round of inspections, which took place in 2021 and 2022.

The terms of reference for this spotlight report includes comment on values and culture; bullying, harassment and discrimination; and examples of promising and innovative practice regarding values and culture.

HMICFRS said that the report would be published in due course.