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Reports Circulate of Christmas Work From Home Order in England

As Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urges employers to keep their staff working from home, is a similar mandated order on the way in England? Given the...

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Pierre-François Riolacci to Leave ISS

The departure of the CEO of ISS Europe is one of many management changes announced at ISS. Pierre-Francois Riolacci, CEO of ISS Europe and Member of the Executive...

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Wates Completes COVID Response Project for Ministry of Justice

Wates Smartspace has completed a major COVID-19 response programme on behalf of the Ministry of Justice. Wates was appointed to carry out mechanical, electrical and...

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World’s Smartest Cities Revealed

The Smart Centres Index has published its latest findings on the world’s best hubs for the development of new technology. The global ranking is updated every six...

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Apleona Awarded F.A.Z Tower Contract 

Apleona R&M Ausbau has been awarded an interiors contract for the F.A.Z. Tower in Frankfurt. The agreed services at the high-rise tower include all...

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Plans Granted for M&S Oxford Street Store to be Demolished

Westminster Council has approved plans to demolish the former M&S superstore, amidst a conservation row. The building was assessed for potential protection for...

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Decarbonising Cities – Bristol’s Heat Network 

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The Problem of Food Waste in FM

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International Day of People with Disabilities – How Can FMs Get Involved?

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What do you buy a Facilities Manager for Christmas?

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COVID-19
HSE Advises on COVID and Ventilation in Offices

The advice includes how to ventilate rooms whilst keeping them warm, monitoring indoor air quality, and safely ventilating vehicles.   What are the Legal...

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Building Services
ICMS3 Set to Simplify Carbon Reporting in Construction

The world’s first universal standard for reporting carbon dioxide emissions in the construction industry has been published. An international coalition of...

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Contract Wins
Pioneer FM Wins Science and Technologies Facilities Council Contract

Pioneer FM has been awarded a three-year contract to provide the cleaning and associated services at Daresbury Laboratory for the Science and Technologies Facilities...

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Videos
International Day of People with Disabilities – How Can FMs Get Involved?

On The UN International Day of People with Disabilities, how can FMs use their influence to promote the rights and wellbeing of persons with disabilities? More than...

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Facilities Management
The Workplace Event to Replace The Facilities Event

The Workplace Event will take place on 5-7 April 2022 at the NEC Birmingham and will build on the foundations laid by The Facilities Event. The exhibition, organised...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Sodexo Introduces Cleaning Robot to Children's Ward

Sodexo’s cleaning team at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, part of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, has a new recruit of the robot variety who has been named Chloe...

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Environment & Sustainability
COP26 – Five Takeaways for FMs

A host of announcements that will affect how UK businesses address climate change coincided with COP26. As the dust settles on Glasgow-hosted summit, let's take a...

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Education & Training
Boiler Replacements, Ventilation and Solar panels – Managing Facilities in a School

With UK students back at school full-time after over 18 months of interruption, contractors are also back, making sure facilities within school buildings are up to...

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Technology
Asda Trials IoT Sensor Technology

Asda has launched an innovative project at its Stevenage tech store as part of a series of trials in partnership with Hark and SeeChange. The project includes the use...

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Products & Projects
Improving Indoor Air Quality This Winter

During the pandemic, COVID has raised the profile of the quality of the air we breathe in our buildings – how do we maintain this priority throughout the winter...

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Fleet & Transportation
IP55 Trunking for Northern’s Largest Rail Depot

Northern’s largest rail depot, at Newton Heath, has recently undergone a complete renovation to increase the maintenance capacity for the region. The building has...

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Safety & Health
Louise Hosking Commences IOSH Presidency

Risk management specialist Louise Hosking will be the 55th IOSH President and is hoping to change the image of the health and safety body. Following The Institution of...

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People
Compass Group – Supporting People With Learning Disabilities

Compass Group UK & Ireland has partnered with Tower Project JET Service to support people with learning disabilities and autism. According to NHS...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
How has the Security Industry Changed in 2021?

2021 has been a year of transition, turbulence, and uncertainty for many, as well as creating opportunities to make change for the better. But how has it impacted the...

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Property
Infraspeak Backed by €10 Million Funding Round

Porto-based maintenance and FM platform Infraspeak has raised a €10M (Series A1) round of funding. Founded in 2015, Infraspeak’s platform is used by...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Construction Costs Set to Drop by a Third

New reports show that costs associated with modern methods of construction could fall by a third as demand in the sector grows. Constructing Excellence, a...

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Energy Management
Decarbonising Cities – Bristol’s Heat Network 

In order to become a carbon-neutral city, Bristol is making radical changes to its heating network. Heat networks are commonplace in Europe, but less so in the UK....

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Working From Home? Get Ready for The Virtual Christmas Switch On

This Dublin-based digital office platform gives employees the opportunity to create their own virtual Christmas office. In light of the government’s new Plan B...

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