Regulatory Compliance

Best Practice

Managing Underside Fuel Tank Corrosion in Accordance with New DIO Guidelines

Matt Graystone, national account manager – defence at Adler and Allan, provides a checklist to help managers of defence estates comply with new guidance from the UK’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) on underside fuel tank corrosion. The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has released new guidance for the management and maintenance of rectangular single-skin or double-skin…


OHS to Provide Water Compliance Services for Pets at Home

OHS has been awarded a water risk assessment and remedial work contract for all 457 stores operated by FTSE 250-listed pet supplies retailer, Pets at Home.  The work will see OHS send teams of assessors to stores and ensure compliance of water systems with applicable regulations. David Hulston, facilities manager for Pets at Home, comments:…


Wigan Athletic Signs Risk Software Provider

English League one side Wigan Athletic Football Club is implementing compliance and asset management software from Sypro across its estate which includes the DW Stadium in Robin Park, and  first team and academy training sites. Sypro’s Risk Manager platform allow organisations to keep on top of regular maintenance through simple management, easy allocation of tasks…


Comment on the UK’s Economic Crime Bill

Timothy Douglas, Head of Policy and Campiagns for UK estate agent trade body Propertymark comments on the Economic Crime Bill which has received Royal Assent and mandates a register of overseas entities and beneficial owners of real property assets. The housing market cannot maintain integrity until it is possible to know who the ultimate owner…


Veolia Launches Ecoservices

Veolia UK has launched a new service to help businesses that produce small volumes of waste which may include hazardous materials. By accurately identifying and compliantly collecting this waste the new solution, called Ecoservices, will provide efficient disposal and treatment of small amounts of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Aimed at a wide range of businesses…

Life Safety

Making Dangerous Assumptions About Industrial Premises

As the UK builds ever more expansive industrial and warehousing facilities, Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, asks whether buyers and commercial tenants really know the fire risks they are assuming.  Fire is indiscriminate and can affect all buildings regardless of function or size, some with devastating impacts. With on average 490 fires…


Partners in Crime?

08.04.2019, 14:02 Partners in Crime? Adam Branson asks whether the UK government’s anti-money laundering (AML) regime for property transactions measures up against provisions that are in place in other leading international jurisdictions. In July 2015, the UK government set out its stance on foreign criminals using the country’s property as a way to launder their…

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