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British Safety Council calls on government and HSE to strengthen and enforce Covid-secure workplace rules

The British Safety Council is calling on both Government and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to strengthen and enforce Covid-secure workplace rules to protect workers. Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that Covid deaths are ...

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Government widens criteria for workplace rapid testing programme

The government has widened the criteria to increase workplace testing in sectors open during lockdown, to detect Covid-19 in people who are not showing symptoms. Cabinet ministers have been tasked to encourage their sectors to take up the offer of ...

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Taming office noise with sound masking

With the gain in popularity of open-plan office design, integrating acoustics into your workplace strategy is an important part of creating a productive environment. With companies overestimating the ability of their employees to drown out noise with headphones, acoustics are ...

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Working Nine to Thrive

More than three quarters of nation looking forward to being back in the office Research* conducted by global leading water filtration brand BRITA VIVREAU, has uncovered how our attitudes to office life have changed since the start of lockdown and more ...

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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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Workplace Futures returns in February

The FM industry’s first big conference each year for the past 15 years takes place on the 23rd of February, this year online for the first time. As difficult and tragic as the Covid-19 pandemic has been, it has put ...

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Survey reveals UK workers do not feel completely safe in the workplace

New research released by building technology firm, Honeywell, has revealed 71 per cent of the UK workforce  do not feel completely safe working in their employer’s buildings. This number is even higher for remote workers (78 per cent), who are ...

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Leesman warns businesses of a looming crisis of trust in 2021

Independent assessor of employee workplace experience, Leesman, has issued a stark warning to businesses that they will face a crisis of trust this year if they continue to make workplace decisions in the dark. A major study conducted by Leesman ...

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The contactless workplace: safety and wellbeing for staff, cleaners and contractors

The Concept Evolution range of facilities, workplace and workforce management solutions from FSI employ a ‘contactless first’ approach, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of employees, facilities staff, and contractors. Contractors can use their own devices for checking-in upon arrival at ...

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Workplace live

FMJ reports on Workplace Week International 2020 (9-13 November), a virtual festival that explored how world leading organisations are transforming the way they work In the summer, Peter Cheese, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) ...

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