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Tuesday, 19 February

News
Ditching The Paper - Online Right To Work Checks Running

The Home Office Right to Work Checking Service now gives employers access to up-to-date, real-time information about migrants’ right to work. This makes it...

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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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Shock As Rail Companies Advocate Fare Deal For Commuters

An ‘Easier Fares for All’ proposal has been put forward to make rail fares transparent and simpler to understand in an unprecedented move by the normally...

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Parliamentary Estate Contract Let As Committee Still Dally Over Restoration

Imtech Inviron have retained and significantly extended their technical facilities maintenance contract at the Houses of Parliament while the Joint Committee on the Draft...

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Heads In The Sandwell - Vinci Bags £20m Contract

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council has chosen Vinci Facilities for a new four year contract to deliver external improvement works across its social housing...

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Living, Working, Breathing - 18 Million Face Unsafe Levels Of Pollution

Nearly 18 million NHS patients live, work and visit their GPs in English areas which breach pollution limits new figures show. That's 7.5 million NHS patients in...

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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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Technology
Data Centre & Cloud & Cyber Security Expo - March 12-13

Data Centre World will welcome tens of thousands of Data Centre professionals at London's ExCel on March 12-13 with a huge number of them being those responsible for...

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Environment & Sustainability
Floodex Irrigex Show – Peterborough Arena

IRRIGEX, the event for the UK irrigation industry will run alongside FLOODEX. The event is at Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground on February 27-28. 70% of...

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Facilities Management
Elimination Confusion And Aiming For Inclusion

Sodexo is opening the minds of directors to disability inclusion while other FM companies are employing technology and standards to make their work a little more...

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Safety & Health
School Children Avoid Scaffolding Collapse

A scaffolding company has been fined after scaffolding it had erected collapsed onto a neighbouring primary school. Cardiff Magistrates’ Court heard Swain...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Are Mission-critical Environments Just A Zinc Whisker Away From Disaster?

Data centres are hidden, sleeping giants that are critical to the operation of many businesses, writes Jenna Bluedorn. However, in this digital age, the mission-critical...

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People
Technology & AI - A Driver In Talent Retention

The rise of new automated processes has distinctly changed the way that talent acquisition, pre-employment screening, employee engagement and workforce management is...

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Education & Training
Think Dethunked - IWFM Conference Replaces Stalwart

ThinkFM, that stalwart of the FM industry conference calendar is no more. The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management has announced a national summit operating...

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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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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Minimal-Modernists Go For Modular Mode

When Vitsoe, makers of minimal-modernist furniture, decided to build a new HQ and factory in Royal Leamington Spa Velux modular skylights were incorporated. Typically...

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Property
Malaysia Money For Battersea Bonanza

The Permodalan Nasional Berhad and The Employees Provident Fund Board of Malaysia will be acquiring the commercial assets within Phase 2 of the Battersea Power Station...

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Energy
CEMEX Moves To 100% Renewable Electricity

CEMEX, a building materials supplier, working in partnership with energy, services and regeneration group ENGIE, will now be provided with 100% renewable electricity to...

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Fleet & Transportation
3.1% On Rail Fares As TfL Faces Big Freeze

Transport for London fares will be frozen for a third year in a row and a weekly Oyster maximum will be launched - but rail fares for getting around the country and in to...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Compact Water Softener Grabs Build It Award

Kinetico has bagged best Plumbing or Draining Product at the Build It Magazine Awards 2018 with its Kinetico Premier Compact Water Softener. Said Mark Nepsted from...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Is The Tide Changing For Women In Security?

When Meghan Markle was made Duchess of Windsor, her decision to assign a female head of security received particularly close press attention. But the Duchess'...

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