FRS 102 tips and advice for Housing Associations


Jul 21 2014

FRS 102 is now a reality and may cause headaches for housing associations over the next few months. One area most affected by the new reporting standard is fixed assets.

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Lucky number 7


Jul 17 2014

The seven key aspects of what makes our helpdesk second to none

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We were at the CIPFA annual conference, were you?


Jul 11 2014

Once again we attended and exhibited at the annual CIPFA Conference; this year held at The Novotel London West in Hammersmith on the 2nd and 3rd of July.

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Mark Fendick in the hot seat


Jul 02 2014

Mark Fendick is a Senior Maintenance Software Consultant who has recently joined us at RAM. The variety and flexibility of his new role sees him in the office one day, then working in the far flung...

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Asset Management’s environmental benefits


Jun 13 2014

As a business, it is becoming increasingly necessary to consider your environmental responsibility. The bigger the organisation; the bigger the environmental statement you have to convey, in terms ...

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AoC conference, did you attend?


Jun 10 2014

The 16th Annual AoC Conference took place on the 3rd and 4th of June and we sent along Kathryn Emerson and Richard Exley to represent us.

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The audit process is over - what now for the public sector?


Jun 06 2014

It’s the middle of June, the hassle of the end of year process is behind you, so surely now you can sit back and relax?

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Grand designs: is your house in order for FRS 102?


Jun 04 2014

The imminent introduction of new financial reporting standards is likely to have a major impact on the housing sector. Managing the transition from SORP 2010 towards the inclusion of the internatio...

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Roaming assets, it’s an Education!


May 27 2014

We are being asked more and more about how we can help track assets that move from location to location or person to person. This type of ‘roaming asset’ can be anything from an iPad to a digit...

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Maintenance - Health and Safety


May 22 2014

We all know the importance of maintaining our assets when it comes to prolonging the asset lifecycle but how often do you think about health and safety within your maintenance plan? The answer is p...

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System integration doesn't have to be a pain point!


May 13 2014

Quite often here at RAM, we’ll come across customers that aren't fully utilising their fixed asset management system at all, leaving them struggling with a legacy version that doesn't speak to th...

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