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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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Video Now Available in Vision

Working to ensure that we constantly evolve and, where possible, enhance the features that our software, Vision, can offer, the latest development in helping to manage asbestos is the use of video. The Asbestos Module within Vision now allows for video footage to be uploaded into the ‘pages’ allotted for areas and individual locations.  Why […]

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COVID-19 – ‘Return to work’ services available from ACMS UK

Whilst the current situation for businesses and organisations is to remain working from home where possible, things are beginning to change slowly.  If now would be a good time for you to assess your health and safety policies and think ahead to employees returning to work, we can help.  We offer the following as a […]

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Claiming for remedial works as part of the Contaminated Land Act

Did you know that it’s possible, through corporation tax, to claim 150% of costs for work carried out as part of cleaning up land and buildings acquired in a contaminated state.. and this includes asbestos? If you have property and/or land that might be relevant, read on.. Land remediation relief (LRR) can provide tax relief […]

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