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IWFM publishes Living Wage guidance

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has published guidance, in partnership with the Living Wage Foundation, which outlines the practicalities and benefits of paying the real Living Wage The new guidance comes at a time when the vital ...

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WRAS urges businesses to take caution with water systems prior to re-opening

As many of the UK’s businesses consider reopening their doors, as a result of being closed to restrict the spread of Covid-19, the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) is encouraging business and property owners to consider the risks posed by ...

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Governments sets out return to work guidelines for businesses

The government has published a number of practical guidelines to help businesses get back up and running and operating as safely as possible to give people the confidence to return to the workplace during the current coronavirus pandemic. The guidelines, ...

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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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Government supports construction industry guidance to avoid disputes

The UK Government has offered its support to the construction industry, by outlining its expectations from businesses as they manage and enforce B2B contracts during the Covid-19 emergency. There is a real concern that the construction industry will become embroiled ...

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Mitie offers guidance to help Britain get back to business post-lockdown

As the UK government makes plans to loosen current lockdown restrictions, many businesses are considering what action is needed to ensure their workplaces reopen safely. To help with this, Mite has launched a comprehensive guide for facilities managers, ‘Getting Britain ...

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UKGBC publishes social value measurement guidance

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published new guidance for the built environment sector to help de-mystify the practice of measuring the social value of buildings and places. After the world recovers from the current crisis, social value is ...

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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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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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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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