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Listen and learn

Wellbeing initiatives are all the rage, but imposing them on people without debate may prove to be counter-productive, argues Jan-Hein Hemke, MD of Facilicom UK The basics of workplace wellbeing are important. Making sure the physical environment is safe, appropriate ...

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A sense of place

Art in the workplace is a great opportunity to promote wellbeing, engagement and a sense of belonging, says Tazie Taysom of art consultancy Artiq Placemaking is a well-established concept in the fields of urban planning and design management, where it ...

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EMCOR UK holds inaugural Mental Health Awareness Week

Facilities management provider, EMCOR UK has announced its inaugural Mental Health Awareness Week 9-13 October, 2017, in collaboration with Mind, the UK’s leading mental health charity. The event is occasioned by World Mental Health Day which takes place today (10 ...

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Barbour webinar: Managing mental health well

To manage mental health well in your organisation, it requires a sustained and multi-faceted approach.  This webinar will feature Heather Beach, Martin Coyd and Clare Forshaw all advocates from around the industry in promoting positive mental health in the workplace. ...

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Breathe easy

New evidence suggests indoor air quality directly contributes to staff productivity. We look at the ways a ventilation system can both enhance occupant comfort and contribute to a green infrastructure within buildings The recent shift in attitudes towards employee wellbeing ...

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Mind matters

There is growing awareness among employers that workers’ mental health is integral to their wellbeing. New research from HR and diversity consultancy, the Clear Company, suggests that HR professionals will, on average, oversee 15 staff with mental health conditions each ...

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ThinkFM gets Smart for 2017

During a session on how technology is changing the face of FM, Andrew Wilkinson Marketing Director at Sodexo asked delegates “Is this the most frightening or challenging time for FM?” It was the opening salvo in a day unashamedly dedicated to the ...

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FM Clinic: Stoddart Review

The Stoddart Review uncovered an explicit link between how well a workplace supports the activities that employees undertake in their role and the extent to which they say that their workplaces help them to work productively. Yet it found few ...

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KI furniture creates agile, flexible workspace at Paramount Pictures’ UK HQ

KI has helped film production giant Paramount Pictures create an agile, flexible new workspace at their stunning new UK headquarters. Drenched in natural light, the offices offer staff and visitors views over the adjacent green space and lake, as well ...

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CBRE event: wellness in the workplace

Bernard Crouch, director of Acumen FM and an active member of the BIFM Rising FM’s committee, reports on the recent CBRE Wellness event. On the 31 May around 80 FM professionals gathered at CBRE’s offices in London’s West End to hear about ...

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