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Waterblade joins online innovation portal to boost transition to net zero

Waterblade water saving mod for washroom taps has been chosen as an innovation partner for a new self-service, interactive and intelligent marketplace for sustainable technologies. The Wates Innovation Network (WIN) portal is the first initiative of its kind and has ...

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RICS Event: The evolution of the office from a place of work to a service

Long before a global pandemic defined our daily lives, many were already debating the relevance of the workplace in an era defined by wireless technology. 2020 has refocused that debate, showing many the importance of a place to come together ...

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The return to work: How FM can deliver a more hygienic workplace in the COVID-19 era

We are living in anxious times. People, who may have been working from home for months during the pandemic, are understandably nervous about going back to the office. But companies can help to steady those nerves by ensuring their staff ...

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The wheel’s turning

Ann Clarke, Director of The Future Workplace at nationwide workplace consultancy and interior design business Claremont, suggests the Hub and Spoke office could be the future of the workplace Just over a year ago – the world wondered if the ...

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As businesses reopen the TUC issues warning on workplace safety

Whilst yesterday saw the easing of lockdown restrictions across the country, Frances O’ Grady, General Secretary of the Trades Congress Union (TUC) warned businesses not to drop their guard on workplace safety. In a statement issued by the TUC, O’Grady ...

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Tivoli lands new deal with English Heritage

Specialist grounds maintenance service provider, Tivoli Group has expanded its partnership with English Heritage, following a new contract award covering the South East Region. Tivoli has been working with English Heritage since 2003, delivering high-specification grounds maintenance to prominent historic ...

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ARC plans digital FM future with Expansive Solutions

FM company Expansive has been selected by Arena Racecourses to be its FM digital partner. The three-year CAFM contract with Expansive will dovetail with a wider digital transformation project across the organisation. ARC operates 20 venues across the UK, welcoming ...

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MGS appoints first automatic door engineer apprentices

MGS is delighted to announce it has become one of the first employers within the automatic door industry to enrol two apprentices under the new Apprenticeship Scheme for Automatic pedestrian door engineers. The new Apprenticeship Standard “Powered Pedestrian Door Installer ...

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Idox Facilities Management Technology Survey

Software and solutions specialist, Idox, has launched its Facilities Management Technology Survey. Facilities management is a wide remit, varying across organisations and industries. Over the last year the sector has seen changes that will be far-reaching and as an FM ...

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Predictive reasoning

Key themes at World Workplace Europe 2021 were lessons learned from the past year, how data can help FMs make informed decisions and the folly of making any firm predictions for the future. Greg Bortkiewicz, Consultant at Magenta reports World ...

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