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PURELL: Proven efficacy against coronavirus

Testing provides additional reassurance that PURELL products are safe, effective, and pleasant to use Skin health and surface hygiene expert, GOJO Industries-Europe, is proud that the PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitising Gel and PURELL Surface Sanitising Spray and Wipes have been ...

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Suite of innovative managed tech solutions launched to help businesses ensure Covid-19 related workplace safety

A first-of-its-kind suite of smart tech solutions has been launched by Contrac IT to help businesses protect their workforce and customers in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. Building on technology most often seen in acute healthcare settings, Contrac IT ...

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Help prevent a second wave: BSI updates Covid-19 guidelines

The BSI has published version 2 of its Safe Working Guidelines to help organisations protect people at work from the ongoing coronavirus risks, mitigate outbreaks and build long-term resilience. The newly updated Guidelines include hundreds of contributions from experts across ...

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RICS UK FM market survey: Cleaning and workplace and management move up the rankings

According to the second quarterly RICS UK Facilities Management Survey (May 2020), the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has had a mixed impact on demand for FM services with cleaning and workplace and relocation management expected to be fastest growing areas in ...

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Property and construction industry leads call for a green recovery plan

More than 200 prominent business leaders have written to the Prime Minister calling for a clean, inclusive and resilient recovery from coronavirus. The property and construction industry is heavily represented in the letter, with members of the UK Green Building ...

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Engineering services sector looks to ‘hold on’ through coronavirus storm

A new engineering services sector survey shows that three-quarters of businesses (73 per cent) expect their turnover to fall in the second quarter of 2020, compared to the first quarter. Looking further ahead to the third quarter of 2020, a ...

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FM Clinic: Maintaining operational staffing levels in the long term

The Government and other party leaders have praised the contribution that cleaners and other low paid workers such as security guards are playing in helping to tackle the Coronavirus. But there is yet no indication how FM suppliers will maintain ...

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SOCOTEC introduces new environmental swabbing method for COVID-19 detection

SOCOTEC, the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, has introduced a new environmental swabbing procedure to determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus) on surfaces across a range of workplace environments. The new method has been adopted in ...

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FM and business resilience

Blog from Rachel Houghton, MD, Business Moves Group We are living in a crisis like no other. Although it will eventually come to an end, none of us know when, and nobody can predict what the new ‘normal’ will look ...

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Compass Group closes 55% of its businesses as a result of country lockdowns

In the latest trading update from Compass Group, the multinational food and support services company has seen 55% of its businesses closed due to country lock downs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Group’s Sports & Leisure division ...

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