Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022: Explained
February 3, 2023
The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 came into force in January 2023. In the wake of the Grenfell Inquiry, there have been many changes made to legislation to try and make residential buildings safer. The changes come in the form of regulations made under article 24 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (Fire Safety Order).
The Government’s website explains that “The Fire Safety Order applies to all premises including workplaces and the common parts of all multi-occupied residential buildings.” Already, there are restrictions and rules in place for commercial buildings, and the need to have a risk assessment completed and regularly updated, but this will mean that the responsibilities are much more clear.
Let’s get into what the new Fire Safety regulations mean, and some of the key takeaways and work that may now be required to stay compliant.Read more
Are you a maintenance customer of J H Shouksmith & Sons Ltd?
November 4, 2022
If you are a customer of J H Shouksmith & Sons Ltd you will not have any cover for your buildings maintenance, repair and compliance needs from Monday 7th November 2022 when they cease those operations.Read more
How to Save Money in The Office – Top Tips
September 7, 2022
With costs rising to extortionate amounts many people are speculating about whether they will be able to afford to run their businesses going forward, or whether their business premises are a cost they can do without. Fortunately, there are ways to save money in the office which you can take advantage of to try and curb those costs.
In this guide, we’re sharing our top tips on how to save money in the office, whether you run a huge office block or a small business premises.Read more
Buying New Commercial Building Plant & Equipment After Brexit
March 11, 2022
Brexit has added an extra layer of complexity to the process of buying commercial plant and commercial equipment.Read more
Super Deduction Tax Break: How Can It Benefit Your Workplace?
October 21, 2021
For every pound you invest in machinery and equipment that qualifies under the scheme, your company can claim back £0.25p.Read more
How to Optimise Your Building For Low Occupancy
October 15, 2021
A huge number of commercial buildings are now at a much lower occupancy than they may have been a few years ago, presenting a challenge for those tasked with maintaining them.Read more
How Can Smart Technology Make PPM Easier?
October 7, 2021
In today’s world, smart PPM is a contemporary maintenance strategy that makes use of a variety of technologies and approaches, including predictive maintenance.Read more
How SFG20 Benefits Facilities Managers
July 19, 2021
SFG20 is a neat solution and has grown to become a vital tool to facilities managers, as a single source of information that is accurate, reliable and hugely beneficial.Read more
Get Ready For Summer: Building Maintenance Tips
July 2, 2021
Here are some key areas found in most commercial businesses and how you can get each of them ready for summer.Read more
Health and Safety Statistics For 2020: What Do They Tell Us?
May 17, 2021
The UK continues to have one of the best records in the EU for fatal injuries and work-related absence through ill health, but recent statistics released by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) for 2019/20 show that there is still work to do across the board to improve the UK’s health and safety performance.Read more