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    Andrew Shaw  - 10.08.2018, 12:53

    The Responsibility of Fire Safety in Healthcare

    An effective fire safety management and fire emergency plan requires both active and passive fire precautions and a high degree of management. In healthcare facilities, an even higher degree of safety consideration is required since its occupants may need additional assistance to escape in the event of a fire. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant of Allegion UK, discusses ways to optimise fire safety in healthcare, and why a bespoke solution is key.

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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 Gensler's UK Workplace Survey 2016 and more recent research.

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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 they impose. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion UK, discusses how to ensure the security and safety of the students of today and tomorrow.

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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 patient outcomes, says Allegion UK's Karen Trigg.

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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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    Martin Reed  - 27.04.2018, 16:42

    Why the UK Government is Pricing Smaller FM Companies Out

    Martin Reed, CEO of Incentive FM Group, says systemic barriers to the procurement of facilities management services from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), make it highly unlikely the government of the United Kingdom will meet a promise to award £33 billion of public sector contracts to smaller industry players.

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    Abintra Consulting  - 25.04.2018, 12:14

    What CIOs Need to Know About Future-proofing Offices

    Companies should future-proof corporate real estate to avoid costs down the line, says Abintra'sTony Booty.

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    Andrew Shaw  - 23.04.2018, 15:19

    The Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Security

    When students feel their safety is compromised it affects their learning performance and gives even more importance to school lockdown procedures, says Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for Allegion UK.