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Monday, 14 October

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FM's Big Night Out - IWFM Awards

Monday October 14 - The finalists for the IWFM Awards 2019 will be gathering in and about London's Mayfair as for the Grosvenor House Hotel bash hosted by star...

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Every Mind Matters

As many readers will be aware there is a new focus on mental health in the air with celebrities promoting the idea that it is 'time to talk'. PHE and the NHS have...

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Government To Transform Key City Centres

Two key city centre sites are to be regenerated as part of a government programme designed to boost regional growth and save taxpayers’ money. The Government...

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Sterling Effort Sees Norwich Goldsmith Street Take Prize

October 8 saw the Royal Institute of British Architects name Goldsmith Street in Norwich, designed by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley, as the winner of the 2019 RIBA...

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At It Again - IWGB Move for Strikes At UCL

The IWGB's campaign against London universities has moved from University of London to focus on University College London. The union is balloting hundreds of...

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Triumph Takes A Tumble - Office Furniture Co Goes Bust

An office furniture manufacturer has gone bust with 239 jobs to go immediately with 13 almost certainly to follow once administration is complete. The announcement was...

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Workspaces Will Be Sentient By 2030

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Smart Buildings Briefing Review

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Implications Of Omitting Carbon Emissions From Part L

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Advanced Analytics And Workforce Planning

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Facilities Management
Search On For 2020 Young Manager Award Winner

The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Manager Award to find a talented young FM deserving of the training and development...

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Technology
Advantages Of Smart In Commercial Buildings

As the UK Government pledges to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the urge for sustainable buildings is stronger than ever, according to LSH's Frankie...

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Education & Training
Automation Driving Upskilling Desire - Opportunities Limited

Over half of UK adults say that they are ready to learn new skills or completely retrain in order to improve future employability - only 11% say they are not. Yet...

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Energy
AI To Predict And Control Buildings' Energy Demands

BP has expanded its digital energy portfolio by investing in energy management platform, Grid Edge - AI technology predicts, optimises and controls a building’s...

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Environment & Sustainability
Birmingham Airport - Major Waste & Recycling Contract

UKWSL have been awarded a contract worth several hundred thousand pounds by OCS Group to provide a wide range of waste management services at Birmingham...

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People
Tanti Takes Technical Top Task

ABM UK have appointed Nick Tanti as Managing Director of the company’s hard services arm, ABM Technical Solutions.  ABM Technical Solutions works with...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Bristol Build Firm Goes Bust

A prominent Bristol construction services firm has fallen into administration with the loss of 30 jobs. Dribuild Ltd entered into administration on October 4 after facing...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Technology Convergence - How Far Will We Go?

Julian Synett says building security for the commercial residential property marketplace is rapidly changing with the convergence of technology. Many security...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Analytics That Help Create Workplaces That Work

Which seating plan results in the best collaborative output? Knowing the most productive interior layout and environment means occupiers can design and operate their...

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Products & Projects
Gas-Fired Water Delivered Efficiently

Rinnai’s ErP A-rated Infinity 1600 range of continuous flow condensing gas fired units are designed to deliver both energy efficiency and cost competitive hot water...

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Safety & Health
Leak And Ladder Lead To Bad Mix At Chemical Co

An employee inspecting a steam leak at height fell to the ground when the ladder he was on failed. The employee of Vertellus Specialties UK fell two metres and suffered a...

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Fleet & Transportation
Swytch Kit Turns Any Bike Into An Electric Bike

Swytch Technology, a Tech Startup, unveiled its new hand-held eBike conversion kit, the Swytch Kit at the Eurobike 2019 International Cycling trade show at the beginning...

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Property
£300 Billion AUM - 23 Sign Climate Change Commitment

23 leading commercial property owners have signed a groundbreaking commitment to tackle the growing risks of climate change through the delivery of net zero carbon real...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Eco To Expand Franchise Footprint

Commercial contract cleaning provider Ecocleen, is targeting a number of acquisitions over the next 12 months to accelerate its expansion within the UK. The company...

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