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Mobile/travelling employee safety and COVID-19

As the UK begins to ease its way out of the current COVID-19 lockdown measures (albeit at different speeds across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland); employers may be thinking about asking their employees to begin travelling for work again ...

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Covid-secure workplaces

On 11 May 2020 the UK Government published ‘Our Plan to Rebuild: The UK Government’s COVID-19 Recovery Strategy’ together with eight workplace-specific guides. These documents provide an overview for employers as to how they can safely get their employees back ...

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Building managers urged to pay close attention to ventilation hygiene after lockdown

As buildings start to re-open, the importance of complying with industry standards, keeping comprehensive records and using competent companies to carry out ventilation hygiene work will take on even greater significance due to the problems created by the coronavirus, a ...

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Returning to work safely with SWG

Emerging from the COVID-19 lockdown, businesses across the UK welcome the government’s phased return to normality, starting with those who cannot work remotely. Employers now need to think carefully about their workplace strategy. Facilities & HR managers face a particular ...

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Statutory inspections during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a range of challenges for businesses with many restrictions on normal operations. This includes difficulty of getting support from contractors in carrying out statutory inspections, examinations and tests of plant and equipment or the need ...

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Means of supply

FMs will be faced with a range of procurement issues during the lockdown. David Richards, Chief Customer Officer, Bellrock, offers some advice on reviewing your supply chain, whether you need to identify a secondary supplier and how to source continuity ...

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Contractor from FSI: keeping your customers, employees and supply chain safe and compliant through Covid-19

Contractor from FSI extends the enterprise capabilities of the Concept Evolution CAFM/IWMS solution to enforce the safe management of contractor resources into your premises. The pre-qualification compliance mechanism ensures that you capture the relevant information at each stage of the ...

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Home working essentials for managers

Under strict new measures to try to slow the spread of coronavirus all non-key workers in the UK have been told to work from home. Here, we look at the responsibilities of FMs in ensuring compliance is maintained for remote ...

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Towards a zero waste future

Many facilities managers are struggling to meet increasingly stringent commercial and industrial recycling rates. We asked a panel of waste management specialists how FMs can achieve compliance and improve efficiencies There has been a growing drive in recent years for ...

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Responding to the diversity and different models within the FM Sector

Since its inception, Ostara Systems has pursued the ideology of creating an FM system who’s underlying strength is its flexibility. Ostara now boasts a wide-ranging portfolio of clients, from Hawthorn Leisure Ltd and Whitbread in the hospitality sector, to Santander ...

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