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Positive thinking

The built environment has improved its record in terms of physical health and safety. Sara Bean finds out how charity Mates in Mind and VINCI FM are working to promote mental wellbeing Russell Stilwell is a successful businessman and founder ...

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Productive lead

Leeson Medhurst, Director of 360 Workplace – Fourfront Group says good leadership is the key to enhancing our productivity What’s happening to our productivity? Not much. Since the financial crash of 2008/10 productivity in the UK has dragged and instead ...

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Appetite for change

How can employers encourage healthy eating at work without driving staff out into the high street? Sara Bean asked a panel of FMs and a cross-section of caterers for their views According to a recent report by catering analysts MCA, ...

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Securing the future

Richard Jenkins, Chief Executive at security certification body NSI explains why competence and good practice standards will help safeguard the future of the security industry For over 40 years, the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has helped protect organisations by providing ...

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Connecting spaces

Janet Lowe of Forbo Flooring Systems discusses the role of flooring in creating office environments conducive to communication and collaboration In 2017, workplace absence cost the UK economy £18 billion in lost productivity, according to the Centre of Economic and ...

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Floor show

Cyril Parsons of Office Principles argues that flooring is a crucial factor in the design of open-plan and agile working environments The trend for agile office design comes from a desire to introduce activity-based working spaces that allow us to ...

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Water on tap

Single-use plastic water bottles have become a scourge of modern living, but water refill stations offer a practical alternative. Mike Winter, MD of MIW Water Cooler Experts, explains In our fast-paced and consumer-led modern society, where people are constantly on ...

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Eating WELL

The Crown Estate, with the help of its catering provider, Vacherin, has developed a world-class wellbeing offering. FMJ looks at how food can make all the difference The Crown Estate’s new headquarters, located at 1 St James’s Market, London, has ...

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FM in 2019

It’s been an eventful year for the FM sector which began with the high – profile collapse of Carillion and ensuring debates over the viability of FM contracts and ended with the adoption of the BIFM’s ‘Manifesto for Change’ proposals ...

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How Sodexo helps students prepare for university

Andrew Wilkinson, Sodexo CEO for Schools and Universities in UK & Ireland, discusses how Sodexo helps to support students before and during their time at university Attending university is, for many, the first time that they will live away from ...

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