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Lisa Ashworth Appointed as Next BSRIA CEO

From June 2024, Lisa Ashworth will become the CEO of the Building Services Research and Information Association. She will replace Julia Evans who took over as BSRIA...

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FM Professional Bodies Release Joint Statement on ’Statutory’ Definition

A group of FM and built environment professional bodies have agreed on a common definition for the term “statutory” in the context of facilities...

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Pareto’s Colin Kimber Wins Role Model Of The Year at The Bank of London Rainbow Honours

Pareto FM’s Operations Director has been named Inspirational Role Model Of The Year at The Bank of London Rainbow Honours Awards 2024. The awards recognise...

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CIBSE, Introba and Amazon Unveil New Embodied Carbon Guidance for Warehouse Equipment 

New guidance to help the logistics industry measure the embodied carbon of warehouse equipment is now available. In conjunction with building services consultancy...

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The Elizabeth Line Wins RIBA London Building of the Year Award 2024

The Elizabeth Line has been named the winner of the RIBA London Building of the Year Award 2024.   Watch the...

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News
Have Your Say in the UK Net-Zero Business Census

ThisWeekinFM Partner Planet Mark has launched its UK Net-Zero Business Census, the largest private sector sustainability research initiative of its kind. Delivered by...

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UK Green Building Council Outlines Manifesto for Next UK Government

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The Elizabeth Line Wins RIBA London Building of the Year Award 2024

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Spotlight Interview – Brian Rogers | McArthur Business Solutions

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What’s Happening at Manchester’s New Co-op Live Arena?

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Videos
MAD Architects Reveal Nanhai Art Centre Designs

Designs for the Nanhai Art Centre in Foshan City, Guangdong have been unveiled.   Watch the Video   >   MAD architects, working on...

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Contract Wins
Mitie Wins £50m Maintenance Contract With Halfords Group

Mitie has won a £50 million contract with Halfords Group, to provide engineering maintenance services at over 950 of its sites across the UK and Ireland. Mitie...

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Property
JPC by Samsic Expands British Land Portfolio to Include Norton Folgate

JPC by Samsic has been appointed as the cleaning specialist for the redeveloped Norton Folgate​ in East London. As part of their existing relationship with British...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
HSE and NEBOSH Develop One-Day Course in Managing Stress at Work

Coinciding with Stress Awareness Month, HSE and NEBOSH have developed a new one-day qualification in managing and controlling stress at work. Health and Safety...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
High Performing Buildings – April’s Roundup

April’s high performing buildings roundup includes a new office scheme in the Square Mile, a Fitwel-accredited business park and plans for a new home for Birmingham...

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Energy Management
IWFM Publishes Energy Management Good Practice Guide

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management and Carbon Numbers have produced an updated guide to energy management in buildings for facilities managers. The...

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Building Services
Lovat's Group Wins Hard FM Contract With The National Records of Scotland

Lovat's Group Limited has won a seven-million-pound contract to provide hard facilities management to the National Records of Scotland Estate. Lovat’s will...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Federation of Window Cleaners Warns About Electrocution Risk

The Federation of Window Cleaners has set up a meeting to discuss improved safety measures when window cleaners use water-fed poles near overhead power...

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Education & Training
Mitie Donates £2m of Unspent Apprenticeship Levy Funds to SMEs

Mitie has pledged £2 million in Apprenticeship Levy gifting funds to help plug skills gaps in the engineering, construction, data, and digital sectors. As a...

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Environment & Sustainability
UK Green Building Council Outlines Manifesto for Next UK Government

The UK Green Building Council has published its general election policy agenda, introducing long-term strategies for change in the built environment. With a General...

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Facilities Management
FM Company Recognised in Sunday Times Best Places to Work List 2024

Sewell Group, a retail operator that also has an FM services arm, has been awarded a place on The Sunday Times Best Places to Work list 2024. The company employs 535...

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Fleet & Transportation
Europe’s First Low-Carbon Timber Framed Solar Car Park to Open in April

In Salisbury, a solar car park made from timber beams and glass solar panels is to open at a health and wellbeing centre. Situated at Wiltshire Council's Five...

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People
JPC by Samsic Appoints Head of Operations

JPC by Samsic, a London-centric provider of cleaning solutions, has announced the strategic appointment of Stephen Douglas as the new Head of...

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Products & Projects
Waste Management Platform to Gamify Recycling in Workplaces

A waste management company is rewarding correct waste segregation in workplaces by linking it to a weekly prize jackpot. SmartSegregation offers entry into weekly...

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Safety & Health
Building Safety Act – Implications for FMs as Construction Clients

The 6 April 2024 deadline is approaching, marking the end of the transitional period for building control applications and a new regime which has implications for those...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
First Response Group Wins Security and Safety Entrepreneurial Award

Yorkshire-based security and facilities services provider First Response Group has been awarded Entrepreneurial Business of the Year: above £10 million at the...

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Smart Buildings & Technology
Europe’s First Automated Theme Park Store Opens at Legoland Windsor

A new frictionless, cashier-less coffee and convenience store has opened at Legoland Windsor, a first-of-its-kind for the theme park sector. The “just walk...

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Build2Perform
Altecnic | CIBSE Build2Perform Focus Interview

Watch ThisWeekinFM’s interview with Steve Boyd, Head of Trade and Specification Sales at Altecnic at CIBSE Build2Perform Live. Altecnic produces hydronic...

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