Our history and background (where did we come from)

  • Established to represent the interests of smaller UK operators
  • Grown to now represent any person or organisation in the pyrotechnic sector
  • Up to date with all current & planned legislation relating to pyrotechnics and dangerous goods
  • Over 28 years practical experience in running fireworks companies and delivering public displays
  • A solid background in quality and risk related delivery
  • A wealth of technical experience

What makes Illuminate Consult qualified to work with you?

  • Practical, hands on and approachable style
  • Certified in-house Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser and NEBOSH Fire Safety & Risk Management
  • Approved by one of the leading insurers in the UK fireworks industry to carry out safety and insurance surveys
  • Approved by insurer underwriters for accident investigation and reporting
  • Approved as court special witness

What can Illuminate Consult deliver for you?

  • Regulatory required knowledge but enhanced with any associated information to be able to practically apply it
  • Tailored training to local authorities, other professional bodies and City councils
  • Help for the new starters, single and small operators who have no other representation and want to do things the right way
  • Subscriber Advice & Guidance service and access to our comprehensive document library
  • Online DGSA (Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser ) service
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