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Study finds mechanical ventilation reduces Covid risk by half compared to open windows

Building ventilation systems reduce the spread of airborne diseases by half compared to natural ventilation for schools, offices and hospitality venues, according to research. Ventilation specialists S&P UK has released the findings of detailed research carried out by its European ...

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UK businesses prepare to shed suppliers that do not live up to their social values

UK business leaders are increasingly turning their backs on suppliers who fail to align with their social values, according to new research from Sodexo. The survey, commissioned to mark the launch of Sodexo’s Social Impact Pledge 2021, highlights the profound ...

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7.5 million workers in the UK are hoping to do their jobs from home permanently post-lockdown

New research from Deloitte has revealed that more than one in five UK workers (23 per cent) – the equivalent of 7.5 million – are hoping to work from home all, or almost all, of the time once lockdown restrictions ...

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Employees concerned over cleanliness of offices

More than half of British workers would be happy to never return to the office due to fears of germs, a lack of social distancing and being in a room with lots of other people, according to new research. A ...

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Workers refuse to go back to work unless there are air quality assurances

Concerns about catching Coronavirus in the air have risen since the end of 2020 according to new research by business services firm, Rentokil Initial. More than one in four (26 per cent) Brits are worried about airborne transmission, a 19 ...

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FM favours ‘quick win initiatives’ over strategy to combat climate change

The UK facilities management sector does not possess a thorough, detailed strategic approach to combatting climate change, according to new research by VINCI Facilities. In the autumn of last year, VINCI Facilities asked over 200 decision-makers how far their organisations ...

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Taking care of business

Research across FM, healthcare, education, manufacturing and food service sectors into attitudes on going back to the workplace by Kimberly-Clark reveals that when it comes to wellbeing, infection control remains the number one priority The Coronavirus pandemic has moved wellbeing, ...

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Senior FM leaders resistant to digital progress, says research

More than two-thirds (71 per cent) of C-suite executives, directors and senior managers are sceptical about the benefits of implementing new business technology. According to new research, the Connected Enterprise report, produced by digital transformation specialists Sigma Dynamics, in partnership with ...

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Digital skills gap will challenge UK businesses in 2021

Almost two-thirds (65 per cent) of UK businesses see a digital skills shortfall as one of the most significant challenges facing their company in 2021. This is according to new research from the FTSE 250 professional services firm, FDM Group, ...

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Working Nine to Thrive

More than three quarters of nation looking forward to being back in the office Research* conducted by global leading water filtration brand BRITA VIVREAU, has uncovered how our attitudes to office life have changed since the start of lockdown and more ...

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