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Friday, 29 May

News
BCC Asks To Meet Minister To Discuss Key Cleaning Industry Issues

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has written to the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets to ask for a private meeting to discuss a number...

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Compass Group Acquires Food and Health Technology Start-Up 

Compass Group UK and Ireland has acquired food and health technology start-up, Feedr, in a move to "accelerate its digital transformation". The deal was...

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Sodexo Announces New Medical Advisory Council

The council will support the development of new protocols and standards, including COVID-19 related services delivered worldwide. Sodexo has announced a...

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Manufacturers Of Cleaning Products Should Get Priority COVID Testing, Says CHSA

The CHSA is calling on the government to specify employees of manufacturers and distributors of cleaning & hygiene products as eligible for priority testing. The...

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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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Mace Announces Changes And New Hires At FM Business

Mace, the global consultancy and construction business, has announced a number of changes as it reshapes its FM division.  Alongside a number of new leadership...

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How Can Customer Feedback Analytics Help Facilities Managers? Spotlight Video Interview | Jessica Bethune | HappyOrNot

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COVID-19 Contingency Planning Guide For Facilities Managers – Part Two

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The Ups And Downs Of Managing Lifts

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How Can Instant Feedback Data Improve Employee Satisfaction? Spotlight Video Interview | Sami Hero | HappyOrNot

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COVID-19
ThisWeekinFM COVID-19 Statement

Updated on Thursday 28 May 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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Videos
How Can Customer Feedback Analytics Help Facilities Managers? Spotlight Video Interview | Jessica Bethune | HappyOrNot

The award-winning HappyOrNot Smiley terminals help businesses all over the world to improve their facilities. As people begin to return to buildings, collecting feedback...

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Facilities Management
Facilities Show Digital Week – Keeping FM Connected

In a five-day programme of content, Facilities Show recently hosted its first Digital Week. Intended to keep facilities and workplace management professionals...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Office Toilets And Washrooms Post-Lockdown 

COVID-19 is affecting how we all use buildings and will continue to do so even once lockdown measures are lifted.  As more information on how the virus is spread...

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Environment & Sustainability
Green UK Economic Recovery Must Be Prioritised, Say Bosses

The process of repairing the economic damage from the pandemic must favour plans to tackle climate change, say CEOs of more than 60 British...

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Education & Training
AELP Proposes Post-COVID Employment And Skills Recovery Plan

The AELP has published a proposal for a post-COVID employment and skills recovery package, calling for a combined cross-departmental and devolved...

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Technology
Workplace Digital Capabilities Critical To Business Survival

COVID-19 has accelerated the integration of technology into our working lives – the future office must adapt, says technologywithin’s Richard Morris. In...

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Products & Projects
Kings Secure Technologies Prioritises Touchless Door Opening With New Partnership

Kings Secure Technologies, a provider of specialist fire & security technologies, today announced it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with premier mobile...

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Fleet & Transportation
Travelling To Work In A Pandemic

Following the relaxation of lockdown rules and as we prepare to move to phase two, many who cannot work from home are returning to the commute. As schools, outdoor...

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Safety & Health
Consider The Risks Of Water Systems Before Reopening Buildings, says WRAS

The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) is encouraging business and property owners to consider the risks posed by their water systems sooner rather than later, to...

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People
Eid Al-Fitr And Coronavirus – Supporting Your Muslim Colleagues 

This year, Eid-al-Fitr will fall between the evening of Saturday 23 May and the evening of Sunday 24 May. Eid is the period that marks the end of Ramadan, and the...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
How Is The Security Industry Protecting Its Workforce?

As safety and hygiene measures are ramped up on trains and at stations this week, security guards with crowd management training are being deployed. Trains have been...

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Property
Investors Stall On New Deals But View Property As A Secure Asset

More than 850 UK-based investors have been surveyed to uncover their property investment plans in light of COVID-19. All of the investors surveyed have investments in...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
How To Reduce A Building’s Whole-Life Carbon

Waterman’s sustainability experts have delved into building services’ strategies and how these can dramatically reduce the lifecycle embodied carbon of a...

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Energy Management
Can Businesses Do More To Cut Emissions During Lockdown?

Research suggests that there has been a 16 per cent average reduction in building energy use since the lockdown began. The latest data from Carbon Intelligence, which...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Lone Working, Mental Health and Guidance For Employers

SOCOTEC, a UK provider of testing, inspection and compliance services is providing advice for employers on the recently updated HSE guidance document on lone...

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