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CHAS announces single compliance solution to manage multiple supply-chain risks

CHAS, the trusted name in supply chain risk management, has introduced CHAS Elite. This comprehensive compliance solution enables buyers and suppliers to demonstrate their regulatory compliance around health and safety, environmental issues, modern slavery, diversity, equality and inclusion, in a ...

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Fire safety amendments

What the latest amendments to The Building Safety Bill mean for the installation and commissioning of fire safety systems. By Conor Logan Technical Director, Colt  Act responsibly or face hefty financial and legal consequences. This is the message the government ...

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Emergency light testing

Regular testing of emergency lighting is a safety-critical process that is central to a building’s fire safety compliance. René Joppi, Managing Director at Mackwell, says the design and installation of emergency lighting should be in line with the building’s risk ...

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1 month to go until the changes to red diesel legislation – driving a sustainable future

With less than 1 month until the change in red diesel legislation facilities managers face several challenges. The economical replacement of existing reserves with alternative fuel options is coupled with the pressure to perform the switch while maintaining 24/7 customer ...

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‘Compliance’ – conforming to a rule, such as a regulation, policy, standard or law…

By law employers must provide access to water in the workplace. At a time when there are lots of viruses circulating, in addition to Covid-19, dehydration can weaken the immune system and reduce resistance to infections. Provision of water dispensers, ...

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Take action to secure smart buildings

Smart devices are often connected using unsecured internet such as guest Wi-Fi in buildings, which makes them vulnerable to hackers. John Archer, Solutions Director at Backbone Connect explains how to navigate the cybersecurity risks of smart building technology There is ...

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9 out of 10 companies now adopt ESG into corporate strategy

The majority (9 in 10) of companies across the UK, US and Canada now adopt ESG (environmental, social and governance) considerations into their corporate strategy. Two thirds (67 per cent) invest in systems and technology to obtain data and make ...

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Launch of the 2022 FMJ and Grundon recycling and waste management survey

Waste management plays an integral role in any facilities management sustainability strategy, which is why FMJ, in conjunction with Grundon Waste Management is pleased to launch the 2022 survey into how FMs approach their waste management and recycling responsibilities. It’s ...

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Fire Safety commitments to be more rigorously enforced

Andrew Shankland, Managing Director, Linear Building Compliance In recent years, fire safety has taken centre stage in the construction industry for all the wrong reasons. Following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, and the subsequent Hackett Review, the focus ...

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Methane reduction: How FMs can get ahead

COP26 saw more than 100 countries pledge to significantly cut emissions of methane – a powerful greenhouse gas responsible for around 30 per cent of global warming to date. Dr Stephen Wise, Chief Strategic Development Officer for environmental biotechnology company, ...

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