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Water matters

Zip Water UK looks at how the wellbeing concept has well and truly infiltrated workplaces and what employers can do to ensure their drinking water supply is part of this Living healthily has transformed over recent years, and the wider ...

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Fatal impact

Simon Slade, Principal Technologist at Pilkington UK, discusses the role of glass and glazing in making buildings more bird-friendly Bird protection is becoming an important consideration in building design. Some estimates suggest that collisions with buildings are responsible for the ...

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Save your energy

Increased volatility within the short-term and long-term energy markets can affect UK prices. Joe Warren, Co-Founder and Director, ZTP offers advice to facilities decision-makers on how digitisation could help them manage energy, maximising savings on their energy use and costs ...

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Restoration plan

Sharmin Akter, Managing Director, Total Solutions Group offers advice on fire and flood damage restoration Fire and water damage can have a very significant effect on your company and your employees, both financially and socially. Regularly assessing risks, and taking ...

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Plastic isn’t the problem

Our infrastructure is, argues Steve Fox, Purchasing Director, Bartlett Mitchell. Why banning the use of plastic packaging isn’t the answer, having a strategic government policy to enable an integrated recycling infrastructure is Until we have an efficient UK wide infrastructure ...

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Country connectivity

It can be a challenge doing business in the countryside when your broadband doesn’t work, and it’s a headache for FMs says Mike Surrey, Chief Executive of Gigaclear For most businesses today, being able to operate online – to raise ...

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Workwear an important line of defence

Whether FMs are working with a team of engineers or security guards, or working in an industrial, manufacturing, catering or food production environment, PPE is very much about workwear Traditionally, it has been the role of whoever is responsible for ...

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Water cooler movement

As much of the purchasing decisions regarding water coolers are made by FMs, it pays to know which coolers to order to suit the needs your organisation. Phillipa Atkinson-Clow, General Manager of the British Water Cooler Association warns that not ...

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The perfect floor

The Specifier’s Guide to Flooring, which was launched in May during Clerkenwell Design Week, is a guide intended to help FMs, designers, architects and specifiers with their installations It’s not always easy being a Facilities Manager. There are so many ...

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Protecting the partition

Julian Sargent, Managing Director of partitioning experts Style, looks at the benefits of regularly maintaining and servicing your operable wall system and the relevant health & safety legislation Today’s moveable partitioning walls come in all shapes and sizes, some towering ...

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