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Monday, 17 June

News
Flexi Work - Booty: 'It's In The Eye Of The Beholder'

Tony Booty says companies should look around carefully and grab some data before embarking on flexible working office schemes. Booty is a director at Abintra which...

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Work Insecurity - Living Hours Campaign Launched

The Living Wage Foundation has launched Living Hours, a new programme to tackle the widespread insecurity many 'employees' suffer over hours they might get to...

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Smoking Outside Hospitals Worse Than Outside Pub

Public Health England has called on all NHS trusts to ban smoking on hospital grounds. "It cannot be right that it is more acceptable to smoke at the front door of a...

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Heightened Passions Lead To Pensions Picket

Furious security and other staff at Glasgow Airport joined the picket line on Monday June 10 to fight for their pensions. The airport says the pension scheme is...

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Fear Of Flooding - Water Damage Is £Billion Threat

Property owners must prepare for the worst is the latest stark warning from the UK Environment Agency, which suggests that £1 billion a year might be needed to be...

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Settlement Scheme Success Says Secretary

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed that more than 750,000 applications have now been received for the EU Settlement Scheme. The EU Settlement Scheme is designed...

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Buildings To Become Machines Say UTF

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Ways 5G Could Transform Our Lives

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Here Comes Your 19th Nervous Breakdown

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Hidden Data And The Occupant Experience

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Facilities Management
Facilities Show 18-20 June Excel London

Unless you've been on some kind of news blackout, you'll know that the Facilities Show takes place next week at London's Excel. We've got a preview and...

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Environment & Sustainability
Organised Gangs Behind Lease & Dump Crimes

Hundreds of commercial properties are sitting targets for waste criminals the Environment Agency has said as it urges property and land owners across the South-East to be...

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Property
To Have And To Have Not - Connectivity Not Always A Given

BT may have decided that all its offices need to have super-fast connectivity but that is not a luxury all London landlords can offer, writes Nick Dutfield. Arguably...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
BT Hangs Up On Property Connections

BT is to get rid of at least 270 offices around the UK by 2023 and consolidate down to just 30. The first eight locations nominated in the telecom giant's...

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Fleet & Transportation
Jumping RAC Flash - Patrols Get EV Rescue Charger

In readiness for the electric vehicle boom, the RAC has developed the first lightweight mobile electric vehicle charger capable of giving stranded out-of-charge cars a...

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Products & Projects
Steel Style On Shard's Streets

The headquarters of a design practice, located on a street a stone's throw from The Shard and the redeveloped London Bridge Station, provide a stylish example of...

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Technology
Holland Match - It's All Gone Gooee Over There

ProptTech history has been made with global M&E firm Croonwolter&dros agreeing to connect the 5,000 commercial buildings it runs in the Netherlands  to the...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Living Wage Champions Recognised At Awards

The annual Living Wage Champion Awards have been delivered - including those from the cleaning sector. We've got the full list of the large and small organisations...

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People
Call For Worker Air Quality Protection - Hubbub Grows

There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution is the message coming from the #AirWeShare campaign which is calling for urgent action on protecting outdoor...

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Energy
Wholesale Power - Cannibals Gather For The Easter Feast

At Easter, as the UK bathed in warm sunshine, the GB wholesale power market experienced a series of notable events - including cannibalisation. High levels of embedded...

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Education & Training
Skills More Relevant Than Ever Says New CIBSE President

The incoming CIBSE President has outlined the growing relevance of building services engineers to the challenges facing societies. In her inaugural address, Professor...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
In Shreds - Most Companies Still Failing On GDPR

It's over a year since GDPR came in to force and yet over two-thirds of poll respondents still think their organisation is not compliant. This lack of confidence...

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Safety & Health
31 Go Down To Dounreay - Decommission Job Worth £400m

Dounreay Site Restoration has awarded six framework contracts to be carried out on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority as part of a decommissioning services...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Bringing The House Down...And Up...And Down...And UP

A massive warehouse has been dismantled and re-erected 3 times in under 30-years - the latest to support the relocation of a Tilbury Port customer. The original...

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