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Seeing is believing

Interactive 3D visualisation and augmented reality offer the FM a dynamic new toolkit for training staff and managing assets Virtual reality (VR) applications immerse the user in a computer-generated environment to provide a powerfully engaging experience. Augmented reality (AR) adds ...

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Free Movement

Maddie Grounds of the Immigration Advice Service asks how will the Government’s immigration vision impact the UK construction industry? It has been over two and half years since the UK voted to leave the European Union. Yet, the future of ...

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Reduce the risk

With Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks and the discovery of Legionella bacteria in water systems being such a serious issue, Jamie Tranter, Clearwater Technology, shares some useful advice on controlling the risk According to the British Lung Foundation, Legionnaires’ Disease is a ...

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Flexible friends

Sam Rylands of Durable explains how flexible storage solutions are helping employees to adjust to the new era of agile working Out with the old and in with the new – this expression is becoming more and more relevant when ...

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Tick the right boxes

David English of AJ Products explains how smart office storage solutions can improve productivity, plus a look at the rise of the ‘homey’ office Well-planned office storage has an impact on employee wellbeing and productivity at work. Storage solutions that ...

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Restoration plan

Sharmin Akter, Managing Director, Total Solutions Group offers advice on fire and flood damage restoration Fire and water damage can have a very significant effect on your company and your employees, both financially and socially. Regularly assessing risks, and taking ...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Women in Property – Regeneration of the Ascot Estate

In a special piece to mark International Women’s Day (8th March), Jo Sutherland, Associate Director of Magenta Associates reports from a recent Women in Property event. With only a season to go until the return of Royal Ascot 2019, Women ...

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Cutting edge

Just as the UK continues to lag behind in productivity, the FM sector is hardly at the cutting edge when it comes to embracing the latest tech. What can CAFM do to help? A report, ‘Solving the UK’s productivity puzzle in ...

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Procurement passage

Mark Whittaker, Facilities Management Solutions Consultant at Thomson FM Limited and Chair of the IWFM, North Region argues that FMs must ensure to create a clear procurement journey First, a true story. One of my close friends recently arrived at ...

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Protecting the past

The unique challenges of historic buildings make the new generation of building management systems ideally suited for retrofit projects, says Gavin Holvey of Priva UK Building management systems (BMS) are helping to maintain historic buildings with the same control-based technologies ...

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