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Thursday, 16 August

News
Smart, Fit And Data-Driven - The Top FM Trends

The world of facilities management is rapidly changing. Macro influences such as demographics, technology and social changes are shifting the way the workplace is viewed...

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Oh Why, Oh Y? Crane Strike To Hit Heavy Lifts

Those relying on heavy lifting face an autumn of anarchy as crane drivers prepare for strike action - and it's not just the construction trade as the lifting of...

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The Nightmare Line - Northern Faces New Strike Action

The RMT has confirmed further strike dates on Northern Rail having suspended a weekend strike on South Western - but with a vow to continue striking on both networks over...

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Co-working Direct To The High Street

Maybe Mike Ashley has a different plan for House of Frazer. JLL in America has predicted that co-working in retail properties will grow 25 per cent per year, for the next...

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On The Road to Heaven...Or Hell - Best Services Revealed

Norton Canes (Roadchef) services on the M6 toll has been rated England’s best motorway services in a user survey by the independent transport user watchdog. For...

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Black Market Plastic Bags On Sale Outside Supermarkets

Aspiring entrepreneurs are taking to selling plastic carrier bags outside of supermarkets and convenience stores, undercutting the 5p price in-store and reaping the...

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Plastic - Taking Back Control

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Homeless - But Holding Down A Low Paid Job

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Engineering A Secure Career

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Stirling Prize Shortlist Announced

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Facilities Management
Running Rough And Bargain Booze - Sending The Right Signal

An Incentive QAS team will take on the Rough Runner challenge to help armed forces families; Helistrat will be getting wasted at Bargain Booze and other supermarkets in...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Hi Ho, Hi Ho - It's Off To Home You Go - Send Sneezy Packing

Over 8 in 10 employees admit observing presenteeism in the workplace according to a Chartered Institute of Professional Development survey, when those that are ill should...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Bid To Better Brighton Beachfront

Boxpark has revealed plans to revive Brighton’s iconic Madeira Terrace into a retail, leisure and entertainment destination. Plans have been submitted to...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Smiting The Cathedral Climbers

Two men scaled Coventry Cathedral at the weekend, requiring a review of security. Meanwhile, Chester Cathedral has already put in place measures to protect from vandalism...

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Products & Projects
Getting Heavy And Getting In To Hot Water?

Now available from Rinnai is the HD55i, a heavy duty high efficiency gas fired continuous flow water heating unit with optimal fuel consumption. The water heater is...

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Education & Training
Building Services Explained

BSRIA will be staging 'Building Services Explained', aimed at people who manage, operate or maintain buildings. The course will run both in BSRIA’s...

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Energy
Power League - Season Starts With Outage Warning

Superbowl February 2013 was left in the dark for more than 30 minutes following a power outage, writes Stephen Peal. The consequences of a power failure for sports clubs...

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Technology
What's The Future Of Job Management In A Connected Age?

Richard Harris describes the evolution of job management in the facilities management sector - from piles of paper to market networks. The World Economic Forum says...

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People
Electri-Cities - UK’s Most EV Ready Cities & Towns Revealed

Poole, in Dorset is the most electric car-friendly town in the UK, while London, not surprisingly, is the least friendly, according to research into home car...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
ULEZ Vous? GreenZone Gets EVs Going Well In Time...Will You?

Commercial cleaning company GreenZone Cleaning & Support Services, has invested in four EV charging pods outside their head office in West London - which will help...

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Environment & Sustainability
Whipps Whips Up A Green Restaurant Recipe

Whipps Cross Hospital opened a refurbished restaurant for staff and visitors in the week commencing Aug 6, boasting improvements to be more environmentally friendly along...

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Safety & Health
Sheriff Court Goes Further With Shell

The early days of August have already seen four companies receive substantial H&S fines. Shell received the biggest of these when a cylinder and valve becoming...

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Property
Vroom With A View - Bicester Plans Automotive Resort

Bicester Heritage has planned a 344-room hotel as part of an overall vision for a souped-up automotive resort on a former RAF site. The plans have been submitted for...

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Fleet & Transportation
Did You See The Kitten? Keep Your Eyes On The Road - And Off The Dog

The DVLA has asked drivers to look again at the new EYE 735T campaign; Peugeot have a system that identifies when a driver takes their eyes off the road; and the RAC says...

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