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Support staff

With a recent survey revealing that workplace wellbeing is a priority for staff, it’s time to invest in workspace technology to support the health, safety and wellbeing of workers, says Paul Zuidema, Managing Director EMEA, Ergotron Over the last 18 ...

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Break clauses

Commercial Property Lawyer Karen Mason and Co-Founder of specialist real estate law firm Newmanor Law, offers advice on negotiating a break clause that is appropriate for your business With many of the COVID-related restrictions having now been lifted, many organisations ...

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Heart of fashion

London College of Fashion, part of University of the Arts London (UAL), is moving from six separate buildings to an inclusive and sustainable new single site in 2023. Sara Bean took an exclusive tour into the heart of the innovative ...

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Career Ladder talks to the MD at Cento

Q: What first attracted you to working in FM, did you have much awareness of the profession? When I was younger I didn’t really know what I wanted to do, I knew I was quite a practical person and after ...

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Environmental training

Nick Blake, Principal FM Consultant, BSRIA and CIRIA Co-Author and Trainer discusses the importance of environmental training to foster sustainable practice in FM No matter what industry we work in, we all know how important it is for businesses to ...

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Building recruits

Harvey Gretton, Managing Director at Blayze Group offers expert advice on meeting the challenges of recruiting within the built environment The UK construction industry is facing a serious skills shortage in both professional and practical roles, with young people, ethnic ...

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Time to reskill our people to meet the needs of the digital economy

Blog from Jason Webb, Director, Electronic Temperature Instruments The Autumn Budget presented an opportunity to reshape the economy around technology and scientific innovation and take a proactive approach to reskilling for a digital era. This means the upskilling of certain ...

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Reducing carbon emissions through circular economy

The circular economy is to play a critical role in helping to cut carbon emissions. By recycling existing materials the highly energy-intensive production of new raw materials is reduced, accelerating the movement to net zero carbon emissions. What new technologies ...

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Home advantage

While workers are beginning to go back to the office, a significant number of knowledge workers are still primarily home based. A trend paper from DURABLE, ‘Working in small spaces’ provides some practical solutions When FMJ covered research by Durable ...

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The Building Safety Manager: Achieving competence

Following the Grenfell tragedy, there is an identified need to improve building safety performance by focusing upon improving the competence, and the behaviour, of the workforce at all levels. International Workplace’s Kelly Mansfield addresses what competence means and how it ...

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