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Tackling UK Staff Shortages with Employee Benefits, Not Visas

05.10.2021, 15:35 Tackling UK Staff Shortages with Employee Benefits, Not Visas Following the announcement that the UK government will not be extending temporary visas outside the HGV transportation and poultry sectors, David McCormack, CEO of HIVE360, considers alternatives for employers experiencing recruitment shortages. For employers in the retail sector the way to tackle the skills…

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A Statement on Smart Doorbells from 2N

24.11.2020, 12:53 A Statement on Smart Doorbells from 2N Tomáš Vystavěl, Chief Product Officer for IP intercoms manufacturer 2N, responds to a BBC News report broadcast yesterday that consumer advice brand Which? is calling on the UK government to safeguard buyers of smart doorbells. Physical and virtual attackers can use intercoms and access control devices…

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Building Greener with 600,000 Heat Pumps a Year

A BBC report on Oxford’s pioneering smart-city project coincides with the launch of UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s 10-point plan for a green revolution.   The Prime Minister’s 10-point plan is set to put the UK back on track to meet its net-zero carbon target by 2050. The plan, which includes the aim to install…

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Encouraging Safer Working Environments

07.07.2020, 17:00 Encouraging Safer Working Environments A partnership between equipment distributor Commercial and SAVORTEX which was established by BBC TV’s The Apprentice star Syed Ahmed, is offering hand dryers with health and hygiene messaging capabilities. With greater public awareness of the need for hand-hygiene following the Covid-19 pandemic has come demand for novel solutions. Developed in partnership…

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Losing Out to Industrial Automation

30.06.2020, 13:29 Losing Out to Industrial Automation COVID-19 will accelerate industrial automation and allow manufacturers in developed countries to compete effectively with lower labour cost markets, according to panel discussion participants from the WTO, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Africa-based technology company mPedigree. The discussion during the Virtual Edition of the Global Manufacturing…

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Delivering Value with Robotics

13.02.2020, 13:24 Delivering Value with Robotics Scaled Robotics co-founder and CEO Stuart Maggs will be explaining how robotics and AI can deliver value within construction at BIM Show Live (26-27 February, Boiler Shop, Newcastle Upon Tyne). The architect and designer who specialises in digital fabrication and construction robotics will discuss what the future of construction…

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Taking Responsibility for Our Built Environment

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. According to the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), the built environment contributes around 40 per cent of total carbon footprint in the United Kingdom, presenting an influential element…

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IFMA and RICS Join Workplace Week London 2019

25.10.2019, 13:38 IFMA and RICS Join Workplace Week London 2019 The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) UK Chapter and RICS are joining forces with annual workplace festival in support of BBC Children in Need, Workplace Week London, to discuss the impact of co-working on the wider workplace market. Flexible and co-working offices will account for…

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Workplace Week London 2019 (11-15 November)

12.09.2019, 10:24 Workplace Week London 2019 (11-15 November) More than 30 iconic brands will open their workplaces to the public for Workplace Week London – the brainchild of Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) which has raised over £100,000 for BBC Children in Need. Now in its ninth year, the workplace spectacle involves a dynamic programme of…

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Don’t Forget Paper Documents

19.07.2019, 13:47 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.     In today’s data-driven environments, data compliance and security should be at the heart of any business. With the GDPR driving changes back…

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The Lessons of Failing in Business

10.07.2019, 10:28 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.   According to UK government figures, the rate of businesses closures in the United Kingdom has increased by 15 per cent…

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Smarter EV Charging is Key

10.07.2019, 09:38 Smarter EV Charging is Key Smarter technology, and more intelligent charging solutions, are essential for encouraging mass adoption of electrical vehicles (EV) according to Justin Meyer, General Manager at SWARCO eVolt.   Justin Meyer, SWARCO eVolt General Manager. Speaking to BBC News, Meyer said complementing technologies such as energy storage with smarter charging…

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Most Inspirational Briton

23.05.2019, 04:36 Most Inspirational Briton Stephen Hawking has been named the “Most inspirational Briton” in a survey of 2,000 adults conducted for innovation specialists, MPA Group.   Participants in the poll were asked to name the people who have inspired them most and why. Theoretical physicist and author of A Brief History of Time, the late Stephen…

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Most Inspirational Briton

23.05.2019, 04:36 Most Inspirational Briton Stephen Hawking has been named the “Most inspirational Briton” in a survey of 2,000 adults conducted for innovation specialists, MPA Group.   Participants in the poll were asked to name the people who have inspired them most and why. Theoretical physicist and author of A Brief History of Time, the late Stephen…

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Decreasing Plastic Furniture Pollution

18.04.2019, 13:26 Decreasing Plastic Furniture Pollution The need for plastic has increased substantially since the first fully synthetic plastic, Bakelite, was invented in 1907. Figures now show almost 100 million tonnes of plastic is consumed every year, with 20,000 plastic drinks bottles being purchased every second, and less than 50 per cent of these ending…

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Inspirational Speaker Lineup

19.03.2019, 08:59 Inspirational Speaker Lineup Facilities Show is delighted to announce the three inspirational keynote speakers set to enthral and inform audiences at this year’s event, held on 18-20 June at ExCeL London. The event will host presentations from a rugby legend, a sporting icon and an expert reporter, whose diverse experiences can provide key…

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