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Friday, 22 June

News
Capita Secures Contract Extension With Npower

Friday June 22 saw Capita announce it has extended its existing contract to provide customer management services to npower until the end of 2021, in a deal worth over...

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Callow Youth Blamed for Security Breaches

Younger employees have been identified as the main culprits for security breaches in the workplace in a study by Centrify of UK senior decision makers and...

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Putting The Spotlight On Staff - Enter Free Awards NOW

One4All has called for property and construction businesses to recognise staff in free the free Spotlight Awards. Nominations are open now and close on July 6. Every...

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Mother & Daughters Planned London Atrocity

A mother and her two daughters, who plotted to use knifes to carry out a Borough Market styled terrorist attack in London have been jailed. Rizlaine Boular, 22 of...

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Fleet Street Office Fire Sees 23 Evacuated. Plus Incidents At Charing Cross Liverpool Street & Southgate Stations

Fleet Street On Saturday 16, firefighters were called to contain an office block fire. The building, on London's famous Fleet Street, saw its electrical...

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Mackintosh Phoenix 2? Councillor Gives Hope And Contingency Planning Update

The Leader of Glasgow City Council, Cllr Susan Aitken, has given an update on the Glasgow School of Art fire and the contingency measures put in place - and also gave...

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Is Retail Property Heading Down The Rabbit Hole?

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Disability Pay Gap Widens

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Tower Power - Solar Skyscrapers A Reality

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New Research Reveals Lack Of Focus In Meetings

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Property
St Michael's Mount - Huge Manchester Skyscraper Gets The Nod

The massive £200 million St Michael's tower in the heart of Manchester's financial district has finally received full planning permission. The scheme has...

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Facilities Management
Roped In

There's a free sustainability guide, IRATA membership, a deal at the Ricoh, a franchise cleaning option, and a move into sunny Spain in ThisWeekinFM's mid-week FM...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Intercept Pharma Europe - A Security Framework Case Study

When biopharmaceutical company, Pharma Europe, needed an integrated fire and security solutions for its offices in central London, Evolution was contracted. Evolution...

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Safety & Health
Balfour Beatty Before The Beak

Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions has been fined £500,000 for long-term hand, arm vibration contributions; a major TV studio fined as a maintenance worker dies; and...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
New Study Highlights Shifting Workplace Trends

IFMA's 'The Once Alternative Workplace Strategies' study has been released by Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA), Global Workplace Analytics and Haworth Inc....

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People
A Woman’s World - Engineering Could Do Better

In the week of International Women in Engineering Day (June 23) Lucy Speed has an idea how STEM industries can attract more females into the sector. In the UK, only 11...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
ISS In Court After Carillion Debacle

ISS has replaced Carillion on two contracts let by Modern Courts. They will be providing a range of soft and hard facility services for the Ministry of Justice in five...

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Education & Training
Green Infrastructure - Conference Next Week

A green Infrastructure conference for the built environment sector will take place on June 28. Built environment experts from across Europe will descend on London for one...

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Environment & Sustainability
Flower Power

Wildflowers have recently played their part in the regeneration of Canning Town as part of London’s ambitious Crossrail project. A beautiful wildflower meadow...

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Technology
Putting The AI In To Maintenance

Sean Robinson explains how plant managers can make proactive maintenance even more effective with machine learning. Over the past five years, the industrial sector...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Built By Data - A Closed-Loop Digital Design Workflow For Building Construction

The building construction process is time-consuming, writes Liss Christine Werner. Each function, from design to production and construction, follows a linear workflow...

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Products & Projects
Infinity Hot Water Heating Range Ideal For LPG

Rinnai offers a range of LPG compatible, A-rated, eco-labelled, continuous flow hot water heating products which includes the 16i (36.8kW output giving 16 litres of...

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Fleet & Transportation
Better Than Electric? Taking The Hydrogen High Road

Police and taxis will run on hydrogen in London - and the Met is trialing hydrogen scooters (can't wait for Pizza Hut to do the same). Amey has also put two hydrogen...

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Energy
Load Bank Testing Could Save Emergency Generation Failure

Simone Bruckner explains why regular load bank testing should be a crucial part of any company’s standby strategy. Companies in general and data centres, in...

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