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RICS revises Rules of Conduct with emphasis on diversity and inclusion

RICS, the global professional body for chartered surveyors has launched new Rules of Conduct, which set out the core principles of professional practice for RICS’ regulated members and firms worldwide. The revised ethical rules launched on 11 October include explicit requirements ...

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ESS trains 100+ staff to become mental health first aiders

More than 100 colleagues at ESS, the Defence, Energy and Government Services sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland, have completed their training to become mental health first aiders. Working with Mental Health First Aid England, ESS team members from ...

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EMCOR UK first organisation to be certified against BSI’s new psychological health and safety scheme

EMCOR UK has become the first organisation globally to be certified against BSI’s new scheme which is based on the international standard ISO 45003 – the first global standard providing practical guidance on managing psychological health and safety in the ...

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IWFM AGM determinedly upbeat despite membership concerns

Outgoing chair Martin G Bell admitted there has been a fall in membership numbers to around 12,000 during the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management AGM which was held on Thursday. He also added that: “much needs to be done ...

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CIWM launches new strategy ‘Leading the Way to a World beyond Waste’

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has launched its new strategy, ‘Leading the Way to a World beyond Waste’, to support the UK waste and recycling sector in promoting more sustainable consumption, minimising waste and protecting the world’s environment ...

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Pattenmakers opens nominations for 2022 Young Facilities Manager Award

Livery company the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Facilities Manager Award. A unique career development opportunity, the award is open to managers aged 21-32 working in the workplace and FM sector, with no cost ...

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Sodexo brings sports, events and hospitality expertise under a unified global brand

The Sodexo Group has created a unique global brand Sodexo Live! to unify and leverage all of the Group’s expertise in the world of sports, events and hospitality. With this brand creation, Sodexo says it is reaffirming its “confidence in ...

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RICS announces consultation on new International Building Operating Standard

RICS is developing a data led, people centric, holistic standard benchmarking framework, referred to as IBOS (International Building Operating Standard), which goes beyond the traditional ways of measuring building performance, and places user experience at its heart. This person-centred and ...

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Bidding launched for £1.6bn Civils and Infrastructure framework

National framework provider Pagabo has launched bidding for suppliers to join its brand-new, £1.6 billion Civils and Infrastructure framework. Set to go live at the start of 2022, the framework will run for four years and will allow local authorities ...

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Autodesk invests in iOFFICE + SpaceIQ

iOFFICE + SpaceIQ, a leader in the digital transformation of workplace and asset management, has announced a strategic investment by Autodesk, a global technology leader spanning architecture, engineering, construction, product design, manufacturing, and media and entertainment. The investment, which follows ...

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