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Smart investment

Mark McLoughlin, Key Account Manager for Siemens Industries and Markets and Siemens Financial Services explains why it pays to invest in the latest smart building technology There are a number of external factors that can impact the success and productivity ...

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Clean and clear

As more of us prepare to return to the workplace, cleaning specialists offer advice on the steps FMs should take to help ensure their premises remain clean and infection free The Government has now confirmed that many businesses – such ...

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Office blueprint

Neil McLocklin, Head of Strategic Consultancy, Knight Frank on the development of a roadmap to how businesses can prepare to go back to the office Pro-longed working from home has been a challenge for many. There is an enormous desire ...

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Fit for the future

Designing and managing a building with collaboration at its heart has been key to the success of a landmark healthcare research facility. Richard Walder, Sector Director of Science and Technology (UK) at Buro Happold(i) and Nora Claudio Familiar, Project Architect ...

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Up and running

We talked to industry experts about what FMs need to do to get buildings ready for the post COVID-19 world Never before in the FM sector have priorities changed so quickly. In February and March it was all about exiting ...

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Making users feel safe in public buildings

As offices, specialist healthcare and schools slowly start to reopen how can building owners reassure visitors that they have taken every precaution to effectively maintain the hygiene of their buildings for all visitors. Whilst there is no questioning the severity ...

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FM Clinic: Maintaining operational staffing levels in the long term

The Government and other party leaders have praised the contribution that cleaners and other low paid workers such as security guards are playing in helping to tackle the Coronavirus. But there is yet no indication how FM suppliers will maintain ...

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Staying on-board

Coleen Cloherty, MD at Build Recruitment looks at remote on-boarding and why the Property, Construction and Facilities recruitment sector can help improve people’s job prospects post-lockdown The past few weeks have been unprecedented in terms of upheaval and change to ...

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FM and business resilience

Blog from Rachel Houghton, MD, Business Moves Group We are living in a crisis like no other. Although it will eventually come to an end, none of us know when, and nobody can predict what the new ‘normal’ will look ...

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NHS Nightingale

When skilled operatives from ISS’s hotel and transport sectors were rapidly redeployed to work at the Nightingale Hospital London a comprehensive training programme was in place to ensure they were all ready for their new front-line roles The UK Government ...

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