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Churchill Group Launches Guest Services Offering

Churchill Group, one of the largest independently owned soft service providers in the UK, has announced the launch of On Verve, a new guest services...

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CGI Images Show London’s Future Skyline

The City of London Corporation has released CGI images visualising how the Square Mile’s skyline will look by the mid-2020s. The new images capture all major...

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RoSPA and L’Oréal Partner to Support Women in Health and Safety

RoSPA and L’Oréal have partnered to launch their "Leading Safely for Women" programme. In a bid to support what they see as an...

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Robotics Startup Partners With Cushman & Wakefield

ViaBot has announced its public launch with $6.1 million in funding, and a strategic partnership with Cushman & Wakefield. ViaBot is a robotics...

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Incoming CIBSE President Says Industry Must Prioritise Diversity 

The Incoming President of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers spoke at length about the importance of diversity and inclusion in...

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HSBC Cleaner Receives Thanks from British Cleaning Council

A resignation note from an HSBC cleaner has led to several messages of support on social media for the nation’s cleaning staff, including a personal thanks from the...

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What is Indoor Air Quality?

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World FM Day 2021 – Standing Tall Beyond the Pandemic

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Birmingham - The New Place to Invest?

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Is the Use of AI in the Workplace Ethical?

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COVID-19
Israel – A Blueprint for Work Life After COVID?

Israel has the highest vaccination rate in the world, leading some to argue that the country could be a blueprint for post-pandemic working life. By February 2021,...

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Building Services
BESA to Help Cut Red Tape for Contractors

The Building Engineering Services Association has become the first trade body to adopt a new industry agreed prequalification standard that promises to cut expensive and...

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Contract Wins
Amey Wins Estate Management Contract With Southeastern

Amey Consulting has won a property and estate management services contract with Southeastern. The infrastructure services and engineering consultancy will provide...

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Videos
Spotlight Interview – Samantha West and Ryden Ravenwood | Supporting Transgender People in the Workplace

How can FM employers offer a more supportive environment for transgender people? We explore this with Samantha West, Commercial Director at VINCI Facilities and...

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Facilities Management
First Impressions – International Receptionists' Day

Guest services provider Rapport is calling on all organisations to celebrate their front-of-house staff on International Receptionists' Day. International...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
World Hand Hygiene Day – Only One in Five People Wash Their Hands Correctly

Research from a smart hand sanitiser technology company shows that just one in five people cleanse their hands correctly. Additionally, 33 per...

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Environment & Sustainability
Eco Business Village Planned for Cambridgeshire

One of the UK’s greenest innovation business villages is being planned in Cambridgeshire, centred on landscape-led sustainability and low carbon...

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Education & Training
MGS Enrols First Automatic Door Engineer Apprentices

MGS has appointed two apprentices through the new Apprenticeship Standard “Powered Pedestrian Door Installer and Servicer.”  MGS, a UK-based aluminium...

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Technology
Reconomy Group Acquires ReBOUND

Reconomy has acquired ReBOUND, the technology platform helping brands such as ASOS, Gymshark and Sweaty Betty manage their returns sustainably. ReBOUND will...

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Products & Projects
Restoring Our Cities – The Power of the Built Environment

Seeking reassurance from our physical environment is a natural human reaction – perhaps even more so during times of uncertainty.   Mark Styles, Managing...

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Fleet & Transportation
EV Revolution – Battery Waste Left Behind?

The electric vehicle market is growing at such a rate that we must consider the after-life of their batteries, warn experts. In the race to net zero, lithium ion...

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Safety & Health
What is Indoor Air Quality?

Indoor Air Quality has been at the front of our minds as we navigate through a global pandemic, and we have learned that effective air distribution can minimise the risk...

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People
JLL Hires Head of Data Centre Projects

Following the projection for data centre take-up in Europe to rise by 21 per cent in 2021, JLL has hired an industry expert to its growing EMEA data...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Emotional Intelligence Training for the Security Industry Launches

The International Foundation for Protection Officers has announced a mental health training programme for the security industry this week, focussing on an empathetic...

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Property
New London Architecture to Reside at Coal Drops Yard

New London Architecture has chosen Coal Drops Yard for its initial residency from 21 June. The organisation will be creating a space where its members, community...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
BT's Belfast Office Refurb

BT has announced that it will be making a major multi-million pound investment in refurbishing its Belfast flagship office, Riverside Tower, as the city was today...

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Energy Management
FMs Must Embrace IoT to Make Efficiency Savings

Facilities managers that don’t embrace IoT will be left behind in the race to optimise services and make efficiency savings, warns Shields Energy. Over 30...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Post-Furlough Anxiety – Reassuring FMs Returning to Work

Almost half (44 per cent) of furloughed FM professionals are anxious about their return to work, according to recruiter Randstad. A poll of almost 8,000 workers from...

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