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Exploring biggest maintenance challenges in supply chain management

Supply chain management (SCM) is a very fast-paced endeavour that is constantly faced with challenges that can hinder quick and efficient shipping of products. These issues can occur during any stage of the supply chain cycle: from Planning, to Sourcing, ...

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The lure of big data and the importance of people

Blog from Helen Salmon, Group Sales Operations Director, Atalian Servest If you’ve read anything on technology trends for the FM sector recently, then you will no doubt have come across a plethora of content expounding on the need for the ...

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FM sector: helping to reduce global emissions

Responding to the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on global warming, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has remarked that as buildings account for approximately 30 per cent of carbon emissions, the built environment will be a “vital ...

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The right path

Andrew Hulbert Founding Director of facilities services provider, Pareto FM hails the rise and rise of defined FM Training Pathways “What changes have you experienced in the Facilities Management (FM) sector in the last 10 years and what do you ...

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A bug’s life

Jamie Woodhall, Technical Field Consultant at Initial Washroom Hygiene explains why poor hygiene habits in the workplace lead directly to illness and sick leave Even though we may not make a habit of it, many of us will commit the odd ...

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The cold season

As the winter cold and flu season gets under way, Stuart Hands from Tork manufacturer Essity looks at the potential risks of the public washroom in helping to spread infections and viruses Many people are squeamish about using public washrooms ...

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Shining example

Organisations are judged on the quality of their washrooms, so keeping them clean and hygienic is a must, says Nikki Phillips, Divisional Manager, AM Services Group The workplace washroom is usually one of the smallest spaces in the workplace and ...

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Career Ladder talks to the Account Director at Anabas

Q: What was your first ever job? My first job was on an assembly line boxing empty beer bottles before they were shipped to a distillery. It wasn’t the easiest job, as the bottles would often be hot as they ...

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Clean sweep or brush off?

Brexit or no-Brexit, deadlines are looming and for the cleaning industry – and its FM clients – change is afoot. Dominic Ponniah, CEO of Cleanology, explains Brexit is proving to be the defining European geopolitical and economic event of the ...

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Hospitality sector addresses employment risks

The most recent meeting of the Hospitality Network addressed the pressures employers are facing from the fallout of Brexit, challenges to the so-called ‘gig’ economy, and a landmark legal case. Tar Tumber, Director of Employee Relations at Workplace Law, reports ...

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