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You’ve finally come to a decision. You want to buy a house that you can make yours. You see yourself as the next Sarah Beeny or Laurence Llewelyn Bowen (perhaps with not so many loud shirts) moving around the dilapidated property, assessing every corner and picturing it, as it will be, your own masterpiece. Regardless…

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We miss the sunshine when it’s gone and moan when it’s here. Moaning is a part of our British culture and our savvier, sun-loving friends on the other side of the pond love us for it. Moaning or not, we think you can appreciate how this week has been monstrously hot. We’re not sure if…

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Is a Security Survey worthwhile?

Tuesday 31st July, 2018 by

At DPH Security Consultancy we would certainly advocate having a thorough Security Survey carried out on an annual basis. Well, of course we would say that…! However, increasingly it has been shown to be the case that after security incidents or breaches have occurred, if a thorough security survey had been carried out prior to…

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A signing choir of around 30 children from All Faiths Children’s Academy in Rochester are to defend their national crown at the annual National Signing Choir Competition thanks to sponsorship from local company, Calibre Facility Services Ltd. In May this year, All Faiths Revolutionaries – AFR, won at the competition when it was held in…

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Everyone knows someone who thinks they know a thing or two about plumbing. A “what will go wrong” type of individual who has to at least “have a go.” A “go” that usually sees you two hours later both submerged in a small, freezing lake in your kitchen. Aside from wanting to fix these issues…

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Match The Interior With The Exterior For those of us living in Britain, the English summer brings with it a dual emotion of excitement and dread. It’s a bit like inviting an unknown and unpredictable party guest. One minute you’re all outside enjoying the sunshine, the next minute a wind has ripped through and blown…

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As we all know, and no doubt have been continuously reminded of over the past six months or so, Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB) will commence for all incorporated and unincorporated businesses above the VAT threshold (currently £85,000) from April 2019. And with less than nine months until implementation, H M Revenue & Customs…

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Event raises awareness of asbestos-related disease prevalent in Kent and Medway area. An action day held on 6 July to commemorate victims of mesothelioma has received strong support from professionals, campaigners and victims, as Medway remains one of the areas worst affected by the disease. Organised by leading law firm Brachers, Alan McKenna of the…

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If you’ve watched as many sci-fi films as we have, it doesn’t seem surprising that your entire home can be controlled from an app on your mobile phone. The smart-home industry has grown rapidly. So quickly in fact, that we thought it might be best to break down exactly what the benefits of all this technology…

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Canopy Protection Systems

Friday 20th July, 2018 by

Canopy protection systems should be considered in all of the following environments as part of the overall fire safety program. Hotels, Schools state and private, Care Homes, Pubs, larger Sports Centres, larger manufacturing plants with an in house catering provision for staff should all be assessed correctly to look at both the life safety and…

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