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Thursday, 18 April

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Brits Want Someone Else To Fund Smart City Solutions

Almost a quarter of Brits want the Government to pay for smart city measures out of taxation in order to solve problems such as congestion and security. A survey of...

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Electric Vehicles To Make Road Charges Rise

The popularity of electric vehicles could lead to nationwide road tolls for all drivers totalling £700 a year, according to financial experts. A new report by...

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GDPR and CCPA Are Businesses Biggest Risks

Gartner's quarterly survey has shown that privacy regulation has returned to the top of the list of emerging risks that worry organisations in light of the GDPR and...

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Tech Makes People Tetchy

A survey has revealed that Brits are destroying their gadgets in frustration, falling out with their partners and losing working hours as a result of tech...

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Extinction Rebellion Vandalise Shell Building In Planned Week Of Protest

With thousands of people taking to the streets of London to block high-profile locations across the capital, Extinction Rebellion activists have escalated the campaign to...

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Radical Idea Gets Legal Approval

The radical union, United Voices of the World, has done something radical - organising  paralegals, solicitors and barristers across the UK to join cleaners,...

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4 In 6 Work 6.3 Unpaid Hours A Week

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ThisWeekinFM Spotlight Interview - Q3 Services

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This is IT - Hot House Connected To IT Products

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April 2019 - Energy Tax To Rise By 65%

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Facilities Management
Soft Landings And BFM At A Glance

BSRIA has launched a free to download topic guide on Soft Landings and Business-Focused Maintenance. The guidance gives readers a glimpse of the subject and recommends...

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Education & Training
RICS Quals Earn The Big Bucks & Gender Pay Gap Closing

A 39% higher salary – that's the effect a RICS qualification has on average pay in the real estate and built environment sector says our survey. This is just...

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Environment & Sustainability
The Resources And Waste Strategy Is Missing A Strategy

Defra's Resources And Waste Strategy For England was highly anticipated and yet can only be considered a wish list rather than a concrete plan according to Harvey...

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Safety & Health
£1.8 Million - Food Firm Fined For Fall

A food processing company with sites in Yorkshire and the Midlands has been fined over £1.8m after two workers were injured in a fall through a rooflight at the...

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People
Lone Worker Protection On The Market

A security firm has introduced lone worker protection for occupiers in residence at the Old Spitalfields Market in London. Old Spitalfields Market or OSM for short, is...

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Property
Whata Shop - Inside Primark's Birmingham Flagship

April 11 saw Primark open its massive new flagship shop in Birmingham. The 187th store in the chain spans five floors across 160,000sq.ft and employs more than 1,000...

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Products & Projects
Beyond Infinity To Low-NOx

Rinnai, the manufacturers of the ErP A-rated Infinity range of continuous flow condensing gas fired water heaters, has delivered their most energy efficient range of...

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Energy
Intercontinental Hotel Cuts Energy By 40%

A landmark hotel in Madrid is saving energy and meeting its environmental goals after equipping its heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems with high efficiency...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Trending Now And For The Rest Of The Decade

Lloyd Coldrick highlights the Top 10 workplace design trends for offices that we've seen in 2019 - and what's on the way until we hit the roaring twenties. The...

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Fleet & Transportation
Just The Ticket - Paperless Journeys Mark Virgin Outing

Thousands more train passengers will be able to wave goodbye to their orange tickets this month as train companies make smart tickets more widely available with the roll...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Ecocleen Awarded ISO 27001 Certification

Ecocleen, the commercial contract cleaning provider, has successfully achieved ISO 27001 certification in recognition of its information security standards. This...

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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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Technology
Sky's The Limit For London’s Badly Connected Streets

Smart and even the not so smart buildings critically require superfast connectivity but there is one particular place in the UK that fails to deliver - London! Going...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Who Is The Weakest Link?

According to Sophos, 70% of internet users have the same password for almost all the web services they use - and there are groups of businesses and individuals who are...

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