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Tuesday, 11 December

News
Do They Know It's Christmas? - Workers To Strike To Make Christmas A Rubbish Affair

Cheshire businesses face a Christmas rubbish headache as Veolia workers plan to strike over what they are claiming is unpaid shifts. A series of strikes are planned to...

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Boycott Over Outsourcing Could Cost University £Millions

Academics, students and politicians to are to boycott the University of London over its outsourcing policies. If the boycott gains further traction, it could put a...

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Carillion Mark Two - Union Supports Interserve Government Contracts Ban

The financially troubled outsourcing giant Interserve could be ‘Carillion Mark Two’ Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union, warned on Monday...

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Not Quite Out for The Count - Interserve Off The Canvas...Just!

Global FM and building firm, Interserve, saw its share value plummet yet again on the morning of December 10. Having fallen to 6p (from a 2014 position at 700p), they...

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News
All I Need Is The Air That I Breath To Be More Productive

C02 levels in offices are silently damaging UK productivity a new study has found, with the failure to regulate environmental conditions having a negative impact on...

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News
Sickness And Accidents Cost 4.3 Million Days

New research from Direct Line for Business has revealed workers took 4.3 million sick days between 2014 and 2017, with 568,000 being the result of an accident in the...

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Ho, Ho Ho - Christmas Extravaganza Is A Party Popper

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The Planet Mark - Heroes At Homerton And Heroes At Awards

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Can Connected Systems Benefit Health & Safety?

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If You Buy Cheap, You Buy Twice

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Energy
Rising Tide - SPIE Responds To WMO Weather Report

The 20 warmest years on record have been in the past 22 years, with the top four in the past four years, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO),...

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Environment & Sustainability
Past Four Years Have Been The Warmest On Record

The long-term warming trend has continued in 2018, with the average global temperature set to be the fourth highest on record. The 20 warmest years on record have been...

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Facilities Management
Donations In The Bag For British Heart Foundation

TC Facilities Management staff all over the country have been encouraged to fill bags with unwanted items - which can be sold in BHF stores to raise funds for...

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Safety & Health
An Essential Guide to Designing and Maintaining Rooftop Walkways

Working at height doesn't have to be perilous, writes Barry Eagle. A well designed and maintained rooftop walkway reduces the threat of accidents by creating a secure...

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Education & Training
Build2Perform Live - CIBSE Event Closes On A High

Some two thousand delegates packed into London’s Olympia last week for the second Build2Perform Live event to be staged by the Chartered Institution of Building...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Helping The Fish By Dishing Out Chips

Gary Fage says you need to buy better quality cloths to stop microfibres finding their way into our fish suppers - and two inventions are seeking funding to help capture...

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Technology
Wireless, Install Anywhere Mini Sensor Released

UK electronics manufacturer, Pressac Communications, has released a new range of mini, wireless, low energy sensors for monitoring temperature, humidity, dry contact and...

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Products & Projects
Online And In Touch – The Digital Way Ahead

Chris Goggin of Rinnai looks at the way to the future for installers, specifiers and end-users, with an online and fully digitalised approach to trading in...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Major Scottish Housing Assoc Appoints Chubb Principal Security & Fire Safety Contractor

Chubb Fire & Security has become the principal fire and security provider for Dunedin Canmore, a leading provider of social housing and related services in...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Hitting The Roof Over Mobile Networks

Mobile network company and part of BT Group EE announced that nine 5G trial sites are now live across East London - but the process also called for the strengthening of...

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Fleet & Transportation
Pothole Breakdown Menace Doubles

Drivers are more than twice as likely suffer the fury of a  breakdown due to hitting a pothole than 12 years ago and the UK’s perennial pothole problem...

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Property
The Eagle Has Landed - Eagle House Joins Rent24

Co-working and flexible space firm, The Brew, with properties in London including Eagle House near Old Street, has just signed a deal with global co-working provider...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
The Evolving Workplace - Demand for Purposeful Design

The workplace is evolving as a focus on employee wellbeing takes hold nationwide, writes Elisabete  Wells. As a result, concerns about ergonomics are high on...

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People
Aspen Pumps Donates Pumps to FSW Training Centre

Aspen Pumps, the manufacturer and distributor of condensate removal pumps and ACR ancillaries, has donated Micro-v i4 and Silent+ Mini Lime pumps to the FSW training...

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