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Zurich UK Launches Smart Building Proposition

Zurich Insurance Group has unveiled a new smart building proposition to help businesses in the United Kingdom cut property losses and boost sustainability.  The self-installed devices monitor the real-time ‘health’ of buildings, allowing firms to increase operational efficiencies, reduce risk and optimise energy use to support carbon reduction.   Known as Zurich insite, the technology taps…

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Football Legends Join Tournament Fundraiser

A 7-a-side football tournament, organised by LMAC Group and DNA Insurance was held at Billericay Town F.C., which welcomed 19 teams (almost 200 keen footballers) from local Essex based businesses, and LMAC Group and DNA Insurance clients and co-workers, to battle it out against each other to win the title. Pictured [Back row L-R]: Tony…

Perspectives

The Hidden Costs of Smoking in Hotels

Jack O’Toole, co-founder and president of FreshAir Sensor, discusses a research finding that estimates the cost of unauthorized smoking for American hoteliers at US $5.4 billion annually. Tobacco and marijuana have been smoked in non-smoking hotel guest rooms for as long as non-smoking rooms have existed. The task of calculating the costs associated with unauthorized…

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Zurich Group Awards UK Security Contract

Insurer Zurich Group has appointed accredited Social Enterprise, Corps Security, to deliver guarding services across its UK portfolio which includes premises in London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Swindon, Whiteley and Farnborough. The three-year deal which was secured in collaboration with Corps’ long-standing partner, CBRE, will see 27 security operatives deliver customer focussed security duties, all underpinned by…

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ABG Capital Acquires VTG Center, Hamburg

Institutional investment manager ABG Capital has agreed the acquisition of The VTG Center, a prominent multi-tenant office complex in Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg from Savills Investment Management (Savills IM).   One of 11 property holdings in the Savills IM Real Invest 1 fund – a closed real property institutional investment fund launched by Savills IM and three…

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New Institutional Investor Support for Mindspace

25.11.2021, 18:24 New Institutional Investor Support for Mindspace Mindspace, the global flex office provider, has secured US $72 million of funding in its latest round. The investment is intended to support the continuation of the company’s growth and its further expansion in Europe, the United States and Israel. The round was led by Harel Insurance…

Blog

Saving Christmas with Interims

With rising ecommerce volumes combining with a driver shortage to create the perfect storm in the UK, Leigh Anderson, managing director at Bis Henderson Recruitment, explains how interim managers can provide the skills needed to save Christmas. At almost every point in every supply chain, companies are facing unprecedented levels of change and uncertainty. Challenges…

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What is Business Interruption Insurance?

25.10.2021, 22:37 What is Business Interruption Insurance? U.S. environmental and reconstruction services provider ATI Restoration explains why business interruption insurance is essential for managing continuity and safeguarding against downtime. Running a successful company, regardless of its size, can be difficult. There are many inevitable and unforeseen challenges you can face from time to time in…

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Ensuring Fire Safety At Work

08.10.2021, 08:50 Ensuring Fire Safety At Work Fire safety is possibly one of the most important things that employers need to consider, alongside other health and safety measures.   Workplaces often have a high number of people entering the building, and workplaces often hold highly flammable materials such as chemicals and paper documents.    Luckily,…

Events

Changing European Supply Chains for the Better

30.09.2021, 09:44 Changing European Supply Chains for the Better A new initiative led by Social Enterprise UK with backing from Compass Group, SAP and Zurich Insurance Group, is encouraging corporate buyers across Europoe to open up their supply chains to social enterprises. Like traditional businesses, social enterprises aim to make a profit but do so…

FM Magazine

Building Maintenance, Insurance and the ‘New Normal’

04.08.2021, 11:39 Building Maintenance, Insurance and the ‘New Normal’ Cluttons’ Head of Project and Building Consultancy Robert Burke and Ben Warman, Partner, Real Estate & Construction at Lockton, discuss the implications of the UK’s Covid-19 lockdowns on building maintenance and insurance practices. Covid-19 has caused, and continues to cause, extraordinary levels of disruption to the…

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Beating the COVID-19 Blues

Cushman & Wakefield’s Las Vegas office completed transactions involving almost 800,000 SF of leasehold property between 1 April and 30 June 2020. Keystone Automotive Industries, a subsidiary of LKQ Corporation, which renewed its lease for 78,920 square feet of space at the Golden Triangle Industrial Park in north Las Vegas. The property is owned by…

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Healthcare: Why Medical Indemnity Insurance is Important

21.01.2020, 20:05 Healthcare: Why Medical Indemnity Insurance is Important Cathy Spears explains why professional indemnity insurance makes sense in the medical industry. More and more professionals are seeing the importance of medical indemnity insurance when issues arise with patients. What Is Medical Indemnity Insurance? If you are not familiar with medical indemnity insurance then you…

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MRI Software Acquires Multifamily Insurance Partners

22.11.2019, 13:31 MRI Software Acquires Multifamily Insurance Partners Global real estate software company MRI Software has acquired Multifamily Insurance Partners, a leader in resident insurance programs for the US multifamily rental market.   Headquartered in Ohio, Multifamily Insurance Partners is a pioneer in designing and executing resident insurance programs. Over 80 per cent of the…

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