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Making the switch

Lauren Pamma, Electrification Proposition Lead at Lex Autolease, discusses how facilities management businesses can benefit from switching to electric vehicles and how to start the transition Record low levels of transport during the pandemic have had a noticeable impact on ...

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Space matters

  While FMs grapple with the realities of dealing with COVID and how to help their workplaces evolve as lockdown eases, the importance of organisational agility has been thrust firmly into the spotlight. Jon Wilson, Senior Workplace Consultant at office ...

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Hide and seek

With many commercial buildings standing empty for weeks on end, there is growing evidence that rodent problems could escalate. Pest control specialists outline the problem and describe how the latest digital solutions could provide a solution PAUL BLACKHURST, HEAD OF ...

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Caring CAFM

Idox’s Oliver Spires, Product Manager for CAFM Explorer , discusses the importance for businesses in ensuring staff can return to work safely, and specifically, how tech can automate the processes required to keep workspaces clean and infection-free It’s an undisputed ...

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Military provision

Sara Bean talks to David Brewer, COO of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), who explains the huge benefits of a recent overhaul to the procurement of MoD training estate, built estate and accommodation contracts, worth around £3 billion per annum ...

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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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Leaving lockdown with purpose

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Almost eight weeks to the day since my last blog and we seem to be taking pigeon steps out of lockdown. The delicate balancing act of public health versus economic wellbeing means ...

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Career Ladder talks to UK Workplace Manager at Amnesty International

Q: How did you progress in FM to your current role? I stumbled into the world of Facilities when I started working as Receptionist in a multi-tenanted building, a mix of commercial and office space. I quickly realised I wanted ...

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Pest prevention is vital especially when buildings are empty

There are reports that some businesses don’t envisage employees returning to their offices to work until early 2021 due to the risk of contracting COVID 19 and the difficulties of putting social distancing measures in place. This means there are ...

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Returning to work: How to energise building sustainability targets

According to a recent survey 10 per cent of buildings have achieved over half (54 per cent) reduction in energy use since the lockdown. Once we get back to BAU how can organisations aim to reach their sustainability targets, especially ...

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