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Predictive reasoning

Key themes at World Workplace Europe 2021 were lessons learned from the past year, how data can help FMs make informed decisions and the folly of making any firm predictions for the future. Greg Bortkiewicz, Consultant at Magenta reports World ...

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Workers refuse to go back to work unless there are air quality assurances

Concerns about catching Coronavirus in the air have risen since the end of 2020 according to new research by business services firm, Rentokil Initial. More than one in four (26 per cent) Brits are worried about airborne transmission, a 19 ...

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KPMG study finds almost half of global CEOs don’t expect to see a return to ‘normal’ until 2022

The 2021 KPMG CEO Outlook Pulse Survey found that almost half (45 per cent) of global executives do not expect to see a return to a ‘normal’ course of business until sometime in 2022, as opposed to nearly one-third (31 ...

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Enhance the perception of clean with premises that smell great

Act now: Ensure your investment in reopening creates a positive experience for your staff and visitors Now that there is a roadmap for coming out of lockdown, Facilities Managers need to ensure that premises are not only clean and safe, ...

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7 in 10 workplaces will struggle to entice employees back from home

A new research report from independent assessor of employee workplace experience, Leesman, shows that workspaces currently on offer are largely not up to scratch for the post-pandemic workforce. Published today, the ‘Workplace 2021: Appraising Future Readiness’ report poses a challenge ...

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Brave new world

The 2021 Workplace Future Conference delivered a positive message that FM is in an exceptional position to help shape the post pandemic working world The first big FM conference of the season marks a year since Workplace Futures 2020, the ...

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Cushman & Wakefield to review real estate strategy for international law firm

Cushman & Wakefield has been appointed by international law company, Clifford Chance, to conduct a strategic review of its London occupational requirements and to advise on its long-term property strategy. Michael Bates, UK Managing Partner at Clifford Chance, said: “We ...

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MRI Software acquires WhosOnLocation

MRI Software, a global leader in real estate software solutions, has acquired New Zealand-based WhosOnLocation, which provides an integrated solution that empowers organisations to address workplace safety and security needs. An enterprise-class, cloud-based platform with employee, visitor, contractor and emergency ...

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Fusion21 appoints suppliers to its national Workplace & Facilities Framework

Procurement organisation and social enterprise Fusion21 has announced the suppliers appointed to its national Workplace & Facilities Framework, worth up to£1.1 billion over a four-year period. Over 60 prequalified, highly skilled suppliers, comprising of SME’s and multinational organisations, have secured ...

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Emerging Workplace Leaders group appoints new co-chairs

The Emerging Workplace Leaders (EWL) volunteer group has announced a change in leadership. Bianca Angelico, Director of Guest Services at Amulet, and Phil Matis, Operations Director at Churchill, will assume the position of Co-Chairs in March 2021, taking over from ...

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