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Safety tech

IOSH 2019, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s annual international conference, took place on 16-17 September at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. Marcus Boocock, IOSH Communications Officer, reports “New technologies can actually help us better protect people, so ...

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People power

Specifying new CAFM software can be a complicated affair. Paul Djuric, Head of Techniche EMEA, explains how to gather your requirements and avoid common mistakes According to the Project Management Institute, 47 per cent of unsuccessful projects fail to meet ...

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Treading wisely

FMJ asked three flooring specialists to sum up the important role of flooring in contemporary workplace design. Plus a look at the latest in vacuum technology MARK JOHNSTONE HEAD OF COMMERCIAL UK, MIDDLE EAST & IRELAND, ALTRO The trend to ...

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Talking it over

Linda Wheatley, Group Compliance Director at Business Moves Group argues that a culture change is required to improve the mental wellbeing of the workforce A quick look through the news will tell you that mental health awareness has risen up ...

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Fit for purpose

The new London office of interior design and project management company LXA is a showcase for the talents of its multidisciplinary team. Sara Bean is particularly intrigued by the inclusion of a healthy food café and world-class boxing gym Engaging ...

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Travel with dignity

Andy Barrow and Dylan Alcott reflect on the PRM services they have experienced and suggest ways to elevate the standard of PRM provision across the globe Dylan Alcott is an Australian Paralympian with gold medals in wheelchair tennis and wheelchair ...

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Resource management

A recent Condeco study suggests most business leaders see the value of agile working practices. How can CAFM systems support new flexible environments, including coworking and serviced office spaces? TONY GREEN TECHNICAL SALES MANAGER, FSI Most people are now fully ...

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Insourcing vs outsourcing debate: What’s best for business?

The insourcing of FM services is growing in popularity. The report ‘Rebuilding Capacity: The case for insourcing public contracts’ from the University of Liverpool, recommends it for providing service flexibility and the ability to allocate resources where they are needed. ...

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Rachel Whitford: What the new flexible working bill could mean for you

The new flexible working bill intends to make all jobs flexible by default. Rachel Whitford, Area Manager for Express Vending explains what this could mean for your business  The future is flexible, at least it will be if the new ...

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Digital learning: The future of workplace DNA

E-learning is still regarded as an easy way to deliver uninspiring training courses to a mass audience at low cost. That’s no longer the case, argues IWFM Awards judge, David Sharp, MD of International Workplace Vocational training is essential to ...

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