Certified Fire Door Installation: Keeping Your Property Safe

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Installing Fire Doors: A Comprehensive Guide to Keeping Your Property Safe As a responsible landlord or property manager, ensuring the safety of your building and its occupants should always be a top priority. One crucial aspect of property safety is the installation of fire doors, which can help prevent the spread of fire and smoke […]

Electrical Testing – Electrical Installations Condition Report (EICR)

Electrical testing is an important safety consideration for all organisations. But there are so many acronyms and rules it can seem difficult to know where to begin. All organisations need to keep on top of their responsibilities as an employer to meet the requirements needed under the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989. But it can […]

EPC: How to Improve Your Commercial Property’s Energy Efficiency

If you’re a commercial landlord in the UK, you may already be familiar with the concept of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). But are you aware of the importance of an EPC, not just for compliance, but also for attracting and retaining tenants, reducing energy bills, and ultimately, increasing the value of your property? In this […]

Restoring Vacated Spaces to a Lettable Standard: How RFM Group Can Help

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When tenants vacate a commercial space, it is important to restore it to a CAT A lettable standard. This means returning it to a blank canvas that can be easily adapted by new tenants to suit their specific needs. Restoring a space to this standard can be a complex and challenging process, but with the […]

Office Refurbish or Office Relocate? How to Decide

In the words of Channel 4’s Phil Spencer and Kirstie Allsop – when your office lease is coming up for renewal – will you love it or leave it? Love it or Leave it? Refurbish or Relocate? When it comes to updating or upgrading your office space, businesses have two options: refurbishing their current office […]

Top 10 Benefits of Professional Facilities Management

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Professional facilities management is a crucial aspect of maintaining and operating a building or facility. Expert FM It involves the oversight and management of the various systems and services that keep a building functioning smoothly and efficiently. From maintenance and repair to compliance with regulations and sustainability initiatives, professional facilities management plays a vital role […]

What is a Legionella Risk Assessment?

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In the UK, there are around 200-250 cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported each year. Legionnaires’ disease is a serious form of pneumonia (lung infection) that is brought on by the Legionella bacterium. Pontiac fever, a less deadly condition, can also be brought on by Legionella bacteria. A Legionella risk assessment is a vital process in […]

Supporting Grassroots Sport

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RFM Group recently sponsored two local football teams, Cullingworth U9s and Bingley Juniors. The company has provided kits for both teams, showing their commitment to supporting grassroots sports and promoting healthy lifestyles in their community. The two teams are local to the RFM Group Yeadon office. The sponsorship provides the teams with new kits, including […]

Shell and Core: The Architectural Duo Redefining Building Design

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In the world of architecture, the design of buildings is constantly evolving. One such design trend that has been gaining popularity in recent years is the use of shell and core construction. Outer shell Structure This technique involves building the outer shell or structure of a building, along with the necessary utilities and infrastructure, leaving […]

The Difference Between Statutory Compliance and Regulatory Compliance in the UK

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Regulations, laws, rules and guidance notes are often used in property management. If you are a business owner or manager in the UK, it is essential to understand the difference between statutory compliance and regulatory compliance. These terms may sound similar, but they have distinct meanings and requirements that you need to know to ensure […]