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ThisWeekinFM COVID-19 Statement

ThisWeekinFM COVID-19 Statement
19 November 2020

This statement will be updated frequently, as and when more information comes to light.

Being at the heart of the news industry, we understand how important communication is during these times of uncertainty. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to let you know how we're getting on here at ThisWeekinFM.   

We are all well and business is running as normal, but we have measures in place to best protect our team, including remote working. We are continuing to take advice from the necessary authorities with regards to up-to-date information and guidance on the outbreak of COVID-19.

We understand many of our clients are concerned about the risk to external visitors coming into their business, and it's a concern we take seriously. Simultaneously, our team's health is very important to us, and we need to make sure we are all protected.

Consequently, we have postponed on-site visits and client meetings. However, there are several ways we'd be happy to meet "face to face" without having that contact.

First and foremost, individual team members are geared to use pretty much any conference system you have in place and we can also facilitate video calls over WhatsApp, FaceTime or Skype.


The Facilities & Workplace Networking Club


The Facilities & Workplace Networking Club closed its venue doors on 1 March due to the pandemic. And it’s stayed that way, until now! With the promising news of a vaccine on the horizon, we are delighted to announce that the club will open its doors once more.

Your safety at our events is of the utmost importance, and all relevant hygiene and social distancing guidelines will be established at all venues.


Facilities Industry Charity Boxing Night Black Tie Dinner


The Charity Boxing Night Black Tie Dinner will be held on Thursday 13 May 2021 and is one of our most popular events.

The team at ThisWeekinFM are determined to make this Facilities Industry Charity Boxing Night Black Tie Dinner a celebration of the continued tireless work performed by the Facilities & Workplace Management community throughout this challenging time.

All existing sponsors, table owners and ticket holders have been contacted directly.  Please email if you have not received this.

To find out more about this exciting event and explore sponsorship opportunities, book your ticket here.




Facilities Industry Annual Summer River Boat Party


Throughout the pandemic, ThisWeekinFM has maintained regular contact with the Boat Charter and we have recently been advised to postpone the event until 15 July 2021.  Further information on this will follow.

All existing bookings will be transferred to the new date at no extra cost. 

All sponsors, table owners and ticket holders have been contacted directly.  Please email if you have not received a notification about the postponement of this event.

The Facilities Industry Annual Summer River Boat Party is one of our most popular events, and we look forward to celebrating with you in 2021, when it is safer to do so.


ThisWeekinFM Celebrity Open


We have postponed the ThisWeekinFM Celebrity Open to 7 October 2021. All existing bookings will be transferred to the new date at no extra cost. 

We are currently also looking at a range of digital experiences to keep the FM community connected – though these won’t replace our program of events, we hope they will help maintain morale and continue to stimulate valuable conversations. Take a look at our Digital Connection Hub, which is in line with Our Commitment to Keeping FM Professionals Informed and Connected through this challenging time.  

Thank you for your understanding as we work our way through this difficult and ever-changing situation.  Please, take all relevant precautions wherever possible over the next few months and stay safe.

Best wishes,

Laurence Allen

& All of the team at ThisWeekinFM

Article written by Laurence Allen | Published 19 November 2020


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