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Our response to the COVID-19 outbreak

Posted on April 20, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been classified by the World Health Organisation as a pandemic. A pandemic is a worldwide spread of a new disease. It is having a significant effect on how people go about their daily lives and how businesses remain operational. Protech Property Solutions (Protech) takes its responsibility to maintain the performance and continuity […]

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Combustible Cladding Ban Update

Posted on March 3, 2020

Combustible cladding ban set to be extended to buildings with four or more storeys A ban on the use of combustible cladding on high-rise buildings is set to be extended to cover all buildings with four or more storeys (or +11 metres in height) under plans the government is putting out to consultation. Housing secretary […]

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The Complete Property Care Solution

Posted on February 14, 2020

We normally write articles which we hope people will find useful in a practical way. Over the years we have found that many of our clients pigeon hole us for one service such as communal cleaning, building maintenance, pest control or waste removal services and are not aware we provide the complete property care solution. […]

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Working hard to offset our CO2 emissions

Posted on January 13, 2020

There’s no denying that our planet is in a bad way. Climate change as a result of CO2 emissions is a huge problem which is now being recognised more and Earth Overshoot Day is getting earlier each year. As an ISO14001 accredited company we want our planet to survive and for future generations to be […]

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How to prevent Slips & Trips

Posted on December 5, 2019

Property managers have a duty to minimise the risks of slips and trips in the properties they manage. Employers and employees have duties under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 to ensure that […]

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Ethical salary for all cleaners

Posted on November 25, 2019

As a company working in the cleaning & facility service sector we rely on our people to provide a consistently high standard of service to all our clients. We respect all our people and ensure they are paid an ethical salary. However not all contractors are the same and sadly underpayment and illegality are still rife […]

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Residential Directors Responsibilities

Posted on November 19, 2019

Over the last thirty plus years we have provided residential blocks of apartments with cleaning and maintenance services we have worked closely with Right To Manage & Residential Management Company Directors, some have a great understand of their duties and responsibilities others not so much. Despite being governed by the same laws and legislation that […]

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What you need to know about TUPE

Posted on November 11, 2019

Transfer of Undertakings – Protection of Employment TUPE (the Transfer of Undertakings – Protection of Employment – Regulations) is designed to protect employees if the business which they work for changes hands, enabling employees and any liabilities associated with them from the previous employer to be transferred to the new employer by law. TUPE was […]

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Get your Property ready for Autumn

Posted on September 26, 2019

Prepare your Property for Autumn Checklist Before the weather grows colder it’s important to prepare for the winter months to prevent costly damage. Below are our autumn preventative home maintenance steps that every  property owner should follow. Gutters and Downpipes Clean gutters and downpipes frequently throughout fall to prevent build-up of leaves and other debris. […]

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Health & Safety RAMS

Posted on September 2, 2019

Safety RAMS are common in the construction industry however should other sectors such as property management be using them. Most people have heard of risk assessments. In fact, if your business employs more than five people you have a legal responsibility to complete and document risk assessments. What are Risk Assessment Method Statements (RAMS), though, […]

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