Making a property’s water system safe post lockdown

A guide to recommissioning water systems in commercial properties It is unacceptable and likely to be in breach of law, to simply re-open a building that has stood idle, without recommissioning its water system. As the focus is on signage & sanitation right now, making a property’s water system safe post lockdown is something that many property managers are overlooking. To read HSE guidance on what you must do, click here. Alternatively, feel free to read our guide to recommissioning water systems in commercial properties, below.   Why is it so important to assess water hygiene, at this time? Because Legionella bacteria may now be lurking in water systems! It is vital that we assess water systems now because water usage has been so significantly reduced in commercial properties during lockdown. And in addition to Legionella risk, drinking water retained within buildings may no longer be potable following a period of […]

Outsource your COVID-19 Risk Assessment here

COVID-19 Risk Assessments can be a daunting prospect for many companies. Outsource your COVID-19 Risk Assessment here with RM’s new COVID-19 Risk Assessment Service. The COVID-19 Risk Assessment is the first of 5 steps to working safely that the UK government expects duty holders to complete before restarting work, following the Coronavirus outbreak. Since May 2020, property managers from across the UK have approached RM to outsource their COVID-19 risk assessments. As a result, in the past 4 weeks, RM has conducted over 125 COVID-19 Risk Assessments for Offices, Shops, Cafes, Retail Parks, Industrial Estates and Shopping Centres. RM’s new ‘Return to Work’ COVID-19 Risk Assessment Service is the perfect solution for businesses that want to outsource their COVID-19 risk assessment to a third party consultancy. It is based upon the latest UK government guidance covering Office and Contact Centres & Shops and Branches. Key areas covered: The key areas […]

Notification for tenants and service providers regarding the Coronavirus Pandemic

The government has stated that based on the World Health Organization’s declaration that this is a public health emergency of international concern, the UK Chief Medical Officers have raised the risk to the public from low to moderate regarding the Coronavirus. Whilst the number of cases in the UK still remains low and we must keep this in mind, this rise in the risk highlights the importance of planning ahead. Services to properties must be maintained with as little disruption to everyday business activity as possible, but we must ensure that we are prepared to take action to reduce any risk to tenants and workers alike. Adequate resources need to be in place to minimise the spread should there be an outbreak, and procedures should be planned in and communicated so that all relevant parties are aware of the situation. We believe it is important that discussions take place between […]