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Putting the ‘H’ in Health and Safety

When people think of health and safety (H&S) the emphasis is usually on the physical risk, trips and falls, wearing PPE on site, preventing injury. There’s more to H&S than safety, however, and employers must consider the mental health, and ...

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Servest to hold its first well-being day

Facilities management provider, Servest Group, is having its first official well-being day to promote well-being and good health among staff. On Friday 20th February, staff at the head office in Bury St Edmunds can enjoy a range of free 30-minute ...

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Getting inside wellbeing

If you run a business and employ people, staff wellbeing should be your top priority. If you fail to give it the attention it deserves, morale, productivity and your profitability is likely to suffer. But what defines wellbeing and why ...

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Chartwells is served a £40m deal at University of Salford

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s education business, Chartwells has been awarded a new catering contract with the University of Salford, worth almost £40 million in total across a nine and a half year period. The new partnership will see the ...

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Tomorrow’s Workplace

Martyn Freeman, managing director, Mitie’s FM business explains how FM providers are responding to a radically changing working environment to provide the workplace of the future Over the last few years the effect of the global recession has seen many ...

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Incentive FM initiative helps the visually impaired to shop safely

Incentive FM has achieved a UK first by rolling out a national initiative that will ensure blind and partially-sighted users can enjoy confidence-inspired trips to its shopping centres in safety. The independent facilities management company is working with Guide Dogs (formerly ...

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FMs warned of their ‘Duty of Care’ during the winter months

With around 200 deaths and serious injuries caused through work-related driving incidents, and one in three road crashes involves a vehicle being driven for work, facilities managers (FMs) are being warned of their Duty of Care to ensure their people, from mobile ...

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Half of employees are unhappy with workplace hygiene

According to new research commissioned by PHS Group, 48 per cent of staff are unhappy with the hygiene standard of their workplace. The workplace services provider also found, that a staggering 88 percent reported that the standard of their workplace impacts ...

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Communicating with colleagues: What are the best methods to use?

Q: Bearing in mind the massive leaps made in communications technology over the last decade or so, what do you think is the best way of keeping in contact with colleagues, and are any expendable? THE END-USER’S VIEW GUY STALLARD, ...

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Almost half of staff do not feel valued or recognised in the workplace

Since the Equality Act of 2010, employers have taken more action to develop ‘inclusive’ workplaces however, new research indicates that more still needs to be done. A recent YouGov Omnibus poll has revealed that 45 per cent of employees in ...

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