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Research asseses the key reasons behind security officers’ susceptibility to Covid-19

The Office for National Statistics published data in May which revealed that security officers have one of the highest death rates from Covid-19 – 45.7 deaths per 100,000 people. According to a new report commissioned by Corps Security from Perpetuity ...

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Unused office space in the UK almost 50 times larger than London’s O2 Arena

Demand for office space in the UK could drop by up to 50 per cent as more businesses realise the value of flexibility post-Covid-19 according to a report by commercial property specialists Instant Offices. With 60 per cent of the ...

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BCO poll shows the office still remains popular with British workers

According to new a independent polling commissioned by the British Council for Offices (BCO) just one in five (20 per cent) UK adults plans primarily to work from home in the future, while only 16 per cent hope that working ...

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Microbiologist report confirms hand dryers unlikely to spread Covid-19

Following research into Covid-19 transmission, independent microbiologist, Dr. David L Webber, has confirmed that the use of hand dryers in the washroom does not contribute to the spread of the novel coronavirus. The report, commissioned by Airdri Ltd, seeks to ...

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Customer expectations are playing a key role in corporate FM development

AMA Research’s latest ‘Facilities Management Outsourcing – Corporate Sector Market Report’ has revealed in 2019, the corporate sector accounted for 61 per cent of overall FM market value, having risen from 58 per cent in 2015. According to the report ...

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Research reveals UK cleaning industry makes up 5% of the national workforce

New research by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has revealed that there are approximately 1.63 million workers in the sector, making up around five per cent of the UK workforce. This total, calculated for the first time by including cleaning ...

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Research reveals sustainable buildings deliver better returns for investors

New research by global property firm JLL has revealed the tangible financial benefits that sustainable office buildings can deliver to investors through a combination of higher rents and stronger leasing velocity. The impact of sustainability on value also demonstrated the ...

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Research reveals clearer signage is required to get more people recycling

New research has revealed that the public are still confused about recycling with one of the biggest challenges as a nation is that of recycling outside of the home. With over a third of consumer’s admitting that recycling confuses them ...

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Research highlights impact of water access on employee wellbeing

A new report on global workplace water consumption has found that workers are happier and feel more productive when employers provide better drinking water facilities. The report, produced by Waterlogic from a survey of more than 6,300 respondents, also estimates that the USA ...

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ECA survey finds half of councils are unsure of their carbon footprint

According to a freedom of information request from engineering services trade body ECA, almost half of local authorities in England do not know their own carbon footprint, Overall, 93 out of 214 local authorities (43 per cent) say that they ...

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