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Employees concerned over cleanliness of offices

More than half of British workers would be happy to never return to the office due to fears of germs, a lack of social distancing and being in a room with lots of other people, according to new research. A ...

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Workplace policies on PPE top of the agenda following landmark ruling

A Tribunal hearing that ruled an employee was fairly dismissed for refusing to wear a face mask at work, highlights the importance of employers carefully considering and clearly communicating the rules on wearing PPE in the workplace, an employment lawyer ...

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As businesses reopen the TUC issues warning on workplace safety

Whilst yesterday saw the easing of lockdown restrictions across the country, Frances O’ Grady, General Secretary of the Trades Congress Union (TUC) warned businesses not to drop their guard on workplace safety. In a statement issued by the TUC, O’Grady ...

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The role of digital solutions in driving safe water system management

By Katy Rogers, Commercial Business Director at Rada COVID-19 has led to our leisure centres, hotels, offices, venues and public buildings being non-operational for many months. Previously used to daily footfall, the subsequent decline in water usage in these buildings ...

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RICS survey suggests majority of workers will return to the office after COVID-19

Up to 80 per cent of workers could return to the office after lockdown, according to FMs questioned for the latest RICS UK Facilities Management Survey. With the UK vaccination programme taking hold across the country, respondents believe employees could ...

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Regular testing is available to make your business a safer workplace

Take advantage of free regular rapid workplace testing until June by registering your business by 12th April. As we approach the 12th of April and the next step on the roadmap, we look forward to taking these next steps safely. However, ...

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Rubbermaid Commercial Products ‘Changing Workplaces’ programme investigates Covid’s impact across Europe

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has launched Changing Workplaces: an in-depth research programme to investigate the complex changes the coronavirus pandemic has spurred in workplaces and facilities across Europe. Hand hygiene, cleaning and waste management now hold a permanent place in ...

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Kitted out for COVID

Marta Kalas of Thomson Screening offers useful advice on how to create a COVID Safety Toolkit for your premises Unfortunately, COVID-19 is still with us, and will remain with us for the medium term at least. This means facilities managers ...

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National NHS cleaning protocol is launched

A new service the NHS Deep Cleaning and Advisory Service, developed by the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is now being rolled out nationwide. For the first time in England, domestic cleaning in public spaces has been standardised ...

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BCO calls for UK offices to ‘urgently’ address poor ventilation

A new research paper by the British Council for Offices (BCO) titled Thoughts on ventilation design and operation post COVID-19, has called for UK offices to ensure they have adequate ventilation ahead of the return to work. The paper highlights ...

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