About Us

High Quality Integrated Fire, Safety, and Compliance Services

ACT has a team with extensive knowledge and practical experience to ensure the highest levels of Safety and Quality. Our approach is one of positivity and engagement, offering our expertise and assistance in a way that is constructive and open with accessible and understandable dialogue to guide and support.

Core Values

Our guiding principles that create an unwavering and unchanging guide

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By listening to and forming strong relationships with our customers and taking the time to develop a deep understanding of their needs, we are able to overcome challenges and deliver continuous improvements.

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Integrity is essential and character is as important as ability. We build trust and act with honesty. We comply with our Quality Management System and all specific rules and regulations fostering a culture of transparency and responsibility.

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We promote collaboration and sharing of ideas across our business. We have a structured approach to recognising innovation and sharing learning. We encourage our people and those we work with to challenge established practices and achieve continuous improvement.

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Financial Responsibility

We are cost aware and carefully manage our own and our customers’ costs and expect to receive fair reward for our business performance. We manage financial risk systematically and clearly communicate our financial responsibility.


Led by our Directors, we work with some of the most experienced and qualified Individuals and organisations nationally.

Alan McDonald


Alan is the founder of ACT Fire Consultancy with over 20 years experience in the Fire Protection Industry working for large organisations both in the UK and continental Europe with a background mainly in development, design and management roles relating to Fire Detection and Protection systems and services.

Peter J. Butcher


Peter had a successful 30 year Fire Service career and latterly at the Scottish Fire Services College as Senior Health and Safety Manager Peter is a Graduate (GIFireE) of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) and Technician Member of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) as well as a registered trainer with UKATA.

James L.J. Robson


Jim had a successful 35 year career in the Fire and Rescue Service and completed his uniformed service as Principal of the Scottish Fire Services College. Jim is a Fellow (FIFireE) of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) and Technician Member of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

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