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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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Covid-19 crisis sees ENGIE withdraw its 2020 guidance

ENGIE has reported the Covid-19 health crisis is having a “significant impact” on some of its customers and operations, and as the impact on the Group’s financial statements remains at this stage unquantifiable and subject to uncertain assumptions regarding the ...

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Covid-19: Sodexo announces new employee relief programme

Sodexo has launched a €30 million (£26 million) relief programme to help its employees impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Sodexo said: “Despite all our efforts, we know that this once-in-a-lifetime crisis currently confronting us will regrettably result in a reduction ...

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Tudor Group extends its deep cleaning services

Facilities management and contract cleaning company, Tudor Group, has developed and extended out its specialist disinfection and deep cleaning service in response to the current coronavirus pandemic. Based in Manchester, Tudor offers window cleaning, specialist cleaning, general cleaning and ancillary ...

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Construction industry resource on employment and Covid-19

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has published new guidance on the employment issues raised by the coronavirus crisis. The eight-page document provides the industry with everything it needs to know on furloughing staff, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-employed Income ...

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Covid-19: Security and arson protection advice in unoccupied buildings

The UK’s national fire safety organisation, the Fire Protection Association is offering security and arson protection advice for building and business owners and insurers – a free guide to managing the risk during the Covid-19 outbreak. Of particular relevance to ...

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