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Wednesday, 19 February

News
Points-Based System Will Limit FM Labour Force Entering UK

The Home Office has today announced the introduction of its new points-based immigration system, potentially affecting many employees across FM soft service...

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What Do The Bosses Know? What Do They Need To Know?

What data does your boss collect about you? Half of us don’t know –  and don't know what it is used for – according to new research from...

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ISS Facility Services Experience System Error

ISS World, a leading provider of facility services, has been experiencing technical difficulties since Friday 14 Feb, meaning all group websites are currently...

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The Lunch Bunch – Chef Pair Take SCOTYs

Two Atalian Servest chefs have each won regional School Chef of the Year (SCOTY) awards in the West Midlands and the South West. The pair work in Atalian's...

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News
Engie Gets Crown Posting

Engie has been named as a supplier on Lot 6 of the new Crown Commercial Service RM6017 Postal Goods, Services and Solutions framework. This provides the public...

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CIBSE 2020 Awards Highlight Regeneration

A new focus on renovation and renewal emerged at CIBSE’s Building Performance Awards held on Wednesday 12 February. Building performance achievements in existing...

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ThisWeekinFM Spotlight Interview – Vertex Services

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Top 5 Tips For Warehouse Cleaning

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Don’t Waste It Roundtable Series – Changing To Improve Efficiency

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Corporate Receptionist of the Year – What Can 2020's Winner Expect?

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Facilities Management
Meet the TWinFM Team At Facilities Show 2020

ThisWeekinFM is an Official Media Partner of the Facilities Show 2020, and will be available on their dedicated stand throughout the event. You’ll be able to find...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Manchester Cleaning Show – Conference Programme Announced

Organisers at the Manchester Cleaning Show 2020 have unveiled a free conference programme – one of the main attractions at the Event City show 25-26 March. A...

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Environment & Sustainability
Interserve And E.ON Awarded Accolade For Cup Plan

Interserve and E.ON have been awarded an Oceansaver Accolade for their plan to remove more than 1,300,000 single-use plastic cups from E.ON sites and replace them...

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Education & Training
Apprenticeships – An Employer’s Golden Ticket

Nearly three years on from the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy in April 2017, the Department for Education (DfE) has noted a 10% increase of apprenticeships...

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Technology
WINT Water Intelligence Scoop Gold For Their AI-Powered Leak Prevention Technology

Water intelligence technology provider WINT Water Intelligence has won the gold award at the prestigious Insurance Times Awards in London. The Gold Award for the...

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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
Europcar Mobility Group chosen as ‘lead partner'

Following the recent appointment of Rentalcars.com as the exclusive online car rental provider to Ryanair for the next three years, Europcar Mobility Group has been...

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Safety & Health
Global Warming Could Fuel Legionnaires’ Disease Cases

Britain is facing a huge increase in Legionnaires’ disease fuelled by climate change, two water hygiene experts have warned. Water hygiene engineer Joe Finn and...

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People
Unsafe Working Environments In The IT Industry Risk People’s Health

Problematic factory conditions, including excessive working hours, forced labour and discrimination continue to risk workers’ health in the IT industry, according...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Flood Risk Checklist Essential For Business Planning

Do you know if your business is at risk from flooding? If it is, then you need to create a business flood plan - and perhaps start looking at products that can protect...

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Property
Up The Elephant And Round The Castle – Rockwell Achieves Salvation

Rockwell has exchanged contracts on the Salvation Army Headquarters in the heart of Elephant and Castle in the London Borough of Southwark. The freehold purchase of at...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Housebuilding rates failing to meet government targets

The number of new build homes started and completed continues to fall below government targets, according to new figures published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities...

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Energy Management
Merton Council – Why We Chose AI to Cut Energy Waste

The London borough of Merton has identified energy waste valued at £25,000 using a new artificial intelligence tool. The council turned to AI to make sense...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
What Are You Doing To Welcome The Most Agile Working Generation Yet?

In this guest post, Luis De Souza provides some interesting insights on accommodating Generation Z into the workplace. De Souza is the CEO of NFS Technology Group,...

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