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Changing landscape

Research by Idox, a leading provider of CAFM software, into how COVID-19 has impacted FMs working in the UK and across the world illustrates a shift in priorities for the profession Idox questioned FM professionals across a diverse range of ...

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RCP’s ‘Changing Workplaces’ report reveals Covid’s impact on businesses across Europe

International manufacturer of hand hygiene, cleaning, waste and recycling solutions, Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has published its ‘Changing Workplaces’ report into the complex changes the Covid-19 pandemic has spurred in workplaces and facilities across Europe. RCP developed the research program ...

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Covid safety remains a concern for shoppers returning to the high street

New research from Mitie has revealed that while restrictions have now lifted, almost three quarters (73 per cent) of Brits are still worried about visiting shops and cafés where there are no Covid-19 measures in place. In addition, more than ...

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Nearly two thirds of FM still use spreadsheets to manage estates finds Idox survey

Facilities managers understand the value of innovative tech but 62 per cent remain tied to spreadsheets, according to a new survey from Idox, a leading developer of specialist Computer-aided Facility Management (CAFM) software. The new research identifies how Facilities Management ...

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CIBSE issues new air cleaning guidance

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has released two new pieces of guidance on reducing Covid-19 transmission through ventilation and air cleaning technologies.  The new guidance reinforces CIBSE’s message that good ventilation is essential to reduce occupants’ exposure ...

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BESA backs union’s calls for urgent action over ventilation in schools

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has put its weight behind a call from six trade unions to take urgent action over ventilation in schools. In a letter to the Education Secretary, the unions have warned that there will be ...

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Hybrid set to be future working model, while employers reluctant to mandate vaccination

Just three-in-ten employers expect to have their workforce fully back onsite in two years’ time, according to a study by Willis Towers Watson. While the vast majority (85 per cent) of businesses anticipate a return to the workplace for most ...

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Third of the people in survey concerned about the indoor air quality in their place of work

A survey commissioned by measurement technology company Vaisala shows that people would feel safer with more data on indoor air quality. More than one third of the respondents are concerned about the indoor air quality in their place of work, ...

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Shift to hybrid working fuelling surge in IWG franchise partnerships

A shift to hybrid working due to the impact of Covid-19 has seen franchise partnerships rise by 350 per cent in the first half of this year, according to flexible offices business IWG. It’s recorded a 350 per cent rise ...

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Employment confidence reaches record level as COVID-hit sectors struggle to recruit

Employment intentions are now at their highest since 2013 according to the CIPD’s latest Labour Market Outlook. This gain has been driven by a continued surge in recruitment intentions, with 69 per cent of employers planning to recruit in the ...

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