The Importance of a Complete Building Services Package in Facilities Management

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Facilities management focuses on maintaining a well-functioning, efficient, and safe building is crucial for the success of any business or organisation. This is where a complete building services package comes into play. These comprehensive packages offer a wide array of essential services that keep a building running smoothly, from electrical and plumbing systems to HVAC, […]

Navigating Office Fit-Out Stages: Ensuring Business Continuity

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Office fit-outs are essential for creating a conducive work environment that aligns with a company’s culture and goals. Business Continuity during these fit-outs is an important consideration. Whether it’s a complete overhaul or minor renovations, navigating through the stages of an office renovation requires careful planning and execution to maintain business continuity. The 5 Stages […]

Emergency Lighting: Ensuring Safe Commercial Spaces

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In bustling offices and commercial properties, safety remains paramount, especially during unforeseen events such as power outages. Emergency lighting plays a crucial role in facilitating safe evacuation and continued operation in such situations. In this guide, we look at the key aspects of emergency lighting, including its importance, regulations, types, lighting requirements, options, design, installation, […]

Crafting a Resilient Asset Maintenance Strategy: Best Practices Unveiled

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Your Guide to Asset Maintenance Strategy Success Taking care of your assets is like giving them a VIP pass to a long and prosperous life. Whether you’re managing a small business or overseeing a big operation, having a solid plan for maintaining your equipment and machinery is key to a smooth and successful journey. Let’s […]

Nurturing a Successful Career in Facilities Management

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Facilities management (FM) is a dynamic profession that plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of buildings and infrastructure. As the demand for well-managed facilities continues to grow, so does the need for skilled professionals who can navigate the complex challenges of this field. This article explores the diverse career development […]

Apprentices: The Future Property Heroes

We are really proud of the contribution that apprentices have brought to RFM Group over the years. In fact, we go as far as to say they are real property heroes. Growing Your Workforce Apprenticeships are a vital component in the growth of any business, and the property industry is no exception. As the property […]

How to Keep Your Office or Commercial Premises Clean

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Cleaning Your Workplace A clean office or commercial premises is essential for several reasons. A clean environment is more inviting and productive, and it can also help to reduce the spread of germs and bacteria. Clean offices mean happier workers. Here are some tips for keeping your office or commercial premises clean: Clean regularly. The more […]

Navigating Cold and Flu Season: The Crucial Role of Facility Management

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The Impact of Cold and Flu Season on Workplace Productivity As the cold and flu season descends upon us, workplaces across the UK are bracing themselves for an inevitable uptick in employee absences. The seasonal surge in illnesses poses a significant challenge for businesses, making effective facility management (FM) strategies more crucial than ever. Colour […]

Scheduling School Renovation and Fit-Out Work During Holidays: Planning Guide

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Did you know – that 69% of RFM’s school refurbishments are carried out during school holidays? Fit-out companies must consider the needs of schools, teachers and pupils. Scheduling school renovations and fit-outs is not for the faint of heart. Scheduling School Renovation and Fit-Out Work is Critical School renovations and fit-out projects play a crucial […]

Fire Door Survey for a UK Commercial Building

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What is Involved in a Fire Door Survey This survey is conducted to assess the fire safety of the commercial building in accordance with UK regulations. The survey focuses on the fire doors within the building and their compliance with the relevant standards. Scope: The survey will cover all fire doors within the commercial building, […]