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Lustalux Ltd  - 02.08.2018, 12:24

Privacy Solutions For Open Office Environments

Architectural window film supplier Lustalux says facilities managers can take practical measures to safeguard employees from negative consequences of open plan office environments identified by...

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Jane Embury  - 24.07.2018, 14:22

Remembering the Summerland Tragedy

Last year saw the appalling catastrophe of Grenfell Tower, which will no doubt see the introduction of new fire regulations for the manufacture and installation of external cladding.

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Klaus Allion  - 11.07.2018, 08:58

Keeping Lone Workers Safe

ANT Telecom managing director Klaus Allion looks at the technologies that are used to protect, manage and monitor lone and remote workers today.

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Andrew Shaw  - 11.06.2018, 13:47

Keeping University Students Safe

University campus buildings and student accommodation facilities are complex infrastructures and, with so many security requirements, it can be difficult to keep on top of them and the challenges...

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Karen Trigg  - 21.05.2018, 15:31

The Key to Efficient Healthcare

Protecting the physical environment of a healthcare facility by implementing effective safety and security solutions, creates an environment that enhances employee productivity and even improves...

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Jane Embury  - 14.05.2018, 08:51

Adjusting for Human Behaviour

Wrightstyle's Jane Embury looks at the different responses when a fire alarm sounds.

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Stephanie Smith  - 19.04.2018, 15:30

Why Pets are Becoming a Rental Norm

Welcoming tenants with pets is a growing trend in the United Kingdom, according to operations director for Atlas Residential, Stephanie Smith.

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Michael Gallucci  - 16.04.2018, 10:35

Don’t Litigate, Mediate

We don’t know just how many construction contracts end in dispute, but it’s plain to see the sector is far more prone to legal wrangling than other spheres of business, says Michael Gallucci,...

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Chris Robinson  - 12.04.2018, 14:19

Warming up Customer Communications

Many utility providers are missing a trick when it comes to providing customer service, says Yonder Digital Group CEO, Chris Robinson.

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Stephanie Smith  - 10.04.2018, 11:05

One Size Doesn't Fit All

Stephanie Smith, operations director with Atlas Residential, discusses the impact of changes within the build to rent market on future planning and services delivery.

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Richard Harris  - 04.04.2018, 15:25

Encouraging Gender Equality Within FM

Okappy's Richard Harris considers some of the barriers which are preventing the more rapid progression of women up the career ladder.

Photography by Jessica da Silva Estrela-Gerritsen. (photo: Jessica da Silva Estrela-Gerritsen)
Jane Embury  - 27.03.2018, 14:31

Raising Awareness of Arson in the Workplace

Jane Embury, marketing director at glazing systems supplier Wrightstyle, believes the United Kingdom should follow the United States in raising awareness about the threat from workplace arson with...

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Karen Trigg  - 22.03.2018, 15:32

Door Hardware in the Battle Against Infection Control

The risk of cross-contamination in hospitals needs to be minimised by tackling threats to a sterile working environment at their source. Allegion UK's Karen Trigg explains how selecting the right...

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Jason Petsch  - 09.03.2018, 14:38

Back to the Future of Grounds Maintenance

Jason Petsch, GRITIT co-founder and CEO of GRITIT Grounds Maintenance, says service providers with lacklustre grounds maintenance (GM) solutions should draw inspiration from their industry's...

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HSM GmbH  - 24.02.2018, 01:58

Are You on Track with GDPR?

HSM discusses one of the most overlooked options for ensuring businesses in the UK comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect in May.

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Lyle Simonton  - 20.02.2018, 17:09

The Value of Geotechnical Consultants

Lyle Simonton explains how geotechnical engineering contractors optimise foundation design and resolving issues that arise during the construction phase of buildings.

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Richard Harris  - 05.02.2018, 16:38

Bespoke v Off-the-Shelf Software

Although internal software can be a powerful business tool, care in its selection and deployment are essential for deriving all its benefits. Okappy's Richard Harris explains why.

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GRITIT Ltd  - 02.02.2018, 15:03

Dilemmas in Digitisation

Facilities management won’t escape the rise of the robots but winter maintenance specialists GRITIT are working towards a future where man and machine work in harmony.

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Alexandra Richards  - 24.01.2018, 11:17

Choosing Office Space in Hobart

Although Hobart, the financial and administrative capital of Tasmania, may not immediately spring to mind as a place for setting up business operations, the busy seaport and setting-off point for...

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Tony Booty  - 17.01.2018, 12:57

The New Rules of Meeting Room Etiquette

Tony Booty, director of workplace flexibility specialist Abintra, takes a long-overdue look at the rules of meeting room etiquette in light of advances in office technology and the growth of...

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Minted Box  - 12.01.2018, 15:15

Boosting Workplace Productivity

Iain Bell, co-owner of Minted Box - developers of the MintCentral branded staff app, on improving employee advocacy in the workplace to boost productivity.

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Jonathon Ivory  - 11.01.2018, 18:30

Outlook for UK Build to Rent Market

The evolution of the UK's nascent Build to Rent sector will continue in 2018 with several factors influencing assets developers deliver, says Jonathon Ivory, UK managing director of Atlas Residential.

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Paul Edward  - 21.12.2017, 12:46

Cultivating Creativity through Office Design

Paul Edward, managing director of award-winning furniture designer and manufacturer Staverton, says good communication and variety are key to the perfect office environment.

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Dan Diehl  - 12.12.2017, 15:59

Beyond 72 Degrees and Sunny

Aircuity CEO Dan Diehl discusses the changing conversation about indoor environments.

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Barry Jenner  - 09.11.2017, 15:10

Reconciling Fuel

Cameron Forecourt's managing director Barry Jenner argues Fuel Stock Reconciliation is one of the most useful tools available to fuel operators fighting leaks and theft.

Crews erecting a steel support for a solar panel installation on top of the social science parking structure at UC Irvine. (Photograph by Steve Zylius). (photo: Steve Zylius)
Dan Diehl  - 18.10.2017, 17:15

The Safest Recipe to Follow

Although research laboratories hold the key to energy savings for many universities, Aircuity, Inc., CEO Dan Diehl, urges campus managers to avoid cutting safety corners by adopting a template from...

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Richard Harris  - 05.10.2017, 19:26

Empowering Facilities Management

Richard Harris, director of B2B market network Okappy, identifies four technologies which are making a big impact on facility services delivery.

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Sulzer Ltd  - 05.10.2017, 17:34

All Systems Go

Facilities management (FM) is a highly competitive market with an increasing number of providers trying to offer the most cost effective contract. So, how does an FM company differentiate itself...