The increase of workload for professionally qualified fire engineers acting as expert witnesses on civil cases has shifted from discernible to tangible in recent times.

This is great for our consulting peer group. It’s interesting and challenging work that is required to be carried out by persons that are appropriately professionally qualified and is usually invoiced on a time-charge basis. Fantastic.

Compared to working on building design and delivery, where we are competing with people without the professional qualifications who say they can do an equivalent job cheaper and where clients put cost above professional qualifications, it&rsq...

To continue reading

This article is part of our subscription-based access. Please pick one of the options below to continue.

Already registered? Login to access premium content

Not registered? Subscribe