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FM Clinic: Keeping on top of compliance

As organisations prepare to welcome their people back to the workplace, they must meet compliance standards in order to be able to reopen their facilities safely. Staying on top of the usual legal and statutory compliance at the best of ...

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Employee wellbeing: Preparing for a hybrid future

As employers draw up their post-lockdown plans, a new report urges organisations to explore the potential for a ‘healthy hybrid’ model that can deliver inclusive productivity gains for their business, alongside a healthier, happier workforce. What can facilities and workplace ...

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Energy management: Getting businesses back on track with their carbon reduction journey

As organisations prepare for the widescale reopening of buildings, the need to maintain a low carbon footprint remains a priority. But with lockdown making it difficult to even produce an accurate analysis of energy management rates over the past year ...

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Workplace design post-pandemic

How do you see the pandemic influencing workplace layout and interiors? Will the experience of working from home inspire workplace specialists to introduce organic and home interiors-inspired textures and colour palettes? And what kind of solutions do you think will ...

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The post-lockdown commute to work

When COVID restrictions lift we will see more people return to work, in the high street, the office and service sectors. But how will we get to work? What’s our route? Urban environments are likely to have more, not fewer ...

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FM Clinic: Employer responsibilities for homeworkers’ health and ergonomic wellbeing

News reports suggest that Working from bed (WFB) has grown in popularity since the start of the pandemic. What are employers’ responsibilities to ensure home based staff observe safe, ergonomic working habits to protect their health and reduce the chances ...

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FM Clinic: Sustainability in FM

Sustainability is a huge priority for the FM sector, whether developing energy management strategies, increasing recycling or investing in renewables. But there is a broader definition of sustainability where FMs have the opportunity to deliver social value in providing a ...

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FM Clinic: Addressing the future – lessons learnt from COVID-19

The effects of the global pandemic wrought incredible disruption to our personal and professional lives in 2020. However, the FM sector has risen to the challenge on both the front line and the home front, deploying cleaning, security and other ...

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FM Clinic: IWFM

This November marks two years since the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) became the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) with the aim of working towards chartered body status. Have those plans been derailed by the impact of ...

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FM Clinic: Supporting worker’s mental health in the face of continued uncertainty

Recent research published by Warwick Business School suggests that companies that don’t do enough to support their workers’ mental health, risk seeing their overall productivity drop by a quarter. With employees facing continued disruption to their work and personal lives ...

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