FBU (Fire Brigades Union) Reviews
Description:Address: Bradley House, 68 Coombe Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey KT2 7AE. Tel +44 (0) 208 541 1765. Main trades and industries: local authority fire brigades.
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by - written on 23/10/02, updated on 23/10/02 (Very useful, 314 readings)
There are times in life that I would like a huge pay rise. I work my tripe out for my company and customers. I produce more sales from fewer staff year in year out, often receiving a rise less than inflation. Time for me to get an extra 40% in my pay packet? Perhaps not. My story is repeated across British industry. We all seem to be giving more for the same. But with inflation low and unemployment low, perhaps things are as good as they get already. So, what about the firemen? Why are they different? Well, for one, they are prepared to risk their lives in the line of duty. And unlike other professions, they will almost ... Read the complete review