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Cathy Spears  - 07.02.2020

Trends in Promotional Merchandising

With the trade show season firmly underway, Cathy Spears looks at the latest trends in promotional and branded gifts merchandising.

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Paul Casson ,  Jaimie Woodhall  - 31.01.2020

Stop the Flu from Spreading through your Office

Paul Casson, Technical Field Manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene and Jamie Woodhall, UK Technical & Innovation Manager at Initial Washroom Hygiene, discuss the importance of good hygiene...

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Jake Vernon  - 23.01.2020

A New Era for Ammonia Gas Detection

Jake Vernon considers ammonia gas detection signaling requirements in revised International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration IIAR 2-A Regulations that take effect in the United States next year.

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Tom Kolsun  - 21.01.2020

Is Your Ventilation Stuck in the 1970s?

Tom Kolsun, Strategic Accounts Manager with Aircuity, Inc., presents the case for better ventilation of educational and student facilities.

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FM Editor  - 16.01.2020

Is Technology Always the Solution?

Businesses are at risk of focusing on the latest security technologies, without giving proper thought to the process, policy and procedures needed to support them, according to Brendan McGarrity,...

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Cathy Spears  - 06.01.2020

Roofing: How to Avoid Being Starstruck

Despite their allure, roofing contracts for high-profile clients have the potential to make, as well as break, company reputations and require an extra vigilant approach.

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FM Editor  - 10.12.2019

Destructive Workplace Paper Waste

Mark Harper of HSM UK provides insight into how and why businesses need to introduce and maintain the correct processes when disposing of paper waste, to ensure they don't get into hot water.

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Cathy Spears  - 09.12.2019

Tips for Digital Marketers in 2020

Cathy Spears explains why modern businesses require a clearly defined digital marketing strategy, and at how leading brands use content marketing to reach a targeted audience.

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Steve Marsden  - 27.11.2019

The Impact of Brexit on Future Workspaces

Steve Marsden, Co-founder of flexible workspace search agency Domain Office Search considers the impact of the continued uncertainty surrounding Brexit on the UK's workspace market and economy.

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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?