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Winning ways

The key to attracting and retaining talent? Being a ‘Great Place to Work’ says Jess Pritchard, Head of the Corporate Sector at Moneypenny on winning GPTW certification A positive workplace culture can be a major differentiator when it comes to ...

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Supporting your workers through a challenging winter

According to the ONS around three in four adults (77 per cent) feel very or somewhat worried about the rising costs of living. Although hybrid working remains a popular option, as energy and food bills continue to soar there’s growing ...

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Balancing people, planet and profits

By Chintan Soni, CEO and Co-Founder of Ecolibrium Research from the World Economic Forum has found that the built environment is responsible for 40 per cent of global energy consumption and 33 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, with one-fifth ...

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The importance of gaining accreditation to ISO/IEC 17020

Gemma Archibald, Alcumus Chief Operating Officer – Membership, outlines the benefits of partnering with inspection bodies who have been certified as meeting ISO/IEC 17020 FMs and their providers share one trait: upholding high standards at all times throughout their operations. ...

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Enlightened environment

Nigel Harvey, CEO of Recolight, the WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, outlines how FMs can incorporate environmental considerations into lighting FMs can have a significant impact on the whole life carbon footprint of the lighting they manage. Some ...

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Held to ransom

To take action against ransomware attacks, organisations must embrace a layered cybersecurity approach – which includes a combination of IT and business processes, employee awareness and software, explains Usman Choudhary, Chief Product Officer of VIPRE Earlier this year, VIPRE released ...

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Light solutions

Helen Parton of Informare explores post-pandemic lighting solutions, from addressing unoccupied areas in buildings to ways of saving energy and increasing efficiencies for hybrid working So much has happened in the last two and a half years that the role ...

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Water Safety Forum

Anil Madan, Non-Residential Marketing Manager at Ideal Standard reports on an event to discuss waterborne pathogens and the role of facilities managers and multi-disciplinary teams in healthcare Following the recent update to British Standard 8580-2: Risk assessments for Pseudomonas aeruginosa ...

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Check your weak spots

IoT expert Pippa Boothman VP Marketing & Communications at Norwegian tech company Disruptive Technologies, the developer of the world’s smallest wireless sensors and IoT infrastructure, explains how to address IoT security weak points The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly ...

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Checklist for drainage risks

Climate change means it has never been more important to assess site drainage risks and take steps to control them, says Kevin Moon, Managing Director of drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc Here in the UK we’re used to ...

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