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Thursday, 17 October

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Value The Planet - RICS Urges Industry To Be Accountable

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors have launched a ‘Value the Planet’ campaign, promoting the preservation of the planet through the adoption of the...

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1.2 million sq.ft Of Waterloo Workspace Gets Go-ahead

Lambeth Council’s Planning Applications Committee has unanimously voted in favour of a proposals for the redevelopment of Elizabeth House in Waterloo. The...

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City Dial-A-Drug Users Sent Message Offering Support

Following the arrest of a crew that offered a dial-a-drug service to City workers, police have sent a text to numbers found on phones offering help and support to the...

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Posties Deliver Strike Decision

The Communication Workers Union has announced that its members have voted in favour of a national strike - meaning there is a real prospect of the first UK-wide walkout...

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2019 Best Cities For Generation Z

Co-working spaces have helped London become the No.1 destination for Generation Z workers according to the 2019 Generation Z city index. London scored a perfect...

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XR Closes Tube On Thursday - Arrest Rate Still Rising

The arrest rate of Extinction Rebellion protestors continues to rise despite a London-wide ban on their activities. The Rebels and associated groups plan to close down...

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Workspaces Will Be Sentient By 2030

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Smart Buildings Briefing Review

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Implications Of Omitting Carbon Emissions From Part L

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Advanced Analytics And Workforce Planning

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Facilities Management
Search On For 2020 Young Manager Award Winner

The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Manager Award to find a talented young FM deserving of the training and development...

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Technology
Advantages Of Smart In Commercial Buildings

As the UK Government pledges to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the urge for sustainable buildings is stronger than ever, according to LSH's Frankie...

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Education & Training
Automation Driving Upskilling Desire - Opportunities Limited

Over half of UK adults say that they are ready to learn new skills or completely retrain in order to improve future employability - only 11% say they are not. Yet...

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Energy
AI To Predict And Control Buildings' Energy Demands

BP has expanded its digital energy portfolio by investing in energy management platform, Grid Edge - AI technology predicts, optimises and controls a building’s...

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Environment & Sustainability
Birmingham Airport - Major Waste & Recycling Contract

UKWSL have been awarded a contract worth several hundred thousand pounds by OCS Group to provide a wide range of waste management services at Birmingham...

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People
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Time To Dress To Impress

We've got a guide to snazzing-up uniforms during the festive season with a little help from corporate uniform experts Dimensions. Yes, winter might still be a fair...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
New Royal Wharf Pier Arrives In London

London’s longest pier opened for business in October having been positioned in place in September. It was carried on a 65m x 60m boat and pontoon, brought in by the...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Technology Convergence - How Far Will We Go?

Julian Synett says building security for the commercial residential property marketplace is rapidly changing with the convergence of technology. Many security...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
AJ Products UK Turns 20

In 1999, AJ Products opened its doors in the United Kingdom to share its Scandinavian outlook on how to improve the workplace with British businesses from all...

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Products & Projects
Gas-Fired Water Delivered Efficiently

Rinnai’s ErP A-rated Infinity 1600 range of continuous flow condensing gas fired units are designed to deliver both energy efficiency and cost competitive hot water...

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Safety & Health
Hotel All At Sea Over Asbestos

Two companies have been fined. RJW Building Solutions, a contractor carrying out refurbishment work at the Sea Hotel in South Shields, and Hotel 52, the client, were...

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Fleet & Transportation
Top Tips To Avoid Car-Jacking

Since the summer when two Arsenal footballers were the subject of an attempted car-jacking, there has continued to be a  rise in car thefts using the method...

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Property
Queensgate Buys Freehand Hotels For £330 Million

Queensgate Investments has acquired Freehand Hotels from a seller consortium including The Yucaipa Companies and Sydell Group for circa $400 million (£330...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Military Awards Reviewed

In a week (ending October 18) when the IWFM Awards' winners were announced, it seemed a good moment to look back at September's Worshipful Company of...

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