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5 tips for communicating with field service staff during crisis

One of the most difficult aspects in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis is communicating with those affected. At this time, field service businesses are engaging in difficult conversations with office staff and field staff. Whether your business is deemed an ...

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COVID-19 Clinic

With the current crisis over Covid-19 how can FMs ensure that buildings are kept operational – particularly vital ones such as hospitals? And how can they ensure that remote based staff who were previously office based are managed efficiently and ...

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Infection prevention

Employees working in essential services, from healthcare to retail still need to turn up for work. So how can you protect them? Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovations Manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene offers some essential advice on keeping the spread ...

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Why now is the time to focus on upskilling your staff

Upskilling may be the last thing on your mind in the COVID-19 climate, however, software company simPRO provides three reasons why it should be at the top of your to-do list. 1. Prioritising upskilling now can prepare your business to ...

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How to attract and retain future leaders in the FM sector

According to a recent report by The Institute of Leadership & Management 47 per cent of recipients who said they are dissatisfied in their current role feel undervalued by their managers. Other factors linked to dissatisfaction include a lack of ...

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Low skills point

Employers will need to adjust said the government when it announced the introduction to a UK’s Points-Based Immigration System, which could restrict the supply of low skilled labour, many of which work in the FM sector . Pam Loch, Solicitor ...

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Path to success

A new upskilling support programme is being offered to front line FM employees to help enhance their learning pathways and broaden their career options FutureFit is an initiative delivered by charity, East London Business Alliance (ELBA) which aims to help ...

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The ONE project intends to encourage entrepreneurial spirit

Blog from Kelly Howell, HR Director at Atalian Servest In February 2020, during National Apprenticeship Week , Atalian Servest launched the ONE project to discover hidden talent, encourage entrepreneurial spirit within the business and inspire people to put forward innovative ...

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Ergonomic insights

FMJ recently carried out a survey with ergonomics specialists DURABLE to gain insights into how FMs approach ergonomics in their organisation. Sam Rylands, DURABLE’s Marketing Manager offers a preview of some of the key results ‘Ergonomics’ has been a concept ...

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Show us the way

Amtico Commercial Marketing Manager Louisa Eyles explains how the latest flooring products can be used to aid zoning and wayfinding in open-plan commercial spaces Flooring is one of many products that can bring a touch of style and quality to ...

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