Surviving a Recession – Getting Best Value

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Managing a successful business can be hard work; managing it during a recession can be even harder. Defined as two continuous quarters of no economic growth, a recession hits business hard as demand, and consequently, revenue slows and uncertainly increases. It’s a difficult time with lots happening at an economic level that is completely out […]

Office Closed Monday 19th September 2022

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The RFM Group office will be closed for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. As a mark of respect for the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the RFM Group offices will close for the funeral on Monday 19th September 2022. We are extremely saddened by the news and extend the right to our staff to […]

Making Social Housing Inclusive: Disability Aids and Adaptations

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Social housing has long been a part of society, offering a housing model that is more affordable than private renting with a more secure, long-term tenancy for those who need it. Disability aids and inclusive housing is critical to making social housing work for everybody. Whilst new housing is still being made available, the quantity […]

Ilke Homes Harewood Gravity Games

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The Harewood Gravity Games takes place 13-14 August 2022 and valued partner Ilke Homes are taking part. Ilke Homes took part in the Harewood Gravity Games for the first time last year, and their team had such a fantastic time, raising lots of funds for a great cause. So this year they are going even […]

Positive Feedback from Satisfied Clients

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We always love to hear feedback from satisfied customers. Whether it is a client happy with our Facilities Management services, a resident ecstatic about the repairs we’ve undertaken on their home or an office worker grateful for our Security staff keeping them safe. We love to hear positive reviews! We also like to learn from […]

IT Tips – Keeping Your Devices Safe in the Heat

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Due to unprecedented hot weather, it’s especially important that we keep ourselves and our devices safe from overheating. Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it’s too hot for too long, there are health risks. Alongside health risks, our IT equipment and electronic devices need extra care and can also contribute to the heat […]

Easter Eggs for Harrogate Children’s Hospital

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Ilke Homes, a pioneering modular housing company, manufacturing precision-engineered, eco-homes based in Knaresborough have been collecting Easter eggs for Harrogate Hospital Children’s Unit. As part of Ilke Homes’ charity efforts, their staff have been donating Easter eggs for children who will be spending Easter in Harrogate Hospital Children’s Unit. As a valued partner, RFM Group […]

The Role of Front of House to Secure Your Workplace

As a facilities manager or entrepreneur, you’ll have a duty to your employees to keep them safe. You’ll already have taken multiple measures to that end. Some of the more notable things you would’ve done include installing security cameras and alarms, alongside locks on the doors. That mightn’t prevent everything, however. Your front of house […]

Compliance in Facilities Management: A Quick Guide

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Is your building legal? Keeping your facility compliant with UK law can be a daunting task. Facilities management has a hugely varied remit, with everything from ensuring a building and its employees are safe and secure through to literally keeping the lights on part of a typical day.  It is a function that is tasked […]

Why Face-to-Face Management is Crucial in Facilities Management

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In today’s digital age, employees are as comfortable in front of a video call as they are being face-to-face in the workplace and business is conducted as successfully in a virtual environment as it is in a physical one. Technology continues to play a significant role in enabling more agile working with flexibility and work/life […]