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JLL and bp Sign New Workplace and Real Estate Solutions Deal

Professional services firm JLL is to continue its relationship with bp, providing workplace and real estate solutions to support bp's net-zero ambitions. The...

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Kathleen Fontana Named as RICS President for 2020-2021

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has named Kathleen Fontana FRICS as their President for 2020-2021. The RICS 2020 Annual General Meeting took place...

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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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The Black Tie Charity Boxing Dinner – in Aid of Boxing Futures

Due to the huge success of our last Black Tie Charity Boxing Dinner, which saw almost 300 people attend and thousands raised for Charity, ThisWeekinFM is doing it all...

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Royal Mail Will Collect COVID Tests 7 Days a Week

Royal Mail is introducing a weekend extension for its existing priority postboxes from 21 November. It's also increasing its number of priority postboxes...

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Ban on Diesel and Petrol Cars Brought Forward to 2030

2030 will see a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel non-hybrid cars, as part of a ten-point plan to tackle climate change. Originally intended to take effect in...

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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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Managing Employee Stress During the Second Lockdown

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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
Building Services Industry Must Stop Ignoring Digital Tools, Says BESA

Companies will be compelled to use digital tools to register and record details of their work under new building legislation, according to safety reformer Dame Judith...

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Contract Wins
CMD Provides Power for Société Générale’s Critical Trading Floors 

CMD Ltd, the UK manufacturer of power and tech for commercial environments, has supplied the underfloor electrical distribution and under-desk power requirements for...

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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
Fusion21 Launches National Workplace & Facilities Framework Worth up to £1.1 billion

Fusion21 is inviting bids from interested suppliers for their new £1.1 billion FM framework. The framework is designed to meet the facilities management needs of...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Farm Park Secures Child-Safe Wash Facilities with Elis

The UK's newest farm park attraction has refurbished its washrooms to offer an attractive and COVID-secure customer experience. When Lower Drayton Farm in...

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Environment & Sustainability
The Planet Mark Offer Sustainability Investment with Crowdfunder

The Planet Mark is partnering with Crowdfunder, the UK’s number one crowdfunding platform, to deliver sustainability funding to entrepreneurs and...

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Education & Training
Artic Joins 5% Club

Artic Building Services has joined The 5% Club, an industry-led initiative focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored...

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Technology
World’s "First" Smart Building Assessment and Rating Programme Launches

A tool claiming to be the world’s first smart building programme that holistically measures building technology and performance has launched. Built by the...

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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
Travelling Back to the Office Safely - Planning for FMs

Planning how employees can travel back to the office safely and efficiently will be a major focus for many FM professionals, according to research by ParkOffice. 15+...

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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
CCTV’s Role in the Surveillance of Remote Workers

Coronavirus is accelerating the demand for CCTV systems being used to remotely monitor people and operations in the workplace, according to a new...

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Property
Channel 4’s Leeds HQ Office Building Complete

A landmark Leeds office building, destined to be Channel 4’s headquarters, has reached completion. The Majestic first opened as a 2,400-seat cinema back in 1922,...

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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
Net-Zero Emissions - How Low Carbon Heating Can Help Your Business

How can your organisation contribute to the decarbonising of heat in the commitment of hitting the target of net-zero emissions by 2050? Paul Lucas, Managing Director...

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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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