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 (photo: ) Perspectives / Healthcare & Educational Facilities, White Papers & Briefings, EMEA

Creating an Electro-Mechanical School

October 30, 2018 / by Andrew Shaw (author)

Schools are continuing to upgrade security measures for pupil safety. However, on top of all the fundamental challenges schools face, implementing well-rounded and effective security solutions can seem a great difficulty. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant with Allegion UK, discusses the advantages of electro-mechanical solutions.

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 (photo: LampShop Online) In Focus / Company News, Energy Management, Energy Management & Conservation, Industrial, EMEA

The Impact of Lighting on Employee Wellbeing and Productivity

October 30, 2018 / by Lamp Shop Online (author)

With winter looming and natural daylight vastly dwindling, workplaces will soon need to rely on artificial lighting to help keep their employees productive. An absence of daylight can often lead to seasonal affective disorder (SAD)—a form of depression connected to a lack of light. However, this can be prevented by using LED lights, an efficient replacement for natural light.

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 (photo: ) In Focus / Company News, EMEA

Mitie Launches Risk Consultancy

October 30, 2018 / by Mitie Group PLC (author)

Mitie's Professional Services business has launched a new risk consultancy. A team of seasoned professionals with more than 100 years of experience, the Threat Mitigation Team will be led by Ian Carter, former New Scotland Yard Chief Police Officer and Ken Allison, MBE, former British Military Officer. Offering industry-leading advice and techniques in risk management, the new service will add to the extensive Professional Services capabilities Mitie provides to its clients and will be marketed under Mitie’s Source8 consultancy brand.

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 (photo: Aleksandar Pasaric) In Focus / Industry & Regulatory News, Appointments, EMEA

Building a Career in International FM

October 29, 2018 / by International Facility Management Association (IFMA) (author)

The International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) UK Chapter and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will kick-start Workplace Week London 2018 with a dedicated breakfast session on the 12 November that will take a close look at how FMs can develop and adapt their skills in line with a rapidly developing industry, to build a successful, cross-border career in facility and workplace management.

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 (photo: ) In Focus / Company News, Contract Awards, EMEA, Residential

Kier 's Innovative Housing with Care Scheme

October 29, 2018 / by Kier Group Plc (author)

Kier has been appointed by Oldham Council to oversee the building of a new £4m supported housing scheme which will be the first-of-its-kind in the borough. The project, which was procured via Scape’s National Minor Works framework, will provide a purpose-built scheme for adults with learning disabilities, giving people the opportunity to live as independently as possible.

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 (photo: ) In Focus / Company News, Health, Safety, Security & Environment, EMEA

Celebrating Superbrand Status Again

October 29, 2018 / by Chubb Fire & Security (author)

Chubb Fire & Security has been recognised as the UK’s leading fire and security protection brand in the annual Business Superbrands survey. Chubb was first included as a Superbrand in 2007 and this year's listing coincides with the company's 200th anniversary. Chubb, a leading provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

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