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DTGen stands by for Leicestershire County Council

Leicestershire County Council has appointed generator specialist, DTGen, to supply, install and maintain a new standby power system to its Glenfield County Hall headquarters. DTGen will supply and install a 1MVA standby generator in an acoustic enclosure that is noise ...

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Coronavirus is easy to kill… with common sense

Author: Adrian Gee-Turner When lockdown started, we all joked about how big the party was going to be when it ended, but of course that hasn’t happened; partly because lockdown is being only gradually eased, but also because of widespread ...

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BMG diversifies to support NHS Scotland

Commercial relocation change management company, Business Moves Group (BMG), has completed a project with NHS Scotland, delivering critical medical equipment and supplies to hospitals all over Scotland. On a Friday in late March, NHS Scotland approached BMG asking for support ...

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Survey reveals how the UK is feeling about returning to the office

A new survey of 1,000 office workers reveals how the nation is feeling about getting back to work. With many returning after months in isolation, anxieties are expected to be high. The research carried out by Moneypenny, the outsourced communications ...

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The Co-operative Bank selects Expansive FM

The Co-operative Bank plc has appointed facilities management firm, Expansive, as its FM digital partner for the next three years. With a property portfolio of over 75 sites worth over £40 million, and 1.4 million customers across the UK,  Expansive ...

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Compass and Fareshare partnership putting food waste to good use

Food Waste

Foodservice business, Compass Group UK & Ireland, and FareShare, the charity which fights hunger and tackles food waste have saved a staggering 172.5 tonnes of food, enough to make 410,792 meals. In the first half of this year, as many ...

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Safe and secure

Richard Jenkins, Chief Executive of the National Security Inspectorate, explains how FMs will benefit from a new Code of Practice covering labour provision of front-line guarding staff The enormity of the COVID-19 pandemic, its economic ramifications and the impact on ...

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FTSE 250 tech-firm chooses Advanced Fire Protection for its UK headquarters

A network of fault-tolerant MxPro 5 fire panels from Advanced, have been installed at the UK headquarters of Computacenter. As a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, having robust fire protection measures in place at Computacenter’s UK logistics and ...

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Ensuring compliant wastewater treatment post-lockdown

Leisure and tourism businesses with onsite wastewater treatment plants are being offered guidance to ensure equipment is powered back up safely as premises begin to reopen doors and the transition back to normal operations continues. Following the reopening of businesses ...

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Research finds UK FM’s more ‘people-focused’ than international

As the facilities management profession continues to evolve at a rapid pace, Service Works Global (SWG) has conducted research in partnership with leading journals FMJ (UK) and FM magazine (Australia) to understand how FM professionals are using technology in their ...

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