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Trend BMS – Is Your Building Management System Up to Date?

October 6, 2023

Like all of the key services in your business, it is vital to stay on top of updates and industry news. Trend BEMS is one of the most popular building management systems, developed by Honeywell. 

Trend 963 is a popular version of the software which runs many buildings throughout the UK, but its life span is coming to an end and users will need to switch to a more up-to-date system.

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Fire Risk Assessments For Restaurant Businesses

September 22, 2023

Fire safety is a critical concern for any business, but it holds particular importance in the restaurant industry. As a restaurant owner in the UK, it’s your responsibility to ensure the safety of your customers, staff, and property. One essential step in achieving this is conducting a thorough Fire Risk Assessment (FRA). In this post, we’ll help you through the process of creating a comprehensive risk assessment for your restaurant business and highlight what should be covered.

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Essential Fire Equipment Every Business Premises Needs

September 14, 2023

Running a commercial business premises in the UK? You have a moral and legal responsibility when it comes to fire safety. This includes having the appropriate fire equipment on site, information on how to use it, and even keeping it serviced and properly maintained.

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How Does Lightning Protection Work?

August 18, 2023

Protection from lightning can be life-saving. It may even be a term of business insurance, or recommended in a risk assessment due to the location or structure of a building. How does lightning insurance actually work and why does it keep us safe from this natural phenomenon?

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Common Causes of Workplace Fires (and How to Avoid Them)

August 11, 2023

Fire safety is a paramount concern in any workplace, and there are rightly strict regulations and guidelines to ensure the protection of employees, visitors, and property. Workplace fires can lead to devastating consequences, including loss of life, injuries, and other damage, which can potentially lead to legal action. In this blog post, we will delve into the main factors that can start fires in UK workplaces, plus a few basic tips for prevention.

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Fire Safety for Hotel Owners in the UK

August 3, 2023

As a hotel owner in the UK, ensuring the safety of your guests and staff should be a top priority. Fire safety is a critical aspect of hotel management, and it is essential to be well-informed about the UK legislation, responsibilities, precautions, and fire safety training to prevent and effectively respond to potential fire emergencies. This guide will provide you with an in-depth overview of fire safety in hotels.

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Building Compliance Checklist

July 28, 2023

Business owners and the owners of commercial buildings have a legal duty to keep their building compliant. There are so many different laws and regulations to consider, and it can be tough to understand (and track) every aspect of health and safety.

Many larger businesses rely on the help of a facilities services company to help them manage their obligations when it comes to health and safety, but smaller businesses may want to take on as many tasks as they can themselves. Our legal building compliance checklist is not exhaustive, but it does give a strong idea of the areas you need to cover if you are an owner or operator of commercial premises.

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Fire Safety Responsible Person – What is a “Responsible Person”?

June 23, 2023

Fire safety regulations in the UK rely heavily on the term “responsible person” but what does this mean in the context of the Fire Safety Order?

It isn’t just a generic term used to describe somebody who knows their stuff when it comes to fire prevention and fire protection, it is an important distinction to help establish who holds the ultimate responsibility for how a workplace or commercial property deals with all things fire related.

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Fire Exit Door Regulations in the UK

June 2, 2023

When you’re running a commercial premises then it is likely that you will have numerous questions about fire regulations, and how you can ensure that you keep your premises safe and compliant with government guidelines.

Our experts help to advise people every single day on the right approach to fire suppression within their businesses, and that includes fire exit doors.

While we’ve all seen fire exit doors, we might not totally understand what the regulations are, if they are required and under what circumstances. We explore more.

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