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Safe hydration in 2021

The benefits of good hydration and its physical and mental health benefits has become one of the key drivers for employers. Coming out of the pandemic, the way we conduct ourselves in our everyday lives will undoubtedly have changed. Understandably ...

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Building owners and developers who capitalise on health & wellbeing will benefit in post-pandemic world

A new report from JLL highlights the key trends over the next five years that developers and building owners will need to address to meet the radically altered needs of occupiers, who have been forced to re-think their relationship to ...

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Webinar: Understanding Humidity’s Impact on Health

Condair is hosting a webinar by Dr Stephanie Taylor entitled “Understanding Humidity’s Impact on Health”. The online presentation will take place at 2pm on 29th April. Dr Taylor is an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer and qualified as both a medical doctor ...

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Multisensory design is the key to improving employee health and wellbeing

New research from the British Council for Offices (BCO) argues that a multisensory approach to workplace design can help improve workers’ wellbeing. The paper, Designing and Managing Buildings for Health and Wellbeing, outlines how the five senses will play a vital role ...

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FM Clinic: Employer responsibilities for homeworkers’ health and ergonomic wellbeing

News reports suggest that Working from bed (WFB) has grown in popularity since the start of the pandemic. What are employers’ responsibilities to ensure home based staff observe safe, ergonomic working habits to protect their health and reduce the chances ...

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Business case for cleaning up our air

Improving air quality is not just the right thing to do in terms of public health but will also have a significant impact on business profitability and productivity, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Research carried out by ...

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BCO calls for UK offices to ‘urgently’ address poor ventilation

A new research paper by the British Council for Offices (BCO) titled Thoughts on ventilation design and operation post COVID-19, has called for UK offices to ensure they have adequate ventilation ahead of the return to work. The paper highlights ...

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BESA says opening windows will not protect schools

As thousands of children return to the classroom in England next week, the debate about how best to minimise the risk of virus transmission including the need for better ventilation has been reignited. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), believes ...

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Mitie awarded Top UK Employer accreditation

Mitie has been named a Top UK Employer by the Top Employer Institute, for the third year in a row. Top Employer accreditation is awarded to businesses that have taken steps to promote a positive working environment and to support ...

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CleanAir Spaces and BioTech launch ductFIT technology in the UK to transform indoor air quality and battle COVID-19

CleanAir Spaces, in collaboration with BioTech, will launch its new air treatment and surface disinfection technology, ductFIT™, in the UK, with the aim to help make indoor air spaces safer as part of the response to COVID-19. The ductFIT™ technology ...

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