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Managing facilities to enhance organisational performance – your comments

The RICS has invited interested parties to comment on its forthcoming guidance note, Managing facilities to enhance organisational performance. The RICS hopes its new guidance will provide inspiration and enlightenment, and be judged “worthwhile and value-adding” by facilities managers and those ...

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Global call for FMs to contribute to new industry guidance

An RICS led working group, consisting of representatives from RICS, the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and CoreNet Global’s UK Chapter, is calling on Facilities Management (FM) professionals worldwide to help shape a Strategic Facilities Management Guidance Note. Once ...

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Cabinet Office publishes guidance for public sector procurement

The Cabinet Office has today published guidance for public sector procurement practitioners. The leaflet ‘Procurement for Growth’ gives public sector procurement practitioners tips and advice on how they can maximise economic growth through the way they approach buying goods and ...

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It’s a WRAP

With growing pressure on natural resources and sharply rising costs for raw materials, a fundamental shift is needed in the way we buy, use and dispose of goods, as Tom Robinson, chief sustainability officer at Carillion, explains. Waste management is ...

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Workplace first aid changes are on the way

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new draft guidance to help employers get to grips with proposed changes to workplace first aid. Two pieces of guidance have been published on the HSE website following a consultation on proposals ...

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New safety initiatives arm architects and designers with work at height guidance

The Access Industry Forum (AIF) has introduced a dedicated work at height information helpline for Designer’s Initiative on Health & Safety (DIOHAS) which members include professionals from the major architectural practices, other construction disciplines and the Health & Safety Executive ...

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London’s district heating schemes mapped out in new guide

A new set of guidelines has been published by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to support the delivery of decentralised energy schemes in the capital. The ‘District Heating Manual for London‘ provides practical guidance for developers, network designers and ...

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Working together for workplace health and safety best practice

This week, 22 to 26 October, the 2012 European Week for Safety and Health at Work highlights the role of strong management leadership combined with active worker participation in making sure that Europe’s workplaces are safe, healthy and productive. Organised ...

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