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FM is top of the class

Twenty years ago, facilities management wasn’t a term that would have been used by any school management team. There were of course caretakers, cleaners and dinner ladies all with very distinct roles. The landscape, however, is changing as secondary and ...

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Investigation in to tragic incident at Liberton High School continues

Further to this week’s tragic incident at Liberton High School, where a 12-year-old pupil died on Tuesday (1 April) after a freestanding wall collapsed on her, the main school building has been closed pending the completion of a Police and ...

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FM case studies to sell FM benefits to business

In an effort to highlight the relevance of the facilities management (FM) profession to those outside the industry, six case studies will today be launched at an RICS event, held at the BBC facilities at Salford Quays. There is widespread agreement ...

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Chubb champions future designs to support independent living

Students at the Glasgow School of Arts are competing to design a new personal alarm to protect elderly and vulnerable people in a competition created and sponsored by Chubb Fire & Security. Chubb is a part of UTC Building & ...

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On display: ringing the changes for health and safety

Facilities managers and safety officers have a duty of care to minimise health and safety risks in the workplace. Harry Filer looks at how digital signage can help in reducing accidents and also play a positive role in workplace and ...

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FMs in catering – Regaining customer loyalty and confidence after a crisis

The news that celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal has had to temporarily close his exclusive two Michelin star restaurant after staff and guests were struck down by a mystery vomiting bug will strike fear into the heart of FMs with responsibility ...

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National facilities management supplier framework event announced

A new national framework with an anticipated value of between £1bn and £1.5bn is being procured by Scape to support clients in delivering their facilities management requirements. Scape is a local authority controlled company, based in Nottingham, whose shareholders are ...

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Housing trust and two firms fined for asbestos failings

A trust providing housing and care for the elderly and two firms hired to carry out refurbishment work at its premises in Alnwick have been fined after staff and residents were put at risk of exposure to asbestos. West Yorkshire ...

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Debenhams snaps up Altius to improve supply chain compliance

Leading national department store chain Debenhams has appointed Altius Vendor Assessment to manage its contractor pre-assessment and compliance across its UK retail estate. The Altius online supplier management system uses an evidence-based approach to check and accredit suppliers’ competences – ...

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Derwent FM appoints for growth

Derwent Facilities Management has announced five new appointments as the company continues to expand its operations. The firm has recruited a national hard fm services manager and an audit and compliance manager; and promoted three staff to new regional manager ...

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