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Going for Gold

The biennial Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards provides an opportunity for FM and contract cleaning companies and in-house cleaning teams to showcase their exceptional cleaning standards Kimberly-Clark Professional is committed to driving high standards in the washroom and believe that ...

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Power trip

Alex Georgiev of building services company Polyteck argues that more action is needed to increase the uptake of electric vehicles among businesses and consumers Electric vehicles offer an exciting future. More efficient, quieter, and a major part of the solution ...

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The future of waste

  Harvey Laud, Divisional Director at Reconomy, considers the likely impact of Defra’s resources and waste strategy on the FM sector Last December, Defra published its long-awaited and highly anticipated ‘Resources and waste strategy for England.’ The document set out ...

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Lasting value

A recent survey by FMJ and Grundon Waste Management revealed that many organisations struggle to convince staff of the need to recycle. How can employees be encouraged to think and act more sustainably? For many of us, a typical day ...

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Water matters

Zip Water UK looks at how the wellbeing concept has well and truly infiltrated workplaces and what employers can do to ensure their drinking water supply is part of this Living healthily has transformed over recent years, and the wider ...

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We must learn lessons from Grenfell

The golden thread of information must improve transparency and drive collaboration between project partners to make our buildings safer says James Connolly, Head of Partnerships at eviFile Today (14 June) marks the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire – ...

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Grounds for improvement

GRITIT, a specialist in grounds maintenance, argues that taking a strategic, year-round approach to planning can help you stay in control – even in a changing climate For busy facilities managers, grounds maintenance is just one of many competing priorities, ...

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Hours to suit

The FM sector is notorious for its long hours. Here, Tina Chander, Partner and Head of the Employment team at Wright Hassall offers advice on finding the perfect overtime balance for your staff The issue of working late can be ...

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Wash and go

No one wants to spend more time in the washroom than they need to. Stuart Hands from Tork manufacturer Essity looks at ways of speeding up the washroom experience for users and cleaners alike The average person spends around 92 ...

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Doing the right thing

Tim Deeker-Harris of Prime Clean Limited outlines the aims and benefits of the Living Wage The Living Wage was founded by Citizens UK as far back as 2001 when the grassroots organisation, Citizens UK, brought together local institutions to talk ...

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