Eight Asset Management Embraces Green Initiatives with Installation of EV Chargers at HQ

In a significant step towards sustainability, Eight Asset Management has joined forces with Future Fuel to install two state-of-the-art electric vehicle charging points (EVCPs) at their headquarters in Harlow, Essex. The move aligns with the company’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions and promoting eco-friendly practices. The installation features two cutting-edge Easee EVCPs, renowned for their […]

Club Future Kicks Off 2024 with Successful Giveaways

As the new year commenced, Club Future, a premier client-focused organisation, has launched its series of monthly giveaways to express gratitude to its valued clients. With two giveaways already completed, the excitement is building for what lies ahead in the coming months. The first giveaway, a delightful “Tea for Two” at the renowned Harrods, saw […]

Club Future Unveils Exclusive Merchandise: Introducing Club Future Slippers!

In a surprising yet delightful move, Club Future, the distinguished VIP members club, has recently launched its latest merchandise – the Club Future Slippers. While the connection between slippers and the Future Group may seem unconventional, the decision was driven by the simple idea that everyone appreciates a fantastic pair of slippers. After months of […]

Luke Takes on London Marathon to Honour Friend and Support Sarcoma Cancer Uk

In a remarkable display of dedication and compassion, our esteemed colleague Luke is gearing up to conquer the 2024 London Marathon. What sets Luke’s marathon journey apart is not just the miles he’s covering but the heartfelt cause he’s running for. Luke has chosen to lace up his running shoes in support of Sarcoma UK, […]

Celebrating New Beginnings: Future Group Extends Congratulations to Chloe

In a heartwarming announcement, Future Group is delighted to share the joyous news of a mini member on the way! Congratulations are in order for our esteemed colleague, Chloe, who is expecting a bundle of joy. As the news of Chloe’s pregnancy spreads throughout the office, the atmosphere is filled with excitement and anticipation. The […]

A Night of Triumph: Future Group Takes Home Double Honours at Prestigious PMA Awards

Contractor of the Year and Maintenance Company of the Year Recognitions Highlight an Outstanding Evening In a celebration of excellence and industry prowess, Future Group is elated to announce its outstanding achievement at the recent Property Management Awards (PMA). The company not only secured one but two coveted PMA awards, adding to its impressive collection […]

Future Group Introduces Russell as the New Business Development Manager

Future Group is delighted to unveil the newest member of our team, Russell, stepping into the role of Business Development Manager. As stalwarts in catering to the needs of property and estate managers, Future Group has consistently provided innovative, all-encompassing, turnkey services, and Russell’s addition fortifies our unwavering commitment to excellence. Russell’s Journey in Property […]

Future Group’s Annual General Meeting

We had our annual general meeting (AGM) recently. The event was held at the beautiful Lee Valley White Water Rafting Center, and it turned out to be a resounding success. Gathering at this picturesque location, the entire Future Group team, including our dedicated engineers, came together for a day filled with reflection, productive discussions, and […]

Directors Jamie and Jamie Complete The Three Peaks Challenge

In an awe-inspiring feat of determination and compassion, Jamie and Jordan, our esteemed directors, have successfully completed the Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for an amazing charity Teens Unite. This remarkable challenge not only showcased their physical prowess but also their commitment to supporting young adults battling cancer. The Three Peaks Challenge is a […]

Marketing Team Gains Insight at Tottenham Hotspur Event

Future Group’s marketing enthusiasts recently descended upon the iconic Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to participate as visitors at the highly-anticipated marketing event hosted by “The UK’s Leading Events for Marketing Professionals.” With an unwavering commitment to providing marketing professionals with fresh ideas and innovative solutions, this event did not disappoint. The marketing team took full advantage […]

EV Connected – The Solution For Inherited Charging Points

Future Fuel EV Connected bridges the gap between new build developers and the EV chargers they are obligated to install, and the property managers and residents that inherit them. Developers are obligated to furnish car parks with EV chargers- great news for eco-centric residents and our precious planet. However, developers are under no obligation to arrange for ongoing safety checks or to […]

Future Fuel installed EV Chargers at Trinity Estates’ Head Office

Trinity Estates, a leading property management company, demonstrated its forward-thinking approach by contacting us at Future Fuel to carry out the installation of 5 active EV charging points, enabling employees to charge the electric vehicles provided by Trinity Estates themselves.  The project was completed within the scheduled timeframe of approximately five days, empowering Trinity Estates […]

Another Victory At The Arma Ace Awards 2023

  Future Group Wins Prestigious Arma Ace Award for Fifth Consecutive Year. We are proud to announce that we have once again been honoured with the highly prestigious Arma Ace Award for the fifth consecutive year.  This year’s victory was made all the more special as we partnered with ParkGate Aspen, a renowned property management […]

£50k of OZEV Funding In 30 Days

Future Fuel Achieves Remarkable Milestone: Installs EV Chargers Across 5 Sites in 30 Days, Raising £50k in OZEV Funding Future Fuel, our leading electrical vehicle charging installation division, has recently completed an extraordinary feat by successfully installing electric vehicle (EV) chargers across five sites within an impressive 30-day timeframe. This remarkable achievement was accompanied by […]

New Waking Watch Replacement Fund 2023

The UK government has introduced a new fund worth £18.6 million to cover the expenses of installing alarm systems in residential buildings as a replacement for Waking Watch measures. The fund applies to all residential buildings in England that currently have a Waking Watch in place, regardless of who bears the costs of the waking […]

NOTB 5-aside Football tournament

News on the Block organised a memorable event for us all! Although we were unable to secure victory in the semi-finals, our team displayed unwavering determination and played like true champions. The day was filled with excitement and fierce competition as various teams showcased their skills on the field. Future Group fought valiantly, displaying unwavering […]

Future Group Finalists For Arma Ace Awards 2023

The Arma Ace Awards, renowned for honouring excellence and innovation in the property management industry, bring together leading organisations and professionals who have demonstrated exemplary performance in various aspects of the field.  Our nomination for the Environmental & Sustainability Impact Award is a testament to our unwavering commitment to environmental responsibility and its remarkable efforts […]

Darren Rogers Celebrates 4 Years at Future Group

Today marks a special occasion for our Future Group employee Darren Rogers, who is celebrating his 4-year anniversary with us. Darren joined Future Group in 2019 and has since become an integral member of the team, making valuable contributions to the company’s success. Darren’s hard work and dedication has not gone unnoticed. He has consistently […]

Future Security have been off to a Strong Start in 2023

Future Security have been off to a Strong Start in 2023 Our security division has been making significant progress in the first quarter of 2023, setting the tone for the rest of the year.  They have accomplished several notable tasks, including replacing numerous intercom systems of various sizes ready for Q2.  In addition, Future Security […]

The Big Club Future Bake Off

  Club Future, recently hosted a successful Bake Off event that was attended by some of our wonderful clients. The event was a huge success, and Club Future would like to extend their thanks to everyone who put their baking hats on and made the event so much fun. The Bake off featured some of […]

Regeneration’s Q1

The future looks bright for our regeneration division as we announce new deals and tenders for the upcoming year. We have recently signed a deal with a bank, and a case study is expected to follow so keep your eyes peeled. In addition, they have sent out multiple tenders, indicating a potentially busy year ahead. […]

Future Fire’s Q1

Fire safety has been a top priority for many leaseholders in the UK, and it seems that 2023 is off to a busy start for Future Fire.  In light of new Fire Safety Regulations, we have been hard at work ensuring that their clients are fully compliant. One notable accomplishment was the completion of their […]

Future Fuel’s Q1

In Q1 of 2023, our EV division has made great strides in advancing our electric vehicle infrastructure projects.  We are excited to share that we have been awarded four projects, which have over 100 active bays. This is a significant accomplishment for us and shows our dedication to achieving net zero status.  We are also […]

Future Group Bake-Off Is Fast Approaching

Future Group is thrilled to announce our upcoming client bake-off, an event that is sure to delight taste buds and showcase our team’s creativity and skills. The anticipation is already building as we’ve received an overwhelming response to our invitation to attend. As an added bonus, we will be holding a ballot to announce which […]

Saving Energy This Spring

Dare we say that spring is in the air? The daffodils have made a tentative entrance so it’s safe to say we’re getting there. As we turn the clocks forward and make the most of longer, brighter days, the savvy among us will also know that this time of year also brings the opportunity to save […]

The Doyenne Event Celebrating International Women’s Day

Future Group, had a blast attending the Doyenne yesterday celebrating International Women’s Day and sponsoring the Property Manager of the Year Award – Congratulations Elizabeth Higgs The event was a huge success, with industry professionals from all over gathering to celebrate excellence in property management and of course International Women’s Day. As a proud sponsor […]

Two Year Milestone For Luke Warne

We are delighted to announce that Luke has been a superstar member at Future Group for two years! Since joining our team two years ago, Luke has consistently demonstrated an unwavering commitment to excellence and has made invaluable contributions to our team. His hard work and dedication have been an integral part of our success, […]

New Future Bottles Land at HQ

Future Group has just received a shipment of new water bottles at their HQ. These water bottles are intended for use as giveaways to clients and customers, in an effort to give back and say thank you. The new water bottles are of high quality, with a durable design and a capacity of 20 ounces. […]

BigChange success stories

Future Group Drives Productivity Gains with BigChange Job Management Award winning electrical services company Future Group, has boosted productivity and is seeing an 80 percent increase in efficiency following the roll out of a job management system from BigChange. The Essex-based company, which provides Lighting and Electrical, EV charging, Fire and Life Safety, Refurbishment, and […]

Developer Installed Electrical Vehicle Chargers – Tread Carefully

If your managing a block with developer-installed EV chargepoints, you may be congratulating yourself for having side-stepped the well-documented problems around installing chargers in residential blocks. In fact, you may not have got off as lightly as you thought. The market for electric vehicles has really taken off in the last few years, bolstered by […]

PMA Award Winners

We are thrilled to announce that we are the winners of the Net Zero Impact Award at the 2022 Property Management Awards. Having been nominated a few years in a row, coming away with an award has been an accomplishment to everyone not only at Future Fuel but Future Group as a whole. “This incredible accolade simply […]

Wayfinding Signage (The Fire Safety Regulations)

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report noted that in the building, stairwell landings were not clearly marked with the relevant floor number and so fire-fighters were unable to easily identify floors when carrying out their duties. The Inquiry recommended that in all high-rise buildings “floor numbers be clearly marked on each landing within the […]

Lifts & Firefighting Equipment (The Fire Safety Regulations 2022)

When the firefighters attended the fire at Grenfell Tower, they were unable to operate the mechanism that should have allowed them to take control of the lifts. The Inquiry recommended that the owner and manager of every high-rise residential building be required by law to carry out regular inspections of any lifts that are designed […]

Floor Plans & Building Plans (The Fire Safety Regulations 2022)

The Inquiry following Grenfell recommended that the owner and manager of every high-rise residential building be required by law to provide the fire and rescue service with up-to-date plans of every floor of the building, identifying the location of key fire safety systems. There are two types of plans; Floor Plans, and Building Plans / […]

Design & Materials of External Walls (The Fire Regulations 2022)

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry noted in the Phase 1 that “A sound understanding of the materials used in the construction of any high-rise building is essential if the fire and rescue service is to be properly prepared to carry out its function in relation to that building. The details about the design and materials of […]

Secure Information Boxes (The Fire Safety Regulations 2022)

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report highlighted that the lack of on-site information available to London Fire Brigade on the night could have further hampered their response had the layout of the building been more complex. The Inquiry recommended that the owner and manager of all high-rise residential buildings be required by law to […]

Fire Door Checks (The Fire Safety Regulations 2022)

Following on from last week’s update, the minimum requirement is for the responsible person to undertake an inspection of the doors to identify any obvious damage or issues. It should not be necessary to engage a specialist for these checks as the responsible person should be able to carry out these checks themselves. However Future […]

Information to Residents: Fire Doors (The Fire Safety Regulations 2022)

New regulations will make it a requirement for all responsible persons of all multi-occupied residential buildings in England with storeys over 11 meters in height to: undertake quarterly checks of all fire doors (including self-closing devices) in the common parts undertake – on a best endeavour basis – annual checks of all flat entrance doors (including […]

Information to Residents: Fire Safety Instructions (The Fire Safety Regulations 2022) 

From the 23rd January 2023, the new regulations will make it a requirement for all responsible persons of all multi-occupied residential buildings in England with two or more sets of domestic premises (and which have common parts), to provide residents with fire safety instructions. Responsible persons will need to provide residents with instructions on: how […]

Fire Risk Assessment Prioritisation Tool (The Fire Safety Regulations 2022)

The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022  The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 (the Regulations) have been introduced as an important step towards implementing the recommendations of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report. The Regulations are being introduced under Article 24 of the Fire Safety Order and will come into force on 23 January 2023.  Most of the requirements set […]

Has the Energy Crisis Left you Feeling Anxious?

Energy-Saving Techniques from Future Group. Energy Crisis: A phrase we have been hearing repeatedly for the past few months. If you’re feeling anxious, Future Group hopes to help with some practical energy-saving techniques for individuals and Block Managers. With energy bills skyrocketing, many of us are feeling apprehensive about Autumn-Winter 2022. As we’re entering the […]

REMINDER: Fluorescent Lamps to be Removed from Shelves in 2023

It’s always a good time to upgrade your block’s out of date lighting, but NOW is definitely the time to upgrade any fluorescent light fixtures. Following Stage 2 of the Single Lighting Regulation and the updated Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive, from February 2023 fluorescent lamps and fittings will no longer be available to […]

EV FUNDING NEWS: THE DIGITAL SERVICE

Due to the current national mourning, the government have updated the release dates for the digital service. Future Fuel are ready for any questions you may surrounding this… All new digital services will now be launched on the 27th of September 2022, including the EV infrastructure grants for both residential properties and staff and fleets […]

Future Fuel Project Update: Wycombe Square

Over 90% complete, 10 days ahead of schedule. Future Fuel is very pleased to share that their installations are progressing ahead of schedule at their latest multiple-point EVC solution project located in Kensington, London. Future Fuel had already successfully secured a total of £29,500 on behalf of our client for this project and it is […]

Update: New EV Charging Regulations

The uptake of EV Charging in residential blocks is increasing exponentially, affecting block’s electricity distribution and Future Fuel is ready for what comes next. The first six months for Future Fuel have been bright: funding went live in April allowing 2 OZEV-funded projects to be won within seven days, winning Partner of the Year at […]

Partner of the Year: A Huge Win for Future Group

We are beyond excited to announce that we’ve been awarded ‘Partner of the Year’ by the ARMA Ace Awards at a fun-filled ceremony on the 17th of June 2022. Having won Industry Supplier of the Year in 2017, the Customer Service Award in 2018 and an Unsung Hero Award in 2019, this is now our […]

Future Group Successfully Secure Two OZEV-Funded ChargePoint Projects

We are so pleased to announce that we have been awarded two OZEV-funded projects, just seven days after the delayed funding finally went live. The long-awaited Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) funding has replaced the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) as of the 1st April 2022. Following the funding launch, we have secured two ChargePoint […]

Future Group is shortlisted for Partner of the Year

Future Group is ecstatic to announce we have been shortlisted for Partner of the Year 2022 for the ACE Awards alongside some amazing and influential companies. The Future Team are very excited about the awards night coming up and being held at Old Billingsgate on the 17th of June. This year has been incredible for […]

Future Fuel gives the Facts on EV funding in their Second Online Session

The truth about global warming and the price of fuel is unavoidable… now more than ever leaseholders are recognising the benefits of electric vehicles. Since its launch in 2019, Future Fuel Solutions has become a driving force within the electric vehicle charging community; they are the first independent EV consultancy service available to the leasehold […]

Club Future rocks The Pier

Upon entry to the much-anticipated debut event hosted by Club Future (Future Group’s exclusive club), guests were greeted with bright smiles and trays of champagne flutes. A variety of people whose main forms of communication were emails and LinkedIn likes are now discussing the beautiful weather surrounding The Pier, Bateaux London and across the river […]

Future Security and Future Regeneration team up at Scotts Sufferance Wharf

At Scotts Sufferance Wharf, in Bermondsey, the residents were in dire need of a new and updated security system. The existing system was old with different sized and poorly fitted panels, as well as faulty and messy wiring. JFM contacted Future Security to supply and deliver a replacement video intercom system to multiple blocks at […]

I’ve inherited EV Charge Points – Now What?

If you’re managing a block with developer-fitted EV chargepoints, you may be congratulating yourself for having side-stepped the well-documented problems around installing chargers in residential blocks. In fact, you may not have got off as lightly as you thought says Jamie Willsdon. The market for electric vehicles has really taken off in the last few […]

Future Lighting performs a complete lighting upgrade at Parkview Estate in Woking

Energy-efficient lighting is at the forefront of Future Lighting’s installations and maintenance, they strive to effectively prepare every client and futureproof every site. In 2022, Future Lighting has been carrying out a complete Lighting Upgrade at Parkview Estates in Woking. The upgrade included External Lighting, Internal Lighting, a new Emergency Lighting System & NICEIC remedial […]