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Friday, 6 December

News
Building Performance Awards - Who's On The List?

Who is on the shortlist for the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers Building Performance Awards 2020? We've got the answer The Graphene...

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Hot, Hot, Hot - Bye, Bye To Hottest Decade

As we ring in the New Year, we will also be ringing out the warmest decade on record. And when viewed alongside 2016, the warmest year on record and dominated by a...

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Duvet Dodgers Join 'Irrelevant' Outsourced Workers' Strike

December 4 at 4:00am saw UCL academics join an ongoing 'irrelevant' strike that has already delivered what cleaners, security officers and porters want but not on...

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Brentford Hotel Fire - Was Cladding Involved?

A fire at a Travelodge hotel on December 4 prompted ThisWeekinFM to ask was any type of cladding (particularly aluminium panels containing a plastic filling) ...

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We Got Light To Lead The Way

After a traumatic Friday in London on November 29, some cheer will return this Friday with the Aldgate Lantern Parade and Winter Fair. Sadly though, there are no NYE...

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London Bridge Attack - Condolence Book Open

A book of condolence has opened at Guildhall Art Gallery on Monday December 2 (a vigil was also held in Guildhall Yard at 11:00am) people to express their sympathies...

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Is Unhappiness The Secret To Happiness?

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IWFM And Microsoft Partner In Smart Buildings Research

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Email Ban Leaves People Feeling Disconnected

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AJ Products UK Turns 20

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Facilities Management
Now That's Smart! Summit Hits The Heights

November 27 saw the second Smart Building Technologies Summit convene in London organised by Verdantix and sharing insights on software, apps, smart lighting, remote...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
All I Want For Christmas

Jackie Furey explains the time for giving and sharing should also recognise the gift of time off during the festive period. In fact she recommends an unlimited leave...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Now That's Smart - Workforce Management Aids Growth

A cleaning & security business has improved control over its operations with the adoption of employee scheduling and workforce management software from...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Shopping For A Sparkling Clean Christmas

Steve Iles, general manager at ABM, discusses the importance of cleaning during the busy retail period pre-Christmas and of course during the winter sales. With the...

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People
Getting To Work With Right To Work App

A commercial contract cleaning company has teamed up with uComply to streamline and simplify their Right to Work checks. The company will use the uAuthenticate mobile...

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Education & Training
JEEP On Moving Don't Stop

Amey is working with Severn Trent to deliver a new apprenticeship programme, while ABM UK, kicked off year three of their Junior Engineering Engagement Programme. The...

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Environment & Sustainability
Wet, Wet, Wet - For Some But Not All

Many people in England will remember Autumn 2019 as a very wet season, yet this hasn’t been the case across the whole of the UK. There was significant flooding...

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Products & Projects
Hot To Trot - Growth On The Horizon

Rinnai, the manufacturer of heating & continuous flow hot water delivery systems for residential and commercial sites, has announced that it is planning on doubling...

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Energy
CHP Good Enough For The Crown

A combined heat and power system has been completed at Crown Place Norwich which has been converted by Crown Student Living into student accommodation. Helec was...

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Property
On Chesil Lodge

Chesil Lodge is a £16 million Extra Care facility that provides contemporary style homes for local residents of Winchester aged 55 and over. It is the latest...

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Technology
Cloud Construction, Maintenance & Renovation Documents

An international hotel group has deployed a content management platform to improve the running of hotel construction, maintenance and renovation. Accor is one of the...

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Fleet & Transportation
Keeping Track Of Workers On the Go

Ezitracker, the provider of workforce management solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with UTS Fleet, a camera, software and tracking specialist for business...

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Safety & Health
Vans Not Being Fitted With Proposed 2022 Safety Features

What Car? Vans' research has revealed that 88% of all new vans fail to meet any of the proposed European safety standards. Just one-in-10 new vans on sale today...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Building Bricks Of LEGO Campus In Place

The first two buildings have been set in place, as after four years of planning and construction, the LEGO Group opened the first phase of its new, state-of-the-art...

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