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New Tier Rules in England – Hospitality Sector Reactions

As England’s new tier rules take effect, what does this mean for the already struggling hospitality sector? The Confederation of British Industry Chief UK Policy...

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Sodexo Acquires Majority Shareholding in Fooditude

Sodexo has today announced it has taken a majority shareholding in Fooditude, the London-based delivered-in office food services provider.  This represents a...

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TWinFM Christmas Giveaway 2020

After a challenging year, ThisWeekinFM hopes to bring a little festive cheer to our dedicated readers. As a thank you for your continued support throughout 2020,...

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Mitie Completes its Acquisition of Interserve

Today marks Mitie’s acquisition of Interserve's Facility Management business. The Competition and Markets Authority cleared the deal to proceed in...

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NABERS Energy Efficiency Benchmark for UK Offices Launches

A new scheme for measuring the energy efficiency of UK offices has launched, to create transparency in the market. NABERS UK will be used across England, Wales,...

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NFS and TWinFM Workplace 2021 Survey

For your chance to win £250 of Amazon vouchers, share your thoughts on 2021 workplace trends in our short survey, in conjunction with NFS Technology. The...

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ThisWeekinFM In Conversation – Yash Kapila | Integral

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Gothenburg Showcases Award-Winning Green Buildings

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The Office Christmas Party 2020 - How is the FM Industry Celebrating?

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Spotlight Interview – Roshan Deshmanya | CBRE

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COVID-19
Controlling Infection on Touchpoints With Antimicrobial Technology

As a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping touchpoints in any building clean and safe has taken on an urgent significance in 2020. Despite UK...

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Building Services
SFG20 Launches Packaged Maintenance Solution Care Homes 

SFG20, the software tool for facilities managers and building maintenance teams, has introduced a new dedicated package for the care home sector. The SFG20 Residential...

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Contract Wins
NG Bailey Secures IT Services Contract With BT

NG Bailey is to provide a three-year managed service contract to support BT deliver a range of telecommunications services for the Ministry of Defence. The £4.7m...

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Videos
Spotlight Interview – Roshan Deshmanya | CBRE

With the world slowly moving through large social, economic, environmental and technological megatrends, how is the FM industry adapting? We explore this with Roshan...

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Facilities Management
Impact Management – Effective CSR Reporting for FMs

As companies reprioritise and restructure, more CSR reporting responsibilities are falling within the facilities team’s remit. But gathering a plethora of...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Hand Sanitiser – What are the Expectations in Buildings?

The results of a new study show what the public expect to see when it comes to hand sanitiser provisions in public spaces in Europe. Conducted during the summer of...

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Environment & Sustainability
Over 50 Million PPE Masks to UK Landfill Daily

The UK is binning over 53 million disposable face masks every day as a result of unsustainable COVID-19 protection, with reports that many face masks are being...

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Education & Training
Sodexo Launches Apprenticeship Programme for Future Engineers

Sodexo has launched a technical apprenticeship programme to attract new engineering talent and develop a pool of skilled engineers and future managers. The first...

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Technology
IoT Sensors and Catering – Global Restaurant Chain Saved £1.25M in Food Stock

An IoT smart building system has helped a global restaurant chain in the UK save £1.25M during the first COVID-19 lockdown. Infogrid’s smart building...

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Products & Projects
CMD Wins Power Distribution Contract for Multi-Million Pound Casino Resort

CMD has been awarded a contract to supply the power distribution system for one of Europe’s largest casino resorts. The multi-million new casino resort located...

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Fleet & Transportation
Carlsberg Takes Delivery of Electric Truck Fleet from Renault

After signing a contract with the Carlsberg Group, Renault Trucks has delivered a D Wide Z.E. 26 ton truck, the first vehicle of an order for twenty fully-electric...

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Safety & Health
More Than Half of UK’s Lost Working Days Due to Mental Ill-Health

Statistics released by the HSE show that more than half of Britain’s lost working days in 2019/20 were due to mental ill-health. The report’s release...

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People
Hiring FM Staff From the EU in 2021 - A Guide

As of 1 January 2021, the process for hiring from countries within the EU will change significantly. As free movement into the UK ends and a new system will introduce...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Axis Named as Security Company of the Year

Axis Security has won Security Company of the Year, in the over £25m turnover category, at this year’s Security and Fire Excellence Awards. Axis has...

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Property
The Redundancy of Real Estate – and How to Avoid it

PropTech expert Antony Slumbers tells us that even though customers don’t need an office, it’s real estate’s job to demonstrate why they should want...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Overbury to Deliver Office Space for Mazars at Chamberlain Square

Fit-out firm Overbury is to deliver a new flexible workplace across 12,000 sq. ft. of office space at the landmark Paradise Birmingham development. The new space is...

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Energy Management
Rinnai to Launch Hydrogen Hub

Rinnai is to create a hydrogen hub, in a move towards prioritising low-carbon energy. The online information hub is aimed at building consultants, engineers and...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Nurturing the Hybrid Work Teams of Today

Managing a primarily digital team moving from 2020 to 2021 presents further consideration than prior years, to maintain a happy and efficient unit. What factors...

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