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Statutory inspections during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a range of challenges for businesses with many restrictions on normal operations. This includes difficulty of getting support from contractors in carrying out statutory inspections, examinations and tests of plant and equipment or the need ...

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Polyteck announces new deep cleaning division

Facilities management firm, Polyteck Group, has launched a new deep cleaning and sanitation division aimed at servicing the residential and commercial sectors it operates in. The move aims to tackle the increasing need for enhanced cleaning and hygiene services during ...

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Better guidance needed on return to work

Following yesterday’s announcement by the Prime Minister that said those who could not work from home should be “actively encouraged to go to work”, employment experts have asked for greater clarification on how that can practicably be achieved. Rustom Tata, ...

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Testing times

A range of FM thought leaders gave us their views on how the sector has reacted to the COVID-19 crisis and how it might respond in the weeks and months ahead. Sara Bean reports Over the last few weeks the ...

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‘Return to Work’ service launched to help FMs restart post-lockdown operations

Global health and safety expert, Bureau Veritas, has launched a new ‘Return To Work Assurance’ solution to help facilities managers meet the robust health and safety standards required to safely restart their operations, as businesses plan their return to work ...

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SANIQUE introduces protective screens and sanitising sprayers to the fight against Covid-19

In light of the ongoing Covid-19 virus outbreak and social-distancing guidelines, SANIQUE UK has introduced a new range of products including screens and partitions, designed to help protect staff and customers, as well as the S-3 and S-9 Electric Sprayers ...

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IoTSF and IWFM offer cyber security advice for building owners and FMs

The IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF) and Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) have issued guidance on securing Building Management Systems and Internet of Things systems during the Coronavirus crisis. The impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic is being felt right ...

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Willmott Dixon highlights measures to build safely during Covid-19

Willmott Dixon has highlighted the measures it has implemented to build safely during Covid-19 at Stockton’s Globe Theatre. The independent construction and property services company, has over 95 per cent of its projects open after implementing the Construction Leadership Council’s ...

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Engineering services bodies develop coronavirus site safety guides

Engineering services sector bodies the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) have collaborated on two new guides to help contractors to manage coronavirus-related issues on site. The new guides provide sector-relevant guidance for engineering and ...

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NAADUK issues Covid-19 guidance for ventilation systems

  NAADUK (National Association of Air Duct Specialist UK) has issued guidance to its members and all building managers of the role of ventilation systems in the current Covid-19 pandemic. The advice concentrates on the airborne transmission route only as ...

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