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Tuesday, 21 May

News
World FM Day - Get Your Free Knowledge Library Resources

May 15, 2019 - World FM Day focuses on the heroes who keep our facilities healthy, safe and productive. This year's theme is Celebrating Global FM Standards. Lots of...

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Fill Your Own Lunchbox On The Go

British workers who grab lunch on the go are generating 11 billion items of packaging waste annually says one charity which wants to see sandwich boxes, crisp packets and...

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A Bit Of A FCO-up As Pay Disputes Shame Whitehall

More days of strike action are to be held by PCS members working for Interserve at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Meanwhile the union is up in arms at having to...

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Dying Matters - Hospital Trust Fined For Asbestos Breach

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been fined after refurbishment work at a hospital exposed employees and contractors to asbestos. The Trust has launched...

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Mental Health And The Body Image Effect

The Mental Health Foundation has found that 30% of all adults have felt so stressed by body image and appearance that they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope....

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Mental Health Awareness Week - 13-19 May

In a world that is increasingly opening up to and understanding those with mental health issues, it’s no surprise that Mental Health Awareness Week is now a firm...

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Boxing Black Tie Dinner

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Malicious Intent Is Biggest Threat to Personal Data

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How To Recognise The Signs Before You’re Burned Out

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Most Organisations’ Biggest Security Concern Is Users

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Facilities Management
Exacting Standards - Firm Takes Three UKAS ISOs

In a week when the sector took pride in Global FM Standards (and in particular the ISO 41000 Series for the FM industry), one firm is flying the flag for hitting three of...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
A Coup In the Loo

If you can empathise with people who don't like to use the John after others have been in there - but have to, you may like the look of LPK toilet seat...

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Education & Training
Practical Steps For Workplace Wellbeing

As a contribution to Mental Health Awareness Week, the PCS union has offered some practical to take to promote good mental health and are encouraging the contractors its...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Mental Health - Spotting Problems Still Falling Short

Less than half (45%) of staff think managers would spot their mental health problems, despite two in three managers feeling confident promoting wellbeing. These...

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Environment & Sustainability
Taking Cleaning Carbon Neutral

Lara Coutinho, ABM UK’s newly appointed Environment and Sustainability Manager, reflects on the path to going carbon neutral. Coutinho writes: In the...

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Energy
Optimise Prime - Transforming the Grid To Accommodate EVs

Optimise Prime is a UK Power Networks project aimed at understanding the charging patterns of fleet electric vehicles and their impact on networks. The project seeks...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
They've Done It All - Harley House Gets Complete Fire Refit

The Harley House mansion block in London’s Marylebone has seen the successful completion of a £200,000 contract to replace and upgrade its fire detection and...

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Property
Air Today, Gone Tomorrow

In the week ending May 17, Aberdeen Standard Investment’s AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) secured several new leasehold customers at Blackthorne...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Skelton Lake Services Gets Living Green Roof

When the £60 million Leeds Skelton Lake Services ‘new concept’ motorway service area opens on the M1 later this year, it will feature a wild flower...

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Safety & Health
Waste Companies Maim And Kill

A company in the recycling sector has been fined over a manual handling of loads issue and two other firms in the same business have been fined for separate...

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Products & Projects
York Hospital Hot Water Upgrade

Clifton Park Hospital in York has upgraded its hot water heating system to meet increasing demand whilst staying economically and environmentally efficient. The...

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People
Mobilisation - It's A People Thing

Avison Young, which runs a portfolio of commercial properties across London and the South-East, has given feedback on the people involved in the mobilisation of a...

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Fleet & Transportation
No Firesale In Sight As Dealers Remain Confident In Diesel

Diesel car prices are holding firm despite the dramatic drop in demand for new cars powered by the fuel, according to research by What Car?. Analysis of the UK car...

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Technology
Golly G - Superfast Mobile Soon And Comms Cos Forced In To Honesty

Vodafone has announced that they will be rolling out 5G from 3 July 2019 in the UK, with roaming available this summer. Meanwhile Ofcom has decided broadband and mobile...

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