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Wednesday, 8 April

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Fooditude Reopens Kitchen To Serve Those Most In Need During COVID-19

London-based contract caterer Fooditude has reopened its kitchen to help feed the most vulnerable people in their local community. They are serving vulnerable and...

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MIPS Brings Patented Brain Protection System To UK Construction Sector

Swedish brain protection company MIPS is teaming up with European Safety Helmet and PPE manufacturers to improve head protection in the UK. MIPS will incorporate their...

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ThisWeekinFM COVID-19 Statement

Updated on Wednesday 8 April 2020 This statement will be updated frequently, as and when more information comes to light. Being at the heart of the news...

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Join The FM Resource Bank

Help us to connect service providers, to pool their resources and help each other in these unprecedented times. As a leading voice in the facilities management,...

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British Safety Industry Federation Warns Against Fake PPE

The British Safety Industry Federation is urging anyone seeking offers of PPE to check the validity of any products and their certification before using...

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Sodexo Launches €30 Million Employee Relief Program, Funded By Senior Executives

Food services and FM company Sodexo is establishing a €30 million relief fund, funded by the company and senior executives. The official company press release...

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NHS Nightingale – A Hospital Built in 9 Days

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When is International Men’s Day?

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TWinFM Spotlight Interview – Europcar Mobility Group

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Don’t Waste It Roundtable Series - Adding Value To The Triple Bottom Line

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Facilities Management
Free Car Parking For Key Workers – Can Your Business Help?

Businesses and individuals who live close to hospitals are being urged to offer up their parking spaces for key workers. More than 3,000 free parking spaces located...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Commercial Cleaners To “Force” Key Worker Recognition

A London-based contract cleaning service is calling for their peers to "force" formal recognition of their staff as key workers. Alexandra Diaz, Managing...

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Environment & Sustainability
Why Throwing Away Office Furniture Should Be A Thing Of The Past

Businesses that are refurbishing or moving offices are being told to reconsider throwing away old office furniture in the rush to modernise, in light of the European...

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Education & Training
British Safety Council Offers Free Mental Health Courses

To help protect the workforce from the risks associated with Coronavirus, The British Safety Council (BSC) is offering several courses for free until 12 April. As...

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Technology
A Big Change In Gritting Services as Facilities Worker App Doubles Productivity

AA Salt used to spread their gritting service operators around by paper and phone – now the firm has doubled productivity with the introduction of a mobile...

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Products & Projects
Façade Restoration At Iconic Somerset House

Somerset House, one of London’s most impressive Neoclassical buildings, has had its stonework and façade meticulously restored by Thomann-Hanry®. As a...

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Fleet & Transportation
Europcar Mobility Group Supports Essential Workers With £5 Car Rental

The group have launched the "Together" programme to support the mobility of workers in emergency service sectors in light of the COVID-19...

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Safety & Health
London's Outdoor Workers Are Breathing More Pollution Than Most

New research shows outdoor workers in London are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average. “We are building the evidence base that proves government must act...

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People
McAlpine's Flexes Muscles In Support Of Flexmakers Project

McAlpine's is supporting the Flex Appeal campaign and the launch of the Flexmakers project, which aims to explore flexible working solutions for employers and...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
New Fire Safety Bill Planned

The Home Office has introduced a new bill to improve fire safety in buildings in England and Wales. The intention of the bill is to, according to the official...

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Property
Have Your Say – PropTech Survey

Share your views in the latest survey from GoReport, and shape the future of PropTech. If you work in the property sector this is your chance to contribute to the...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Terry Sharp Announced As New President Of BCIA

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced Terry Sharp as its new President. Sharp takes over from Jon Belfield who has held the role for the past...

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Energy Management
PPSPower Wins Two Major Hotel Chain Contracts

PPSPower, a provider of back-up power and generator service maintenance solutions has been awarded contracts with two major hotel chains. The North Yorkshire-based...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Protecting Your Employees’ Mental Health

April is Stress Awareness Month, and people working across every industry are experiencing a significant increase in pressure. Flexible working campaigner Anna...

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