How Does Colour Impact on Workplace Productivity?

With the average person spending a third of their life at work, it’s no wonder that 80% of workers believe colour affects their mood. Employees are becoming more aware of how their work environment impacts on their well-being.  Businesses are putting great effort into creating an environment that not only suits their brand identity but […]

Future-Proofing Your Workspace

At RFM Group, our innovative Facilities team are ahead of the curve when it comes to future-proofing the spaces in which we work. Our integrated solutions make it happen without you lifting a finger. We use state-of-the-art technology like CAFM Explorer to monitor and manage your building’s everyday performance. The results are a revelation. Integrating […]

Energy – If You Can’t Measure it, You Can’t Manage it!

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Before you embark on a major project to reduce energy consumption, do you know where you currently use energy? That is the vital starting point, as RFM’s Client Services Director Mark Flanagan explains. The last ten years have brought about fundamental changes to commercial energy usage – both in new legislation, such as the Carbon […]

Considerations for Your Office Refurbishment

Consistently analysing your office and its refurbishment is key to maximum productivity within your workforce and boosting staff morale. However, you cannot just jump straight in. You must find the right methodology within your particular business in order to make the refurbishment as substantially beneficial as possible. After all, a carefully planned office refurbishment project […]

The Green Office

Focussing on refurbishment, we look into the green office design trends predicted to sweep workplaces across the UK. Experience-Driven Spaces Experience-Driven Spaces have a connection to green office design trends and include a variety of traits that revolve around the “human potential” goals of space optimisation. These goals prioritise the employee experience and welfare at […]

Top Emerging Trends in Fit-Out

Construction Technology

A number of very innovative technology advances will impact the fit-out industry in the coming future. In this insight, we focus on the fit-out trends which we think will take centre stage, including wearable technology, exoskeleton vests, new BIM technology and drone advances. Looking Through the Lens Wearable technology is nothing short of a revolution […]

8 Ways to Make Your Office a Great Place to Work

The way we work is changing and our workspaces need to keep up. With a recent study reporting that 51% of employees felt disengaged, it’s time to re-evaluate how to turn the traditional office into a great place to work. Executing clever office design and introducing well thought-out initiatives for employee health and engagement create […]

6 Reasons to Switch Facilities Providers

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In 2014 an FM Buyer Behaviour Survey of Facilities Managers reported that 40% of customers were dissatisfied with their current Facilities providers and looking for new ones. However, 70% were put off approaching new suppliers because of the lack of information about the sales process. These trends continue in 2023 and 2024. It’s a fact […]

5 Tips for Preparing Your Business for Winter

Winter can pose a range of difficult working conditions. From the guys on the construction site to cleaning and security staff across various commercial buildings, it’s important to ensure their safety in all weather conditions. Here, we look at five ways to ensure your workplace and workforce are prepared for the winter months. 1.     Prevent […]

Keeping your Workspace in top condition

So, you’ve spent time and money on a new office refurbishment, and everything is looking in top condition, but offices take a lot of wear and tear with constant traffic flow every day of the week. Your workspace condition matters. Do you have a maintenance plan in place to keep your brand-new office looking it’s […]