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Ensure your business is prepared for extreme weather conditions this winter with Arco

Expert in safety, Arco, is urging businesses to be prepared for potential adverse weather conditions this winter in order to help keep employees safe and avoid costly site closures. Extreme weather conditions such as subzero temperatures, heavy snow, severe rainfall ...

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Relocation Relocation Relocation

They say that moving house is the second most stressful thing that will happen in your life. As ever who exactly they are, no-one seems to know, but clearly they haven’t thought things through. If moving house is stressful, how ...

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OCS strikes a deal with City Football Group

OCS has scored a three-year contract with City Football Group to provide a range of services at the Etihad Stadium, home to Manchester City Football Club, the City Football Academy, and its London office sites. The contract starts on the 11 ...

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Can we keep the lights on?

BSRIA is a company in the know about the very real risks to the UK’s energy supplies, others, it says aren’t that fortunate. As an industry, it claims we should be educating and offering strategy plans for the worst case ...

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Why crisis planning could be the difference between make or break

The country may currently be basking in pleasant spring sunshine, however the recent, unprecedented floods have not been forgotten, and are not likely to be for a long time to come. The floods impacted on businesses across the country, resulting ...

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The gatekeepers – changing procurement perceptions

‘Procurement’ has become a dirty word within the world of facilities management; its practitioners often accused of being, obstructive, out of touch and in conflict with the goals of other business functions. David Noble, chief executive of the Chartered Institute ...

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Property owners warned about emerging flood insurance risks

With latest Environment Agency figures showing approximately 960 properties have been flooded since last Wednesday and following stories in the news yesterday about the breakdown in communication between the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and government ministers over flood insurance, Simon ...

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Star spangled facilities management

Ameeta Soni, senior vice president of the VFA, updates us on the latest trends and key drivers dominating the dialogue on the other side of the Atlantic. Organisations in the US are increasingly appreciating the strategic importance of facilities. Indeed, ...

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