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Government pedals new era of green commutes with e-bike Cycle to Work scheme

Commuters will have more opportunities to boost their health, benefit the environment and speed up their journey to work, thanks to the updated Cycle to Work guidance. Cycling Minister Michael Ellis recently announced a refreshed Cycle to Work scheme which ...

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Social value guidance for LAs published by UKGBC

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has released its latest guidance document, detailing how local authorities can help ensure that new construction and property development in their area positively impacts people and communities by delivering social value. ‘Driving social value ...

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Fire and security experts release joint publication on fire safety

In an unprecedented collaboration within the fire and security industry, three not-for-profit organisations with expertise in fire and security doorsets have combined their knowledge to offer guidance on a newly-published document on flat entrance doorsets. The joint publication: A Guide ...

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Government revamps outsourcing measures

The Cabinet Office has launched new outsourcing guidance which has been designed to improve how government works with industry and deliver better public services. The Outsourcing Playbook will ensure that the government gets right more projects from the start, engages ...

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Government publishes new guidance to help employers close gender pay gap

The Government Equalities Office (GEO) has published new guidance, providing step by step advice for employers which helps them to identify potential causes of the gender pay gap in their organisation and develop an effective action plan to tackle it, as ...

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BIFM serves up revised guidance on catering contracts

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has published a revised edition of its Good Practice Guide on Procuring and Managing Catering Contracts. The practical, stage-by-stage guidance provides a detailed background on the catering services contract market and then navigates those ...

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Acas launches new guidance to help prevent discrimination at work 

Workplace expert, Acas, has published new guidance on religion and belief to help ensure businesses are following the law when it comes to managing staff that have a particular religion, belief or those that don’t hold any beliefs.  The guidance ...

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BSI launches sustainable procurement guidance

BSI, the business standards company, has launched the new ISO 20400:2017 Sustainable procurement – Guidance, designed to help organisations meet their sustainability responsibilities. ISO 20400 outlines what sustainable procurement is and how organisations can implement sustainable procurement practically across supply chains. ...

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Guidance on managing the transition to agile working published by BIFM

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has published new guidance to assist facilities managers in managing the transition to agile working within their organisation. The Agile Working Change Management Guidance Note , which aims to fill the knowledge gap surrounding emerging ...

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SAEMA publishes new guidance on working at height

SAEMA, the Specialist Access Engineering & Maintenance Association which focuses on raising standards in the façade access industry, has published a new guidance document. Many modern buildings such as shopping malls and office blocks have large and inaccessible areas that ...

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