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MPs’ COVID-19 Report Calls on Minimum Standards for Hygiene Infrastructure

MPs are recommending a series of measures to prepare the UK for future public health emergencies, resulting from an inquiry into the role of cleaning during the COVID-19...

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Nirvana Group Holdings Acquires Nirvana Maintenance and Urban Maintenance Group

Nirvana Group Holdings (NGH) has acquired Nirvana Maintenance and Urban Maintenance Group, to continue its expansion into the North West. Nirvana Maintenance provides...

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Mitie White Paper Addresses 8 Questions Every FM Should Consider

Mitie has published a white paper which identifies the biggest challenges facing facilities managers. “Accelerating Facilities Transformation” has been...

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Blenheim Trials Robot Dogs to Gather Estate Data

Blenheim estate is trialling the use of robotic dogs to monitor the site's ecosystems.  As part of an ongoing partnership with Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI)...

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CBI Boss Calls for “Economic Migration” to Tackle Labour Shortage

The UK’s low economic growth could be solved by immigration, says the Director-General of the CBI. On the first day of the CBI Annual Conference 2022,...

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CHAS Acquired by Veriforce

CHAS 2013 Ltd, the provider of compliance and risk management solutions, is to be acquired by supply chain risk company Veriforce for an undisclosed fee. Established...

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Space4Climate – EMEX 2022 | Focus Interview

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THE LINE by NEOM – An Experiment in Future Built Environments

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High Performing Buildings – November's Roundup

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Spotlight Interview – Oliver Boote | Mace for Colt

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EMEX 2022
Space4Climate – EMEX 2022 | Focus Interview

Space4Climate is chaired by the UK Space Agency and unites those with expertise in the development of satellites, analysis and exploitation of data they gather, and...

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Building Services
In-Person BESA Conference and Awards Returns After 3 Years

This year’s Building Engineering Services Association’s conference saw its highest-ever attendance, with 270 delegates and more than 400 guests gathering at...

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Contract Wins
ISS Signs 2-Year Contract Extension with Warwick Hospital

Warwick Hospital has agreed on an extension to its five-year full FM contract with ISS UK and Ireland. The renewed contract, valued at £7.8 million, includes...

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Videos
Spotlight Interview – Oliver Boote | Mace for Colt

Oliver Boote is the UK Facilities Manager at Mace for Colt. He manages 10 sites across the UK, delivering first-class facilities and workplace services across his...

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Facilities Management
CBRE’s Vision for Sustainable Facilities Management

Workplace experts from CBRE outline a practical framework for delivering sustainable facilities management, aimed at helping FMs deliver on their business'...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Hive Cleaning Certified as a B Corporation

Hive Cleaning, an office cleaning company, has announced its certification as a B Corporation, after receiving the highest Impact Score among all the UK facilities and...

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Environment & Sustainability
Graphenstone Chosen as Paint Supplier for the Eden Project

Graphenstone UK Paints is to partner with the Eden Project, to help the visitor attraction measure CO2 absorption levels across the site. Graphenstone is known as the...

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Education & Training
Tomorrow’s Engineers Week – BGES Welcomes BEMS Apprentices

Coinciding with Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, BGES Group has enrolled three school leavers on an apprenticeship aimed at delivering smart, low-carbon...

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Smart Buildings & Technology
NHS Property Services Appoints Hark Systems to Design Smarter Buildings Program

Hark Systems has signed an initial three-month contract with NHS Property Services to improve system efficiency across over 3,600 NHS facilities. The contract will...

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Products & Projects
FMs Warned to Prepare for Fluorescent Lamp Ban

Trade association LightingEurope is urging facilities managers to hurry their buildings’ transition to LED lighting systems, ahead of the August 2023...

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Fleet & Transportation
Grosvenor Services Wins Security Contract for TfL’s Silvertown Tunnel Project

Charter Security, a subsidiary of Grosvenor Services Group, has secured a three-year contract with Riverlinx CJV to provide security for the Silvertown Tunnel...

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Safety & Health
Arco Opens New £2m Safety Training Centre

Safety products and services company Arco has launched its latest safety centre in Bracknell, Berkshire. Investing over £ 2 million in the project, and bringing...

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People
The Impact of the Cost of Living Crisis for Survivors of Abuse – How Can Employers Help?

Ayesha from The Employers' Initiative on Domestic Abuse outlines how employers can provide extra support to those at risk of experiencing domestic abuse during the...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Fire Door Safety Week 2022 – Spotting the Faults

Kirk Smith of Allegion UK discusses fire door neglect and how to spot the potential faults that could be compromising your fire safety procedures. Kirk Smith is...

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Property
9/10 Real Estate Professionals Will Use Virtual Tours by 2024

A recent research report suggests that computer vision and augmented reality will be widely adopted across the commercial real estate sector in the next two years. The...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
High Performing Buildings – November's Roundup

This month’s high performing buildings roundup looks at the enduring workplace trend of biophilic offices. Biophilia is the human drive to connect with nature...

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Energy Management
EcoSync Close to £1m Funding Target for Commercial Building Energy Solution

A tech start-up that provides room-by-room energy management solutions for commercial buildings has raised close to £1 million in its second seed funding...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
British Council for Offices Defines Standards for the Net-Zero Workplace

The British Council for Offices has released several new reports to help the commercial property industry to future proof the office sector when it comes to...

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