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Remember Remember… the 12th of December

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities So after a year of political deadlock and more votes in Parliament than anyone of us can comprehend we are finally all set for a general election in December. The ‘Brexmas’ election ...

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Thirsty work

Keeping building occupants hydrated is a balancing act between taste, quality, wellbeing and sustainability, says Sara Bean Nearly two-thirds of the human body is composed of water, and even a reduction of as little as two per cent of body ...

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Fire protection and precautions

The principle legislation regarding fire precautions in England and Wales is The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Similar requirements apply in Scotland under The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and the Fire (Scotland) Regulations 2006. The Order has been in ...

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Our standards. Your guarantee.

CHSA’s Accreditation Schemes guarantee standards in the cleaning and hygiene sector Buyers of cleaning and hygiene products can be certain they get what they pay for thanks to the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) Accreditation Schemes. The Schemes cover ...

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Bad air days

Julie Godefroy, Technical Manager at CIBSE, advises on ways to improve indoor air quality in the absence of a definitive regulatory framework People spend up to 90 per cent of their time indoors. It will come as no surprise, therefore, ...

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Down the drain

Mark Taylor, Advanced Services Operations Manager at Water Plus outlines how FMs can save money and cut their water usage Hidden leaks and burst water pipes can be significantly costly if left unchecked. A leaking pipe alone can cost businesses ...

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The information age

If you want to make the most of your smart building, you need to make the data it provides work for you, says Karl Broom, FSI Territory Sales Manager No longer a futuristic concept, smart buildings are gradually becoming interwoven ...

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Stand and deliver

Are stand-up desks a fad, or a progressive move towards a healthier workplace? We need to take our cue from Scandinavia, says Sarah Booth Design Manager at Kinnarps You can be pretty sure there’s something to be said for a ...

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Flexible approach

Agile workplaces promote movement and variety – but to be effective, office furnishings need to be truly flexible, says Sukhneet Assee, Associate Ergonomist UK & Ireland at Humanscale The dominance of technology in our daily lives requires office employees to ...

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Where Disney meets CRE

The CoreNet Global Summit in Orange County, California, USA, questioned the role of corporate real estate in leading, creating and fostering experiences that enable business success. Jo Sutherland Magenta Associates MD and IFMA UK chapter Board Director reports “We’ll keep ...

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