Premises Maintenance: In-depth

Thursday, October 21, 2021

This topic covers the practical maintenance needed to keep both internal and external parts of a building in good condition. It covers walls, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, roofs, chimneys, gutters and essential grounds maintenance.

Employer Factsheet: Mental Health First Aid

Thursday, October 21, 2021

There are courses on offer that can train certain members of staff to support colleagues both in terms of common problems such as anxiety or depression, through to suicidal-level distress.

How to ... Support Employees Through the Menopause

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Menopause is understood as the time during a woman’s life when menstruation permanently and naturally stops. Officially, it is defined as occurring when there have been no periods for 12 consecutive months and no other biological or physiological cause can be identified. Also referred to as the “change of life”, this can cause a chain reaction of physical and psychological side-effects to a woman’s body, some of which can last for a number of years. Changing hormone levels can cause issues months or even years before the menopause. This is known as the perimenopause.

Contractors: Resources

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

These templates are available for you to download. They can be saved and edited as required.

Premises Maintenance: Quick Facts

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

External walls usually refer to the outside walls of a building. They will generally need little maintenance but should be inspected at least annually for signs of deterioration or water damage. External Walls

How to Maintain Grounds

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Weigh up the pros and cons of using in-house staff or contractors to maintain the grounds.

How to Maintain Floors

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Check how each flooring material is best maintained. An incorrect cleaning program can change the slip properties of a floor, which can become dangerous.

Grounds Management Policy

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This organisation believes that its grounds are an important part of its business function. The organisation believes that pleasantly designed grounds that are safe and well maintained send a welcome message to employees and visitors and enhances the architectural aspect of the premises.