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Saturday, 23 March

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Global Ali Producer Shut Down By Cyber Hack

A major global aluminium producer with multiple sites, including furnaces, has been the victim of a major and malicious cybersecurity attack. A lack of ability to connect...

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8 Disruptive Energy Changes That May Affect You

The supply of business electricity in the UK used to be simple. Your company needed a certain amount of power and an energy provider supplied it. How will a...

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Modern Slavery Referrals By Councils Soar Ninefold

Referrals of potential victims of modern slavery made by councils have soared ninefold in five years, new figures show. Latest National Crime Agency statistics reveal...

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The £1.9 Billion Cost Of Retail Crime

The combined cost of spending on crime prevention and losses from crime to the retail industry is a staggering £1.9 billion according to the annual British Retail...

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Interserve Reaction - Firm Given £Millions In Public Contracts Despite Nationalisation Plan

Interserve was handed £233 million worth of public sector contracts in recent months despite being on a government 'watch list' set-up to avoid...

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Interserve To Rise Like A Phoenix From Ashes Of Fire Sale?

Administrators were appointed to Interserve Plc on Friday March 15 - within minutes, the entire Group's business and assets were sold to a newly incorporated company...

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Consumer Grade Apps Are A Business Security Risk

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How FMs Can Harness The Power Of AI

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Cyber Crime Rises 24% - Huge Losses In The City And Nationally

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Vocation Frustration Leading To Office Exodus

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Facilities Management
Apprenticeship Scheme Hits Ten Year Mark

The Artic training & apprenticeship scheme has now been running since 2009 and has become a source of young people to bolster the company's own engineering base...

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Products & Projects
Hot Water On Demand At Ty Coryton

Rinnai continuous flow water heaters have been installed on site at the Ty Coryton site of Orbis Education & Care, an organisation dedicated to providing specialist...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Services - Safe, Environmentally Sound And Really Quite Good

Following a two day assessment, TC Facilities Management has successfully passed three external management systems audits including the new ISO 45001:2018...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Security Training For Commercial Resi Sector

Interphone, the security and building systems integrator, is hosting a product exhibition and training day for managing agents, facilities managers and other...

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Technology
Attack On Critical National Infrastructure Imminent

Over half of the respondents to a survey have said they believe an attack on critical national infrastructure is imminent. Most respondents also think the convergence...

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Environment & Sustainability
On Drinking From The Big Bottle - Lord Deben Is Keynote Speaker

Environment champion Lord Deben is to be the keynote conference speaker at the 2019 British Water Cooler Association event  at the Nottingham Belfry hotel on...

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Education & Training
Do You Mind The Gap?

The UK is suffering from a general skills shortage - and young people are typically not considering FM as a career path. This has lead to a skills gap, writes HR Director...

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Property
Brexit Hitting Commercial Property Builds

The cities in the UK with the most and least number of commercial properties to let have been revealed with Brexit - or the lack of it - being blamed for the uncertainty...

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Fleet & Transportation
Congestion Cost UK Nearly £8 Billion In 2018

Drivers in the UK lost an average of 178 hours a year due to congestion, costing £7.9 billion - an average of £1,317 per driver. London (227 hours lost due...

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Energy
April 2019 - Energy Tax To Rise By 65%

The Climate Change Levy and Renewables Obligation could see a 65% rise in energy tax this coming April. ThisWeekinFM has teamed up with UK Energy Management to provide...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
A Guide to Corporate Real Estate Planning

Your company is merging. Now what? Trina Marshall, of HOK Consulting's London office provides a guide to corporate real estate planning. Mergers and...

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Safety & Health
Sit-stand - Work Yourself Healthy

Businesses are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of employee health and wellbeing, writes AJ Products' David English. There is little doubt future...

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People
Are You Prepared For Brexit And Right To Work?

The Home Office have made changes to the Right to Work checking system, writes Stefan Sosnowski, who is  of the opinion that this is not the panacea for all that it...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
The Firm - Area Delivers Office Thriller

Workplace design and fit-out specialists, Area, has completed a 30-week refurbishment of the Colmore Row, Birmingham offices for Mills & Reeve, one of the UK’s...

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