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IWFM publishes coronavirus guidance resource

The IWFM has been working together with its Risk and Business Continuity Management SIG to provide a coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance resource for workplace and facilities managers. In a recent announcement IWFM said: “We live in challenging times. In the space ...

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Coronavirus: The UK is not prepared for home-working according to research

Figures released today by Leesman suggest that the UK is one of the least prepared countries to weather a mass home-working strategy. The workplace experience expert has surveyed more than 700,000 employees worldwide. Of the 139,778 UK workers in its ...

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100 years of DURABLE: Keeping a close eye on the ever changing workplace environment

From the first clip folder to innovative modern work concepts: German brand manufacturer DURABLE has been impressing customers with pioneering workplace solutions for 100 years – both nationally and globally. DURABLE – the name says it all. Though the brand ...

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Our duty of care

The 2020 Workplace Futures Conference focused on wellness and our industry’s responsibilities towards the wellbeing of our people and planet  “FM is all about people,” said i-FM’s MD David Emmanuel in his introduction to the Workplace Futures conference, which took ...

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Ill prepared

Julie Provino, international HR expert and CEO and founder of HR consultancy VeryHR[i] offers some essential advice on how your business should prepare for the Coronavirus. The Coronavirus outbreak has already caused significant disruption and is spreading rapidly across China ...

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Measuring success

Leesman’s CEO, Tim Oldman, explains what the best workplaces in the world are doing differently to everyone else and how others can adopt the same approach At Leesman, we canvass the views of employees in order to arm businesses and ...

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Crown Workspace appoints workplace sustainability expert

The appointment of  Ashley Lawrence as Crown Workspace’s new Head of Interiors, will see him focus on growth and sustainability. With 10 years of experience in the construction sector, starting as a carpenter and building his way up to board ...

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Personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace

In the hierarchy of risk control, PPE is considered to rank lowest and represents the option of last resort. PPE is only appropriate where the hazard in question cannot be totally removed or adequately controlled by other means (for example ...

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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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Blue Monday: How your workplace affects wellbeing

With over half of employees saying that their working environment has a negative effect on their mental health[1], Linda Hausmanis, CEO of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) urges organisations to utilise their workplace and facilities practitioners and ...

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