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A healthy investment

Workplace hygiene is a hot issue, with cleaning firms on the front line. Dominic Ponniah, CEO of Cleanology, explains how the firm’s commitment to staff training benefits the workplaces they service Sickness in the workplace is a pain for everyone ...

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Going into reverse

Vicky Lopez, Co-Founder and Director of De-ice, explains the concept of reverse winter timeline planning When you run a winter maintenance business, you have to look at the seasons backwards. There’s very little ‘looking forward to summer’, as we primarily ...

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Clearing the air

Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovations Manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene with advice on keeping ventilation compliant over the summer and beyond Britain is in the midst of one of its hottest years. The warmest February day on record occurred this ...

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Space for sharing

Flexible workspaces are evolving, with the established serviced office model giving way to new co-working options. Kurt Mroncz, Managing Director at Offices iQ, explains the changing trends to Sara Bean The past 10 years has seen a surge in the ...

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Remote control

James Palmer of global associates explains how a remote monitoring system can help facilities managers create more energy efficient buildings and a healthier, more productive work environment Instant access defines the modern era. Whether it’s via 24-hour news channels, social ...

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Future-proofing the NHS

John McDonald, Director of Corporate Development at GRAHAM, examines the pressures facing the NHS, and outlines the crucial role BIM and smart buildings have to play in delivering a future-proof built environment for the healthcare sector As the NHS continues ...

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Quality control

Richard Jenkins, Chief Executive at the National Security Inspectorate (NSI), offers advice on finding the right suppliers to help manage access to your buildings Access control reduces risk and increases the safety of those working in or visiting a building. ...

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Engineers on the go

Jason O’Neill, National Maintenance Operations Manager for Greggs, explains how the food-on-the-go retailer has created a state-of-the-art, technology-led, shop maintenance service with impressive results I joined Greggs 20 years ago as a shop maintenance engineer. Having worked through various roles ...

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Built environment: FMs role in helping to achieve 2050 net zero emission target

The heatwave that has gripped Europe this summer has been linked to the impact of global warming and brings the role of the built environment in helping to slash emissions into focus. With the UK bringing in a law to ...

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There is no easy route to a greener future

As we strive towards a greener future, we are entering a complex period of transition which requires careful navigation. As low carbon sources aren’t yet producing enough energy consistently, we cannot simply switch off the old hydro-carbon technology. The desire ...

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