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Securing the future

Richard Jenkins, Chief Executive at security certification body NSI explains why competence and good practice standards will help safeguard the future of the security industry For over 40 years, the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has helped protect organisations by providing ...

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Connecting spaces

Janet Lowe of Forbo Flooring Systems discusses the role of flooring in creating office environments conducive to communication and collaboration In 2017, workplace absence cost the UK economy £18 billion in lost productivity, according to the Centre of Economic and ...

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Floor show

Cyril Parsons of Office Principles argues that flooring is a crucial factor in the design of open-plan and agile working environments The trend for agile office design comes from a desire to introduce activity-based working spaces that allow us to ...

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Water on tap

Single-use plastic water bottles have become a scourge of modern living, but water refill stations offer a practical alternative. Mike Winter, MD of MIW Water Cooler Experts, explains In our fast-paced and consumer-led modern society, where people are constantly on ...

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Eating WELL

The Crown Estate, with the help of its catering provider, Vacherin, has developed a world-class wellbeing offering. FMJ looks at how food can make all the difference The Crown Estate’s new headquarters, located at 1 St James’s Market, London, has ...

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FM in 2019

It’s been an eventful year for the FM sector which began with the high – profile collapse of Carillion and ensuring debates over the viability of FM contracts and ended with the adoption of the BIFM’s ‘Manifesto for Change’ proposals ...

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How Sodexo helps students prepare for university

Andrew Wilkinson, Sodexo CEO for Schools and Universities in UK & Ireland, discusses how Sodexo helps to support students before and during their time at university Attending university is, for many, the first time that they will live away from ...

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Compliance – Engineering 

Companies can achieve greater efficiencies and control by planning statutory compliance alongside maintenance visits says Tim Beardsmore from electrical safety testing specialists Calbarrie Compliance Services All electrical systems deteriorate due to factors such as damage, wear, tear, corrosion, excessive electrical ...

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The puzzle of productivity

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities It would be impossible throughout the latter part of 2018 to ignore the endless debate around Workplace. The BIFM has now formally morphed into the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) ...

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Career Ladder talks to Bruntwood’s Commercial Manager

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? As Bruntwood’s investment ambitions for Birmingham have grown, my Director’s role has expanded quite substantially and my role has increased in scope to assist them. My role has ...

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