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Karen Trigg  - 05.02.2020, 15:42

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, 17:43

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, 14:03

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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Trevor Ball  - 14.01.2020, 16:46

The Importance of Wireless in Access Control

Trevor Ball, Lead for Electronics Sales at Allegion UK, explains why seamless wireless integration is important in today’s access control market.

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Paula Broadbent  - 13.01.2020, 12:03

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, 22:28

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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Aidan Bell  - 08.01.2020, 12:56

Taking Responsibility for Our Built Environment

Aidan Bell, co-founder of sustainable building materials company Envirobuild, explains why facility managers should be championing new sustainability standards.

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Louise Hosking  - 06.01.2020, 16:51

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, 15:55

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, 14:42

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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Tim Barclay  - 18.12.2019, 10:28

A New Opportunity for Facilities Managers

Tim Barclay, Appello CEO and former COO of BT’s Global Government & Health organisation, presents the case for telecare and telehealth.

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Byron BeMiller  - 13.12.2019, 15:20

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, 14:12

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, 01:52

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, 11:52

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, 15:25

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, 12:22

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, 15:10

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, 11:31

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, 12:24

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.

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Jamie Woodhall  - 12.11.2019, 12:02

Containing E. coli

Jamie Woodhall, Technical and Innovation Manager at Initial Washroom Hygiene, says effective washroom hygiene is essential to preventing the spread of E. coli infections.

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Mick Hickman  - 11.11.2019, 20:33

Compass Partners with Armed Forces Recruiter

Mick Hickman MBE FIH, Compass Group (UK & Ireland) Foodservice Director and Chair of the Compass Group Armed Force Covenant Committee, explains why the foodservice and facility services company is...

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Meri Braziel  - 07.11.2019, 01:05

Why Co-living is Driving the UK's Private Rental Sector

Meri Braziel, Glide Group Chief Operating Officer and managing director of Glide Student and Residential, explains why 4.5 million households in the United Kingdom are private rental homes.

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David Cross  - 30.10.2019, 21:51

Don’t let Rodents Trick or Treat You

David Cross, Head of the Technical Training Academy, Rentokil Pest Control, says Halloween is a time for facilities managers to look out for rodent infestations - in addition to ghosts, zombies and...

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Paul Casson ,  Jaimie Woodhall  - 17.10.2019, 11:09

Stopping Norovirus in its Tracks

With winter approaching, Paul Casson, Technical Field Manager, Rentokil Specialist Hygiene and Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovation Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene, provide timely advice on...

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Mark Harper  - 14.10.2019, 17:38

Avoiding GDPR Fatigue

David Coleman, operations director at HSM UK, asks whether 'GDPR fatigue' is behind recent research finding that a third of businesses in the European Union are still non-compliant with the directive.

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Jaimie Woodhall  - 08.10.2019, 11:26

Is Your Office a 'Hygiene Haven'?

With Global Hygiene Day scheduled for 15 October, Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovations Manager at Initial Washroom Hygiene, explains the importance of workplace hygiene standards.

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Jason Petsch  - 04.10.2019, 12:11

Delivering Safer Winters

Gritit managing director, Jason Petsch, considers the role of mobile technology in safeguarding facility managers and operators of business premises against litigious claims for falls and injuries.

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Colin Dulson  - 30.09.2019, 13:03

Respecting Client Corporate Culture in FM

Berrison Group managing director, Colin Dulston, says a proper understanding of different organisational cultures is essential to the delivery of large FM contracts.

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Neil Butler  - 26.09.2019, 14:49

HEPA Filters and Hand Dryers

Neil Butler, business development manager within Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.'s Automation Systems Division, asks whether there are any real advantage to equipping hand dryers with HEPA air...

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Reuben Richings  - 11.09.2019, 01:01

The Health and Safety of Spills

Despite the often significant environmental impact of spills, thought is rarely given to risks assumed by cleanup operators. Reuben Richings, group technical manager at Adler and Allan, provides...

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Karen Trigg  - 05.09.2019, 17:12

Losing Sleep Over Fire Safety Compliance

Karen Trigg considers statutory fire safety precautions required of specialist accommodation providers, including sheltered housing operators and landlords responsible for houses in multiple...

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Louise Coombs  - 30.08.2019, 15:03

The Dos and Don'ts of Office Redesign

Louise Coombs, design associate with Crown Workspace and founder of interior design consultancy, The Jones London, considers current and future trends in office redesign.