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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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Working at height: SAEMA announces new guidance

Three new guidance documents have been published by SAEMA, the trade body representing the façade access systems sector. The first, a seven page document covering rescue and planning, explains what to do in the event of a mechanical or electrical failure, and is ...

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Sodexo launches new retail concept for secondary schools

Sodexo Education has launched The Social, a new retail offer for secondary schools, following 12 months of research with students. Using the brand proposition, ‘Best in Class’, the new offer mirrors high street trends and is designed to help school ...

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BIFM publishes new guidance on supply chain management

In a series of new and improved guidance to support standards and professionalism with the facilities management sector, the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has published a new set of guidance which outlines the key concepts vital for successful supply chain ...

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Guidance for FM professionals on re-using and recycling used carpet

A practical interactive guide has been published for facilities management (FM) professionals to encourage more re-use and recycling of used carpet arising from all types of refurbishment schemes. Best practices for extending carpet lifetime and for refurbishment specification are also ...

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