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Ex-Military FM Event Speakers Announced

ThisWeekinFM has announced three speakers for the ex-military FM networking event in October. The not-for-profit event promises to connect those who have left the...

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Flexible Workspace Provider x+why Certified as B Corporation

x+why has announced its certification as a B Corporation, joining a growing group of companies reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit. x+why...

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Anne Lennox Martin Shares FM Experience in Autobiography 

Anne Lennox Martin, a well-known figure in the facilities management sector, has released her autobiography Self-Made Woman to celebrate her...

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News
Facebook Cleaner Exhaustion Claims 'Without Substance'

Claims that Facebook’s facilities management firm demanded the removal of a union activist because of their protest against workloads have been refuted. The...

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Leadec Acquires Partners in Hygiene

Leadec, the global service specialist for factories, has acquired Partners in Hygiene, a UK-based service provider for the food industry. This move...

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News
A NAAFI Break with JobOppo – TWinFM Joins for Episode One

ThisWeekinFM’s Dave Mapps and Ray Cooksley from ISS join “A NAAFI Break with JobOppo” to highlight FM as an ideal employment sector for service leavers...

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Pandemic Mode for Buildings  – The World's Safest Offices

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The Staff Shortage Crisis – Recruiting and Retaining Cleaning Staff

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RICS Suppression Scandal an Accident Waiting to Happen, Says QC

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Spotlight Interview | SafetyCulture

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COVID-19
New CIBSE Air Cleaning Guidance Considering COVID

Two new pieces of guidance on reducing COVID-19 transmission through ventilation and air cleaning technologies have been issued by the Chartered Institution of Building...

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Building Services
Biochar – The Latest Carbon-Friendly Material

Researchers and scientists are experimenting with Biochar, the carbon-rich soil, to examine its use within the built environment. Discovered via observing the man-made...

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Contract Wins
Apleona Re-Awarded Electricity North West FM Contract

Apleona HSG Facility Management UK is to continue its partnership with Electricity North West with a new FM contract. The company has been re-awarded Electricity...

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Videos
The UK’s Hydrogen Economy – Industry Reactions

The UK’s first-ever hydrogen strategy launched this week, defining the energy source as critical in the country’s target of net-zero emissions by 2050. The...

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Facilities Management
RICS Survey Points to FM Job Opportunities

The latest survey from RICS points to further job opportunities across the sector as more companies increase their focus on FM services, especially in...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Cleaning Show 2021 Reveals Latest Hygiene Innovations

Self-driving UV disinfection bots, zero-plastic toilet paper and water-based antimicrobial spray are just some of the innovations to be launched at this year's...

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Environment & Sustainability
Festival of Sustainable Business Returns

After a two-year hiatus, The Festival of Sustainable Business returns to the Bristol Hotel on 21 September 2021. With sustainability high on the corporate agenda and a...

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Education & Training
Contract Caterer Fooditude to Feature in Google’s Sustainability Training

Fooditude, a London-based contract caterer is to be featured in sustainability training developed by Google and The Planet Mark, for the UK Government’s Together...

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Technology
Smart Ventilation System Given Passivhaus Certification

SAV Systems' AirMaster AM 1000, a mechanical ventilation unit, has been awarded Passivhaus Component certification. The flagship AM 1000 is the first...

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Products & Projects
Field Service Workers – Managing the Challenges

Martin O'Neill from Klipboard summarises the biggest challenges faced by field service workers in 2021. Many field service businesses are turning to technology to...

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Fleet & Transportation
Office Buildings Will Require EV Charging Points by Law

The government is proposing that every new non-residential building must have one electric vehicle charge point for one in five spaces. Existing non-residential...

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Safety & Health
Top Tips on How to Avoid Common Workplace Injuries

After nearly 18 months of working from home, offices across the UK are now back open for business. Many are looking forward to catching up with colleagues and resume...

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People
The Changing Needs of the Workforce – A Psychotherapist's View

Psychotherapist Noam Sagi explores how facilities managers can better respond to a post-pandemic workforce. Noam Sagi is a Psychotherapist, Change...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
51% of Security Guards are Attacked Every Time They Work

Levels of verbal and physical abuse towards security professionals have been revealed in a new survey. In a survey of over 1,000 security professionals by...

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Property
Commercial Real Estate Without Net-Zero Strategies Will Depreciate Over Next Five Years

Data shows that high-emission commercial real estate is set to depreciate in value over the next five years. Real estate stock exchange IPSX and...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
BESA Highlights Shortcomings of Government IAQ Report

A report commissioned by the government’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance has highlighted the crucial role played by building ventilation in...

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Energy Management
Hydrogen Energy – How Will it Affect the Commercial Market?

Rinnai's Chris Goggin offers guidance on future international and continental energy proposals, that will likely affect the UK commercial market. The UK is...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Landmark Hosts Panel Debate on the Future of Work  

Adapting to remote working, becoming comfortable with disruptive technologies and creating a friction-free workplace were all on the agenda at flexible office space...

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