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Pride Month 2024 – Resources for Facilities Managers

Take action this Pride Month and educate yourself with these resources for facilities and workplace managers. Although Pride Month provides an opportunity to platform...

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King Charles III Named Royal Patron of Corps Security

King Charles III has been appointed Royal Patron of The Corps of Commissionaires as the Chief Life Governor.  Royal family members have traditionally maintained...

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NHS Maintenance Assistant Celebrates National Healthcare Estates & Facilities Day

Christine Latham, a maintenance assistant working for NHS Property Services, is developing her career to become a qualified plumber. In 2022, after years as a...

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China’s First Net-Zero Operational Carbon High-Rise

The Z6 Tower in Beijing has become the first high-rise office building in China to be awarded a “Net Zero Carbon Outstanding”...

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Liverpool Shopping Centre Installs ‘Digital Human’ as Part of Guest Services Team

“Liv”, an AI-enabled “digital human”, is now part of Liverpool ONE shopping centre’s front-of-house customer service offering. As part of...

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Revolut to Relocate its Global HQ to Canary Wharf

Neobank Revolut has committed to a ten-year lease at the YY London building in Canary Wharf. The team will move to the newly refurbished building from its current...

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Pride Month 2024 – Resources for Facilities Managers

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China’s First Net-Zero Operational Carbon High-Rise

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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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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
International Workplace Group Appoints Wates to Deliver Building Maintenance  

Wates Group’s FM business has won a contract to provide building maintenance services for the International Workplace Group. Wates will work across 250 sites in...

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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
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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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
Built Environment Businesses Named in Gender Equality List

AECOM, Sodexo and Willmott Dixon have all been named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality 2024 list. The list recognises firms that have taken proactive...

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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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