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Wednesday, 3 June

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Sodexo’s Farrell Becomes 7th Woman Admitted To Chartered Security Professionals Register

Jane Farrell, Sodexo’s Head of Security for UK and Ireland has been admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals. She is only the seventh women...

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Impact Of COVID-19 On Property Market Revealed In RICS Survey

RICS professionals have reported a decline in business with 80 per cent seeing a decreased workload and 67 per cent seeing a decrease in new business...

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BCC Asks To Meet Minister To Discuss Key Cleaning Industry Issues

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has written to the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets to ask for a private meeting to discuss a number...

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Compass Group Acquires Food and Health Technology Start-Up 

Compass Group UK and Ireland has acquired food and health technology start-up, Feedr, in a move to "accelerate its digital transformation". The deal was...

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Sodexo Announces New Medical Advisory Council

The council will support the development of new protocols and standards, including COVID-19 related services delivered worldwide. Sodexo has announced a...

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Manufacturers Of Cleaning Products Should Get Priority COVID Testing, Says CHSA

The CHSA is calling on the government to specify employees of manufacturers and distributors of cleaning & hygiene products as eligible for priority testing. The...

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How Can Customer Feedback Analytics Help Facilities Managers? Spotlight Video Interview | Jessica Bethune | HappyOrNot

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COVID-19 Contingency Planning Guide For Facilities Managers – Part Two

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The Ups And Downs Of Managing Lifts

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How Can Instant Feedback Data Improve Employee Satisfaction? Spotlight Video Interview | Sami Hero | HappyOrNot

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COVID-19
ThisWeekinFM COVID-19 Statement

Updated on Thursday 28 May 2020 This statement will be updated frequently, as and when more information comes to light. Being at the heart of the news...

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Videos
How Can Customer Feedback Analytics Help Facilities Managers? Spotlight Video Interview | Jessica Bethune | HappyOrNot

The award-winning HappyOrNot Smiley terminals help businesses all over the world to improve their facilities. As people begin to return to buildings, collecting feedback...

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Facilities Management
Interserve – The Latest

It was reported that in mid-May that Interserve was involved in a cyber attack, involving the theft of information on current and former Interserve...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Office Toilets And Washrooms Post-Lockdown 

COVID-19 is affecting how we all use buildings and will continue to do so even once lockdown measures are lifted.  As more information on how the virus is spread...

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Environment & Sustainability
Energy Institute Looks Towards Its Own Impact On Climate 

The Energy Institute has today confirmed its trajectory towards ending the impact of its central operations on the climate. The global professional membership...

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Education & Training
AELP Proposes Post-COVID Employment And Skills Recovery Plan

The AELP has published a proposal for a post-COVID employment and skills recovery package, calling for a combined cross-departmental and devolved...

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Technology
COVID-19, Smart Cities And Privacy vs. Public Safety

COVID-19 has revealed the shortcomings of major cities in times of crisis and smart city initiatives might be able to help address these. According to a report from...

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Products & Projects
Kings Secure Technologies Prioritises Touchless Door Opening With New Partnership

Kings Secure Technologies, a provider of specialist fire & security technologies, today announced it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with premier mobile...

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Fleet & Transportation
Travelling To Work In A Pandemic

Following the relaxation of lockdown rules and as we prepare to move to phase two, many who cannot work from home are returning to the commute. As schools, outdoor...

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Safety & Health
Consider The Risks Of Water Systems Before Reopening Buildings, says WRAS

The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) is encouraging business and property owners to consider the risks posed by their water systems sooner rather than later, to...

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People
The Race at Work Charter Survey 2020 – Taking Action Against Workplace Racism

For business leaders and organisations throughout the UK, racism is a continuing issue in workplaces of all sizes and in all sectors.   Taking practical...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
How Is The Security Industry Protecting Its Workforce?

As safety and hygiene measures are ramped up on trains and at stations this week, security guards with crowd management training are being deployed. Trains have been...

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Property
Investors Stall On New Deals But View Property As A Secure Asset

More than 850 UK-based investors have been surveyed to uncover their property investment plans in light of COVID-19. All of the investors surveyed have investments in...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
How To Reduce A Building’s Whole-Life Carbon

Waterman’s sustainability experts have delved into building services’ strategies and how these can dramatically reduce the lifecycle embodied carbon of a...

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Energy Management
Gender Balance In The Energy Sector Figures Published 

POWERful Women and PwC have today published the latest “state of the nation” on the gender balance at the top of the UK energy industry.  The 2020...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Lone Working, Mental Health and Guidance For Employers

SOCOTEC, a UK provider of testing, inspection and compliance services is providing advice for employers on the recently updated HSE guidance document on lone...

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