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A third of employers plan to scrap self-isolation for workers

New research by HR software provider CIPHR suggests that many British employers won’t require staff who test positive for Covid-19 to self-isolate at home once any remaining legal restrictions are lifted. The poll of 250 business owners, CEOs and senior managers ...

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Flexible tech and wellbeing support is a priority for job seekers, particularly the younger generation

Three quarters (73 per cent) of UK workers believe that the provision of ergonomic work conditions, as well as support for their health would help determine whether to join an organisation. The survey by Ergotron, revealed that younger generations surveyed ...

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Sodexo reports solid pick-up in activity and better than expected performance

Sodexo’s Full Year Group Results for FY21 show organic growth has been better than expected in both halves. By the fourth quarter, the Group reached 87 per cent of Fiscal 2019 activity, with Healthcare, Schools and Benefits & Rewards Services ...

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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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