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Battersea Power Station’s Office Building and Roof Gardens Complete

Battersea Roof Gardens and 50 Electric Boulevard, an office building with 200,000 square feet of new workspace, have both completed.    Watch the...

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FM Leader Living With Cancer Launches Scholarship

A new scholarship to help facilities management professionals progress has been established by Deborah Rowland, Director of Public Affairs at Sodexo UK and...

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CIBSE Names Fiona Cousins as new President

The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers has announced that Fiona Cousins will take over the membership body’s presidency from Adrian...

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IWFM Invites Industry to Participate in Skills Survey

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management is inviting everyone working in the FM sector to contribute to its 2024 skills survey. Open until 3 July 2024, the...

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CBRE’s Glasgow HQ One of Healthiest Places to Work in the UK

CBRE’s Scottish headquarters has been awarded a WELL Certification at Platinum Level, the first UK project to be certified under the newest version of the...

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Mecsia Acquires Scott Combustion

M&E maintenance provider Mecsia has acquired the building services company Scott Combustion. The acquisition will allow Mecsia to expand its nationwide building...

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Battersea Power Station’s Office Building and Roof Gardens Complete

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New Images Show Photographic Evidence of Air Pollution

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Sweden's First Mobility ‘Hotel’ Opens

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The World’s First Hydrogen Brick

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Videos
MAD Architects Reveal Nanhai Art Centre Designs

Designs for the Nanhai Art Centre in Foshan City, Guangdong have been unveiled.   Watch the Video   >   MAD architects, working on...

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Contract Wins
Wates to Extend 19-Year Partnership With Hertfordshire County Council

Hertfordshire County Council has appointed Wates to provide a range of planned, reactive, and minor works, in a deal worth £1.5 million a year. The contract will...

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Property
JPC by Samsic Expands British Land Portfolio to Include Norton Folgate

JPC by Samsic has been appointed as the cleaning specialist for the redeveloped Norton Folgate​ in East London. As part of their existing relationship with British...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Pareto FM Becomes Member of Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion

Pareto FM has joined The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion, coinciding with Pride Month. The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei) helps...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
High Performing Buildings – May's Roundup

This month's high performing building roundup includes a new Nike logistics campus in Corby, specialised laboratory space in Manchester, and the Best Refurbished...

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Energy Management
SEE Services Assists Yorkshire Ambulance Service in EV Upgrades

SEE Services is working with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust to support the setting up of its electric vehicle charging infrastructure. With more electric...

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Building Services
Lovat's Group Wins Hard FM Contract With The National Records of Scotland

Lovat's Group Limited has won a seven-million-pound contract to provide hard facilities management to the National Records of Scotland Estate. Lovat’s will...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Federation of Window Cleaners Warns About Electrocution Risk

The Federation of Window Cleaners has set up a meeting to discuss improved safety measures when window cleaners use water-fed poles near overhead power...

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Education & Training
Mitie Donates £2m of Unspent Apprenticeship Levy Funds to SMEs

Mitie has pledged £2 million in Apprenticeship Levy gifting funds to help plug skills gaps in the engineering, construction, data, and digital sectors. As a...

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Environment & Sustainability
New Images Show Photographic Evidence of Air Pollution

Photographs that make invisible air pollution visible have been published, demonstrating the health risks posed to people living and working in Ethiopia, India, and the...

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Facilities Management
IWFM’s 2024 Market Outlook Report Reveals Progress Alongside Inertia

IWFM has published its insights from the latest facilities management market report, suggesting a mixed landscape of increased space management and budgetary...

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Fleet & Transportation
Europe’s First Low-Carbon Timber Framed Solar Car Park to Open in April

In Salisbury, a solar car park made from timber beams and glass solar panels is to open at a health and wellbeing centre. Situated at Wiltshire Council's Five...

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People
JPC by Samsic Challenges Window Cleaner Gender Stereotypes

Vertical cleaning and window cleaning can often be gatekept and presumed better for men to conduct, but JPC by Samsic is looking to challenge this stereotype. Over the...

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Products & Projects
Waste Management Platform to Gamify Recycling in Workplaces

A waste management company is rewarding correct waste segregation in workplaces by linking it to a weekly prize jackpot. SmartSegregation offers entry into weekly...

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Safety & Health
Building Safety Act – Implications for FMs as Construction Clients

The 6 April 2024 deadline is approaching, marking the end of the transitional period for building control applications and a new regime which has implications for those...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
First Response Group Wins Security and Safety Entrepreneurial Award

Yorkshire-based security and facilities services provider First Response Group has been awarded Entrepreneurial Business of the Year: above £10 million at the...

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Smart Buildings & Technology
Sweden's First Mobility ‘Hotel’ Opens

A mobility “hotel” in Nordstan, one of Sweden’s largest shopping and business centres, is facilitating the quiet and emission-free transport of goods...

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Build2Perform
Altecnic | CIBSE Build2Perform Focus Interview

Watch ThisWeekinFM’s interview with Steve Boyd, Head of Trade and Specification Sales at Altecnic at CIBSE Build2Perform Live. Altecnic produces hydronic...

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