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FM Editor  - 24.10.2019

The True Cost of a Cuppa

According to data from online retailer, Tea and Coffee, employees spend time equivalent to £27,500 in salaries making hot drinks over the typical working lifetime.

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David Coleman  - 09.09.2019

One Bale at a Time

David Coleman, operations director at HSM UK, makes the case for baling plastic waste to facilitate transportation and storage.

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Will Keer  - 30.08.2019

Going 'All In' on Resources and Waste

Will Keer, corporate account director with UK waste and recycling services provider, SWRnewstar, comments on the government's Resource and Waste Strategy, and potential issues arising from Brexit.

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Cory Hussey  - 20.08.2019

The Ups and Downs of Elevator Maintenance

Preventative maintenance is essential for ensuring elevators operate efficiently throughout their life cycle, says Cory Hussey, COO and General Counsel for Stanley Elevator Company, Inc.

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Mark Harper  - 19.07.2019

Don't Forget Paper Documents

Mark Harper of HSM says media focus on cyber-attacks and digital data breaches is detracting from the need for organisations to enhance physical information security.

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Martin O’Rourke  - 18.07.2019

The Unstoppable Rise of the North

Martin O’Rourke, commercial director for Birchwood Park near Warrington in the North West of England, explains the attractiveness of the region for business and growth.

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Louise Hosking  - 16.07.2019

Recognising the Dangers of Dust

Louise Hosking considers the impact of dust on the wellness of employees and other building users, and calls for governments to introduce new protective measures.

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Phil Hammett  - 10.07.2019

The Lessons of Failing in Business

Phil Hammett, MPA Group marketing director, considers the stumbling blocks which have been overcome by renowned entrepreneurs, inventors and brands on their way to business success.

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David Coleman  - 20.06.2019

Avoiding Detrimental Downtime

David Coleman, operations director at HSM UK, considers the impact of downtime on industrial organisations which rely on environmental technologies.

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Cathy Spears  - 31.05.2019

The Benefits of Conservatory Insulation

Despite the popularity of conservatories as a home improvement option, conservatory insulation in the UK is rarely considered, despite its critical importance in ensuring your new space is usable...

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Jo Gibbs  - 23.05.2019

Optimising Waste Management in Buildings

Jo Gibbs, corporate sector director for waste management services provider SWRnewstar considers current best practices in waste and recycling management.

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Jeffrey Burkhardt  - 23.05.2019

Addressing Office Under-performance

Poor use of space, wasted energy and health and safety hazards often contributing to the under-perfromance of office spaces, says CMD director, Jeffrey Burkhardt.

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FM Editor  - 20.05.2019

Doing More to Support Apprenticeships

Over 90 per cent of delegates polled at a recent Umbrella Training conference for the hospitality industry agreed the UK government should provide more support to employers offering apprenticeships.

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Cathy Spears  - 16.05.2019

Keeping Small Business Premises Well Maintained

Regular preventative maintenance of small business premises is important for the safety of employees and customers, and engenders a positive workplace atmosphere

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Cathy Spears  - 15.05.2019

Managing Manufacturing Workflows

Optimising work order administration and processes can help improve manufacturing throughput and support social and environmental goals.

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Cathy Spears  - 14.05.2019

Designing Productivity

The physical space of any business is as important as any digital tool in improving productivity and cost-effectiveness.

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Cathy Spears  - 09.05.2019

Working Safely with Miter Saws

Miter saws requires extreme care as they are often a cause of injury to the eyes, hearing and parts of the body that come into contact with their blades.

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Cathy Spears  - 09.05.2019

Caveat Emptor

Potential homeowners should never overlook the importance of property surveys.

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Cathy Spears  - 09.05.2019

Repurposing Retail Spaces

New retail premises frequently require robust design features that extend beyond visual and aesthetic considerations.

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Cathy Spears  - 09.05.2019

Design Features for Modern Offices

Does the fashion for modernising offices mean the end of desks cramped full of bulky technology, more green indoor spaces, and more stylish furniture designs?

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Stephanie Smith  - 19.04.2018

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.