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Trade unions raise the alarm on air quality in schools

Six education unions have called on the government to find more money to help schools tackle growing indoor air quality (IAQ) problems. In a joint statement, the ASCL, GMB, NAHT, NASUWT, NEU and UNISON all expressed alarm at the extent ...

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BESA backs union’s calls for urgent action over ventilation in schools

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has put its weight behind a call from six trade unions to take urgent action over ventilation in schools. In a letter to the Education Secretary, the unions have warned that there will be ...

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Back to school

As pupils go back to school there are a number of safety measures schools need to implement to ensure the health and wellness of staff, students and school communities says Matthew Margetts, Director of Sales and Marketing at Smarter Technologies ...

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BESA says opening windows will not protect schools

As thousands of children return to the classroom in England next week, the debate about how best to minimise the risk of virus transmission including the need for better ventilation has been reignited. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), believes ...

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Sodexo wins 7-year schools cleaning contract

Independents by Sodexo has landed a seven-year contract with Haberdashers’ Aske’s Elstree Schools to deliver cleaning services for both the boys’ and the girls’ schools. The Boys’ School was founded in 1690 and the girls’ school was founded in 1875. ...

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Generation game

Jenny Cantrell, Business Manager of Facilities Management recruitment experts 300 North on why the FM sector needs to reach out to the school and student population to succession plan for the future With the current skills shortage in FM, largely ...

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