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Grundon launches new cleaning service

As the return to work gathers pace, Grundon Waste Management has launched a new cleaning service aimed at helping businesses ensure their premises are safe from the Covid-19 virus. Targeting everything from reception areas to offices, door handles to lift ...

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Cobotics to drive innovation and performance in the wake of Covid-19

FM leaders are turning to cobotics to drive innovation and performance in the wake of Covid-19 according to new research by SoftBank Robotics EMEA. The research, which highlights the urgent need for new approaches within FM and commercial cleaning, revealed ...

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Government joins WHO and CDC in confirming safe use of hand dryers during pandemic

The UK government has joined global health experts, including the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in approving the use of hand dryers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. This follows a campaign from the ...

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CDG publishes insight document in response to the challenges facing the foodservice sector

Catering Design Group (CDG), has created ‘Designing Safe Spaces for Catering Environments’, an insight document highlighting the steps operators can take to help reopen their catering facilities or to get them fully operational again with minimum risk to staff and ...

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New Covid-19 secure housekeeping standard launched

The UK Housekeepers’ Association (UKHA) has launched a new ‘Housekeeping Covid-19 Secure Standard’, developed through a strategic partnership with Umbrella Training. The standard has been designed to provide an industry-wide approach to cleaning, offering a clear process for housekeepers and ...

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Businesses favour a phased return to the workplace

Most companies plan to take a gradual, cautious approach to bringing employees back to their workplaces according to a new survey conducted by global real estate advisor, CBRE. As governments begin to lift restrictions tied to Covid-19, roughly half of ...

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8 global mental health tips from the professionals

While it is important during this global health crisis that we isolate to reduce the spread of disease, distancing to keep everyone safe does have a downside. Many people will be suffering from higher levels of stress, anxiety and even ...

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RICS launches new Facilities Management Survey

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is looking to gather insights into how the Facilities Management sector is reacting during this challenging situation and would be very grateful to receive your input if you could find the time. Given ...

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Cash flow caveats during the COVID19 crisis from simPRO

Monitoring cash flow, particularly during the next three to four months, is critical for navigating your way through the COVID-19 pandemic. Cash is king, especially now that the coronavirus has created widespread uncertainty about supply chains, buyer confidence, and when ...

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myfm releases return to work guide for property and facility managers

UK specialist FM consultancy and interim management organisation, myfm, has produced a new guide on preparing buildings for safe occupancy following the Covid-19 lockdown. The guide is being shared with myfm clients and others across the industry, as part of ...

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