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Robin Mills  - 14.04.2020

Recognising Colleagues in Unprecedented Times

Robin Mills, managing director of Compass Group UK & Ireland, acknowledges the extraordinary efforts of colleagues during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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News Editor  - 09.04.2020

Working Productively From Home

Savills flexible office venture Workthere have produced a series of tips to help workers replicate their usual working environment at home to counter disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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News Editor  - 09.04.2020

The Critical Role of Cleaners in Defeating COVID-19

Incentive QAS, the contract cleaning division of the UK's Incentive FM Group, has expanded its training operation in response to rising demand for professional cleaning in community-critical...

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Carl Standertskjold-Nordenstam  - 26.03.2020

The Value of the Smart Workspace

Carl Standertskjold, Corporate Segment Marketing Manager for Sony Professional Solutions Europe, explains rising demand for smart workspaces.

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Colin Trowell  - 16.03.2020

The Role of FM in Hospital Hygiene

Colin Trowell, managing director of UK hard services provider Artic Building Services, on the role of facilities management in supporting hospital Estate Teams to control infection and maintain...

Anthony Coates-Smith  - 12.03.2020

Commentary on Green Heat Network Fund in UK Budget Statement

Anthony Coates-Smith, managing director of Insite Energy, a London-based heat network metering and billing payment specialist which manages approximately 250 UK heat network schemes, comments on UK...

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Bryan Christiansen  - 11.03.2020

Software Solutions for the Modern Facilities Manager

With a plethora of software platforms available today, Bryan Christiansen, founder and CEO of Limble CMMS, cautions facilities managers to be vigilant in selecting solutions that meet their...

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Jaimie Woodhall  - 11.03.2020

Don’t turn your Nose up at Employee Health

With seasonal flu coinciding with the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the United Kingdom, Jamie Woodhall, UK Technical & Innovation Manager for Initial Washroom Hygiene, explains the...

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Paul Lucas  - 11.02.2020

Multiskilled or Specialist? Why Not Both?

Paul Lucas, managing director of Artic Building Services, explains why outsourcing hard services doesn't boil down to choosing between single- and multi- technical engineering service providers.

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Martin O’Rourke  - 11.02.2020

Managing Workplaces Holistically

Martin O’Rourke, commercial director at Birchwood Park, the largest single-owned out of town business park in the North West of England, considers how employers should respond to shifting trends in...

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Justine Salmon  - 11.02.2020

Inspiring Female Talent in FM

Justine Salmon, divisional director with ABM UK, advises on how best to inspire the new generation of female talent to follow careers in facilities management and the science, technology,...

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Karen Trigg  - 05.02.2020

Making the Grade

Allegion UK business development manager Karen Trigg explains why universities must improve fire safety strategies following the Grenfell-style fire that recently engulfed cladding at The Cube...

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Chris Pickles  - 24.01.2020

Keeping Ice Away with True Grit

Chris Pickles, operations director with Rentokil Initial environmental services subsidiary, Ambius, provides guidance for facilities managers on winter gritting.

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Imogen Palmer  - 17.01.2020

Reduce Absences on National Sickie Day

Imogen Palmer provides timely advice for employers in the approach to National Sickie Day (the day in the UK when employees are statistically the most likely to pull a sickie) on Monday 3rd February.

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Paula Broadbent  - 13.01.2020

The Ageing Revolution

Paula Broadbent, Retirement Solutions Director for ENGIE, says building more adaptive homes for older people does not address loneliness which claims more lives in the UK than obesity.

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David Neville  - 09.01.2020

Flexible Shafts and Commercial Drain Cleaning

David Neville, account manager with S.S. White Technologies Inc, looks at processes and equipment commonly used for clearing severely blocked drains, including "flexible shafts" which were...

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Louise Hosking  - 06.01.2020

Creating a Safer Future

Louise Hosking, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) vice-president and founder of Hosking Associates, says the past holds many lessons for today's OSH professionals.

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FM Editor  - 18.12.2019

Circor to Open New Facility in China

Control valves specialist CIRCOR International, Inc., has announced the opening of a new centrifugal and displacement pump manufacturing facility in Weihai, Shandong Province, China in 2020.

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Uri Bar-Joseph  - 18.12.2019

Happy Employees Make for Happy Results

Uri Bar-Joseph, Mindspace's Vice-President for Marketing, discusses recent data linking company performance to levels of employee loyalty.

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Byron BeMiller  - 13.12.2019

Bringing Intelligence to Buildings the Smart Way

Byron BeMiller, director of the Smart Building vertical market with LoRa Alliance IoT ecosystem sponsor, Semtech, considers the benefits and pitfalls associated with different approaches to...

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Prettpal Somel  - 10.12.2019

The Nitty-gritty of Preventing Winter Slips and Falls

Prettpal Somel, UK marketing executive with Rentokil Initial subsidiary, Ambius, says cold spells are an opportunity for businesses to review their use of gritting in safeguarding employees and...

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Imogen Palmer  - 27.11.2019

Enhancing Corporate Recycling through Communication

Imogen Palmer, marketing communications manager with UK online B2B marketer of workplace supplies, Poole Bay Holdings, considers the use of internal communication channels by facilities managers to...

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Ian McKinnon  - 26.11.2019

Health & Safety Non-compliance in Construction

Ian McKinnon, managing director of The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS), explains how third party accreditation can offset the rising cost of health and safety non--compliance...

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Steve Iles  - 25.11.2019

Supporting Busy Retail Events with Cleaning

With Black Friday (29th November) and the Christmas shopping season approaching rapidly, Steve Iles, ABM UK general manager, discusses how cleaning adds value to busy retail events.

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Jaimie Woodhall  - 22.11.2019

Keeping Ventilation Compliant this Christmas

Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovations Manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene, takes a close look at the Building Engineering Services Association's (BESA) TR19 standard for duct, kitchen extract,...

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Jamie Woodhall  - 19.11.2019

Making Washrooms Truly Accessible

As the UN officially marks World Toilet Day 2019, Jamie Woodhall, Technical and Innovation Manager at Initial Washroom Hygiene, asks if the United Kingdom is doing enough to ensure accessibility to...

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Jason Petsch  - 18.11.2019

Respecting the Environment

With a deep freeze forecast for the UK, Gritit managing director, Jason Petsch, discusses mitigating the environmental impact of using salt to keep roads free of ice and snow.

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Amy Highland  - 12.11.2019

Sleep and Mental Health

Amy Highland from The Sleep Help Institute explains why a good night's sleep is essential for our physical as well as mental wellbeing.