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The UK public sector spends around £650 million a year on physical mail. Central Government departments such as The Department for Work and Pensions, HM Revenue and Customs and the DVLA are responsible for £250 million of this. They rely ...

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Friendly fire

Between 2013 and 2014 the UK Fire and Rescue Services attended over 200,000 fires. Over 10 per cent of these were not house fires and across the country 322 people died fire related deaths. In this article Richard Nichols, technical ...

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Bank on it

How do organisations across the legal, media and private banking sectors approach facilities management differently? In the last of a three-part series, Anthony Bennett, owner director of bespoke hospitality services business Bennett Hay, focuses on the private banking sector’s approach ...

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Give winter the cold shoulder

After two very mild winters in a row, there’s a worry that some FMs might be getting complacent about preparing for the snow season. In this article Vicky Lopez, co-founder and director of De-ice gives her view on why this ...

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Growing green

All FMs, at least every single FM that FMJ has spoken to is convinced that facilities managers should have a much greater say in the design stage of new buildings. There is a persistent urban legend that an architect once ...

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What does the EU do for FM?

The UK referendum on EU membership is drawing ever closer. Regardless of whether you think leaving is a real possibility or not, “renegotiation” will certainly be a hot topic. But what could be renegotiated and how will it impact the ...

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Cashless is priceless

It used to be that not carrying cash was the preserve of royalty and the perpetually hard up. Now it’s the norm for over 50 per cent of us, according to recent research. Sales director for Crane Merchandising Systems, Mike ...

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Maintaining vigilance

Recently Europe has again been rocked by terror attacks. Terrorists have struck in Tunisia, massacaring European citizens, the police have been targeted, as has the Jewish Community. Mike Bluestone, director of Corps Consult, explains how training can help prevent this The current government ...

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Media City

How do organisations across the legal, media and private banking sectors approach facilities management differently? In the second of a three-part series, Anthony Bennett, owner director of bespoke hospitality services business Bennett Hay, focuses on the media sector’s approach Celebrities ...

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Survival of the HAPPIEST

Workplace wellbeing is about far more than just physical health – psychological and social aspects play an equally important role. Jan-Hein Hemke, managing director of Facilicom explains how service providers that want to survive and thrive in an increasingly competitive ...

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