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3.6 million workers feel they are being rushed back to the office

With more than 13.5 million workers having returned to their place of work for at least one day a week, more than four million say that they do not feel entirely safe doing so, according to new research by Direct ...

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Demand for dogs in the workplace increases post-lockdown

In recent weeks, many workers have faced the inevitable post-pandemic return to their workplace. But what happens to the 12 million dogs in the UK who now face being left home alone? A recent study found that 54 per cent ...

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SHP Awards 2021 – deadline extended to Friday 5 November

The last two years has seen the role of health and safety at work move into new heights of importance, with many in FM at the forefront of stepping up to the challenge. Whether by instigating more rigorous cleaning regimes, ...

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The future of work is hybrid but the majority of organisations are still unprepared

A new report commissioned by Siemens from analyst firm Verdantix, has found that while the move to flexible working is widely accepted, preparedness to implement such a strategy is not yet fully realised. Comfy and Enlighted, subsidiary companies of Siemens ...

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Workplace sensors reveal geographical trends for office visits

The latest office occupancy data from workplace technology company Freespace has revealed obvious geographical differences for preferred days of the week to visit the office. Freespace believes these predictable occupancy patterns presents an opportunity to make buildings more responsive which will help ...

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Autodesk invests in iOFFICE + SpaceIQ

iOFFICE + SpaceIQ, a leader in the digital transformation of workplace and asset management, has announced a strategic investment by Autodesk, a global technology leader spanning architecture, engineering, construction, product design, manufacturing, and media and entertainment. The investment, which follows ...

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Demand for destination EV charging predicted to rise as people return to the workplace

Vehicle charging solutions business, CTEK, is predicting a significant growth in electric vehicle (EV) charging at destinations like offices and other workplaces, as sustainable transport goes full circle. With more and more motorists relying on EVs for their journeys, the ...

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Every Second Counts… How quickly can you access a defibrillator to save a life?

In front of millions, the importance of having quick access to a defibrillator was clearly demonstrated in the Euro’s Denmark vs Finland match. Never before has the world been made so aware that anyone can suffer a sudden cardiac arrest; ...

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Workplace Futures return to the workplace

This free to attend online event from the Workplace Futures conference team deftly pinpointed some key challenges for FMs in managing the widescale return to the workplace As Chair of the conference Martin Pickard noted in his introduction to inaugural ...

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Gas explosions in the workplace have doubled in the last five years

Health and safety experts, CE Safety, has analysed data to reveal the injuries and fatalities caused by gas safety failings in the workplace. The analysts broke down the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) data, looking into how carbon monoxide leaks, ...

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