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De-activing Premises? Make sure you remain compliant

Many organisations, through choice or necessity, are taking the decision to mothball sites or stores.  If you’re one of those businesses, you still have a duty of care and remain liable for those premises, so please, make sure you do it right. At ACMS UK, we offer any or all of the following: An audit […]

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How to Create a Fixed Asset Register

As a business owner, it is vitally important that you stay organised, know what assets you own, where they are located, and who is responsible for their maintenance and upkeep. This is particularly important as your business grows and you start to expand into larger premises and multiple locations.  To effectively manage your assets, you […]

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Fire Risk Assessment Checklist (What You Need to Know)

What is a fire risk assessment? A fire risk assessment should identify the people at risk and the potential for a fire to start and spread.  The main point of the risk assessment should prioritise protecting life and not the building. Alerting people and safely evacuating them to a place of safety should always be […]

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The changing face of Asset Software Management

Out of development and now in the field, ACMS UK is currently working with clients across a range of sectors to install Vision-tags (RFiD/Near Field Communication technology).  Used in conjunction with Vision risk compliance software, any authorised individual, be it client, maintenance personnel, authorised employee or contractor, can simply hold up a mobile phone (IOS […]

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Legionella Risk Assessments for Landlords: What are Your Responsibilities

There can often be a lot of confusion surrounding the subject of Legionella and the landlord’s responsibilities. For this reason, we have compiled this Legionella risk assessment guide for landlords, which aims to help landlords understand more about their duty of care responsibilities to tenants. Doing so will ensure their health and safety and will […]

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What is business intelligence?

Here’s I.B.M.’s definition: Business Intelligence (BI) is a way to reveal actionable insights in your data, find out what happened, and then explore why it happened.  These insights can be used to chart or change the path of your business.  When you understand the ‘why,’ it becomes simple to identify the factors in your business […]

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Is your software safe and is it truly yours?

If you have third party business-critical software, what happens if the software company goes into administration? The majority of software now is online or ‘in the cloud’, our software, Vision, is no different.  We’re constantly made aware of “data security”; how to protect your data and the data of others, from hackers, and so on, […]

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Changes to Fire Risk Assessments imminent..

In the wake of the Grenfell Disaster, changes will be made to the way in which fire risk assessments (FRA’s) are conducted, who is responsible for ensuring FRAs are carried out and the remedial actions undertaken where necessary and, indeed, the validity and suitability of the FRA for the premises in question. Four new types […]

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Near Field Communication Tags… A game-changer in risk management

ACMS UK has launched the latest upgrade to its Vision compliance software platform and, in doing so, now offers even greater cost efficiencies and resource savings in the management of assets, audits, asbestos and even legionella. Near Field Communication tags (NFC) are now fully integrated into both the software modules within Vision and the Mobile […]

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Introducing Remote Testing for Legionella

Just one of the latest developments we at ACMS UK have been working on is how we can make testing for legionella quicker, easier and less resource-heavy.  Well, we believe we’ve managed to do just that!  We can now offer remote temperature checking through our Vision software.  No more daily or weekly laborious inspections, instead […]

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