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Thursday, 21 March

News
Attack On Critical National Infrastructure Imminent

Over half of the respondents to a survey have said they believe an attack on critical national infrastructure is imminent. Most respondents also think the convergence...

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Global Ali Producer Shut Down By Cyber Hack

A major global aluminium producer with multiple sites, including furnaces, has been the victim of a major and malicious cybersecurity attack. A lack of ability to connect...

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Interserve Reaction - Firm Given £Millions In Public Contracts Despite Nationalisation Plan

Interserve was handed £233 million worth of public sector contracts in recent months despite being on a government 'watch list' set-up to avoid...

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Interserve To Rise Like A Phoenix From Ashes Of Fire Sale?

Administrators were appointed to Interserve Plc on Friday March 15 - within minutes, the entire Group's business and assets were sold to a newly incorporated company...

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Comedy Of Kier's Colossal Mis-Calculation

Monday March 11 saw the Kier Group with red faces over an accounting 'error' that added over £50 million of debt to the outsourcer's trading statement...

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MP Full Of Wind As Offshore Revolution Goes Offshore

An offshore wind energy 'revolution' is to provide a third of all UK electricity by 2030 but the contracts to fabricate turbines are likely to go...

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Consumer Grade Apps Are A Business Security Risk

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How FMs Can Harness The Power Of AI

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Cyber Crime Rises 24% - Huge Losses In The City And Nationally

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Vocation Frustration Leading To Office Exodus

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Facilities Management
Billion Dollar Baby, Talking Cex And Up You Rs

CCMP is to acquire BGIS, better known as Brookfield Global Integrated Services, for about US$1 billion; CleanEvent Services as won the QPR deal; and FSI will be supplying...

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People
Are You Prepared For Brexit And Right To Work?

The Home Office have made changes to the Right to Work checking system, writes Stefan Sosnowski, who is  of the opinion that this is not the panacea for all that it...

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Safety & Health
Sit-stand - Work Yourself Healthy

Businesses are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of employee health and wellbeing, writes AJ Products' David English. There is little doubt future...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
A Guide to Corporate Real Estate Planning

Your company is merging. Now what? Trina Marshall, of HOK Consulting's London office provides a guide to corporate real estate planning. Mergers and...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
The Firm - Area Delivers Office Thriller

Workplace design and fit-out specialists, Area, has completed a 30-week refurbishment of the Colmore Row, Birmingham offices for Mills & Reeve, one of the UK’s...

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Energy
April 2019 - Energy Tax To Rise By 65%

The Climate Change Levy and Renewables Obligation could see a 65% rise in energy tax this coming April. ThisWeekinFM has teamed up with UK Energy Management to provide...

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Property
Brexit Hitting Commercial Property Builds

The cities in the UK with the most and least number of commercial properties to let have been revealed with Brexit - or the lack of it - being blamed for the uncertainty...

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Fleet & Transportation
Congestion Cost UK Nearly £8 Billion In 2018

Drivers in the UK lost an average of 178 hours a year due to congestion, costing £7.9 billion - an average of £1,317 per driver. London (227 hours lost due...

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Technology
This is IT - Hot House Connected To IT Products

The impact on the environment and global warming has been highlighted in a new video campaign - This is IT. The production shows how a circular approach to IT products...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Not Wiping Memory Risks GDPR Fines

Thousands of businesses are risking GDPR penalties for not wiping the memory from old IT equipment, it has been claimed. According to a survey carried out by...

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Education & Training
Do You Mind The Gap?

The UK is suffering from a general skills shortage - and young people are typically not considering FM as a career path. This has lead to a skills gap, writes HR Director...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Heart-warming Partnership Up For Award

TC Facilities Management with the British Heart Foundation have reached the finalist stages of the Corporate Social Responsibility category of the Cleaning and Support...

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Products & Projects
Hot Water - Off Grid

Rinnai condensing hot water heater units using LPG are said to deliver lower carbon emission figures, greater energy efficiencies and are more economic to run than other...

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Environment & Sustainability
Organisations United On Sustainability

Built environment businesses are adopting increasingly ambitious sustainability commitments while IFMA UK has joined forces with Greenpeace and Kids Against...

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