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How often should a fire risk assessment be reviewed?

Hopefully, you will already be well aware of the importance of undertaking a suitable fire risk assessment at any property for which you are responsible for. However, what you may not be so well-informed about, is the frequency with which you should arrange for a fire risk assessment to be carried out. After all, while […]

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Types of Fire Risk Assessment for Purpose-Built Flats

Purpose-built flats can represent an especially distinctive challenge as far as fire safety is concerned. Flats have been a key part of the UK’s housing stock since Victorian times, and it has long been recognised that any building effectively containing multiple residential dwellings – rather than just one – brings with it the possibility of […]

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How to Manage Your Office Inventory More Effectively

For many organisations, taking the time to carefully manage their office inventory and asset management may be far from their uppermost priority, right up until the moment it becomes clear that poor management of their fixed assets is damaging their bottom line. Unfortunately, all too many businesses therefore end up in a ‘firefighting’ situation with […]

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Case Study: Leading Asbestos Management Company Becomes More Efficient Thanks to Vision

Recently, Oracle Solutions, a leading UK asbestos consultancy based in Kettering, Northamptonshire who has been providing a wide range of asbestos-related services to clients throughout the UK since 2008, started integrating ACMS UK’s Vision software into their business. Oracle’s range of services covers everything from asbestos surveys and asbestos removal to air testing and sample […]

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Active Fire Risk MANAGEMENT v Static Fire Risk ASSESSMENTS

You may have heard of the terms Active Fire Risk Management and Static Fire Risk Assessments but to understand the difference between the two, we first need to understand a Fire Risk Assessment and just how far that takes you in managing yours or your client’s fire risk. The aims of the fire risk assessment […]

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ORACLE ASBESTOS SOLUTIONS OPT FOR VISION SOFTWARE

UK’s leading licensed and accredited commercial asbestos professionals, Oracle Asbestos Solutions, has chosen Vision software by ACMS UK to help manage the health and safety risk compliance needs for themselves and their clients.  Vision software provides the complete online compliance toolbox to enable commercial organisations to effectively manage asbestos, fire, legionella, building condition, disability access […]

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SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT… VISION PROVIDES TRANSPARENCY!

North Tyneside Council has selected ACMS UK’s Vision Asset Risk Management software to manage an important forthcoming project.  “We were looking for a system which would incorporate all the key elements of an intelligent Asset Management system with the addition of an integral Asset Tagging functionality, which we are looking to deploy across our main […]

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FIGHTING FIRE THE SMART WAY..

M-Four has selected ACMS UK’s Vision software fire risk management services to manage and administrate to its client base.  M-Four is a forward-thinking business, focused on driving change and bringing excellence to the social housing sector in Scotland. Implementing practical, progressive solutions with expertise and enthusiasm, whilst remaining truly devoted to their overarching goal: to […]

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What is a building condition assessment and when do you need one?

At a time such as this, when many longstanding restrictions to control the spread of the coronavirus are being loosened and workers are returning to commercial premises, it is important for those responsible for properties and property maintenance that may have long been left empty to adopt sensible measures. One such measure could be undertaking […]

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A landlord’s guide to fire risk assessment

As a landlord, it will always be in your interests – not just those of your tenant(s) – to ensure the buildings for which you are responsible pose the lowest possible fire risk. Integral to this will be ensuring your properties are thoroughly assessed for the risk of fire, with suitable measures subsequently put in […]

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