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Increased levels of FM investment in digital tech says RICS

Demand for FM services continues to rise across the healthcare, manufacturing and education sectors, according to the November 2020 RICS UK Facilities Management Survey, which also reveals increased levels of investment in digital tech. The survey reports that employment levels ...

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A bit of light cleaning: Barkell launch UV coil disinfecting solution

Barkell, the UK’s leading air handling specialists, have announced the launch of LightGuard, a UV coil cleaning solution, to aid companies concerned about the safety of occupied buildings in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. UV disinfection systems are coming ...

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Take these three steps to post-Covid-19 business success

Bus operators, brick manufacturers and banks – they are all benefiting from a Covid-19 disinfection and testing service from SafeGroup designed to get businesses back to work safely and smoothly. The emergency soft FM specialist has combined its expertise in ...

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Regime change

By Simon Giles, Chief Operating Officer, Axis Cleaning & Support Services Cleaning has often had an image problem, but in a COVID-19 and post-COVID world that image is steadily changing. Whilst from the start of the crisis, cleaners were included ...

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BCC warns of ‘profiteers’ cashing in on the public’s Coronavirus fears

The industry body for the cleaning and hygiene sector has warned the public to beware of possible ‘profiteers’ cashing in on their fears about Coronavirus.   The British Cleaning Council (BCC) says the public is being targeted by organisations from outside the established cleaning ...

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Swiftclean expands new Coronavirus prevention services

Ventilation ductwork cleaning expert Swiftclean has already expanded its new deep cleaning services to combat COVID-19 Coronavirus, in response to demand. In addition to its recently announced ventilation ductwork deep cleaning, the company’s new environmental cleaning for hard surfaces has ...

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Keep it clean

Amelia Baker of hygiene company Tork explains how connected washrooms are easing the maintenance burden in leisure venues Washroom maintenance can be a major burden for the facilities manager. Manually checking each toilet to ensure that supplies of soap and ...

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Unsung heroes

Cleaning projects are undervalued, argues Julian Fris, Director at FM Consultancy Neller Davies, but recognising the importance of presenting a clean, well maintained facility should not be overlooked Cleaning is an under-valued profession but an extremely important component of every ...

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Breathe easy

Good air quality in the workplace is essential for the health and wellbeing of staff as well as the efficient running of the business. Steven Booth, associate director at Guardian Water Treatment, explains how it can be achieved Last year ...

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Cleaning up in the washroom

FMJ talk to experts who provide insight into how washrooms can be designed to make the job of facilities managers easier in terms of choice of materials as well as new products such as integrated consumables As with pretty much ...

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