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The 5 Key Stages of Asset Lifecycle Management

If your business or organisation is to manage its assets as effectively as possible, it is crucial that it understands the lifecycle of those assets.  Asset lifecycle management is far from being a one-time process. Instead, it’s an ongoing process that allows your organisation to make better use of its assets while optimising how it […]

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The Importance of Legionella Compliance During the COVID Pandemic

At the moment, lockdown restrictions remain in place across the UK to help minimise the coronavirus’s spread. As business owners, keeping your workforce safe from COVID-19 will be a priority. This may have resulted in some if not all of your staff having to work from home. Consequently, this has led to many premises in […]

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5 Key Steps to Performing a Fire Risk Assessment

Anyone who owns or manages a non-domestic property has a legal responsibility, in accordance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, to protect everyone working, living or visiting the building from the threat of fire. Having a fire risk assessment carried out is a key part of this, but what exactly does this process […]

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Benefits of Using Compliance Management Software in Your Business

The UK has some of the strictest regulations and legislation in the world. With these legal requirements comes the need for businesses and organisations to make sure they are compliant with these regulations. It is their legal duty to do so.  Not complying can result in financial penalties or, in extreme cases, imprisonment. For this […]

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How to use asset tagging and asset management to scale your business

What is asset tagging and management and how can it benefit a business? Asset tagging is a means of tracking an organisation’s assets, whether fixed, moveable or both. It’s a key aspect of asset management, and allows for physical assets to be more easily and efficiently monitored, managed and allocated. An important feature of asset […]

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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 Assessment for Landlords: What are Your Responsibilities

Legionella is a bacteria associated with water systems such as water tanks, pipework, baths and shower-heads, mainly in domestic properties. There is also the potential for legionella to become airbourne in water droplets, mist or spray and be inhaled, which can potentially cause a range of pneumonia-like illnesses. The risks associated with legionella can be […]

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