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  Statistics and the Truth of the Wasted 6,154 Years

Statistics and the Truth of the Wasted 6,154 Years

As devious and dishonest as a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party, the Rail, Maritime and Transport union's leader, Mick Cash has manipulated figures to claim fifty-four million hours are wasted a year by train delays
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  Crown Crowns An Annus Fabulosa

Crown Crowns An Annus Fabulosa

The Crown Estate, the profits of which go back to the public purse, has had another record income return - up 8.1% on 2015/16 to £328.8 million
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  What's the Point? Hinkley a No Value Deal Says NAO

What's the Point? Hinkley a No Value Deal Says NAO

The deal for Hinkley Point C has locked the country in to a risky project that will almost certainly prove not value for money according to today's report from the National Audit Office
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GMBies and Gumbies - Who are the Heat Wave Fools?

  GMBies and Gumbies - Who are the Heat Wave Fools?
According to the GMB union on the morning of June 23, a Watford hospital worker has been suspended for rolling his trousers up on the hottest day of the year
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Maxing-Out On Gender Equality

  Maxing-Out On Gender Equality
Engineering firm Max Fordham has been named Inclusion and Diversity Champion at the Consultancy and Engineering Awards
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Workplace
  Happy Talk - Talk About Things You'd Like To Do

Happy Talk - Talk About Things You'd Like To Do

A major piece of research by JLL released on Tuesday June 20, reveals working attitudes around the world. Nearly 90% of all respondents support the idea of having a Chief Happiness Officer dedicated to employee wellbeing

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People
  Garland for Rooney as McGuire Shows the Money

Garland for Rooney as McGuire Shows the Money

Mickey Rooney has been given the big welcome by GSH as he leads the global FM firm back in to the UK; Terry McGuire will need to show Apleona the money if he is to be successful as business development director

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  Spie 365 Facilities - New Name, Same Direction

Spie 365 Facilities - New Name, Same Direction

Spie 365 Facilities was the biggest reveal at the Facilities show on the first day

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Safety
  United in Government Call for End to Dangerous Deregulation

United in Government Call for End to Dangerous Deregulation

A host of organisations signed and sent an open letter to the UK Government prior to the Queen's Speech urging a commitment to end to health and safety deregulation following the Grenfell Tower blaze

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Security
  Candid Camera - You've Been Framed

Candid Camera - You've Been Framed

A recycling company in the capital has introduced bodycam technology for all staff at their depots to deter assaults and threatening behaviour

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Energy
  Let's Fund Our NHS Instead

Let's Fund Our NHS Instead

It might not be £350 million a week but the Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust has found a way to genuinely get a return of £635,000 a year

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Property
  A Room With A View

A Room With A View

Luxury aparthotel brand, Roomzzz, is set to expand into Scotland with a brand new aparthotel confirmed with stunning city views within the £1 billion Edinburgh St James development

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Building
  Aero - Feel the Bubbles Melt

Aero - Feel the Bubbles Melt

Having been stuck in a bubble waiting for planning consent, the Farnborough Aerospace Centre in the M3 corridor can now celebrate as it looks forward to an £18 million refurbishment

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Cleaning
  Washing and Drying - Handling the Myths

Washing and Drying - Handling the Myths

Researchers in Florida have found that there is statistically little difference whether hands are washed in hot or cold water but drying is effective

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Technology
  Summer Loving - Tell Me More?

Summer Loving - Tell Me More?

More smart lighting will be introduced to Cardiff University over the summer - the campus will love the overall 40 per cent energy reduction

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Products
  Hey Mister - Blue Sky Is Not The Limit

Hey Mister - Blue Sky Is Not The Limit

Would you like to install glass panels in the roof of your office building? Nice but expensive at best. But you could have LED flat screens projecting a stairway to heaven

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Education
  Product Testing Focus of Networking Event

Product Testing Focus of Networking Event

"Before refurbishing a property, it’s important to know you are using materials that are fit for purpose." The next FMCentral networking meeting will be focusing on the testing of building products

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Environment
  Heading Down Electric Avenues

Heading Down Electric Avenues

Engie will begin switching to electric vehicles with £600,000 spent installing charging points at offices, customer sites and staff homes. An Air Quality App will help walkers and cyclists to use the lowest pollution routes across London

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  Summer Breeze for Petrol Prices?

Summer Breeze for Petrol Prices?

A major UK motoring organisation has demanded a cut in the price of fuel at the pump as wholesale price drop 

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