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Achieving Workplace Excellence at RE:Connect

Thoughts on workspace transformation, best practices for call outsourcing, and the potential of PropTech are just some of the topics you can expect from RE:Connect on 17...

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Anabas FM Sold to Armonia

Mark Cooper, Founder and Chair of Anabas has announced a change in ownership for the FM service provider. Anabas has been sold to Armonia, a French facilities...

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The Budget 2021 – What do FMs Need to Know?

As Chancellor Rishi Sunak reveals this year’s Budget, what are the main points that facilities managers should be aware of? The annual Budget is set by the...

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Interserve Construction Reverts to Tilbury Douglas Brand

Interserve Group has announced the rebranding of its construction division to Tilbury Douglas. Tilbury Douglas is the original name of Interserve, which was changed in...

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David Ward Resigns as Director of Ward Security Limited

David Ward MSyI is to leave Ward Security to pursue other interests. An official statement from the company says that Ward “has not taken this decision...

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Events Post-Pandemic: Roadmap Update

The roadmap’s release has encouraged announcements across the board in the live events market. From Step 3 of the 4 Step process, managers, promoters and performers...

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The Future of Technology Adoption in FM 

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Spotlight Interview – Stephen Peal | PPSPower – Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace

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Editorial Review | Cleaning & Security Staff – Key Worker Status and Mitigating Coronavirus Risk

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Virtual Receptionists and Monitoring Air Quality – Zoom’s Smart Updates

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COVID-19
Sanitiser Industry Urges Government to Adopt Better Regulations

The safety of children and vulnerable adults could be at risk due to the wave of under-regulated alcohol-based hand sanitisers on the market. According to...

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Building Services
London South Bank University Estates Team Wins CIBSE Award

London South Bank University’s estates and academic environment team has won a CIBSE Building Performance award for efficient facilities management. The team won...

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Contract Wins
Portico Wins Guest Services Contract at 125 Old Broad Street

Portico has been selected to provide guest services at 125 Old Broad Street, winning the contract from the incumbent that had been in place for more than eight...

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Videos
2020 in Review – Top Stories of the Year

We look back at the defining moments of the past year with summaries of a selection of our top stories. As presented on the Workplace Excellence channel at...

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Facilities Management
IWFM CEO Says Budget Hasn’t Done Enough for Green Recovery

IWFM’s CEO, Linda Hausmanis has stated that she was surprised that the Budget made no provision for further funding to support the decarbonisation of...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Amey to Introduce New Sustainable Cleaning Model

Amey’s Secure Infrastructure business is to introduce a fully sustainable cleaning solution across its FM operations.   The new cleaning model will...

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Environment & Sustainability
Toyota's Woven City – Smart and Sustainable Hubs

Toyota and Woven Planet, the Toyota Group company responsible for a wide range of mobility development projects, anchored in software, held a groundbreaking ceremony for...

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Education & Training
Apprenticeship Week 2021

The 14th annual week-long celebration of Apprenticeships, taking place across England, will showcase the impact Apprenticeships can have on communities, local businesses...

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Technology
AI in Catering – Lolly Snapserve Launches Cashier-Less Checkouts

AI has many applications in buildings, from AI-enabled IoT sensors to facial recognition, and it’s now helping to support COVID-safe workplace...

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Products & Projects
Sterilisation from CPA’s Biojet to Enable Safer Indoor Air

Biojet, from CPA Engineered Solutions, is a high volume air cleaning device that claims to deactivate up to 99.99 per cent of viruses (including coronavirus), mould and...

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Fleet & Transportation
EV Charging at Business Premises Safely

As the 2030 deadline for the sale of petrol and diesel cars grows closer, Michael Kenyon MIET, Technical Lead at Bureau Veritas, explores the importance of electrical...

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Safety & Health
HSE Provides Updated Advice on Ventilation During COVID

The Health and Safety Executive has expanded its advice for employers to provide adequate ventilation in their workplaces during the pandemic. This guidance is...

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People
Women Who Inspire in FM – International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, ThisWeekinFM asked those on the built environment frontline to reveal their top female role models who are making a positive...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
24% of Planners Say Smart Cities Will be a Security Challenge 

Urban design professionals believe that the use of smart technology in public spaces could pose a security threat. Smart city technology can bring a great many...

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Property
CBRE Group Named in Two Global Excellence Lists

CBRE Group has been recognised as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies and named in IAOP’s 2021 Global Outsourcing 100 list. Ethisphere, a global...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
In Pictures – Knight Frank’s Refurbished HQ

Take a look inside the refurbishment of Knight Frank’s Baker Street headquarters. Areas within the 80,000 sq. ft refit included three floors of office space, the...

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Energy Management
Nearly Zero Energy Requirements Extended to All New Buildings

A circular letter has been published by the UK Government to explain the minimal energy requirements in new buildings, that have been extended from the public to private...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
The Future of Workplace Restaurants

Morag Freathy, Managing Director of Compass Business & Industry, looks at what workplace catering might look like in the offices of the future. Freathy...

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