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Perfect storm

A unique combination a factors has created the opportunity of a lifetime to increase our learning, argues David Sharp, CEO of International Workplace We are in the middle of a pandemic that has destabilised whole sectors and had the biggest ...

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Learning and development in FM: the impact of C-19

What impact has the Covid-19 pandemic had on learning and development in FM? That’s the question that learning provider International Workplace is seeking to answer for a key conference this month. The company’s CEO David Sharp is presenting a session ...

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Over half of UK workers want to skill up for career success

With many people in the UK in furlough or out of work, new research from Totaljobs has found that two thirds of workers are using this time to re-evaluate their career. Those considering a career change by working in a ...

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The knowledge economy

David Sharp, CEO of International Workplace, explains to Sara Bean why continuous learning at work is the best way to upskill FM personnel and improve their performance The government’s plans to restrict visas for lower-skilled, lower-paid overseas workers as part ...

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International Workplace launches new digital learning service

Learning provider International Workplace has launched Workplace DNA, an innovative news-driven digital update service designed to promote continuous learning at work. The launch took place today (28 November) at the Wellcome Trust in London in front of an audience of ...

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International Workplace publishes white paper on sleep-in workers

Learning and development provider, International Workplace, has issued a new white paper on the payment terms and benefits of sleep-in workers. The white paper titled ‘Sleep-ins and the national minimum wage‘, is the second in a series of publications by ...

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Workplace Law publishes legal update on FM outsourcing

Workplace Law, the employee relations division of International Workplace, has issued a white paper on the employment law aspects of outsourcing in the facilities management sector. The white paper – Joint employer status: implications for outsourcing in the FM sector ...

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IOSH Annual Conference 2018

The IOSH Annual Conference took place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on 17-18 September. There were some useful lessons for facilities managers, reports David Sharp, Managing Director of International Workplace The conference began with an informative session ...

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Risk assessment of shared buildings

Stacey Collins, Head of Environment, Health and Safety at International Workplace, asks who is responsible for fire safety risk assessment in the common areas of shared buildings The Grenfell Inquiry began to hear technical evidence for the first time in ...

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Degree of safety

Student accommodation has been widely criticised for poor design, including inadequate fire safety. Stacey Collins of International Workplace looks at the root causes When I was a student, shared halls of residence kitchens were a weekly source of fire alarm ...

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