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Thursday, 27 February

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Environment Bill Should Give Councils Air Quality Powers

Local councils should be given the legal authority to enforce higher standards of air quality in schools, public buildings and homes according to the Building Engineering...

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£80 Million National Lifts Framework Renewed

Procurement organisation, Fusion21, has announced the renewal of its national Lifts Framework. Worth up to £80 million over a four-year period, the framework is the...

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Skanska Wins Contract for 20 Ropemaker Street

Skanska has won a £240 million contract to construct 20 Ropemaker Street in Central London for Great Elm Assets Limited, in association with Old Park Lane...

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More Global FM Firms Hit By Cyber Attacks

EMCOR Group and Bouyges are the latest FM companies targeted by malicious software attacks.  The website of EMCOR Group, the global providers of facility...

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Firms Fined For 'Catastrophic' Fire Failings

Three companies have been ordered to pay fines totalling £670,000 after admitting fire safety failings at a building used for student accommodation in...

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Facilicom UK Launches New Helpdesk Portal For Clients

Facilicom UK has launched a new online helpdesk portal to enable customers and cleaning operatives to work harmoniously together. The contract cleaning and services...

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What Can The FM Sector Learn From The ISS Malware Attack?

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Businesses Step Up Coronavirus Contingency Planning 

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Don’t Waste It Roundtable Series – Applying A Different Measure

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ThisWeekinFM Spotlight Interview – Vertex Services

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Facilities Management
Maxwell Stephens Salary Survey 2020 – Ten Things We Learned

ThisWeekinFM looks at the key insights from this year’s survey, including information on salary levels, career motivations and work/life balance. In the fifth...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Streamlining Payroll And Time & Attendance With Data-Driven Technology

In this guest post, Christian Berenger, Managing Director of Ezitracker Workforce Management looks at how the ability to integrate basic time and attendance workforce...

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Environment & Sustainability
Mitie Commits To Plan Zero

Simon King, Mitie's new Director of Sustainability, is behind the company's “Plan Zero” commitment to reach zero carbon by 2025 –  which...

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Education & Training
Looking Beyond Traditional Ways To Recruit

Facilicom's managing director, Jan Hein Hemke is opinionated when it comes to the issue of apprentices and the need to look beyond the traditional routes to...

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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
Pioneers Pave Way To Sheffield University

The Concourse, the public realm regeneration project that connects buildings at Sheffield University, has seen a 'pioneering' paving upgrade that includes...

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Fleet & Transportation
A Personal Service Delivers Specialist Vehicle Diversity For Galliford Try

As a long standing Europcar client, when commercial vehicles were required for large civil engineering and construction projects, it was the close personal relationship...

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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
Spotlight on Jeff Prince

Meet Jeff Prince, ThisWeekinFM’s Head of Sales. There will be opportunities to meet Jeff alongside the rest of the TWinFM team at our range...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
All Round Security Announces New Director

All Round Security (ARS) has announced  the appointment of  Lee Parker to their board of directors, joining them as an  equity  partner.  Parker joins ARS...

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Property
Survey Reveals Smart Building Spending Plans And Tech Priorities For 2020

Independent research firm Verdantix has released its annual global survey of 304 real estate occupiers across 16 geographies and 18 industries. The survey focusses on...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Theatre Production Goes To Plan

The Royal Hallamshire Hospital now has four new state of the art operating theatres. NG Bailey completed the £3 million services element of the project. The...

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Energy Management
Being A Green Business Doesn’t Cost The Earth

In this guest post, Bill Davidson, QSE Manager at grounds maintenance specialist Nurture Landscapes, addresses the misconception that being ...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Rapport One Of Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2020

Rapport, the boutique guest services provider, is celebrating after securing a place in the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For list. It is the only...

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