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Sodexo mobilises teams to support NHS

Sodexo has confirmed its support for all its employees and continues to redeploy teams to support the NHS during the Covid-19 outbreak. As one of the government’s strategic suppliers, Sodexo is part of an industry-wide response and is stepping up ...

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VINCI on the frontline in support of the NHS

VINCI Construction UK, a major provider of FM and construction services to the healthcare sector has teams of employees working in eleven healthcare sites across the North West, Midlands and the South East and is working with the same number ...

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Compass signs C-19 Business Pledge

Compass Group UK & Ireland has joined businesses from across the UK in an initiative to help Britain and its most vulnerable citizens to pull through the coronavirus pandemic. Former Cabinet minister, Rt Hon Justine Greening, has launched the C-19 ...

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Businesses advised to prepare for a rise in mental health problems

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is advising employers to prepare for a likely surge in mental health problems during the current lockdown. In a recent poll carried out by the Association, 41 per cent of respondents said their mental ...

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5 tips for communicating with field service staff during crisis

One of the most difficult aspects in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis is communicating with those affected. At this time, field service businesses are engaging in difficult conversations with office staff and field staff. Whether your business is deemed an ...

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A third of UK companies suffer video conference crash during Covid-19 crisis

Just under one third of UK businesses  (31 per cent) say their video conferencing system has crashed during a critical meeting since the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a new poll. The polling of 200 businesses decision-makers in UK SMEs is ...

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Balfour Beatty to deliver temporary hospital in Glasgow

Balfour Beatty appointed as Principal Contractor to deliver temporary NHS Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow Balfour Beatty has been appointed as Principal Contractor to transform Glasgow’s Scottish Events Campus (SEC) into the new temporary NHS Scotland Hospital, NHS Louisa Jordan, ...

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COVID-19 Clinic

With the current crisis over Covid-19 how can FMs ensure that buildings are kept operational – particularly vital ones such as hospitals? And how can they ensure that remote based staff who were previously office based are managed efficiently and ...

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Engineering volunteers urgently needed to support front-line NHS staff – can you help?

The Royal Academy of Engineering are asking for CIBSE’s continued support in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. As you may be aware there are a number of new medical facilities being built at ExCel London as well as two other Field Hospitals ...

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Infection prevention

Employees working in essential services, from healthcare to retail still need to turn up for work. So how can you protect them? Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovations Manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene offers some essential advice on keeping the spread ...

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