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Tuesday, 24 April

News
£17 Million Or 4% Of Turnover - Will Hacked Sodexo Face Crippling Fine?

Sodexo Engage has been hacked - seriously hacked - with the company having to advise users of one of its services to cancel their credit and debit cards as a...

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Disabled Access Recommendations - Government Responds

It has taken the Government a little under a year to publish its response to the 'Building for Equality, Disability and the Built Environment' report produced in...

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Fat Cats Get The Outsourcing Cream Says TUC

Shareholders are creaming off more and more cash from outsourced public services said the TUC on Monday April 16 despite profits falling in most cases and in the shadow...

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From Russia With Loath - World Cyber War Happening

A joint US-UK statement has been made on malicious cyber activity carried out by the Russian government. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Federal Bureau of...

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Police Blacklisting Admission Is Constitutional Crisis

The Metropolitan Police’s admission of a role in the blacklisting of construction workers is not just a scandal but is a constitutional crisis deserving of a public...

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Hacking Made Easy - Wi-Fi Makes Mobile Malicious

Most companies suspect their mobile workers have been hacked with cafes seeing highest number of Wi-Fi related incidents according to the latest iPass Mobile Security...

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What Can You Do About Plastic In The Workplace?

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From Russia with Loath - What Has Happened?

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FM Procurement Standards Updated

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Government Contracts - Playing Field Levelled For SMEs

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Facilities Management
Drilling For Gold. Boxing Clever And The River Dance

There's RoSPA Gold Winners; New job winners; new acquisition winners; contract winners; and social winners in the latest golden box of chocolates that is the...

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Technology
Rates Exemption To Encourage Broadband Rollout

Exempting new broadband fibre from business rates will give businesses across England better broadband according to Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local...

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Safety & Health
Manual Handling Training Is A Waste Of Time And Money

A safety training firm is urging businesses to review manual handling training after the HSE revealed that simplistic and off the shelf courses – which involve...

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People
Right To Work - Check It Or Lose It

How often do employers of all sizes check if applicants have the right to work and how fail safe are their methods? That's the question posed by Kim-Marie Freeston of...

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Products & Projects
Slough's Mean Streets - Bigbelly Takes Over

Slough Borough Council has become the latest local authority to adopt Bigbelly’s smart waste collection technology after it agreed to roll out 18 smart stations to...

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Property
Top 10 Global Corporate Real Estate Trends

Flexible workspaces and smart technology will be the drivers of corporate real estate growth in 2018 says JLL as it reveals the Top 10 Global Corporate Real Estate...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Attention - All MoD Cons Now In Place

New building performance standards have been targeted to save the MoD millions of pounds. The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), which manages the defence estate,...

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Education & Training
The Great Training Robbery

Basic training being disguised as apprenticeships and a  decline in apprenticeships is the damning assessment of the first year of the apprenticeship levy by the...

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Energy
West Yorks Police & North Yorks Police - No Power Struggle

West Yorkshire Police uses PPSPower for its support generators and uninterruptible power supplies. North Yorkshire Police have the same deal. Initially, the firm held...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Filtering Out the Crud For A Happy Workforce

Flexible working, comfortable office spaces, hydration stations, access to outside areas and natural lighting are the key ingredients for a healthy and happy workforce...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Project Servator Goes London Wide

Project Servator, a policing tactic that is designed to deter, detect and disrupt all forms of criminal activity, including terrorism, has gone live across...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Mrs Mopp Vs Metal Mickey In City Of Ajax

Amsterdam (home to the famous Ajax FC) is already gearing up for the fabulous Interclean Exhibition - May is 15-18. Visitors are being promised the opportunity to...

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Environment & Sustainability
One Approves - In Fact More Than One Approves Circular Economy Plan

Business in the Community is partnering with JLL to support a wider adoption of circular economy principles. JLL recently attended a roundtable with HRH The Prince of...

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Fleet & Transportation
Texting Killer Driver Has Sentence Extended

A man who killed a highways worker and paralysed another when he hit them whilst texting and driving has been jailed for a longer term than his original...

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