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Smart buildings revolution on show

The Smart Buildings Show 2017 – the UK’s first dedicated Smart Buildings event took place at the Barbican on 8-9 November. It should come as no surprise that our buildings are getting smarter. Technology is getting even more advanced and spaces ...

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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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Ward of change

There are some FM appointments that make you sit up and take notice. Sara Bean talks to Debra Ward about her recent move into a specially created role at JLL which demonstrates why the human experience is taking centre stage ...

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FM Clinic: Taking the heat out of summer

Some recent reports suggest that those employees who are in the office over the summer don’t think that employers support them enough through the summer months, from providing better air conditioning when it’s hot to holding summer events. What can ...

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World Workplace Europe 2017 Stockholm

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities June saw me attend World Workplace Europe (WWE) in Stockholm on behalf of the RICS, an event that looked to build on the collaboration between IFMA and the RICS. The World Workplace ...

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Taking the strain

Health and safety is a minefield of risk and regulations. Mark Ward argues that an integrated H&S management system can help protect staff, ensure compliance and increase productivity Ensuring employee health and safety in the workplace is not just about ...

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Cleaning Logistics rebrand with a new corporate identity & website

Berkshire-based Cleaning Logistics has rebranded as Intelligent Workplace Solutions Ltd – WORKPLACE for short – reflecting the company’s evolution into a provider of multiple business contract services. It is now supporting clients across the UK with comprehensive facilities management solutions ...

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Research finds workplace facilities are key to increasing cycling growth targets

UK businesses must offer better facilities for cyclists in light of the government’s ambitious cycling growth targets, according to new research published by the British Council for Offices (BCO). In April, the Department for Transport stated an aim to double 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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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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