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Flexible Office Space to be Trialled in Tesco Supermarkets

IWG, whose brands include Regus and Basepoint, is to pilot flexible office space within a Tesco supermarket in New Malden. Excess retail space at the South London...

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England’s School Buildings are a ‘Risk to Life’ Says Government Leak

According to documents leaked to The Observer newspaper, deteriorating school buildings in England are a “risk to life.” The leaked emails are from...

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World FM Day 2022 – Leading a Sustainable Future 

ThisWeekinFM spoke to several leaders in the FM and built environment space to find out what World FM Day means to them.   Watch the...

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McColl’s Stores Sold to Morrisons

After being put into administration, McColl’s, the convenience store and newsagent chain, has been sold to supermarket group Morrisons. PwC were appointed as...

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Queues at British Airports – What’s Really Causing Them?

Brexit, staff shortages and COVID-19 are all being cited as reasons for queues at UK airports – but what’s really to blame? On Monday 9 May 2022,...

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Big Ben’s Refurbishment Continues – Clock Dials Now Visible

Clock mechanics have reconnected Big Ben’s West Dial to the original Victorian clock mechanism, meaning all four dials are visible for the first time since...

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Which Country Boasts the Best Workplace Environments?

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World FM Day 2022 – Leading a Sustainable Future 

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Mental Health Awareness Week – Combatting Loneliness 

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Meta Store – Facebook’s First Physical Retail Space

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COVID-19
Part F Regulations for Ventilation in Buildings – A Guide

Building managers and FMs are preparing for changes to Building Regulations regarding ventilation and indoor air quality. According to actionforcleanair.org.uk, poor...

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Building Services
Building Ventilation and IAQ Market Will Grow to Nearly $14 Billion by 2031

Research suggests that the global market for commercial building ventilation and indoor air quality is set for huge growth, as businesses demand the creation of...

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Contract Wins
FM Contract for Armed Forces in Gibraltar Awarded to Mitie

The first of a new suite of contracts to provide essential services for the UK Armed Forces on overseas MOD bases has been awarded to Mitie. The £155 million...

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Videos
Grand Opening of Boxing Futures Community Hub

ThisWeekinFM attended the grand opening of the new Boxing Futures Community Hub on 24 March 2022, a fresh space for a charity that aids the health of young people in need...

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Facilities Management
Getting HVAC Systems Ready for Summer – A Guide for Facilities Managers  

With summer on its way, what are the most important steps facilities managers can take to ensure HVAC systems are optimised for effective performance in hot...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Warnings Against Cost-Cutting When Procuring Cleaning Products

The rising cost of raw materials and the energy crisis are creating opportunities for “unscrupulous providers” of cleaning and hygiene products, says the...

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Environment & Sustainability
Leeds Development First Outside London to Achieve NABERS 5 Star Target

A new development in the heart of Leeds, 11 & 12 Wellington Place, has been officially confirmed as one of the UK’s most sustainable office buildings. With a...

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Education & Training
300 North Partners With Uptree to Promote Young Talent in FM

300 North, the FM recruiter, is partnering with Uptree, a careers education and work experience platform championing diversity, inclusion and equality for all. Uptree...

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Smart Buildings & Technology
Cobotics and the Future of Workplace Experience  

How will cobotics shape our future experience of work? Stefano Bensi, General Manager at SoftBank Robotics, explains how collaborative robots have a part to play in...

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Products & Projects
Rinnai’s New Carbon Cost Comparison – Online and On Demand

Rinnai continues to make innovations in both products and service in helping reduce the carbon footprints of all sites and applications with the introduction of the...

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Fleet & Transportation
Bank Station Reopens Northern Line Services

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, re-opened the Bank branch of the Northern line on Monday 16 May, following a 17-week planned closure. The closure enabled around 550...

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Safety & Health
Alcumus Reveals Initial Findings From 'Risk Barometer'

70 per cent of respondents to Alcumus’ “Risk Barometer” say that they have been negatively impacted by a supplier in the last year. As supply chain...

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People
Living Wage Updates in FM

Some businesses in the facilities management sector commit to paying their staff an independently calculated Living Wage – let’s take a look at the latest...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
What Impact Will Climate Change Have on the Security Industry? – Part One

Despite the security sector not being a key industry contributing to carbon emissions, it is expected to face significant impacts due to climate change affecting the...

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Property
Meta Store – Facebook’s First Physical Retail Space

Meta will soon open its first physical retail store, to help familiarise people with the metaverse concept face-to-face. The 1,550 square ft store at 322 Airport Blvd...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Big Ben's Refurbishment

Big Ben is undergoing the biggest conservation in its history.   Watch the Video   >     Essential Conservation...

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Energy Management
Business Energy Reporting –  Are you Combining ESOS and SECR?

When it comes to energy and emissions reporting, there are ways to streamline both the work and cost involved in being compliant. TEAM Energy, who helps organisations...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Which Country Boasts the Best Workplace Environments?

Lockdown remote working taught us the importance of workplace wellbeing, so which countries offer the best workplace environments around the world? Acuity...

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