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Rule of six

James McGill, Vice President, Customer Success at HireVue describes the six competencies to look for when hiring ‘work from home’ (WFH) team members Working from home isn’t a new concept, in fact before the pandemic changed how we view the ...

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High praise

Conor Logan, Technical Director at Colt International explains why he welcomes the Draft Building Safety Bill and what it will mean for the service and maintenance of high-risk buildings There has been an intense focus on building and fire safety ...

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Long-term thinking

Blog from Raj Krishnamurthy, CEO, Freespace It’s time to think about the long-term. And, amidst the madness and uncertainty, take a positive stance. COVID-19 will be here for some time. More flexibility, pivoting and adaptation will be required. Yet, despite ...

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Should corporate real estate be worried about remote working?

By Ade Labinjo, Co-founder of Breezeful Even before the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible for so many businesses to continue operating from their offices, forcing them to move to remote working or stop operating entirely, there was a clear trend ...

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Contact tracing and COVID-19

There are regulations in place for certain industry sectors to ensure that they have track and trace controls in place. This specifically relates to venues in hospitality, the tourism and leisure industry, close contact services and local authority facilities. THESE ...

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Mobile minded

Jim Darragh, Chief Executive Officer at Totalmobile explains to Sara Bean why the technology needs to better reflect the needs of field operatives Over the last six months the need to equip FM field operatives with the most efficient digital ...

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Home electrics

Darren Tonge, Sales Director at Hawkesworth on the importance of ensuring that you don’t overlook electrical equipment testing for those working at home As you will be more than aware, Coronavirus has had a massive impact on the facilities management ...

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Continuous service

Throughout the current crisis the maintenance of hard FM services has remained crucial. Tom Absalom, Managing Director at JCA describes how maintenance and engineering services have continued in times of COVID-19 The pandemic caused by the global spread of the ...

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Residential care

Jill Wood, Managing Director of Signum Facilities Management, looks at the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on gaining access to residential properties to complete statutory testing and maintenance When the world as we know it came to a grinding ...

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On your guard

Security teams are employed to protect people and property. With the COVID-19 pandemic, they are stepping up to help enforce social distancing and mask wearing. We’ve gathered a range of views from security specialists on what this means for security ...

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